The full moon is out and Wishbone goes 'loony', burying everything in sight. Sam is accused of stealing a ring. And Wishbone alternatively sees himself as Franklin Blake in 'The Moonstone' by Wilkie Collins.
Wishbone is impressed by, yet jealous of, a hero dog named Rex and wants to be a hero, too. Some younger boys in town wish they could hang out with the older kids. And Wishbone imagines himself as the ambitious Monkey in traditional Asian tales.
Wishbone plays Aeneas, a hero of Troy, in Virgil's 'Aeneid'. There is a gas leak in the neighborhood and the area is forced to evacuate. They spend the time reminiscing about high school and getting to know each other better.