Frank becomes jealous when Marco spends a lot of time learning piano with Marie and not in the lodge with him.
They start to argue and then later decide to let Marco decide who his friend is.
Now ringless and seemingly available, Ray is hit on by a girl at the airport. She takes off her own ring and goes out shopping to make a point, but all does not go as planned, and she is offended that Ray is more hit on by girls than she is by men.
But their plan backfires when Amy starts dating Gianni and eventually falls in love with him.
Michael writes a story for class titled "The Angry Family" which includes many family members who fight and yell at each other.
Concerned about Michael's family life, his teacher and Father Hubley have a conference with all the Barones, all of whom blame each other for the disharmony.
In a motel during a road trip with Robert, Ray takes off his wedding ring because he likes to spin it.
When Robert tries spinning it, it falls into a vent.