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"Richard" accompanies Stephanie to a high society charity ball, and steals her spotlight after Stephanie introduces him as a hotel tycoon; Joanna and George try to identify a mysterious guest who never crosses paths with them.
Madelyn Stone, a former maid at the Inn, returns to answer George's marriage proposal from 25 years ago; Stephanie develops a work ethic when she fears Madelyn wants to take her job back.
Michael suddenly finds himself unemployed after badmouthing his new boss's daughter, and discovers the only job in town he's qualified for is as an apprentice stock-boy at the discount shoe store; George regrets donating his favorite hammer to Larry's time capsule.
Joanna's foray into real estate gets off to a rough start when she lets a young hillbilly couple stay at the Inn until she finds them a new home; Stephanie takes issue with Dick and Joanna's decision to bequeath the Inn to George.
Dick's patience is tested as jury foreman for an open-and-shut case when a single juror holds out for inane reasons; Larry and the Darryls become dangerously obsessed with answering an age-old philosophical question; Michael and Stephanie volunteer as fashion police at the mall.
Dick makes big plans for his father's first visit to Vermont, only to discover he'd rather spend the whole time on the lobby sofa.
Stephanie finds herself lusting for the crude yet virile young stonemason working at the Inn; Joanna sets out to redesign the Inn's promotional brochure, much to Dick's chagrin.
After learning a friend's marriage just ended because of "stagnation", Joanna fears that she and Dick are about to suffer the same fate; Stephanie has second thoughts about her relationship with Michael when she finds out he had large ears as a child.
Stephanie is horrified to discover that a blood transfusion following an emergency appendectomy came from Darryl; George finds out he has high cholesterol.
The town makes the mistake of asking Michael to modernize a traditional apple festival that was founded by George's grandfather; Dick quickly regrets pledging a dollar a mile to Larry and the Darryl's walk-a-thon to save a local swamp from being developed.
The townsfolk organize a book burning after a homicidal maniac proclaims he's a big fan of Dick's and admits he used one of Dick's how-to manuals to break out of prison.