After a schoolteacher goes too far with disciplining a male student, the lad goes the run and Joe must find not only him, but a gun that has turned up missing. Meanwhile, the folks in the village prep for their getaway to London.
A robber targets the homes of wealthy people; a visitor to the village turns a romantic eye toward Carol; Peggy plays Cupid for David; Bernie becomes concerned when Rosie doesn't return from a trip to Australia.
Mason and Wetherby put their lives on the line in a search for stolen antiques; the arrival of a group of Taoist monks stirs up some racial animosity; David is surprised to discover he has a spiritual side.
When Joe and Carol decide to join forces to support a struggling single mother, they wind up clashing over what would be the best course of action. Meanwhile, Younger and the boys are pressed into duty when the police constable's wife loses her dog.