Trapper and Gonzo go on a trip to a cabin which becomes an adventure when an earthquake hits and the woman staying at the cabin needs serious medical care. At the hospital, Riverside leads the evacuation when the earthquake hits.
Members of the staff are baffled when a Vietnamese woman, who had initially refused surgery, is mysteriously operated on overnight without anyone seeing it. Trapper recognizes a politician who checks in under a false name and is brought in by a younger woman that is not his wife.
There is plenty of excitement at the hospital for the opening of the day care center. However, the excitement is short-lived when a child is injured in a fall and it is found out that the day care director was once in a mental institution.
A man is brought in who claims to be writing a book on the KKK. Later someone comes and sees him and threatens him. When Gonzo tries to talk to him about what he said, he denies it. Later Gonzo finds in his things that he's telling the truth and that one of the hospital's brilliant doctors is the head.