Robbie decides to move back in the attic to save for a flat with Danielle, and reports from experience the clam chowder is an aphrodisiac. Dad treats show-dog Kobe who isn't up to his breeding session. The owner Cynthia Blake gives Joanie a tip for a $5,000 cooking contest, so she makes new chowder, which fails, till astute Robbie realizes the rather bizarre 'secret ingredient' -accidentally added last time- and finds a substitute with dad. Robbie's bookie Vince first rewards his unselfish savings for Danielle by staking $100 for him on the dog track, then places a major bet that evening, but after it looses claims the kid staked his whole §4,000 winnings. Syd dreams her crush on Dr. David Marcus requires surgery. In fact she needs a plastic surgery patient and therefore proposes to do a breast reduction for free for uneducated stripper Rebecca 'Chelsea' Towne, whose back problems should thus be relieved, but Dr. Marcus experiences resistance in the medical committee which must ...