Adam Sandler's character is constantly being stepped on and ignored in his life and finds himself being overlooked due to his shyness. He boards a plane for a business trip and meets an over-reacting flight attendant who causes a ruckus. A air marshal is on board and "restrains" him with a taiser. He is refered to anger management with an honored anger management specialist Buddy- Jack Nickolaus. Buddy drives him wild on the way to "recovery" which includes odd and awkward situations that end up provoking anger.