Generous Tom once bought a life insurance policy for his cousin Meg, who hates Helen and has always disparaged the Willis marriage. But when George blabs to Helen about the policy, Helen hits the roof.
Lillian Warren mistreated Louise by condescending to her when Louise worked as Lillian's maid fourteen years ago. But Louise may have to contact her for a donation when the Help Center is dangerously short on funds.
George's quick stop at his Queens cleaning store en route to dinner frames a flashback story to when he opened his first store, served his first customer, and earned his first dollar fifteen years earlier in 1968.
Cunningham Cleaners is using celebrity endorsements to win customers, so George follows suit - by using celebrity lookalikes while Louise pushes him to use real endorsements from his current customers.
George agrees to work with a couple of old army acquaintances to teach Tom a lesson to not be so trusting but the scam is real and Tom needs George's help to try to get the money back before Helen learns he's lost their vacation home money.
George and Tom pursue the grifters to Las Vegas and gain the assistance of a high tech wizard played by Mission: Impossible star Greg Morris. A plan is laid to trick the grifters with a phony doomsday television news story.
Third and concluding episode of a 3 parter in which George and Tom try to get back Tom and Helen's vacation home money before Helen finds out Tom lost it in the well known pigeon drop where a promise for a big short-term profit is promised.
George and Louise host a marriage seminar for newlyweds sponsored by the Help Center in their apartment. A wide range arrives including young, old, wealthy and poor. Naturally where George's advice isn't highly-flawed it is hypocritical.
The Help Center's Volunteer of the Year award is coming up and all tell Louise she should win but she disagrees. But when she hears the board is giving it to a donor who is essentially buying the award, an unseen side of Louise emerges.
The UN calls Bentley back from the USSR, sent for messing with an ambassador's wife. George pledges to get his old apartment back but building owner Whittendale has it slated for a real estate mogul who promises George a big money deal.
George to host a Miss Jefferson Cleaners contest for publicity. No surprise that it draws a bevy of beauties but his dilemma is between building owner Wittendale's niece and a truly talented entrant, a daughter of an disliked fellow tenant.
While Louise, Helen and Bentley go out caroling, George and Tom decline, asserting that the female name in it, Carol, proves it's for women. George and Tom spend the evening bonding, sharing poignant stories of their father's at Christmas.