While Bill is in Vermont for business, he asks Mr French and the twins to visit there since it is so pretty. As French drives up, a snow storm turns into a blizzard and they are forced to take refuge in an abandoned cabin.
When Jody & Buffy learn a classmate can do anything he wants in his home, the twins think they should be allowed the same freedom. Uncle Bill and Mr French decide to let them have what they want so they can learn it is not always the best.
Jody meets Chaps Callahan, an actor who played a cowboy in the movies. Jody worships him, but learns a lesson when he learns that Chaps is now an old man and not able to do everything he used to do in movies.
Buffy & Jody notice that while they know a lot of the tenants in the building, most of them do not know each other. They ask Mr French to help them throw a party for everyone. Some tenants get stuck in the elevator when going to the party.
Bill asks Cissy to babysit the twin while he and French are out. When her boyfriend calls and asks her to go on a trip, she calls someone else to take her place and then just leaves. The replacement does not get there because of a blizzard.
Bill offers to let Ming Lee stay at his place. Ming Lee is engaged in an arranged marriage to Bill's friend Eng Ho. Cissy and Gregg offer to take Ming Lee out for the evening. She meets someone and refuses to marry Eng Ho.
Cissy, Jody and Buffy talk about when they first came to live with their Uncle Bill and realize it has been five years. They decide to throw a party for the occasion but Bill almost misses it due to work. Emily tells he has to come home.
Love goes awry when Bill tries to stop Cissy from marrying Gregg. Bill takes Cissy to a party to distract her. Cissy meets a man named Steve and realizes she is not in love with Gregg. Soon Cissy & Steve are an item, and he proposes.