Sally regrets turning down a date with Patrick after an eye-popping revelation from Susan. Steve is now feeling a little intimidated after hearing this and it's up to Susan to put him at ease.
Jarod investigates the suspicious suicide of a secret service agent who saved Jarod’s life years before.
Mary loses her cool when she finds out her brother paid his friend to go out with her.
Eric and Annie look forward to a quiet, more tranquil household now that the kids are starting a new school year, but the first day of classes is a traumatic experience for each of the Camden offspring.
Annie and Eric can't wait for the kids to go back to school, but they're no sooner out the door than they're home again...and in trouble.
Bud wants an old sailor to help him nab lobster poachers.
Brandon gets an unexpected taste of fatherhood when he asks his classmate Melissa for a date–then has to baby-sit her infant son while she has a college interview. Other family members get involved when Melissa contemplates giving her son up for adoption.