Carrie finds an unopened gravy boat that they got from Doug's third cousin Ron and his wife Marcia at their wedding. It has a check for $1500 in it but it is too old to cash. When they invite them over and get a new check, Doug says how they were thinking of going to New Orleans, and Ron and Martia want to go to. But Doug hates them and they go without Ron and Martia, but Doug can't relax knowing they are doing this.
Arthur decides he wants to create a comic strip for Playboy magazine and hires Spence to draw it for him.