Carrie wants to invite her old friend, Susie, to Thanksgiving dinner. The problem is, Susie's husband Mike is painfully boring. Doug can't stand the thought of spending a four-day weekend with him. Meanwhile, Spence brings up the idea that it may be time for him to move out of his mother's apartment, and Doug quickly forms a plan. He convinces Spence to move out of mom's house, and move in to his house - just for a few days until he finds a place of his own. Doug delays Spence's apartment search long enough to make sure he will still be in the house over the Thanksgiving weekend, meaning there won't be room for Carrie's friend and her dull husband to stay.