It's the Fifteenth Annual Circus Town Hoedown, hosted by Uncle Flippy, and everyone from Circus Town is in attendance. JoJo loves the fun square-dancing and learns a new trick when Mr. Tickle teaches her how to call out in rhyme. She impresses her friend Skeebo and her teacher Mrs. Kersplatski with her new talent. Later, she's able to make her talent useful in a special way.
JoJo is excited because her father is returning from a visit to his friend Professor Tick Tock from Cuckoo Forest. When he comes back, he has gifts, including a cuckoo clock for JoJo. However, the cuckoo bird inside doesn't make the cuckoo sound it's supposed too. JoJo and Mr. Tickle take the bird and the clock to Professor Tick Tock, who has some surprising news on just why the bird isn't cuckooing.moreless
Niles asks Frasier whether he believes Niles and Maris are meant to be together. Frasier, touched that Niles thinks enough of him to ask him such an important question, ponders it for days, trying hard to give the question the thought it requires.moreless
Frasier and Niles are ecstatic when their father becomes good friends with reclusive author T.H. Houghton. When Frasier and Niles discover he has a new manuscript sitting in his brief case, trouble ensues.moreless