Molly couldn't be happier that she doesn't have to cook Thanksgiving dinner when Mike gets sick. But when Vince asks his brother to join them for dinner Molly pitches in. Being engaged for a year, Joyce decides to press Vince marriage. Carl takes Samuel with him to the Thanksgiving dinner at his church with the expectation of meeting some young women.moreless
The Botwin's return home but not everyone is happy to see them.
Andy encounters what could be a big bump in his relationship, while Silas moves towards some professional upward mobility. Meanwhile, Nancy joins Rabbi Dave for some dinner with friends.
Frankie and Mike begin to consider moving out of the house and into an apartment. Meanwhile, Axl pretends to be sick to avoid going to school and taking a test, but then learns of a party that night and has to pretend to make a miraculous recovery. Elsewhere, Sue prepares a presentation about distracted and drunk driving, and Brick becomes obsessed with Shakespeare.moreless
With no obvious clues as to why a man was killed, Jane and Maura must delve into his background to get answers. Jane senses that Maura's keeping something from her.