Bobby and Pam run into Bobby's estranged brother, Gary, during a convention in Las Vegas and convince him to return with them to Southfork. Lucy has been secretly visiting her mom, Valene, and sets up a surprise reunion between her parents.
Gary gets freaked out and flees Southfork after JR makes him read paperwork about a small company he pretends to want him to take charge of. Digger is released from the drunk ward of the hospital and starts drinking soon after.
Sue Ellen's attempt to purchase a baby from a pregnant teenager fails when JR pulls the plug on the illegal operation. Pam tells Bobby she wants to get a job - but he makes it clear that the Ewing men don't like their womenfolk to work.
Bobby's old college friend, Guzzler, shows up in Dallas and agrees to become a partner in his fledgling Ewing Construction Company...but Guzzler's history as a smarmy con artist quickly catches up with him.