Coach Zollicofer Weed comes back to petition the school board for his old job. Lily's old choir friend Ruth comes to town with her band and Lily falls for her saxophone player, Clarence 'Cool Papa' Charleston. Elsewhere, Forrest helps Harold Noone, a man he is prosecuting for murder of Lolly Hankins.
Coach Zollicofer Weed finally returns to the high school as a wrestling coach. Lily's father Lewis disapproves of her relationship with Clarence 'Cool Papa' Charleston and doesn't take it well when she tells him Clarence has proposed to her. Nathan sees his father with Christina LeKatzis and is not pleased. Forrest gets an offer from the justice department to be a US Attorney.