Brian and Sully are out hiking, Brian climbs a tree and jumps out before
Sully can stop him. Brian lands hard, hitting his head. Mike, angry
with Sully for not watching Brian more carefully, is relieved to find
no signs of injury.
Later, the townsfolk argue over who will build the new schoolhouse,
Matthew wants Robert E included, but, in the end Jake and Loren are
tapped for the job. Brian begins to exhibit symptoms of compression,
which escalate to blindness and later, coma. A specialist can't be found
and Mike must perform a dangerous brain operation while Jake and Grace
Meanwhile, the town, including Robert E, pulls together to build the
schoolhouse. Brian awakens and wanders out to the new school where Mike
and the family find him, overjoyed that he can see again.