Convinced that Jack is about to lose his bistro and is too proud to accept a loan, Janet and Terri convince Mr. Furley to let them delay their $500 rent payment for a week and arrange for Jack to 'win' the money on a fake radio contest. However, calamity ensues when Jack instead uses the money to buy a leather coat.moreless
Jack graciously offers a kitchen assistant job to his former navy buddy Bill, who is down on his luck. However, Bill returns the favor by manipulating Mr. Angelino to make him a partner in Jack's bistro.
Jack decides to crash at the vacant apartment above his bistro, but is shocked to find Mr. Angelino currently using it to have an affair. He has to deal with a much bigger problem when he realizes Mr. Angelino's wife has followed right behind him.
Janet agrees to give dating advice to Mr. Furley's shy 18-year-old nephew in exchange for him fixing her bedroom stereo, which she plans to use as a surprise gift for her roommates. However, Jack and Terri become convinced she is trying to rob the cradle.
Terri hears a third hand story about her married friends Bob and Carol hitting rocks with their boat, but mistakenly concludes their marriage is "on the rocks". Jack and Janet take it upon themselves to save the marriage, only to put it in jeopardy.