Twister loses his striped brown kangol while riding the roller coaster. The episode deals with the foursome's efforts to find his lost hat, and his struggle to cope with his loss, in light of the amount of his identity that he had invested in his hat. Eventually, his hat was located, after being inhabited by nesting birds and dragged through the streets of Ocean Shores. He cleans it off in the ocean and starts wearing it again.
The hat was been given to him by his mother so that he can be identified at a distance. All the Rodriguez men have favorite hats or hair styles, so that others can tell who they are.