Ben reacts to Lesley and Ted's lack of involvement in their children's education by inviting Tanner's strict teacher (Jenifer Lewis) over for dinner; Chloe and Liam fight for attention from their new tutor.
An overly competitive Ted sets the whole Shackleton house on edge after a basketball game; Leslie tries to teach Chloe some of her old cheerleading moves.
Lesley creates a panic room after a break-in at the house; Lesley accidentally locks Ben and Liam in the kids' room and forgets the password.
Tanner walks in on Ben and his girlfriend (Zooey Deschanel) in the bedroom; Liam invites a female friend over to show Preston the ways of love.
In Beverly Hills, Calif., a psychology student (Jason Schwartzman) counsels a wealthy couple's (Christopher McDonald, Molly Shannon) introverted son.