Matt's outspoken mother, an environmental activist is battling Victor over his plans to build on protected wetlands.
When Matt chides Alex for involving her parents in their private business, he ends up with an unexpected roommate while on a trip to South Carolina.
Matt persuades Victor to let him fill in for an absent assistant, but he is puzzled when his father-in-law makes him use a fake name.
Marlene's father (guest star Michael Constantine) mistreats son-in-law Victor during the Christmas holiday.
Alex meets Matt's sexy cooking partner, Danny (Roselyn Sanchez).
Matt infuriates his father-in-law when he joins the family at the racetrack; Marlene spots her boss and co-worker getting chummy.
Victor demands a rematch when Matt beats him at a game of racquetball.
Matt unwittingly sparks a heated battle over the most festive Halloween decorations in the neighborhood.
Marlene is about to close a real estate deal when Victor chases away the prospective home buyer; Matt takes it upon himself to get his father-in-law out of the doghouse.
Victor expects to be made the king at the men's club when his friend Charles contemplates retirement.
Matt feels like an outsider while playing a game of monopoly with Alex's folks; Victor blames Matt for the rain.
Matt's plans for a private, romantic dinner backfire when Alex forgets to tell her parents they would like the house to themselves.
Matt and Alex want to replace their squeaky mattress. Reginald VelJohnson guest stars.
Matt crashes his father-in-law's Fleetwood on the way to an eye doctor.
Newlyweds (Elon Gold, Bonnie Somerville) move in with the wife's parents to save money while the husband attends cooking school.