When Zoe decides to take a trip to New York, she is faced with a medical emergency on the plane; George struggles with his relationship woes; Lemon tries to fulfill a promise that Gloriana will perform at the Rammer Jammer.
The townsfolk perform scenes from Shakespeare, and George and Zoe reluctantly agree to portray Romeo and Juliet. Meanwhile, Lemon and Wade’s ownership of the Rammer Jammer gets off to a rocky start; and Brick offers residents a week of free counseling.
Zoe grows very protective of Rose. Elsewhere, money goes missing during a church fund-raiser, and fingers are pointed at Wade; and Lemon seeks George’s assistance to derail Brick and Shelby’s latest plans.
Wade prepares for the Battle of the Bands contest and sets his eyes on the prize money, but Zoe’s suggestion that George also participate proves unwise. Elsewhere, Lemon spends the weekend bonding with Magnolia; and Lavon assists Tom with his love life.
Tansy’s dog goes missing while under George’s care. Elsewhere, Wade feels like Zoe is not prioritizing their relationship; Brick’s daughters plot to sabotage his romance with Shelby; and Lavon prepares to move on with his love life.
A flu epidemic heads toward Bluebell, forcing Wade to stay at his ex-girlfriend’s house. Meanwhile, a sudden illness dampens Lemon’s date night; and George directs a commercial promoting tourism in Bluebell.