Murphy thinks a place in the country will help her relax and she brings the entire gang along to check out a farm she's thinking of buying. While Murphy tries to convince her friends how charming things are, everyone else is just bored.
Murphy is feeling even crankier at the end of her pregnancy and isn't happy that Corky is throwing her a baby shower. But she changes her mind when she realizes she will be getting terrific gifts from her peers that work in national news.
The FYI staff are concerned about their futures when they learn their boss, Eugene Kinsella, is being replaced. Murphy's co-workers look to her to resist the changes Mitchell Baldwin proposes but are surprised at her attitude.
Miles is caught in a lie when his friends find out his parents aren't dry cleaners but political activists. When they arrive in Washington for a demonstration, Miles is embarrassed and frantically works to keep them out of trouble.
Corky's life is in turmoil due to lack of intimacy in her marriage and that her husband Will is being sued for plagiarism. Things look bleak until Murphy learns Corky kept a journal which could clear Will but has embarrassing details about everyone.
Murphy is looking forward to her first Christmas as a mother and intends to do every tradition. But the arrival of her father and her Aunt Brooke turns Murphy into a referee as they resume their years long feuding.