Nigel is invited back home to England, where he is to be knighted by the Queen, and is also offered a job at Oxford University. Eliza becomes horrified at the thought of no longer traveling the world.
After being knighted, Nigel must make a tough choice between settling town, or traveling the world.
The Thornberry's are in Antarctica to film the penguins, and when Eliza encounters an injured penguin. Eliza, whom wants to be a veteranarian, decides to help her, but Eliza ends up worsening things.
After staying with the Thornberrys for a while, Shane wants to leave, but Eliza wants to tell him she likes him, but they get in a fight.