The Actress Gail and her friends Terry and Jean decide to put on a cabaret. The Beauty Queen Eileen helps them as they scout locations, looking for the perfect spot. The ladies audition pianists but run into a problem when Terry and Gail disagree. Terry wants her friend Michael to be their accompanist, while Gail loves Jim, a professor. After much deliberation, Jim is selected and rehearsals commence. Jim has exciting news for the songbirds -- a critic from the local Phoenix newspaper is coming to review the show! Gail realizes this could be her big break, and goes into manic mode perfecting her act. The night of the show Gail discovers she has a rash, but is nervous to take antihistamines because it might affect her singing voice. Despite a rocky opening number, Gail thinks the show was a hit... will the critic agree? The Newbie Linda recently moved to Surprise, and has been busy making new friends and jumpstarting her party-planning career. Living with Bruce, her boyfriend of five years, has not been going as smoothly as she had hoped though. While out with Jack and the boys at Archie's Deli, Bruce makes it clear he is not too serious about Linda. Linda and Jack have formed their own bond though, and Linda expresses her concerns to Jack while visiting his home. Jack hosts a party for the local single's club, which Linda and Bruce attend. During the party Bruce is reluctant to confirm he is in a committed relationship with Linda, and eventually leaves her there alone. This is the last straw for Linda. After an argument escalates into a break-up, Linda calls Jack in tears. Her relationship with Bruce is over and now Linda needs a place to stay. Luckily, Jack steps up to the plate and invites Linda to crash at his place until she can make other arrangements. Linda soon realizes that the end of this relationship is also the beginning of a new, independent life in Surprise.