Suzanne goes undercover at females-only El Rancho Aphrodite when a actor dies suspiciously and a boozy actress is suspected of being involved. A studio hires Bailey & Spencer to help the bombshell make it through rehab , but someone sabotages her riding saddle and plants hooch in her drawer. Spa goers include a gossip columnist, a rival starlet, and others connected with the dead actor, such as a Waco riding instructor.
An overly functional family spins Jeff's head like a Lazy Susan, over a murder/jewel heist where nothing makes sense. A precocious grandchild with a pet ocelot bedevils Roscoe, one daughter's missing, and sister Lally's draped all over Jeff. Narcotics, somnambulism, an asylum visit, an elusive psychiatrist, and a mother who makes as much sense as Gracie Allen challenge the Bailey & Spencer firm's patience and resources, as everyone feeds Lt. Gilmore straight lines.
Stu is called upon to investigate why Laurie Cameron is wastingly speculating the family inheritance. He finds that whoever is advising her, however, is an expert, as the stocks soar. However, it is also learned why the Bel Air Hermit is such: he is trying to hide from an organized crime mob.