Carl and Phil decide that the ladder to success at the post office is missing a few rungs. They know that big money is waiting for people with an entrepreneurial spirit and sound business judgment. They have lots of the spirit but little of the judgement, and their new gourmet health food restaurant flounders. Zippy’s, a popular crosstown spot, has been crowded ever since Cy Manamalancia, a notorious mobster, was shot there over twenty years ago. What if someone could get murdered in their restaurant? Flaming Idiots is a contemporary farce that takes place entirely in the restaurant kitchen and requires five doors for slamming.