Poor Richie Rich. So much money and so unhappy. After he fouls up an effort to deliver holiday presents to poor and needy children in town, our despondent hero wishes he were never born. With the help of Professor Keenbean and his Wishing Machine, Richie's wish is granted. Now it is up to Richie to get of this modern day "It's A Wonderful Life" scenario and get back to his family in time to save Christmas for his friends and his family.