Florence agrees to be nerdy Clark's date at the high school dance since he can find no one else. In the meantime, the dashing teacher, Mr. Harris, is also coming to the dance but Florence doesn't seem to read him very well.
Charlie's bar is just breaking even and when he needs to go out to Florida, Louise seizes the opportunity to disprove George's assertion women don't have business minds. She plans to put the bar in the black with a biker gang private party.
Tom's hopes of being promoted from VP to Prez at the publishing company when the position becomes open are dashed when a rival gets the job. But there's more going on behind the scenes and George rallies to support Tom to keep his hopes up.
When George's main competitor Cunningham dies, his widow begs for his help fearing the company will now fail leaving her without an income. But everyone else finds her intentions suspect and thinks George is too trusting.
The Help Center gets their funding cut and all their recent fund raising events have failed. A local TV talent hosts a talent show with the top prize being free TV time to promote their cause. George also enters so he can promote cleaners.
George - coveting a Dry Cleaner of the Year Award, and to fulfill the community service portion of the award - becomes "nest mother" of Jessica's Red Robins troop, which is in the midst of its candy sale campaign. George gives the troop members some bad advice on how to sell the candy and really rake in the dough.