Oliver and Lisa give Eb and his future bride two acres to build a house on. Eb, however, has only saved $538 for the task. He comes up with several schemes to raise a down payment for a bank loan; he rents out the Douglas' farm as a trailer park, a trash dump, and a bed and breakfast. Oliver hits the roof, but he was irritated to start with. He'd endured dinner with Eb's future in-laws, the Wheelers, who kept accusing him of being a lush.moreless
A lonely and deranged homeowner holds Reed at gunpoint. A neighborhood is being terrorized by a twelve year old serial burglar. A church organist and choirmaster get into a fistfight.
Oliver wants to have a simple, romantic Sunday picnic with Lisa. His afternoon for two turns into an irritating crowd when everyone invites themselves and tags along. Joining the couple are Eb, his girlfriend Linda and her accordion, her parents, Sam Drucker, his date and her sousaphone, Hank Kimball, Linda's Grandpa and some old lady he hit on at the gas station. That night, Oliver and Lisa take refuge in the barn when the crowd shows up at their house.moreless