Joey Frisk is a stand-up comic whose life has just stopped being funny. Things spiral out of control when Joey wakes up and is arrested for Grievous Bodily Harm. His landlord is in hospital with a fractured skull and the police have witnesses as to Joey's abusive threats. To make matters worse, Joey has no memory of what happened. Looking for help, he turns to Frank Archer, a former friend who has recently walked back into his life. Together at military school 25 years earlier, Frank is keen that he and Joey get reacquainted - But as Joey finds out, friendship is the last thing on Frank's mind.