As everyone prepares for the First Annual Elmo Talent Show, the townsfolk display some very unlikely talents. Meanwhile, Marin receives a hefty check for her latest book, but the money may come between her and Jack when she wants to do something expensive for him. While Jane and Sam drive from New York to Elmo, his budget-friendly ways frustrate her. Sara has fantasies about other men, but not about her boyfriend, Eric. And Patrick goes to extremes to rekindle his romance with Annie.