Gladys tries out a hair dryer that uses a vacuum cleaner for power that turns out to be a disaster. Later she wins a contest, and surprise prize is another of those dryers. She refuses, causing Pete's employers to insist she keep it and endorse it too.
Old friends Newton and Wilma move back to town but Newton still holds a grudge against Pete for a long ago incident. Gladys invites them to dinner to make amends yet makes matters worse by forgetting their names.