The Whiz Kids are invited to a national competition. When Melody arrives at the airport with her parents, they find out the original flight was canceled. The team took an earlier flight without telling Melody. They lose without her.
When Melody is on her way to school, Penny runs out because she wanted to ride in the car..resulting in Penny getting hit. Melody tries to tell her mother however she cannot move or speak because of her cerebral palsy. Melody worries Penny will end up like her.