Will Carlson (Brian O'Halloran) is a small-time clown. Broke and downtrodden, he decides to change his target market -- to bachelor parties. Appearing in drag as a clown, he's assaulted at knifepoint at his first bachelor gig. Traumatized, he returns to entertaining children, a decision that changes his life. At one party, he saves a child from a hostage situation, becoming a media figure and hero. But fame brings his skeletons out of the closet.