Joe is consistently late which really irritates Ozzie. A picnic at the lake, planned for the next day, starts with both couples leaving together and ends with the Nelson's and the Randolph's coming back home at different times.
Ozzie reluctantly takes care of little Joel Harvey when his parents cannot find another sitter. Ozzie then breaks a slot car set that was supposed to be a surprise for Joel's birthday. With help from Harriet, Dave, and Thorny, Ozzie secretly replaces the toy.
Ozzie and Harriet desire to convert the boys old bedroom into something else. Harriet suggests a guest bedroom, but Ozzie secretly wants to buy a used pool table and convert the space into a game room.