Ozzie's birthday is on Saturday, it's also the Randolph's 25th anniversary on Monday. Joe wants to redecorate their home as a present for Clara. He asks Ozzie's help on how to get Clara to go to her Mother's for the weekend.
The Men's club decides to put on a bean counting contest-and Ozzie gets stuck with the task of actually counting the exact number of beans to go in a large jar. Numerous problems arise including interference from Darby, Doc and Joe that make him recount over and over. When it comes time to pick the winner, Oz forgets the exact count.
Rick is expecting his new girlfriend and her parents over for dinner, but Ozzie fouls things up by mistakenly telling Rick that dinner is at the girlfriend's house, instead. Meanwhile, Harriet goes to the movies, and Ozzie invites his buddies over for a poker game, leaving Rick stuck in the middle.
Rick and a friend are selected by their fraternity brothers to take pictures of pretty girls on campus for the Campus queen contest. They prepare a trick photo, which goes into the finals of the contest.
Ricky gets interested in a lovely Señorita, an exchange student from Spain. He decides to impress her by learning some bullfighting, even using a practice dummy "Bull" in the backyard. Ozzie has a nightmare where he's a corner man to Matador Rick in a bullfighting stadium.
The fraternity is unhappy with Wally's performance as their treasurer, and when Rick opens his mouth at the wrong time, he gets railroaded into taking over the duties. When the fraternity decides to rent the Men's Club for their dance, Ozzie, the treasurer of the club, winds up going through some sticky negotiations with his son, Rick, who is the fraternity's treasurer.
Harriet and Clara bet their husbands that men have more curiosity than women. To prove their point, they put a lock on a box and bet the men that they'll force open the box to learn its contents before the weekend.