Year after year, to make people laugh clowns have to resort to more heavy weapons, the jokes are getting more poisonous or below the belt. And good old humor seems to be going to the past irrevocably. Anyone who thinks different is just a weirdo living not in his century. So the main hero does. Chip Baskets is really not of this world. The guy has been always dreaming of being not a business man or a popular actor but just a clown even if not the most famous but respected. For his dream he moved from native Bakersfield to France. In Paris, he joined a respected academy.