Marty Flaherty is an ex high school football star who had his career cut short due to an accident during a family sponsored weenie roast. Since then he has been put on the medication Zaxxol but it hasn't really helped, it makes it hard for him to focus. He lost his scholarship to the state university as a result of his new learning disability and ended up staying at home with his parents. The story resumes a few years later when his friends put together an annual weenie roast in his honor. Things go awry at the weenie roast and his friends start dying in horrific ways. It turns out Marty's father came along to the weenie roast and is killing them off. Marty is thought to be the killer and is killed by local newsman Stan Wackerman who is looking for a shocking story to further his career.