Charlie laboriously drags himself (with the help of a walker) from an offstage room to his sagging living-room couch. He doesn’t sit, really, but plops, because his morbid obesity doesn’t allow him much grace or mobility. This couch in a messy apartment in Moscow, Idaho is his world.
Charlie (Andrew Oswald) spends a fair amount of time on his laptop, correcting student writing for his online class. Once in a while he masturbates to gay porn. Sometimes he has visitors, usually Liz (Judy Bauerlein), a nurse who looks in on him, straightens up the place and brings him (too much) food.