Levon discovers that Lemon is going to have to sell Fancie's and adds a bonus to the prize pot for the town talent show to help her out. However, Shelby enters the contest, which poses a major threat to the other contestants' chances. After Shelby experiences a mysterious allergic reaction during the show, Sheriff Bill brings everyone to the Rammer Jammer for questioning. Meanwhile, Wade and Zoe are trapped in the back room in the Rammer Jammer, debating whether they should reveal the secret of their reunion to the town.moreless
Pete is confronted by a girlfriend with whom he never broke up, before deploying to Afghanistan, and Jill must help him through the split. Meanwhile, Derrick and Randy test their “dating skills” without each other as wingmen and come to some startling revelations.moreless
Zoe reluctantly agrees to let Joel throw her a birthday party at Lavon’s to help cheer him up, but things don't go as planned when Zoe's mom shows up for a surprise visit. Vivian wants to meet Wade’s dad, but Wade is worried about how she will react. The Belles make AnnaBeth an interesting request that she was not expecting, but after the recent developments it might be just the distraction she needs. George is on a mission to show Tansy that his nemesis, Scooter McGreevy, has not changed and is fooling everyone.moreless
Zoe and Joel finally buy a house, but they quickly discover that their new home is going to require some expensive repairs. Brick offers to help Zoe, but only if she can get the townspeople to collectively lose 500 pounds for Health and Wellness Month. Joel is struggling with writer's block as he tries to work on his novel and decides to follow Wade around for research. But when Wade lets Joel run the bar for him, Joel gets himself into trouble. AnnaBeth tries to hide her feelings by throwing a last-minute bachelorette party for a friend.moreless
In a final attempt to stop the merger, the entire town helps Lavon as he tries to convince the Lt. Governor that BlueBell should be named a historic town. Zoe and Joel continue to debate where to live, and their best housing option is in the hands of Zoe’s relative, who does not like New Yorkers. Wade takes a big step in his relationship with Vivian by meeting her son, but he quickly discovers that the has a lot of work to do before he wins him over. Meanwhile, Lynly's mistrust of George starts to create tension in their relationship.moreless
Brick is asked to help with the local cabaret and looks to Zoe to help save the day. Lavon starts to feel hopeless about BlueBell's pending merger with Fillmore, so AnnaBeth and Lemon try to convince him to put up one last fight. Lynly's jealously of George and Tansy's friendship continues to increase, and she watches the two closely. Wade is excited about his new relationship with Vivian, but he starts to worry that she is pulling away.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
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
After spending the summer in New York City, Zoe is ready to make the move permanent, but she first decides to return to BlueBell for one last thing. When she arrives in BlueBell, Zoe is disappointed to learn that aside from Lavon, no one is very happy to see her. Desperate for Brick to give her a good reference, Zoe agrees to help him track down George and convince him to resurrect the Founders Day parade that has been canceled. Zoe turns to Lemon to track down George but accidentally discovers Lemon is hiding a dirty little secret. Meanwhile, Lemon puts together a plan to help Wade save face in front of Zoe.moreless
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
The Captain asks Lily to relocate to Rome for a year to work as his art consultant, but she is afraid Marshall will resent her if she agrees. Ted and Barney notice a beautiful woman wearing a puffy coat and become obsessed with finding out what she's hiding.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
Zoe agrees to serve as the maid of honor at Wanda and Tom's wedding, and she finds herself faced with the challenging task of keeping an eye on Wanda's crafty mother. Zoe uses her wedding responsibilities to avoid the awkwardness between her and Wade, but she suspects that something is wrong. With the wedding approaching, Lemon has to deal with her memories of being left at the altar and decides to face the situation head-on. Meanwhile, Lavon learns that a neighboring town plans to build a shopping mall next to their local beach, and he turns to George to help him prevent the mall's construction, but the brings out a side of George that Lavon hasn't seen before.moreless
Wade is excited to compete in BlueBell's Battle of the Bands, hoping to use the $20,000 prize to open up his bar. However, Zoe advises Wade to replace his lead singer with George, and her advice ends up backfiring. Lemon finds herself without any plans for the weekend and invites Magnolia to spend some quality sister time with her. After giving up on romance, Lavon helps Tom in his relationship with Wanda and has an eye-opening experience.moreless
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
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
Lavon and Ruby find themselves neck-and-neck in the polls with the with the mayoral election quickly approaching, forcing Lemon to experiment with some creative strategies to turn the election in Lavon's favor. George and Wade work to gain some final votes but run into a roadblock when Wade's ex-wife, Tansy, refuses to cooperate with their plans. Zoe and Magnolia start to worry about Brick, who has been acting unhappy. Zoe tries to help Brick by offering to teach Magnolia how to drive.moreless
Jane insists on pursuing his own leads to find Lorelei as the team investigates the murder of a reporter.
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
At his 'Man of the Year' event, Merc finds out about Matt's affair with his wife. In the meantime, Sean isn't sure if he's willing to let Bev go.
When Mozzie, Neal and Peter find clues to a lost American treasure, they find themselves on a dangerous treasure hunt.
Merc calls in a meeting to discuss Matt's weight gain with Bev and Sean. Meanwhile, Bev agrees to go on a date with Morning's brother Rob.
Merc believes a special appearance by one of Matt's Friends cast mates will boost the ratings.
Sean meets Matt's stalker and Morning's plastic surgery goes wrong.