Robbie took Pete along to meet his now destitute 1980 idol band, Wings of Lead. Since their manager just took off with their van, he buys one 'as a family car' and becomes their manager/roadie. This is cool in Petie's eyes as reporting on it counts as a school report and he digs the lead singer's teen daughter (however dodgy in Tina's eyes). Seeing fan-mechanic Violet likes her Robbie too much Tina takes Petie home, leaving him alone, until she decides whether to tell him her big secret. Jim is finally back in charge, but decides to promote his temp to permanent partner and start an actual veterinary clinic, only Dr. Sam gets a scholarship unexpectedly early and bails out - project buried. 'Experience expert' Joanie is asked to arrange a wedding - for Hazel's dog Patty and Jim's dog Fearless, who is, alas, not in love with the bitch. Meanwhile Phil plans a trip to Denver, to ski and apply for a rehab physiotherapist job. Joanie won't consider coming along and postulating for a legal ...