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.
Realizing the boss has found out that someone has embezzled money from the cab company, Louie convinces Jeff to take the blame for him in hopes that the controversy will blow over. However, the plan goes awry when Jeff is fired and put in jail.
Simka's visiting cousin Zifka is a monk who is allowed to break his vow of silence and sample worldly pleasures for one week every ten years. Zifka and Elaine find romance during that all-too-short week.