Kate has some exciting news for Billie Jo: the endowment policy that her father, who Billie Jo is named after, invested for her has matured. William's last wish was for Billie Jo to use the money to go to medical school. Kate expects Billie Jo to fulfill that last wish. But Billie Jo has a trip to Hollywood and acting stardom on her mind with that $500 instead. Kate thinks that Hooterville's long time doctor, Dr. Depew, can talk Billie Jo into it. But Kate's thinks that Dr. Depew's handsome new assistant, Dr. Clayton Harris, would be able to convince Billie Jo even more.