Dick loves being ‘just one of the guys’ when Chester and Jim invite him to join their golf foursome. Dick is distressed to find that their gambling habit and lousy golfing abilities make him the big winner. Dick tries to figure out a way to give the money back without breaking ‘the guy code’.
Kirk’s grandmother visits on the same night he finally gets a date with Leslie.
Dick inadvertently insults Joanna, calling her a homebody. Joanna takes a job with a travel agency in an attempt to assert herself.
George is the town laughingstock when he claims to have spied an UFO.
When Kirk’s cafe is robbed, his history of deception comes back to haunt him as the insurance investigator refuses to believe his story.
Dick, Kirk, and George go to Boston to use their bench passes for a Celtics game. Dick loses his pass. Meanwhile, Leslie and Joanna wait at the inn for incoming guest, Daniel J. Travanti.
Kirk goes into the hospital for surgery to remove a foreign object from his nose, leaving Larry, Darryl and a very svelte Darryl in charge of the cafe. Dick and Joanna, about to go to New York for a writer’s conference have to bail out the boys when an unexpected crowd turns up at the cafe.
Washed-up comic Manny Silver visits the Stratford, reminding Dick of the ‘debt’ he owes Manny for starting his writing career. Manny shames Dick into letting him perform in the inn, over Joanna’s strenuous objections.
Leslie’s attractive cousin Stephanie visits Vermont to settle her emotions as she nears her wedding day. Stephanie soon finds herself lusting after Kirk.
Dick and Joanna cant wait for their ‘fun’ friends to visit, but soon become perturbed after their friends treat the Loudons not as friends, but innkeepers.
George’s old flame visits the inn. Both are disappointed when the other isn’t as they remember.
Dick jeopardizes Leslie’s lifelong dream of becoming a world-class skier when he accidentally falls on her.
A U.S. Senator’s wife checks into the inn and holds a press conference to announce she’s divorcing her inattentive husband.
The inn is swamped when 24 guests are snowed in on Christmas Eve. While Kirk tries to keep the guests entertained, Dick tries to find room for a traveller named Joseph and his pregnant wife.
Dick praises an aspiring writer’s work to avoid hurting her feelings. The writer’s enthusiastic husband quits his job to allow his wife to write full time. It’s up to Dick to secure her an agent and teach her to write, all before their savings runs out in a month and a half.
Leslie’s high school sweetheart returns from far off places to ask for her hand in marriage, to Kirk’s obvious displeasure.
Dick spirals into a profound depression after the Stratford is denied in its bid to be classified an historic landmark.
Dick and the gang pitch in to help Kirk get the Minuteman up to code after its shut down.
Joanna falls through the ice at the annual River Day festival. Dick is on the outs when Joanna blames him for everything bad that happens in her life.
Dick gets his hopes up after two city officials suggest he run for town council.
Dick and Joanna learn that there’s a body buried in the basement. The Loudons try to get the body moved to the church cemetery, only to find that she was a witch.
Dick and Joanna Loudon purchase the Stratford Inn, a remnant of colonial times in scenic Vermont. Their caretaker, George Utley, and his family have tended the inn for decades. Dick hires a maid, Leslie, and meets their next-door neighbor (and habitual liar) Kirk. The inn opens for business amid myriad start-up problems.
An overweight cat with kidney disease struggles to survive; a dog is hit by a car while its owners are out of the country.
A runaway dog is brought in by animal-control officers after it got caught in a chain-link fence. Meanwhile, a dog has buckshot in its hind quarters; a large cat has a facial injury; a dog has a sore paw; and longhorn bull calves must be gelded.
A beagle is left at the clinic after it was attacked by another dog; a golden retriever has a broken leg; a technician shows a rescued kitten’s owner how to feed it if it refuses to eat; a goat needs a botched operation fixed. Also: The staff visit a farming community to help with a feral cat population.
A 5-month-old puppy that belongs to a homeless man has an injured paw; a dog in pain has X-rays that reveal a severe case of bladder stones.
A stray dog needs a home once it recovers from surgery that was required after it was hit by a car in Oklahoma. Meanwhile, a golden retriever needs immediate surgical attention after swallowing a pacifier.
A dog may have a broken leg, but Dr. Young suspects it’s a more serious condition that requires immediate surgery. Meanwhile, a veterinary technician must overcome her fear of birds; and a cat’s appetite gets it in trouble.
Dr Jeff and his team are pushed to the limit when a litter of 10 puppies comes in with a mysterious and deadly disease. Then, Dr. Jeff must work out what’s wrong with a limping cat before performing complex hip surgery.
A miniature pig with an injured leg needs surgery, but it may not be able to handle anesthesia; a French bulldog has a routine dental exam that turns into a complex operation; the team ventures into the Rockies to help a couple who rescue sled dogs.
In the premiere of this series following the work of Denver veterinarian Jeff Young and his staff at Planned Pethood Plus, a dog goes into cardiac arrest shortly after arriving at the clinic.
It’s up to Codex to save The Guild all by her lonesome. Solo. No pressure, really.