As Kuzco prepares to graduate, he must watch a Emperor orientation video. The video makes him question whether or not he can lead his people and if he really wants to become the Emperor again. Yzma, needing to make a last-ditch effort to prevent his graduation, decides to prey upon Kuzco's new insecurity. She gives him a potion that will turn him into a chicken forever. He decides to take it, and runs away and accidentally winds up in a Mudka's meat mug manufacturing plant. With Yzma becoming Empress inevitable, Kronk and Malina must find Kuzco and turn him back into a human so he can become Emperor.