When Clarence learns that the recess proctor is his neighbor, he sets out to find her some friends of her own.
Chelsea, Jeff and Percy play a game called "challenge or die", asking some kids which of the two things they prefer, Clarence chooses challenge, then they give him a challenge consisting of stealing from Miss Shoop one of her beans, so prized by her. Clarence tries but fails. He then asks Jeff whether Miss Shoop has friends, he replies not because he is a terrible person. Clarence is somewhat sad for her. Miss Shoop arrives at her house and Clarence spies her, something sad because she does not have friends. Clarence tries some methods to give her some friends, but she does nothing but deny him and throw him out of his house, although she allows Clarence to enter to go to the bathroom to remove all the thorns he has, meanwhile, Clarence discovers everything there is at Miss Shoop's house. Clarence causes a flood in Shoop's bathroom, then she orders him to leave home, but Clarence resists and runs around the house, Shoop pursues him. Suddenly, Clarence discovers Miss Shoop's bean-making room, though she quickly finds Clarence and he finally leaves her home. Clarence arrives at his house with a tin of Shoop beans, he tests them and they are delicious, same for Mary. Clarence returns to Miss Shoop's house to explain how much he likes her beans, also shows that he invited many people to try them, but Miss Shoop gets angry and takes Clarence out of her house again. Then, a sequence is shown where Miss Shoop prepares her beans, but suddenly, she realizes that all the people entered the room where they prepare the beans, then she threatens everyone and takes them out of her house. Miss Shoop forbids Clarence to return to her home or even to the same block, Clarence explains that he only wanted to find friends, to which she tells him that all she needs is beans. A relative of Miss Shoop arrives at her house, but Clarence takes him away from the place, since Miss Shoop does not want anyone in her house.