When the boys enter Lois in a beauty pageant as a joke, she takes it seriously and competes to win; Malcolm becomes a slave to Mr. Herkabe; and Reese discovers he's beautiful.
Jennifer informs Mark that she wants a divorce. Tired, Benton falls asleep while taking care of his mother, and she gets injured. Carol may not be able to adopt Tatiana after all. Susan is fascinated by a doctor she meets--but the man is a fraud.
Carol wants to adopt Tatiana, but Taglieri doesn't. A conflict arises between Mark and his wife when she accepts a job in Milwaukee. Benton finds family and hospital responsibilities overwhelming.
Harry (HARRY ANDERSON) teaches a civics class at a community college but can't get his class of bizarre misfits to take an interest in the subject.
Harry (HARRY ANDERSON) and his staff must comply with a federally mandated order to process a mind-boggling 200 cases before midnight or dismiss all charges against defendants;
Flo (FLORENCE HALOP) reaches mandatory retirement age, and Harry (HARRY ANDERSON) and the gang must figure out a way to turn back time in order for her to keep her job.
Judge Harry Stone (HARRY ANDERSON) is in for a real surprise when all his belongings disappear after he attempts to help the Fabulous Falcone (CARL BALLANTINE), a magician and Harry's childhood hero.