Bob and Emily try to decide if they should give up their apartment and buy a house.
Howard Borden's 22-year old sister, Debbie, arrives to spend the week with him. When Emily arranges a blind date for her with Jerry, Howard suddenly turns into an overprotective big brother.
Bob's routine is disrupted when when Emily decides to take a full-time job with the Board of Education. After a night out drinking with Mr. Carlin, a tipsy Bob shares his concerns with Emily.