While Zoe tries to keep things casual with Wade, she becomes jealous after she sees him with another woman. Zoe decides to two canplay at that game, and sets up a date with Ruby's (recurring guest star GOLDEN BROOKS) cousin. Reluctantly, Lavon agrees to let Lemon be his campaign manager, but he unexpectedly becomes part of a town scandal when he takes the fall for her, a move which couldend up costing him the mayoral race. Meanwhile, with Lemon out of the house, Brick and Magnolia (recurring guest star CLAUDIA LEE) struggle with the household chores and devise a plan to get Lemon to come back. Recurring guest star LAURA BELL BUNDY appears as Shelby.