Singer Holly Hartman's (Jessica Walter) husband, Danny Hartman (Mel Tillis), writes songs for her. But he's also writing songs for singer C. G. Thomas (Tanya Tucker), under a pseudonym. Annabelle Folker (Florence Henderson) returns, this time with boyfriend Ted Myler (Bert Convy) and three orphans (Neil Billingsley, Angela Lee Sloan and Michael Evans), whose parents died en route to one of her concerts. The orphans try to upset Ted, so that he will bow out and enable Annabelle to spend more time with them. Effie Skaggs (Minnie Pearl) upsets Doc (Bernie Kopell and Capt. Stubing (Gavin MacLeod) by handing out bottles of her homemade folk remedy "Aunt Effie's Elixir", which constitutes practicing medicine without a license. Jeannie Davis' (Beth Howland) jewelry attracts the attention of outspoken jeweler Henry Bullard (Sherman Hemsley), who knows that it's real. But Jeannie is desperate to keep this news from her husband, Bill Davis (Steve Kanaly), because revealing the secret could ...