Denise and Frank are expecting a child and Frank hopes to be there for the birth this time around. Pamela is having a difficult time adjusting to life as a single mom, in a new place. The only hope of getting a new job is dashed thanks to an imposed hiring freeze put in place at the police force. Pamela has had to make ends meet by working at the Hump Bar. After recently been excepted into Carolina Law university Claudia Joy wonders why she felt she didn't get the grade and she should've gotten on her paper.