There's a crime wave sweeping the Valley of Peace, but Po's enthusiasm for busting crime takes a hit when he discovers that the culprit might be Monkey.
Template:Revise All the merchants in the Valley are being robbed and want the Jade Palace masters to catch the culprit. Monkey sees the evidence and begins to act strange. Po sees the culprit in the middle of the night and fights him, seeing that it has the body of a monkey and some of Monkey's moves. He's so shocked that he lets the thief go. Soon other people piece together that Monkey has to be the culprit and Po publicly defends Monkey because they're friends... but then Monkey confesses. Later it is found that it wasn't Monkey... but Monkey's brother!
- The episode's title references a , going by other names such as "Keep Away", "Piggy in the Middle", "Pickle in a Dish", or "Pickle in the Middle".