A man shows up and claims to be Stanley's son. Stanley admits to know his mother, but doesn't remember the night that she claimed to conceive her son. Roper goes to talk to a friend who was with him at the time to find out if the claims are true.
Both Stanley and Jeffrey argue with their wives and walk out on them at the same time. Getting drunk at a bar brings them together as buddies, but sobering up may open their eyes to a big problem they've unwittingly created.
Stanley's going to be in trouble if Helen finds out he's lost her new puppy "Muffin" on a walk. He decides that a look-alike just might fool her and get him off the hook. Will Stanley get away with it or be barked at by Helen?
Helen hires Stanley's friend, Joey, to haul out their furniture so she can redecorate. Her brother in law, Hubert, hears of Helen's plan and decides to buy some new furniture. Joey offers to sell his furniture for him and sells it to Stanley. When Helen sees he bought her sister's furniture she freaks out.
Helen really wants an electric organ but Stanley won't pay for one. Anne has an emergency and asks Helen to do her a favor by showing a buyer some property. An embarrassing situation may complicate things.
Jeffrey Brookes has a secret. His Uncle Bill is a free spirited "hobo" who has no interest in material things. To his horror, Bill shows up at his doorstep...but not before Stanley meets him and hires Bill to help around his place.
When Stanley is being inattentive towards Helen, she decides to make him jealous by pretending to have an affair with the gardener. Both Anne and Jeffrey Brookes decide to help out and also hire some other guys to pose as Helen's lover.
Stanley is jealous when Helen wants to reunite with an old boyfriend who is in town, so he tries to reconnect with an old girlfriend to get even with her. Also, David trades Jeffrey's model train set for Stanley's old inner tube.
Running out of money, Stanley needs to take a job on the killing floor at his brother-in-law Hubert's meat packing plant. Later, his fortunes change when he learns Hubert is planning a secret trip to Acapulco with his secretary.
Helen and her sisters are shocked by their elderly mother wanting to have a 'wake' for herself. She invites others to say goodbye in advance. Also, Jeffrey throws his back out and is trapped in a chair.