Everyone gets the measles and Stef ends up taking care of them while Michael can only talk to her through the front door of the Inn or by phone. George runs such a high fever that Stef calls the doctor to come in an emergency.
When the previous owners of the Stratford Inn become jealous of the inns new success, they try to scare everyone into thinking the Inn is haunted in hopes of getting the Loudens to sell the Inn back to them.
Michael balks when Mr. Vanderkellen demands he sign a prenuptial agreement, feeling it indicates a lack of trust on Stephanie's part. Meanwhile, Dick breaks an irreplaceable music box given to the Vanderkellens by Winston Churchill.
When his boss goes out of town, Michael volunteers Stephanie to run her girl scout troupe, but the girls aren't interested in Stephanie's shallow and materialistic ways, and Stephanie is horrified to learn she's expected to go camping with them.
Dick is invited to a publishers party in New York. Joanna is unable to go with him since some good friends are due to arrive at the inn. After some prodding, Dick reluctantly agrees to take George with him.