When the horrible landlord for the clinic refuses to fix the problems Laverne threatens a rent strike, which ends up getting them evicted. Carol is convinced by Sophia to take a little time away from the baby, but she is unable to let go.
Carol gets a new job which she is thrilled about into she realizes that it is a job to chauffeur around the paper's teenage reporter. Charley and Laverne begin to spend a lot of time together, sparking rumors to fly.
The Canal Street clinic applies for a grant and is evaluated, when the man leaves his notebook Maxine takes it and reads it. Sophia gives Charley advice on how to impress his Italia girlfriends parents.