Franco encourages Arthur to increase his security when Fawz's dry-cleaning store is robbed, but becomes concerned when Arthur buys a gun. Also, Tush offers Maya his personal approach to protecting herself.
The group decides to take up a collection to pay for Franco's medical expenses when he's hurt at work and doesn't have insurance. Also, Tush experiences unusual side effects when he participates in an experimental drug trial.
Arthur's business is threatened when Sofia (Diane Guerrero), an ambitious young entrepreneur, parks her organic food truck in front of the donut shop, becoming a hit with his customers and catching Franco's eye. Also, Franco grows frustrated trying to follow his dream of going to college.
When a video surfaces of Randy being aggressive during a traffic stop, Franco starts to question her abilities as a police officer. To prove that Randy is a good cop, Arthur agrees to Franco's request to tail her while she's on duty, and the night takes a dramatic turn.
When Franco decides to host an orphans' Thanksgiving at the donut shop, he encourages Arthur to invite his daughter, but Arthur will only agree if Franco invites his own estranged family member, his father.
In the spirit of the season, Franco convinces Arthur and the rest of the gang to help John, a homeless man who fells ill at the donut shop, to get back on his feet. Also, Tush and Sweatpants compete to become the more-popular Santa.
When Arthur suddenly decides to run against Fawz in a local election, his campaign manager, Franco, tries to help his boss bring home a win. Also Tush and Randy realize they crossed paths long before the donut shop, and the encounter was hardly sweet.