Mel and Joe are concerned when Lennox attends an all night party after a school dance with her boyfriend. Mel convinces Joe to follow her. Ryder stops backing down to Holly.
Joe pays a visit to Mel's neighbor, Arnie, and asks him to do something about his noisy parrot, but he ends up finding Mel's house has been built on part of the neighbor's property.
Joe's finances change when he comes into money, forcing him to make some hard choices. A leaking ceiling grows into a huge problem for Mel.