Dick heads to New York to interview Erica Chase, a famous star, about possibly writing a biography. Meanwhile, Joanna hires Stephanie as a maid.
Erica Chase lusts after Dick and tries every possible thing to get him to sleep with her. Back in Vermont, Stephanie’s father arrives and tries to convince her to come back home.
George brings home a stray dog, named Lucky. Stephanie’s husband arrives in Vermont, demanding answers as to why she left.
During a potluck dinner, Joanna creates a stir when she breaks a long-standing tradition in which the men all eat together in the dinning room while the wives eat in the kitchen.
Joanna convinces Dick to turn one of his plays into a local state production. But the two clash when Dick casts her as “Joanna’s mother,” not “Joanna.”
George is left in charge of this year's annual Thanksgiving Day parade. But when rain threatens the parade, Dick invites the parade workers to come to the Stratford for Thanksgiving dinner without warning Joanna first.
While lost in a snowstorm, Stephanie stumbles across Larry, Darryl and Darryl's home.
A book deadline is quickly approaching for Dick, but he’s having a hard time finishing due to constant interruptions. Meanwhile, Kirk decides he wants to build a mini-golf course; George worries about retiring; and the Stratford has a guest that won’t leave.
Kirk starts a singles’ club to find the perfect woman.
Kirk thinks he’s met the girl of his dreams, but when he learns that she’s a clown, he begins to think otherwise.
Stephanie and Joanna go to a poetry reading at Dartmouth. There, a professor takes a liking to Joanna, and Dick shows his temper when he makes a pass at her.
An ex-boyfriend of Stephanie’s stays at the Inn with his new wife, who happens to be Stephanie’s former best friend, Tish Ellison. Meanwhile, Kirk throws a dinner party.
George becomes a volunteer fireman, but looses the keys to the fire truck just as a fire is called in, which happens to be the town’s first fire in five years.
Dick is asked to host a literary television show. His first taping doesn’t go well when the guest doesn’t show up and the substitute guest is a little quirky.
Kirk ponders popping the question to Cindy.
Kirk is not thrilled when it is announced that a fast-food franchise will soon open.
Kirk is excited for his upcoming wedding, but at the wedding, he faints dead away.
After the wedding, Kirk’s grandmother lends him her car for the honeymoon. But things go awry when Kirk is arrested for possessing a stolen vehicle.
Dick is stunned when George’s club, the Beaver's, blackball's his membership. Meanwhile, Kirk and Cindy have their first fight.
Dick is given his own television program, Vermont Today. His first episode features him hosting the owner of the world’s smallest horse. Meanwhile, Stephanie meets the man of her dreams.
Stephanie is forced to watch the inn while everyone else is at the local Maple Syrup Beauty Contest. When she finds out there are prizes awarded she decides to enter the contest disguise as Miss Inez Velasco and heads to the contest, leaving the inn being watched by a little old lady.
After learning that George has never had a birthday party, Dick and Joanna decide to throw him one. But trouble arises when they have trouble finding party guests.