Doctors discover that Val has a rare virus that is causing her strange behavior, but it's curable. Greg offers Claudia a job as head of his foundation. Mrs. Richfield wants Linda to work on her account with Paige. Paige places a sexy ad on a phone date line and gives Linda's phone number. Steve tells Kate his parents were forced out of their logging business by a big logging company, and his father was killed, and his mother died six months later. He said he got drunk and beat up the company representative, and that's why he was in jail. Steve finds out Greg owns the logging company. Jason's paper on an American hero has won a regional contest, and the final prize is a year abroad in Sweden. Jason doesn't want to read the paper, because it's about his father. At the ceremony, Jason changes his essay to be about Mack.
Did You Know?
This episode is dedicated to the memory of Steve Shaw
, who played Eric Fairgate on the series from 1979 to 1990. He was killed in a car accident on December 5, 1990 at the age of 25. See more
The Knots Landing Tribune article about Claudia's appointment as head of the Sumner Foundation spells her surname "Whitaker" as opposed to "Whittaker." See more