Private investigator, Phil Philips (Bill Barretta-voice) works in the City of Angels, Los Angeles. He is a puppet. As in a Muppet puppet. Working out of an office in Chinatown, he turns up for work to be told by his assistant, Bubbles (Maya Rudolph) that he has a new client. In his office is Sandra White(Dorien Davies) the sexiest puppet he has seen in a while. She tells Phillips that she is being blackmailed and shows him the ransom note.