Ann and Chris decide not to buy an engagement ring because they think it is an unnecessary expense when they could do other things with the money.
Ron tries to slaughter a pig in the park for a BBQ. He is not allowed to because it is against the law and violates health codes.
Ben suggests firing Leslie to relieve some of the spending associated with the inflated budget, but Ron describes how valuable Leslie is to the department and how she’s worth her salary.
Leslie and Ron propose a list of budget cuts that they believe will help keep the Parks Department operation, but Chris breaks the news that the city’s budget is worse than imagined and the government will need to shut down
Chris isn’t feeling so well, so Ann tries to cheer him up with shrimp. Diminishing utility kicks in as Chris realizes the second shrimp isn’t as tasty as the first.
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