Iznogoud is Grand Vizier to Haroun al Plassid, ruler of Baghdad. And he has only one dream: becoming Caliph instead of the Caliph.
With the lazy assistance of his faithful servant Wa'at Alahf, he tries his worst again and again-to no avail.
But the usually oblivious Caliph has finally caught a hint of Iznogoud's evil reputation among the people.
To help the one he believes to be his friend, he sets off on a quest to find the legendary vegetable that brings out a man's kinder nature: the carrot.