Ms. Grant runs afoul of Richard Simmons when she takes a second job as an exercise instructor in his health club and verbally abuses the women taking her class. Bruno is irked when Mr. Shorofsky threatens to block him from auditioning for Juilliard.
Miss Sherwood is aghast when she learns that the stepfather of one of her students is censoring everything she reads, hears, and sees. Coco considers sleeping with her boyfriend before he joins the Navy.
Coco slips into a state of depression when her beloved grandmother dies. Papa Martelli's cab gets totalled after an accident, and he worries about his ability to get his taxi driver's license renewed. Julie's cello is stolen.
As the faculty and students gear up for the school's annual Friendship Day, Julie's mother and Bruno's father worry that their children are planning to hit the sack together, and Doris alienates everyone on the planning committee.