Rose's latest boyfriend has just retired and she is ready to spend a whole lot more time with him, but his retirement quickly turns him into a couch potato. Meanwhile, the girls deal with remodeling the garage into a guest room.
Carrie is out of town while Doug's parents are over. Doug has to take a test for IPS to make sure he is a safe driver, but fails & soon his mother starts running his life. Meanwhile, Arthur tries to get rich with a silly scheme.
Carrie has started going out for drinks after work with her friends and is coming home nicer than usual. When she gets in a fight with them, Doug realizes it is over, so he starts giving her alcohol at home to make her happier.
Carrie and Doug realize they haven't been very charitable in their life so they donate to Deacon's son's school. When they're credited as giving less than they gave, they wonder if they should speak up. Guest Star: Marla Gibbs
After hurting themselves during a tryst, Ray and Debra lie about their injuries, saying they fell down the stairs. When Frank hears their tale, he runs home for the toolbox to repair the "broken" stairs.