Bedloe is told by his psychiatrist that he should change his ways and he should love the Cannonball because he having nightmares of the train. When Bedloe visits the Shadyrest Hotel, Kate is not fooled by the change in him when he says he loves that train. They find out Bedloe is planning remove old damaged tracks instead of replacing them to shut down the Cannonball, it is up to Kate to stop him.
A new passenger on the Cannonball Express is surprised when the train stops along the route to pick apples for Kate. He does not understand why the train does not stick to the schedule. Kate is making Bachelor Butter.
Always on the lookout for a way to make money, when Uncle Joe finds out the Shady Rest property is located on the border of two counties, he decides there has to be a tourist attraction in that situation.
Betty Jo is upset when she hears that Crabwell Corners claims the cutest dog in the area lives in their town. She says her dog is cuter. This leads to a dispute over which town owns the rights to a Spanish-American cannon.
The Shady Rest is in danger and does not know it. A special government camera falls from a plane and lands on the Shady Rest. The camera includes an exploding device which can be activated by remote control.
Homer Bedloe comes up with the perfect plan to get rid of the Cannonball Express. He forces the bank to ask for final payment on Kate's mortgage for the Shady Rest, which would mean there is no need for the train.
The Shady Rest is still at risk as Homer Bedloe is still pressuring the bank to collect the final payment for the mortgage. Kate and the others come up with a way to save the Shady Rest and the Cannonball Express.