Things are not going well at the mine. To keep the company afloat, Bob needs to secure extended credit from the bank and lay off some workers, news to which they do not take too well. In addition, Toppy and Doris have left Bob. May realizes that she has left too much responsibility to Bob which in part has caused both his professional and personal problems. Meanwhile, things at the Sutton household are also not going well following Max and Honey's wedding. At Honey's apartment, there are now six people living in two rooms, the sixth person being Del, who has decided temporarily to stay in New Bedford. Hub and Fat have not taken to Max as their father; they try not to lose the memory of Jack as Max becomes a more integral part of their lives. Hub and Fat are having more fun with their Uncle Del, who, following losing his railway executive job, has reverted to a loose and carefree life, what some may call immaturity. With Grace's help, Del manages to get a job as a mechanic working for ...