Modest businessman Dave Buznik is always unlucky. He is sentenced to compulsory treatment by a psychiatrist for attacking a stewardess. Now Dave has to get rid of excessive aggressiveness and learn to control his anger. During the passage of this program Buznik will note that Dr. Buddy Rydell, his teacher, is himself a mentally unstable person. And while the psychologist tries to direct the patient's emotions in the right direction, Dave himself begins to understand, even less able to control his anger.