A robot is brought in to help the staff. Eventually everyone feels threatened. And it isn't long before it starts taking over and advising the Governor to make decisions based on logic without any regard for how it affects people.
Benson's working hard working with the public utilities office and everyone is worried about him, especially when he claims he has visions of his former boss's ghost. Jessica Tate needs to do a good deed in order to get into heaven.
While Benson is on vacation, Kraus house-sits for him. Kraus' mother visits and wants to see her husband. When Benson returns home early, he has to pretend to be Arnold. Then, Kraus pretends to be pregnant.
Katie interviews Benson for her school paper and overhears Benson and Clayton arguing about expenses. Benson tells Clayton he is a crook. Katie's story is printed and spreads to the main press papers. Denise finds out she is pregnant.
The plumber who fixes the plumbing problems at the Governor's Mansion is a crotchety old man. Benson asks him to fix the sink at his own place that day before a party. When people show up for the party, the plumber is still there - but dead
Pete gets Benson an interview on a talk show to discuss some of his political stands. It is a cooking show with a bubbly host. They talk about the state lottery and she gets him to say if he won, he would give away the money. He wins.
Benson meets with union management to work on a new contract. That night a friend asks Benson to babysit for a few hours. Due to a snow storm, the parents cannot pick up the baby; Benson has to take the baby to work and the contract signing
The governor and his team are upset that Senator Tyler is appointed to an appropriations committee. Trying to make the best of it, they meet at a dinner party. When Tyler makes a pass at the governor's date, she dumps her drink on him.
A man from the government tells the Governor he has to go to a important and confidential meeting. After he leaves, the man brings in a man who's a dead ringer for the Governor and he assumes the Governor's duties. Eventually some of the staff notices some changes in the Governor, especially Krauss. So when the double learns of this, he tells the man who then tells him to fire Krauss which he does. That's when Krauss and Benson work together to find out what's going on. And when the real Governor returns, things get complicated.
Pete's alma mater is giving Benson an honorary degree, so they travel to Florida with the governor. While there, Pete has memories of his carefree days of bachelorhood and begins to think he won't make a good father.
Katie and her friend Winston are planning the upcoming school dance. Winston gets the idea that Benson would be a perfect match for his widowed mother. Meanwhile, Kraus is on edge, thinking Clayton wants to kill her.