Wally, the man at the train depot, greets Judge Hooker who as good news. Leila is expected back in town, but he gets a surprise, and a little let down when it was Gildy who tricked him into picking him up. Leila will return, later, and her two rivals for her hand will be battling it out as fiercely as ever. At the breakfast table, Gildy invites his grumpy friend in for a feast. Marjorie has her own news, she has a job, but it challenges Gildy’s double standard, and out moded sentiment that a woman’s place is in the home.
After a turn around sparked by the judge, Marjorie gets her job. She learns how deep her uncle’s love runs for Leila Ransome. Are wedding bellls in his future? Even Birdie is exstatic over the news of marriage plans. How will Leroy respond to the news? What if the judge beats Gildy to the proposal? Maybe Peavey can put some ammunition in Gildy’s arsenal… Well, I wouldn’t say that.
The fickle Leila thrives on the gifts of affection, and the pursuit of her suitors. She plays at the piano as Gildy croons to her, Whispering I Love You. Is she be harboring a deep rooted secret that could change everything for Gildersleeves?