Brother's tardiness has become such an inconvenience for others, that he's given a wristwatch to correct the behavior. The watch gives Brother with the time, but not the will to be on time and he continues making excuses. Not until Lenny causes Brother to be late for a movie does Brother realize how inconsiderate it is keep others waiting.
Differences From the Book
- In the book, the story tells that Brother and Sister were sleeping throughout their preparation of school. In the TV episode, Brother and Sister were arguing over Brother coming to the bus and other important events so late.
- Ursula Major's name in the episode is a pun of the ursa major constellation. Also her books "The Big Dipper Mysteries" is a pun off the big dipper constellation.