Joe and Nicki are in turmoil again. The roommates are concerned when Joe mysteriously disappears. When he returns, the two lovebirds are blissfully happy and vow to never again face such a crisis. Dan is finding that Arnie remaining in the closet is a growing problem. While Dans brother is visiting, Dan and Arnies relationship comes to a head. In the end, Dan agrees to be there for Arnie to help him through the process of coming out of the closet.