Hawkeye is fed up with having to work with inadequate surgical equipment, so he tries to find somebody to create a makeshift clamp for him. And Klinger tries to find Margaret's wedding ring after it was accidentally thrown out with the trash.
Father Mulcahy and Klinger retrieve some stolen penicillin after a soldier's confession, B.J. deals with a patient's morphine addiction, and British Major Ross demands that Hawkeye release his still-injured soldiers.
Klinger's wife wants a divorce, Radar's upset because his mom is seeing a new man, B.J. finds out that another man made a pass at his wife, and Hawkeye receives another love letter for another soldier named Benjamin Pierce.
When the Army increases the number of points needed for a discharge, Hawkeye gets angry and interrupts official peace talks. Meanwhile, Margaret decides to divorce Donald after he permanently transfers himself stateside.
Major Winchester lets his surgical prowess go to his head when a "Stars and Stripes" journalist comes to interview him. But the journalist is more interested in making moves on Margaret than getting the story.