Wendell befriends a lonely student from Holland, Jann. But when Jann abandons Wendell for a cooler crowd, Vinnie decides to help Wendell win him back by putting them in a situation where they’re forced to spend time together.
Vinnie feels guilty for shirking his responsibility of watching a sick Wendell. He decides to prove he’s a great caretaker by nursing Wendell, Wilma, and Taryn, but the illness has a strange effect on the patients’ personalities.
Wendell and Vinnie try to locate the mystery owner of a tote bag they found, but Vinnie learns Wendell doesn't respect his intellectual contribution to the team. Vinnie must solve the mystery first to earn Wendell's respect.
When Wendell gets caught up with a snobby group of kids, Vinnie struggles to be a better disciplinarian at the urging of his judgmental father. Wilma helps Taryn throw out things left by her ex, but keeps something for herself.