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.
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.
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.