A dog food company holds a contest on the ship to find the dog that will appear on its containers; a mail clerk is mistaken for the company's president, who is missing; a woman thinks another passenger's dog is the one she lost long ago.
Hannah, an elderly, creative free spirit, spreads her philosophy of chasing your dreams among the crew, as well as the son of a former flame, who wants to become a pianist against his father's wishes.
A maid comes on board to meet one of her clients after finding out that his girlfriend is cheating on him.
Gopher tries unsuccessfully to schedule a CPR training class for the crew, until a real emergency demands his skills.moreless
A passenger gives Vicki some pills that he says are supplements; Gopher's uncle courts the woman in charge of the ship's gift shop as he undercuts her sales; a man feels inadequate because his girlfriend bests him in all his favorite activities.