Abby flies to Dallas to surprise Gary after he goes there for the reading of his father's will. Abby runs into Val who is at the same hotel for a book signing. Gary isn't happy that his father has left him his share of the money in a trust fund. Val learns that JR owns the company that is publishing her book. Chip ends up loosing his job. Lilliame ends up offering Chip a place to stay and he ends up making a move on Diana.