Trish books Austin for the cover of a popular teen magazine, Cheetah Beat. First, Austin must answer a questionnaire, but Trish thinks he is boring so she decides to fill it out for him instead. When the journalist, Megan Simms, shows up, everyone realizes Trish has embellished Austin's hobbies, skills, and interests. Megan wants to see all of Austin's astonishing skills to prove he is worthy to be on the cover. Austin fears that if he backs down, Megan will expose him as a total liar. Now the group must find a way to keep the journalist impressed while not getting Austin into trouble.