Nina has some hard choices to make after she secretly reunites with Trent. Morris calls out Phil for being glib.
When Phil is up for an award, Nina insists on helping. His 10-year-old 'little brother' accompanies Trent to court for one week.
Nina faces a crisis of conscience when she discovers the D.A.'s plans to arrest the city's homeless.
An old friend asks Nina to set her up with Phil. A female judge makes advances to Carlos. Nina goes on an ill-fated double date.
When Nina is assigned one of Phil's old defendants, she bets him that she'll fix what he couldn't and get the guy out of the court system once and for all.
Nina finds a new friend in a forensics analyst but her new friend takes the meaning of loyalty too far. Carlos is forced to stay with Phil for a few days.
Nina's forced to accept that she can't win every case when she's up against Trent and that compromising is a fact of life. Carlos decides to quit smoking.
Nina fears she's being played. Phil's advances to a stenographer are rebuffed.
After her first jury trial, Nina finds herself in need of a refresher course on influencing jurors. Phil faces off with Trent in front of an ill-tempered judge.
Nina falls for it when Phil tells her that public defenders willingly go to jail.
Nina gives a speech seeking to gain acceptance back into the corporate world but things go amiss.
While Pete is swamped at work, Kate plots revenge on his ex-wives when she discovers the real reason for letting her have the kids on Mother's Day.
When Kate agrees to join Jackie at her high school reunion, she doesn't realise what it will entail. Meanwhile, Bert is left with Meg and Tevin as Pete and Diane take Warren and Hillary on a college visit.moreless
Kate's plan to expand Warren's social life by encouraging him to involve himself with clubs or sports backfires and Pete tries to teach Bert the value of money. Meanwhile, Hillary seeks some creative inspiration with her art assignment from Jackie.moreless
Kate struggles with the PTA and asks Diane for help when she is blackmailed. Back at home, Warren wants Vanessa Hudgens to accompany him to the school dance, while Hillary is forbidden to go with her choice.moreless
When Bert finishes reading his one hundredth book, Pete and Kate have to throw him his ideal birthday party, consisting of fire eaters, dancers and a special visitor. Upset that soccer moms are shunning her at the matches, Kate uses the party as an excuse to befriend them. Meanwhile, Diane and Pete argue over her driving and Warren becomes best mates with Hillary's would-be boyfriend.moreless
Joel recaps the pop culture moments of the week.
Sketches include: Getting in trouble at the Y with Gil and George, expectant father C-Czar gets an education in patience, and the fights break out inside the Gigolo House.
Things get messy when Kate joins Jackie in her new school catering business, while Pete signs up Bert and Warren for karate lessons.
Jackie is none too pleased with Pete when he loses Bert's tooth. Meanwhile Diane gives Hillary advice on hosting her first high school sleepover and Kate helps Warren during his first study date.moreless
Kate asks for Diane's advice on disciplining Warren and Hillary, while Pete and Jackie take Bert out for the day.
When Pete tells Kate that he suffers from a birthday curse, she sets out to break it and ensure he has fun this year. Meanwhile, the children do battle with lobsters and Jackie goes shopping for birthday presents with Diane.moreless
When they wake up on Christmas morning with a hangover and see what a state the house is in, Pete and his three past and present wives try to work out what happened.moreless
As Pete is nursed back to health by Jackie, Kate attempts to play cupid with Diane and another parent. Meanwhile, Bert tries to get his teacher to like him.
The Harrison household has lice and Diane takes charge. However, annoyed at being excluded, Kate teams up with Jackie to try to prove a point to Diane, but only succeed in making things worse. Meanwhile, Bert and Warren fight over a teddy bear.moreless
Jackie turns up at Pete and Kate's party and hooks up with Sad Steve, Pete's colleague. Despite finding it uncomfortable to start with, both try to help them make a go of it, when things look likely to develop. Meanwhile, Meg upsets Diane after posting an unflattering picture of her on Instagram and Hillary helps her brothers put together a live stream.moreless
Kate takes over Halloween while Pete makes a teenager his captive.
Kate and Pete are finding hard to get any time to themselves, so decide to sneak away to a janitor's closet during Diane’s 80s-themed school fundraiser. Meanwhile, Jackie gets help from the kids on her online dating profile.moreless