Blanche's brother, Clayton, comes to Miami for a visit, and Blanche goes all out fixing him up on blind dates. However, Rose learns the truth: Clayton is gay and is afraid to tell Blanche the truth about himself.
Stan tells Dorothy that he's engaged - something she at first accepts. But, after Sophia falls ill, Stan comforts Dorothy, sparking old feelings. She contemplates trying to get back together with Stan. Guest Star: Herb Edelman
The girls try to find enough money for a new roof. Meanwhile, Sophia's volunteer job at the hospital gives them a piece of inside information: a famous artist is dying. The girls head to an auction to buy one of his paintings.
After being dumped by her boyfriend, Blanche befriends a man at a bar and makes a date with him. Unknown to her, he's blind. Meanwhile, Dorothy and Rose try their hand at coaching a kids' football team.
Doug is forced to go to a work function with Carrie. One of Carrie's coworkers starts talking to him, and he decides to fake a heart attack because he can't remember her name. Carrie's boss sends Doug to get his health tested.
Doug's parents come to visit, and Doug gets them tickets to see their favorite play. Doug's dad is busy getting ready for a model train expo, so Arthur starts spending time with Doug's mom and soon starts to like her.