Back at Henricksons' homes plus, Margene is discovering that Goo-B-Gone works because it is an aerosol that eats through ANYTHING. This can't go well.
Meanwhile, Barb is blithely ignoring Nicki's advice and letting Cindy run roughshod over her instead. Sister dearest is coming to pick the kids up after school and take them for a "family visit." To recap: polygamist Barb is not good enough for her flesh-and-blood family. However, spawn-of-polygamists Sarah, Ben, and Teeny are apparently okay. Barb fools herself into thinking this will be part of the "healing process" and not the opening moves in a divide-and-conquer strategy. She clicks off the phone, not looking too happy about the whole conversation. And when Barb opens the patio door to get a breath of fresh air, she gets a few lungfuls of Goo-B-Gone instead.
Margene's diligently spraying the Goo-B-Gone in the dryer, so much that it's pooled in the drum. But on the bright side, it appears to be getting the melted crayon off. Barb comes over and coughs loudly. Margene looks up, takes the diaper off her face, and launches into a rambly explanation about how it's just crayon and this stuff will remove it. Barb reads the can when Margene hands it to her, then coughs, "Back…away…from…the…dryer." Margene doesn't understand why. Fortunately, Barb's there to make her feel stupid by pointing out the "FLAMMABLE" label on the aerosol can. And then she drags Margene outside so that she can yell at her without any danger of either one of them passing out.
And now, what I like to call "Exhibit C" in the argument against becoming a polygamist's bride at a young age: Barb protests that Margene could have blown up the whole house. I was going to write something like, "Not if she wipes down the dryer a few times until there's no residue whatsoever!" and then realized that Margene would have never done that, so…yeah. Margene could have blown up a house. Margene wants to go back inside, and Barb tells her to wait for Nicki. Margene protests, "God!" and Barb snaps, "Watch your language!" We then see Nicki wheeling out the dryer. What sells this is not Nicki wheeling the dolly around like she moves appliances every day, but rather, that she's doing it in immaculate prairie gear. She is like Brini Maxwell, only without the transvestitism and mid-century modern sensibility. Oh, and also without the gracious manners -- Nicki snaps, "Margie, I swear. You're worse than a child. You want equality and we'd love to give it, but you've got to earn it! Trying to get us all killed is not exactly batting a thousand. Now, please, just show some responsibility --" "I'll fix it!" Margene protests, but both of her alleged co-wives elaborately roll their eyes and huff and generally keep her from dealing with the fallout of her mistake in any practical way. That will teach her responsibility for sure!
Bafflingly, Joey's found time to do Bill's errand despite the wife's condition and the newborn child. Fortunately, Lois is bringing her A-game this time out: she comes out on Joey's porch and snaps at him to come bless his baby already. Bill lies that they were just going over the prayer. Lois snorts, "Oh, please." She then slices and dices through the records -- noting caustically that someone named Tilson is impotent and yet Roman's recently given him the 18-year-old Nanette Henley as a wife -- but Holloway might work. Not only is his pet project (physical fitness) out of vogue, he's also a little crazy and he's only gotten one new wife in ten years, so either he's tired of marrying or he's been cut off from the supply. Bill's got his candidate -- a crazy old man with a wife shortage. Perfect!