When his father returns to the garage for a visit, Alex is once again reluctant to have a relationship with him. They meet for dinner and his father helps set him up on a date with an attractive woman only to ask her out himself after Alex leaves.
After leaving the garage six months ago to pursue his acting career, Bobby Wheeler returns with news that his pilot has been picked up by a network. However, when he later learns that his part was recast, he is afraid that he might have to beg Louie for his job back.
Tony invites Alex to make up the numbers for a double-date with two attractive twins. Matters take a turn for the worst when the Rev. Jim turns up unexpectedly and Alex spots his ex-wife Phyllis, fresh out of her second divorce.
Elaine decides to treat herself to an expensive hairstyle, but the results leave her in tears. Uncharacteristically, Louis leaps to her defence, but Alex persuades Elaine she needs to stand up for herself.