Sheldon and George Sr. dine with President Hagemeyer and a university benefactor. Also, Georgie gives Missy some brotherly advice when Mary won’t let her go to the school dance, and Dale and June convince Meemaw to attend their son’s wedding.
Meemaw takes matters into her own hands when Sheldon’s philosophy teacher sends him into a tailspin. George Sr. learns Georgie has been cutting class.
College orientation does not go as Sheldon planned. Also, Mary is invited to a party when she's mistaken for a university student, and George Sr. helps Pastor Jeff set up a children's nursery.