In the third-season finale, Wade must make a hard choice about his future in the wake of Zoe's grand gesture. Meanwhile, Lavon and George encounter their hero, Don Todd; and Grandma Bettie advises Lemon to conduct an earnest search for a husband.moreless
Zoe and Joel are frustrated by all the troubles with the remodeling job at their new house. Rose convinces Lavon to agree that BlueBell become sister cities with a town in France. George gets talked into helping Lemon with a business venture, but Wade has to play peacemaker to keep them from fighting. Brick sees an opportunity to become BlueBell’s Man of the Year, but he quickly learns that the competition will be tougher than he expected.moreless
Zoe’s mother takes her daughter on as a client, and Zoe is secretly thrilled that she will finally have her mom's undivided attention. Brick is surprised when he learns that Lemon is returning to BlueBell soon, so he asks Lavon to help him throw Lemon a welcome home party. However, her return hits an unexpected snag and she has to ask Wade for help. Meanwhile, George gets pulled into helping Magnolia.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
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
Trying to be hospitable to Joel while he visits BlueBell, Lavon and AnnaBeth invite him and Zoe over for a quiet dinner. However, when Lemon meets Alabama’s most eligible bachelor, Carter Covington, she invites herself along with Carter to the soiree. After some unexpected guests arrive at the party, Lemon and Wade's scheme risks being exposed. Meanwhile, George makes a bad decision involving Lynly which threatens to ruin his friendship with Lavon.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
The BAU team races against time to track down a missing school bus full of children outside of Washington, D.C.
An Internet date fraud finds out that sometimes little white lies leads to a world of trouble.