Henry Barber pays only slight attention to his favorite grand daughter, Margret, as she rides her bike. She and her teenage cousin Joan both like Rex well enough. Joan talks with her mom about the sophisticated man in the long convertable. What romantic stories has Rex been telling Joan? Before she can say more, Henry joins Joan and Claudia. His complaints of the day deal with speeding motorists, and the lack of pedestrians. Henry also expresses his dislike for Rexford. Is it wrong for Joan to have taken the gift from Rex?
In Fannie’s kitchen, she clears the dishes as Paul, and Clifford head upstairs. They talk about Cliff’s memory loss, and the matter of Roberta Evans. Cliff worries about his future, and lack of ambition. Should he seek employment at his dad’s old stock brokerage? What kine of career does Cliff want instead? Will Paul’s advice offer any clear direction? Joan is next to seek advice from the resident psychologist. Hazel talks to her mom, Fannie, and tries not to wake the napping Henry. What’s the latest news with twins Hank and Pinky? Henry isn’t thrilled with Rexford for hiring them to work at his place. His complaints include the fact that Rexford Frome isn’t his real name, and he seems to have bad blood with his daughterClaudia. Hazel doesn’t see the problem, but Fannie is worried over Cliff and Roberta.
What’s the necessary trip that Paul and Joan need to make to Rex Frome’s house about? Paul and Rex make small talk about old Judge Middleton, the former owner of Rex’s house. Is Paul warming up to Frome? Is Frome wonderful… or just a little bit crazy?