It all starts when Billy Dog realizes that he is having trouble seeing things that are far away. He takes a trip to the eye doctor to have an eye exam, and he gets his first pair of glasses. At first, he was apprehensive and resistant to getting glasses, but afterwards he realizes all the benefits they have!
Through an emotional and honest conversation, Gilbert learns from his mother the grief she feels from her husband's death. She believes she is a great burden on her kids and considers herself a joke because of her appearance. Gilbert consoles her and pleas with her to not feel that way.
For the Miss United States pageant, Gracie shows off her talent of creating music using water glasses. She has an assortment of glasses filled with different amounts of water and plays them to make a song.