A middle-aged lingerie salesman (Beau Bridges) buys a dilapidated Nevada ranch, following a coronary episode.
A new ranch hand (Mark Harmon) is smitten with Alison (Harley Jane Kozak); a moving van from Chicago shows up empty.
Alison's powerbroker mother (Diane Ladd) falls for Jake (Lloyd Bridges).
Zane (Sean Murray) risks his life for his dad's attention; R.O. (Stephen Root) channels the dead after being struck by lightning.
Against Dave's wishes, Alison (Harley Jane Kozak) takes a teaching job and learns Duke (Nathan Watt) is flunking.
Marcus (Sterling Macer Jr.) brings a problem teen to the ranch; Zane (Sean Murray) follows Cassie (Talisa Soto) to a roundup.
Auggie (Saginaw Grant) is convinced his demise is near; Duke (Nathan Watt) chooses sheepshearing over Little League.
The arrival of Jake's brother (Dale Robertson) rekindles an old family feud.
The annual buckboard race turns into a battle of the sexes; R.O. (Stephen Root) tries to dissuade Rose (O-Lan Jones) from entering a beauty contest.
Dave (Beau Bridges) represents Sholo at the annual rodeo after Marcus (Sterling Macer Jr.) breaks his leg.
Rose (O-Lan Jones) boots R.O. (Stephen Root), who moves into the Flying Tumbleweed; L'Amour (Meghann Haldeman) learns Alison (Harley Jane Kozak) posed for a lingerie catalog.
Dave (Beau Bridges) falls down an abandoned mine shaft during a family camping trip.
Dave works a Las Vegas lingerie convention when the Flying Tumbleweed well runs dry.
A greedy trucker forces to Dave to drive the town's herd to market.
Jake (Lloyd Bridges) wants to celebrate Duke's 10th birthday with an American Indian rite of passage; Alison (Harley Jane Kozak) thinks she is pregnant.