Peggy struggles with Lawrence's decision to move out of the house; Timmy can't find his ventriloquist dummy, Knuckles, and learns that Joey took him without asking.
After learning that donations are down at her church, Peggy grows concerned that the cutbacks will affect the nursing home where she is secretly housing a close relative; Mike and Peggy blame the low donations on Father Abdi.
Peggy's competitive side kicks in and she decides to get Mike into the limelight; Joey acts as Timmy's manager to make sure he performs his magic act at the Pioneer Day Carnival; Eddie is determined to prove that the carnival games aren't all rigged.
Peggy discovers that Timmy has a newfound and inappropriate hobby and urges Mike to talk to him about it even though he is reluctant to do so. Despite being uncomfortable, Mike attempts to have a conversation with Timmy about the topic and enlists Lawrence's help in the matter. Elsewhere, Frank is determined to finally catch Joey in a lie.
Peggy manipulates William into joining the church choir to keep him engaged in Catholicism; Eddie and Joey are determined to get a hold of Led Zeppelin tickets.
When Peggy storms out of the house without explanation after a mishap at the grocery store, Mike enlists Wendi to help find her.
Timmy enters a contest to appear on a TV show and takes matters into his own hands when he doesn't hear back; Peggy takes a driving test to get her license.
Mike and Peggy are sympathetic when Wendi's parents split up until Peggy realizes that Wendi's parents left her in the house alone, leaving her and Eddie unsupervised; Joey goes under cover.
Peggy’s talent for reusing wax from old birthday candles to create new ones leads her to pursue candle-making work; Timmy is determined to get audience tickets for a taping of “Boxcar Billy’s Hobo Jamboree.”
Mike and Peggy are stunned when they learn that Father Dunne has a girlfriend; Frank loses the church keys entrusted to him and must find them before anyone else does.