The family pressures Joe to go on his first date since the death of his wife; Joanie isn't sure if she's ready for her dad to move on.
Baxter suddenly has a secretive social life; Grant gives a beautiful baby sitter "hands on" instruction for caring for his niece. Estelle Harris guest stars.
Joe institutes a "family night" when Grant and Joanie become preoccupied with their own activities.
A recent widower helps his family cope with life; the family tries to scrounge extra money for Joanie after she gets admitted to Columbia University.