AnnaBeth, alongside Lemon, tries to persuade Lavon not to give into defeat with the merger. Brick recruits Zoe to assist with the local cabaret. Meanwhile, Wade wonders why his new love interest is acting distant and begins to worry. Lynly disapproves of George's bond with Tansy and confronts him about it.moreless
When Lavon hears about a merger involving BlueBell and the neighboring town, he wants to stop it and brings George in on the action. Zoe insists on helping Lavon by distracting the town residents with a scandal. After seeing Vivian and Wade together, Zoe is unhappy when she learns Wade is interested in her cousin. Brick, on the other hand, gives romance another try.moreless
Sasha, a hooker from Charlie's past, returns with an offer for Charlie for the two of them to sail a yacht to Hawaii as a favor for her friend, but they have to leave on Christmas eve and he has already invited his therapy group for a get-together that evening. Elsewhere, Sean misinterprets Jordan's intentions when she intentionally drives away his date and then invites him over to decorate her Christmas tree, while Ed steals a Mexican-looking baby Jesus from a local church's Nativity scene.moreless
Lacey gets sentenced to house arrest and moves in with Charlie. After intentionally runining two of Charlie's dates, she reveals she's upset that Charlie never hit on her while she was there. Sean plays wingman to help Michael get laid.moreless
Charlie and Jordan are interviewed by a reporter who is writing about their sex study, she convinces Charlie to 'test out' the sex machine with her so she can write informed report. Nolan gets a job at a lingerie store, which leads to Lacey and Jen taking advantage of his employee discount.moreless
When Zoe treats her uncle at her office, she uses the opportunity to invite him to her Hanukkah celebration. However, this once again lands her in hot water with Vivian Wilkes. Lemon turns to George and Lynly to help her learn some crucial information about one of Brick’s exes before he makes a bad decision. Meanwhile, Wade suffers from a terrible toothache but refuses to go to the dentist, until Tansy gets involved and helps Wade to open his eyes to his future.moreless
Jennifer announces that the woman to whom Charlie lost his virginity in high school is in town. Lacey's parents have to stay at her and Patrick's place for a few days, complicating their marriage ruse, especially when Patrick's boyfriend shows up.moreless
Zoe becomes concerned about how much time Joel and Wade spending hang out with each other, especially when Joel's writing begins to suffer. Ready to blame Wade for the situation, Zoe tries to get Joel writing again. Lavon uses the excuse of coaching his track team to avoid confronting AnnaBeth about their relationship. Meanwhile, Lemon tries to convince Brick to start dating again. George and Lynly discuss whether or not it's a good idea to tell Lavon about their feelings for each other.moreless
Sean wants Charlie to put in a good word for him with Jen. Sean tries to get Jen jealous by dating Jordan.
Charlie invites a new therapy patient named Bob into the group, who casually tells everyone that he is the devil. Nolan makes a deal with Bob to sell his soul in exchange for Lacey falling in love with him. When Lacey is all over Nolan at the next session, even Charlie starts to wonder. Jennifer and Sam are smitten by a father and son who later turn out to be gay.moreless
A new patient is added to the group. He turns out to be a pimp and pays for Charlies services with a hooker.
Charlie ends up in bed with Jordans AA-sponsor who turns out to be a sex addict.
Charlie gets a replacement study partner. Jennifer and Lacey tries to get back at Sean.
Zoe gives online dating a try but doesn't have much success until Rose and Max play matchmaker on her behalf. Wade and Lemon are close to giving up after facing another setback with the Rammer Jammer. George tries everything he can think of to convince Tansy that they belong together, but despite his efforts, Tansy she still has her doubts. Brick and Shelby realize that they might have acted too rashly when they got engaged, which forces them to make a tough decision about their future together. Meanwhile, Lavon turns down Annabeth’s help in stopping the feud with the competing town’s Mayor, so Annabeth tries a different approach.moreless
Zoe tricks Jonah into revealing a secret about Brick's health, then accidentally interferes with Brick's love life. Zoe takes some advice from Brick and decides she needs to finally share her true feelings to George, but she realizes that her timing is less than ideal. Wade and Lemon struggle to work together at the Rammer Jammer, and things awry as both try to prove that they know what is best for bar. Knowing what Wade and Lemon are up to, Lavon and AnnaBeth agree to stay out of the situation, but both end up in the middle of the argument. Tansy’s brothers drop in for a surprise visit, and Tansy asks George to look after them and control their wild antics.moreless
BlueBell decides to put on a performance of Shakespeare’s most iconic scenes, but George and Zoe refuse to play the roles Romeo and Juliet. However, the two eventually take the parts just to prove that they don't have feelings for each other. Lemon and Wade are excited to reopen the Rammer Jammer, but their plans come to a halt when the entire staff quits two days before opening. Meanwhile, Brick offers a week of free counseling to residents of BlueBell and winds up helping the two most unlikely people. Through his counseling, he realizes that he's been keeping a secret from himself.moreless
Lavon plans to turn BlueBell into a Spring Break destination, but he runs into an unexpected challenge when a neighboring town tries to lure BlueBell's tourists away. Ruby Jeffries offers to help Lavon organize a competition that will attract some attention. Zoe decides to enjoy some much-deserved Spring Break fun and agrees to give partying a try with Jonah, but the sight of the two together makes George jealous. After learning that the Rammer Jammer is for sale, Wade and Lemon sign up for Lavonâ€™s contest in hopes of winning the grand prize so they can buy the bar. Meanwhile, Brick's unusual behavior causes his friends and family to force him to seek treatment.moreless
As Zoe attempts to keep her feelings in check after her breakup with Wade, she becomes overly protective regarding the relationship between Rose and her boyfriend. Reverend Mayfair Lavon and Wade to volunteer at the church's casino fundraiser, but when the donation box goes missing, Wade is the main suspect. Meanwhile, as Brick and Shelby's prepare to share some news about their relationship with Lemon and Magnolia, Lemon enlists George's help to try to dig up information on Shelby to sabotage things between her and Brick.moreless
When Ted receives an unexpected call from The Captain the gang reminisced about their last awkward encounter with him.
Reba regrets allowing singer Shauna to stay with her, resulting in her bad habits start to rub off on Cash and June. Lillie Mae house sits for Kim.
George finds himself caring for Tansy's prized dog, and he panics when the dog goes missing. Wade starts to become upset by his lack of time alone with Zoe, especially as she focuses on not losing her good standing in BlueBell to a new doctor, named Jonah, who is also Brick's nephew. Brick is ready to reveal his relationship with Shelby to the resident of BlueBell, but Lemon and Magnolia are trying everything to get rid of her. Meanwhile, Lavon has to clear the air with someone before he embarks on a new relationship.moreless
George's parents drop by for an unexpected visit, and they are surprised to meet Tansy, his new girlfriend. George's mother tries to force George and Zoe to admit their true feelings for each other. Lemon learns that Brick has been secretly dating someone and is surprised when she uncovers his secret girlfriend's identity. Meanwhile, Annabeth is excited to get to know a charming new British man in BlueBell, but Lavon is suspicious of the visitor and tries to discover his true identity.moreless
Lavon, distracted by his personal life, lets his mayoral duties slide with BlueBell's Pioneer Day quickly approaching and a reporter from Southern Living magazine visiting town. Realizing that Lavon needs help, Zoe and Wade offer to help by playing BlueBell's "Founding Couple." Zoe tries out a new approach in her relationship with Wade, which finds her tackling many new projects. Lemon and Annabeth devise a scheme to get Lavon to let allow them to cater the First Feast, helping them generate some publicity for their new business. Meanwhile, George reluctantly gives advice to Brick on how to handle his new relationship.moreless
Wade starts to feel like he's nothing more than a placeholder in Zoe's life and decides that they should go on a date. Despite Zoe's concerns, she bids on Wade's basket at the upcoming charity picnic auction, but she discovers that there are others interested in Wade's basket. Lemon inadvertently wins Lavon's basket, but she decides to reveal her true feelings to him and offers some advice about his relationship with Ruby. Meanwhile, George creates a basket in the hope that Tansy will be the winning bidder.moreless
Though Zoe is trying to keep things casual with Wade, she starts to feel jealous when she sees him with another woman. Zoe decides to get back at Wade by setting up a date with Ruby's cousin. Lavon reluctantly agrees to hire Lemon as his campaign manager, but he unexpectedly finds himself in the middle of a town scandal when he takes the fall for her, a move which could cost him the mayoral race. Meanwhile, with Lemon no longer living at home, Brick and Magnolia struggle with the household chores and come up with a plan to get Lemon to move back home.moreless
After Zoe reads about her former classmates' accomplishments in her alumni magazine, she is upset that the magazine lists her as "retired" and invites the reporter to BlueBell to interview her. When the reporter arrives, however, Zoe struggles to convincing him that she actually has a thriving medical practice in BlueBell--until she comes across a rare and potentially serious disease. George, trying to be considerate of Lemon's feelings, George lets her know that he will be going out on a date, which makes Lemon feel that she too needs to find a date. Meanwhile, Lemon and Lavon both find themselves in growing rivalry with their nemesis, Ruby.moreless