Bobby goes to Detroit to give a concert, while Maureen and Carnie go to a salon to get their hair and makeup done. Then the ladies go out for a night on the town that winds up with them getting thrown in the slammer.
A reporter writes an article about the Manor and its staff. Meanwhile, a coon-dog group makes plans to stay at the Manor, and the staff scrambles to find a place to keep their dogs; and Maureen finds a trunk full of Southern-belle dresses in the barn and plays dress up.
Maureen asks Bobby to escort guests of the manor on a bear hunt, so he enlists the aid of a local hunter. Meanwhile, the three proprietors prepare for a visit from the Cocke County Welcoming Committee and the mayor, hoping to land a liquor license for the manor.
A newlywed couple takes advantage of the Pigeon Manor Fantasy Package advertised in the local paper, with special requests that include a bathtub full of lime gelatin, a midnight dip in the river and an outdoor dinner. The Manor also hosts the annual Animal Courtship Conference.