Upon returning home from Paris, Fran couldn't be happier when C.C. says Maxwell just hired her for her looks. To find out if this is true, Fran tries dating a blind guy. Meanwhile Maxwell tries to back-peddle after what he told Fran on the plane.
Fran is involved with a charity auction hosted by Maxwell and Bette Midler. Fran takes a child prodigy to Yetta's nursing home and the death of a resident so traumatizes the child that he swears he will never play the piano again.
Fran follows Maxwell to London and after a wonderful afternoon they almost commit to each other until they learn that Niles has had a heart attack. C.C. realizes that she doesn't hate Niles as much as she appears to.