When Peter falls in love the entire Gregg household suffers. Bentley learns that Peter's lady love is employed by the neighborhood supermarket and he offers to give him pointers on how to win the young lady's affections.
Bentley's dog, Jasper, decides a neighbor's prize winning camellias are even tastier than dog biscuits, which leads the neighbor to threaten a lawsuit.
Bentley, Kelly and Peter visit Gisele MacKenzie on a movie set. While they are there Peter trips and later his cousin talks him into suing Gisele.
Kelly plans a party hoping to take advantage of her friend's talents. Bentley, realizing that he and others are serving as Kelly's means to an end decides it's time to teach her a lesson.
Kelly decides that Howard is not very suave and sophisticated. So she decides to change him into the likeness of Uncle Bentley.
Peter decides he needs a television set in the kitchen so that he can watch his favorite western show. But Bentley firmly refuses to grant Peter's wish.
Eccentric Grandpa Ling, a relative of Peter's comes to visit. Bentley discovers that Grandpa has a habit of taking things he likes and leaving an item he considers of equal value in exchange.
Kelly develops a warped attitude about money after she has dated a millionaire. To teach her a lesson, Bentley decides to play the part of a fortune hunter.
Rufus, a dog belonging to a friend of Kelly, is accused of biting a man. Kelly persuades Bentley to defend Rufus in a court hearing.
Bentley is shocked when his niece, Kelly, asks him for her own house key. He firmly refuses to let her have one.
Bentley is going to direct Kelly's high school play, "The Courtship of Miles Standish." Peter wants to play the part of John Alden but Bentley refuses to cast him.
Bentley encounters a young lady who feels that he ought to live a more purposeful life. She prescribes an active schedule for Bentley.
Bentley plays cupid when he learns that his secretary and his friend Chuck are dating. Bentley suggests they get married, but Chuck insists that he won't wed until Bentley does.
Bentley is mystified by Kelly's strange behavior and he questions her about it. Kelly shocks her uncle with the news that someone in her high school class is getting married.
Bentley decides to accept a job in Washington, D.C. and announces to Kelly and Peter that they are leaving California.
Nominated for president of the student council, Kelly plans a hard hitting campaign.
For a school project, Kelly and Howard must grow something in the garden. In a generous mood, Bentley offers to help them.
Kelly informs Bentley that the high school combo, slated to play at an upcoming dance, is sadly in need of organization. Bentley tries to solve the problem by talking his friend Chuck into helping the orchestra.
Peter receives a picture of a lovely girl from a marriage broker and falls madly in love.
Kelly wants to bleach her hair blond to impress a new boyfriend but Bentley won't allow it.
Kelly and her friends are practicing hard for an upcoming drum majorette contest but Uncle Bentley notices that one of the teenagers doesn't seem to be interested in rehearsals.
A neighbor asks Bentley to join him in a protest to the city about the location of a traffic signal. Bentley is willing until he meets a pretty girl who favors the present location of the signal.
Bentley's friends seem to have dandy times with their sons so this gets Bentley thinking about making Kelly a companion.
Peter turns businessman by selling homemade fortune cookies to restaurants and helping in the operation is Kelly who is acting as an assistant.
Kelly's latest romance shocks Uncle Bentley after she becomes bored with her high school friends and begins dating an older man.
Kelly becomes a career woman when she volunteers to help Uncle Bentley in his law office. However, she impedes not speeds up due process of the law.
Bentley's latest case is Sense vs. Sentiment when he wants Kelly and Peter to throw out all of their useless keepsakes.
Kelly wants to be an actress but Uncle Bentley responds with a blunt "No." However, the true spirit of ambition prevails.
Kelly is back to work in Uncle Bentley's office. This time it's because she doesn't want to be treated like a child.
Bentley meets the perfect woman but the young lady is dubious about his qualifications and has some interesting ideas about turning him into the perfect man.
Bentley visits a travel agency and loses his head when he schedules a resort vacation for Kelly, a visit to San Francisco for Peter and in a final burst of inspiration, a fishing trip for a couple of friends.
A local "chanteuse" refuses to help Bentley with an important client unless he agrees to take her to a major society event. Unfortunately, he already has a date.
At a Red Cross pep rally, Frank Curtis launches into a wild account of his wartime exploits. His own story a ringing success, he decides to create a similar aura of heroism for Bentley.
Peter decides to become a man of importance when his girlfriend gives him the brushoff. Bentley hatches a plan to boost his ego.
Kelly is fascinated by a young man who spends all his time at the beach.
Bentley is about to read the will to a late client's relatives when the lights go out. When they come on again, the will is gone.
Kelly is for an idea for Uncle Bentley's birthday gift so a friend of Bentley's suggests a surprise birthday party instead and offers to help select the guest list from Bentley's little black book.