Sammy Davis, Jr. plays himself as a next-door neighbor who is trying to duck recognition from the press and public. A tabloid reporter tells Louise he will pay $2,000 if she can find out which apartment he is in which Florence overhears.
George asks Walter, an employee of his with a talent for drawing, to help him create a TV ad for the cleaners. Louise wonders at his resistance and discovers it is because he is illiterate and helps him overcome the shame and learn to read.
George refuses to allow Florence to accompany he and Louise to Atlantic City. After they leave, Florence gets a minor injury in a stakeout she allows the police of a nearby suspected drug deal. Guilty, George thinks she's seriously injured.
George and Tom start to feel less than masculine because of the girl's excitement over a macho physical trainer they know. When Bentley has access to a cabin in the woods, all 3 go with the plan to return with he-man hunting stories.
George is the subject of an article for a prestigious magazine about African American business owners but there's one problem: they want to take photos of his store and are not happy with Otis who has a shoe shine stand out front.
Tom and Helen squabble over where to spend their second honeymoon; Tom wants to go fishing, Helen wants the Plaza Hotel. George comes up with the seeming perfect compromise, the same small town hotel of their first honeymoon.
Florence emcees a bingo fund raiser at church but needs card markers. George's friend arrives with a bagful of casino chips, eluding men who plan to murder him for the money. Trick is he registered in George's name and the men come looking.
Louise wants George to donate blood and he says he will, but pays Ralph to donate in his name. Later Whittendale shows up claiming that because of George his wife was able to have a transfusion. He is willing to give George whatever he wants and George wants a Rolls Royce. But when Ralph learns of this he tries to get his piece of the pie.
A snobby socialites' bragging to Louise about how her grandson will win a piano recital. Prompting Louise to enter Jessica in the recital as well, in an effort to get even for another past event between the two ladies.
Florence enters poem-writing contest for her dream man, soap opera "star" Kent Tobin. When she learns the Jeffersons and the Willises are attending an event that evening in which Tobin will appear, she begs to go. Alone at home, she dreams.
When the minister at Florence's church says that one of the church's projects due to lack of funds will have to be discontinued. Florence then gives him the money she got from an IRS refund. Later the man disappears. When it's obvious he ran off with the money, Florence begins to question her faith. So everyone tries to console her. But when no one can. Louise decides to call the church's previous minster to talk to her. He finds her and convinces not to lose her faith. She comes home and when Louise tries to talk she tells her thank you for calling the minister he ...
After catching vandals trying to break into his store, George and Louise decide to stake it out. They are surprised when two young kids break in. George wants to call the police but Louise doesn't. Louise bets George that if she can't turn them around, he won't have to give her $2000 to save the Help Center's children's counseling program.