A surprise 85th birthday is planned in the opener of this series following the daily lives of former Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards, his third wife 34-year-old Trina Edwards, and their family.
Trina is favorably featured on the cover of a local magazine. She's excited about her new found fame but her family sees it differently. Edwin is finally released from parole and can legally cross state boarders. In celebration, Edwin and Trina plan a babymoon that quickly turns into an Edwards' family road trip. And Trina's 60 year-old stepdaughters act out with permanent consequences.
After recently marrying ex-con and the four time former governor of Louisiana Edwin Edwards, Trina settles into her new life as The Governor's Wife. She takes a plunge onto the stage and into the spotlight at the annual charity dance benefit. While at the same time Trina plans a surprise for Edwin's 85th birthday that he'll never forget. And Trina and Edwin break some big news that ruffles some family feathers.