Chris and Linda plan a romantic night alone for their anniversary.
Linda, Shannon, and Barb wonder if they're growing apart; Max starts a rock band with his friends.
Chris gets so wrapped up in Christmas that he almost ruins the holiday.
Shannon gets invited to a sleepover, only to find that it's a practical joke.
Chris finds another man who'll join the mothers' group, but the man just uses the group to pick up women.
The children are having problems at school, but Chris cannot figure out the trouble.
Chris craves approval from his visiting father, but the two argue constantly.
Chris (Michael Chiklis) is shocked that Shannon (Cristina Kernan) wants to stay with a friend on her upcoming birthday.
Chris lacks confidence in Rod's business plan, but later eats his words.
Linda tries to give exhausted Chris a day off by taking the children to the beach.
Chris frets as the first day of school approaches; Max is terrified of ridicule.
Holly chooses a birth coach to replace her husband while he is away on business.
Chris' former boss (Donny Osmond) visits with the job offer of a lifetime.
Barb accuses Chris of not educating Jake properly; Linda speaks at school on Career Day.
A property line dispute between Chris and Bobick turns into a battle to see who can be the nicer neighbor.
Chris and Barb battle for power of the mommies group.
Chris feels inadequate when he must decrease his life-insurance policy; Linda begins to feel the pressure of providing the family's sole income.
A stay-at-home father (Michael Chiklis) finds raising children to be one of many challenges.