Mrs. Garrett becomes reacquainted with Bruce Gaines, a man she met when she was serving in the Peace Corps. He proposes marriage to her, and she accepts. Her sister, Beverly Ann Stickle, comes to the wedding in her Winnebago recreational vehicle.
Tootie goes to audition for a Broadway show. When she learns that another girl is not only going to sing the song she intends to sing but is better than her. One of the persons who's auditioning tells Tootie to sabotage her which she reluctantly does.
Just as things between Beverly Ann and Oliver are progressing. Her ex-husband Frank shows up. He starts to tell her something which she at first thinks is his desire to reconcile but he has a heart attack. At the hospital she learns what he was trying to tell her is that someone wants to buy their old house and that he has remarried.