Archie struggles to cope with the death of his beloved wife, Edith. A month earlier, Edith had suffered a fatal stroke in her sleep. A stunned Archie rebuffs efforts from his friends to help him grieve.
Archie slugs the president of his lodge in defense of Mrs. Canby. Barney convinces Archie to write an apology to smooth things out. Archie agrees to, until Mrs. Canby reveals a painful memory from her past, which makes Archie reevaluate his own prejudices and see what is truly the right thing to do.