When Katie is out with the triplets, a talent scout notices the boys and wants them to be in a television commercial. While filming, the boys act out since they are afraid. Steve ends up in the commercial so the boys feel more comfortable.
Katie gets a temporary job as a secretary, and decides to put the boys in a child care center so that Charley is not bothered with three young boys. Soon Charley goes missing every day from home at the same time.
Dodie's school has a fund raiser to send to Korean orphans. She tells her teacher that her father will help divide the peanuts in a large sack into smaller bags for the sale. The whole family works all night to complete the task.
John Simpson, an old friend of Chip's who's now a big rock star, pays a visit. Soon Chip tells the family that he's decided to give up his studies and become a rock star, too. The family is extremely concerned--until John mentions that he makes $2 million a year.
Steve's boss and his wife count on the Douglas family to help them deal with their rebellious teen-aged son, Gordon (one of Ernie's classmates) after they suspect that the boy has fallen into drug use.