Ricky and his costars are mad at having to work through Christmas, and the lead is especially angry, because he claims to be Santa. Ricky tells him to go home to the North Pole, and he does, so Ricky has to track him down and bring him back to the set.
Ricky falls in love with his Austrian costar and gets advice from his family and friends on how to deal with his feelings; Ricky's friends open a lemonade stand and refuse his high-profile assistance, so he goes incognito to try to help them.
Ricky is excited that he and his pals get to spend the weekend with his action-movie hero, but he's not happy about his dad tagging along; Ricky and Kitten sneak into test audiences for each others' films and make ridiculous suggestions.
Ricky gets grounded for something Ethel did, so he sets out to prove his innocence; Ricky takes part in his school's production of "Cinderella" and swaps roles with Benny to help him overcome his stage fright.
Ricky takes a summer break from Hollywood, but his friends have their own plans, so he does odd jobs for his neighbors; Ricky's and Kitten's families compete against each other in a challenge-filled game show.
Ricky's fan mail starts coming directly to him, and he tries to answer every piece of it; Ricky obsesses about his teeth after a critic makes negative comments about them, and he even tries to fix his teeth gaps in a parade float bearing his image.
On Halloween, Ricky borrows an animatronic werewolf costume from a movie set, while a kid sports a Ricky costume and goes to Ricky's house; Ricky shoots a vampire film in a castle, and he starts to think that his movie-idol costar is a real vampire.
Ricky gets lost hiking and finds a town that never heard of him, so Fischburger decides to change that by sending publicists. Later, Ricky gets an intrusive and controlling bodyguard, so he tries to find a way to get rid of him.