Peggy's hoard of filth and dead animal carcasses has led the city to deem her house uninhabitable. If she does not clean up, city officials will not allow Peggy to return to her beloved home. Ed and Connie met over their mutual love over Halloween items. However their love of Halloween ballooned into a much larger hoarding problem. With conditions becoming intolerable, their teenage son has issued an ultimatum: Clean up or he will take himself and his younger autistic brother out of the home--even if that means running away.