The girls aren't happy about their mother going to dinner with their principal and Ray tries to fix the stove.
While Cat babysits two deceptively sweet little British girls, Sam tries to get school credit by helping with Nona's bingo game.
When a microbrewer is murdered, the virtual world and real world meet head-on. Jane and the rest of the team mentor underprivileged teenagers. Angela starts a new romance.
Zoe is nervous that her judgmental mother will be arriving in BlueBell soon for a holiday visit. Trying to avoid time alone with her mother, Zoe busies herself with work but inadvertently threatens to ruin Christmas Eve for the whole town after helping a patient. While trying to fix the problem, Zoe upsets Wade by seeking his father's help. Lavon tries desperately to make the week special for Ruby, but Lemon gets involved and ruins his his plans. Meanwhile, George struggles to come up with the ideal gift for Tansy.moreless
A crew of bank robbers disguised as classic television doctors take hostages which include Castle and Martha. But things are complicated by the fact that Beckett's on the outside having her every move scrutinized by a hostage negotiator and Castle's on the inside with information that the hostages are just a distraction for a more ominous plan.moreless
Tracy Montrose Blair is back but for very different reasons this time. Her Aunt Lillian has passed away and David is the only one that can help her. While David is trying to deal with Tracy's outrageous demands and cope with her ever-changing ideas, Nate is trying to deal with Brenda and her family. Interrupted from his funeral director's exam, Nate scurries over to Brenda's so he can take her to visit Billy. Ruth finally decides she doesn't want to be involved with Nikolai and gets fired because of it.moreless
Billy tries to get in the way of Nate and Brenda's relationship. Ruth invites Hiram over for a family dinner, and also takes a florist job in Nikolai's shop. David meets an open-minded associate priest and votes to keep him on for the church. Claire continues to have problems with school and life in general.moreless