While shopping in Pixley, Betty Jo and Steve spy Orrin in a jewelry store buying what looks to be an engagement ring. They are surprised as Orrin had told Bobbie Jo that he couldn't even contemplate getting married until he got at least one more pay raise. They can't wait to get back to the hotel to tell Billie Jo and Uncle Joe, the latter who has a less than enthusiastic response to Bobbie Jo possibly marrying Orrin. Keeping the secret from Bobbie Jo may be an issue. Later, Orrin comes by the hotel with news of his own: he got the raise that he wanted, and wants to celebrate with the entire family. The family minus Bobbie Jo put two and two together and come to the conclusion that the party night is when he will propose. Meanwhile, burly farmer Merlin Fergus comes into town looking for a wife. Uncle Joe thinks his prayers have been answered as he tries to match Merlin and Bobbie Jo together. Merlin, Bobbie Jo and Orrin may have some say in Uncle Joe's plan, but Orrin's statement ...
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The title refers to a wedding ceremony: "With this ring I thee wed." See more
Love and Marriage
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Performed by Mike Minor
& Linda Henning
[Steve and Betty Jo sing the song to Bobbie Jo and Orrin at Orrin's party] See more