Axl is bummed that he's stuck taking Weird Ashley to the prom. He'd much rather go with Emily Anderson. Axl decides Sean should take Emily to the big dance to keep her away from other guys until he becomes available. It's the perfect plan! What's not so perfect is the fact that Darrin just asked Sue to the prom. Needless to say, Axl is not happy.
Things start looking up for Axl when Weird Ashley informs him that someone else will now be taking her to the prom. Unfortunately, he can't go with Emily because she and Sean are now an item. That's cool. The Ax-man will go stag. The plan is to hook up with whichever hottie gets dumped by her date at the big dance.
As the prom goes on, Sue and Darrin dance the night away. In other news, Operation: Rebound doesn't really work out for Axl until he hears that someone in the restroom just got the heave-ho by her date. Turns out it's Weird Ashley. Tears are streaming down her face. Axl has no choice but to give her a genuine shoulder to cry on.
After Aunt Edie almost sets her house on fire, Frankie believes she needs someone other than Doris the diaper-wearing dog to watch over her. She interviews some possible candidates. An eclectic, scary crew of prospective caregivers answers her ad. None of them will work. Finally, one woman seems to be the perfect choice. Too bad she can't stand being around anyone who smokes.