Georgie Anne goes into labor and friends and family descend on the hospital. Afterward, John gets paranoid that the hospital switched babies on him.
Lonnie is anxious to be intimate with his girlfriend since he is still a virgin. Meanwhile, Georgie Anne is ready to resume being intimate with John but he thinks she isn't ready so soon after giving birth and is just trying to humor him.
John's birthday is coming up and Georgie Anne is planning an elaborate surprise party despite John's wishes.
John, Georgie Anne and Billy Bob must decide whether to remain friends with a fellow soccer coach that reportedly abuses his wife, but is also a good customer of the paper. The dilemma hits home when the kids get involved.
A friend of Billy Bob's comes to visit and Billy Bob is in denial when Georgie Anne tells him the man in gay. Madeline announces that she too wants a baby and talks the gang into helping her find a donor.
Georgie Anne takes a writing assignment where she goes undercover as a fat person.
Elliot starts taking ballet classes and must deal with the small minds in the community. John and Billy Bob decide to support him in addition to a secret mission to rescue a sheep from the slaughterhouse that Carson Lee raised from a lamb.
The local high school is thinking of dispensing condoms to the students. John and Georgie Anne disagree on the subject and decide to write opposing editorials.
Songs: Paul Anka
-- Put Your Head on My Shoulder
It's Christmas at the Hartman house and Georgie Anne is going overboard, making everybody tense, and eventually putting John in the hospital.
The paper is looking for an assistant and the staff is split over the candidates. The candidate eventually chosen makes Billy Bob nervous, with good reason.
John's first wife pays them a visit to John's consternation. Georgie Anne is adamant that John gets along with her but soon changes her tune.
Georgie Anne and Madeline propose to the guys that they all should try group therapy to blow off steam and prevent personal issues from festering. The session doesn't work out as they had hoped.
Billy Bob gives John and Georgie Anne a present consisting of a romantic weekend trip to New York. The romance is interrupted by Georgie Anne's obnoxious society friends from when she worked in New York. At home, Lonnie's mother starts selling new subscriptions to the paper, but her methods are less than ideal.
John declares his home television free for two weeks, to the distress of his boys. Georgie Anne gets involved in a save-the-library cause as a way to change her image as an outsider.