May is pained to see New Bedford suffering from the bankrupcy of Silver Dome Mine. Luc Gerrard returns to New Bedford, provoking May to fight to win back her beloved Silver Dome Mine and put the people of New Bedford back to work.
Hub, Fat and Maisey enter the New Bedford Bed Race; Grace resigns herself to life as a spinster; Max and Honey's 'romantic' weekend at the cabin is more than they expected.
Hub's irresponsible behaviour causes Honey concern.
When film director Nathan Sparks arrives in town, Graces's dreams of stardom suddenly seem in reach. Ignored by Hub and his friends, Fat decides to enter the local public speaking contest.