The Bunkers' house guest is the new, much younger wife of a war buddy. Archie, who can't take his eyes off of her, believes that she made a pass at him, and Edith overhears him telling Gloria and Mike so.
The family continue to reminisce about the Stivics' wedding, recalling how Archie and Uncle Cashmir resolved their differences, only for Mike and Gloria to debate whether to allow a minister or a judge to give the vows.
Archie inquires Edith about four lottery tickets, purchased several months prior, that she had forgotten about. Upon finding out one is a winner, Archie shows a sudden interest in keeping them, despite Edith insisting the tickets actually belong to Louise Jefferson. Archie, reminding Edith she paid for the tickets with her own money, says otherwise.
When Edith loses her heirloom necklace, Archie wants to report it missing so he can collect the insurance money and buy a color television. He then runs into problems when an agent comes over to verify the claim.
Mike worries that Archie may have unwittingly purchased a stolen watch. Matters become complicated when the watch is broken and Archie must find a repairman who will fix it and abstain from asking questions.
All about how the time a repairman and his black apprentice came over to fix the Bunkers' refrigerator. Mike and Archie exchange wildly inaccurate versions about what happened, but Edith knows the real story.
Gloria comes home shaken up and wearing clothes borrowed from a friend. She won't tell Mike what is wrong, but eventually she relents and tells her mother that she was walking by a construction site when a man pulled her behind a fence and tried to rape her. She passed out and he ran away. The question then becomes whether to report it or not. Edith convinces her by telling her how, when she was a teenager, a man tried to attack her in the same fashion. Gloria decides to tell the police and they send a detective over who advises her that testifying to the crime can be...