Ashley's stalker, Bob Lepecka, returns and makes trouble for Steve Knight. Meanwhile, Cochran is officially nominated for the FBI directorship and tries to protect himself from the vetting process; Kate confronts Ray about his past; and Mickey gathers a team for his pot store robbery.moreless
Ray tells Bridget she needs to lie about where she was during the shooting for her own safety; Ray convinces Lee and Ezra to give Cookie the rights to Marvin and Rekon's music; Mickey makes plans to rob a pot store with Shorty; Kate visits a Walpole inmate to find out what went wrong with her article.moreless
Lee reneges on Ray's deal with Cookie; Kate reopens her investigation.
Tension runs high when the whole Donovan family come together for Conor's birthday. Meanwhile, Ashley's stalker returns and her boyfriend demands that Ray get rid of him; and Ray sees Cookie Brown when he shows up to take Bridget out for a night.moreless
Ray gets compromising information on Cochran, who is interrogating Mickey. Meanwhile, Abby tries to have fun with her prospective Trousdale neighbors and gets closer to Jim, her cop friend; Marvin gives Bridget an earring and takes her to a party; and Ray brings Conor to apologize to Alex.moreless
Kate's inquiry into Sully Sullivan has narrowed it down to Mickey. Sully's former gang member, Tiny, puts Cochran's career at risk so Ray attempts to get him out of the way. While at the gun range, Abby makes the acquaintance of someone new. Romance might be in Bunchy's future.moreless
Because of Ray's fractured relationship with Stu Feldman, he and Abby face a hurdle getting Bridget into her dream school. Claudette wants to meet with Mickey but he has to contend with his parole officer first. Journalist Kate McPherson heads to the Fite Club for information on Mickey.moreless
Ray forces Mickey to come back to Los Angeles where the FBI put Mickey on parole and take the credit for shooting Sully. A reporter starts looking into Sully's death.
Mike feels like he's lost his touch when his next door neighbor, of the last 11 years, is arrested for mob activity. He decides to interview him to get to the bottom of the case of some missing money, but it doesn't go as he planned. Graham was very close with the neighbor, and when Eve and Ian discover he was given a statue they believe it may contain the money (or other valuable items) and ask Graham to tell them where it is, but he lies so he can hide it. Harris and Leigh start sleeping together secretively.moreless
Mike tries to throw a party for Harris to celebrate an award he's won. When no one wants to go, he lies and says it's an engagement party. Unfortunately everyone at the party just bashes Harris for the way he treats relationships. It's Graham's first sleepover party and Annie wants everything to run smoothly and safely. Ian thinks this is a boring idea so Eve distracts Annie while Ian hosts the party, which winds up backfiring. Leigh tries to find a way to get to Ikea.moreless
It's Christmastime and Mike and Annie want to outdo each other in gift giving. When Mike winds up having to cover the anchor chair on Christmas Eve, Annie has to host Sting (Mike's gift), whose music she knows nothing about. After receiving a really great gift from Kay, Mike gives his gift intended for Annie to her, and then has to get Eve to pick up a gift for Annie. Eve is not in the Christmas spirit and decides she wants to become Jewish. Ian doesn't want Graham to lose Christmas spirit so he goes on a search for what Graham wants from Santa.moreless
Mike's parents come over for Thanksgiving. Leigh tries to leave, but gets caught, so she sicks her overbearing mother on Annie. Mike agrees to not wear himself out playing football, but can't say no to his dad. Ian tags along to show his skills (he studied how to throw online) and while playing Mike's father falls ill. Eve and Harris go looking for cranberry sauce when Annie announces she plans on making her own.moreless
Mike tries to trick Ian into wanting to go back to college by taking him on a road trip. Annie is jealous of Eve and Leigh's closeness so she calls a girls' night. After Mike and Annie give away things that Graham doesn't use anymore, he starts collect valuable items from around the house that he feels don't get used.moreless
Mike is sick and tired of buying things for his sister Leigh, after she claims she needs a new couch. When Leigh gets bed bugs the Henrys agree to allow her to stay with them, instead of paying to get her place sprayed, but she starts to drive Mike crazy. Mike gets a big interview at work. Eve gets revenge on Ian after he pulls a prank on her, by making up that a CEO is interested in interviewing him, and she goes too far.moreless
Mike and Annie take a romantic weekend away at a charity golf tournament, and Mike gets into a competition with a blind guy. Ian and Eve rent out the apartment to make some extra cash. After Leigh's date cancels on her, she has a "date night" with Graham instead.moreless
Eve wants to go to a concert but Mike and Annie say no. When Leigh gets a new dog (to attract men), Eve bets Mike that Leigh will do a good job taking care of it, and if she does, Eve goes to the concert. Eve winds up having to take care of the dog, so she can win the bet. After Annie has a confrontation with someone from the apartment, Mike goes behind her back and tells him she is bipolar, and when she finds out, she gets mad at him and forces him to go to a karaoke night for work, which Mike was avoiding. Ian tries to convince Graham to give him back his room by making up some creature and says it lives in his closet.moreless
Eve gets an internship at Mike's work, as his protege but winds up working for Susan instead. Mike feels that Eve is just being used and tries to get her to stop working for Susan instead. Ian is looking for an intern for his company and has to drag Graham along for the interviews. Leigh asks Annie to read her book and give feedback, but Annie is afraid of how Leigh will react if she tells her the truth.moreless
Mike and Annie need to find an activity that Graham will enjoy, which ends up becoming more of a competition. Mike meanwhile is reunited with his nemesis, Susan Rodriguez-Jones, after Harris makes her the new anchor for NBC4. Also, Leigh and Ian end up getting themselves into a Twitter war with one of Eve's classmates.moreless
Mike and Annie are glad that Eve has a new attitude, and it's all because of her photography. But when they discover she is taking pictures of nude people they struggle with how to get her to quit. Ian goes to Harris for relationship advice. Graham learns six words that gets him out of trouble every time, and uses it to his advantage.moreless
Mike Henry, a man with Parkinsons, decides to go back to his work as an anchor man, and his family is relieved as they have been tortured by him for too long. Eve, the daughter has to do a project on "The Grapes of Wrath" and decides to film her father.moreless
Mike goes to tell his upstairs neighbor to turn down the TV and when he does he discovers that she is a beautiful woman. Annie tries to get Mike to admit that he has a crush on her, but he refuses and goes as far as to set his boss, Harris, up with her and have a double date. It back fires when he gets jealous and starts to try and impress the neighbor. Eve befriends a new girl who is a lesbian and is annoyed when Ian keeps hitting on her. Leigh is stressed about a deadline at work and while babysitting Graham she gets mistaken as a single mom, and goes along with it, happy that she has a supportive ear.moreless
Harvey and Stephen work together on Ava's case; Mike invites Rachel to join him on a case.
Harvey goes head-to-head against Rachel's father on a gender discrimination case.
LaDonna (Khandi Alexander) continues to have difficulty resuming relations with her husband. Meanwhile, Antoine (Wendell Pierce) struggles with leading a band for the first time. Though thrilled to be promoted, Colson (David Morse) begins to realize that he must work more than ever to make enough money.moreless
LaDonna (Khandi Alexander) continues to fight with her husband about working in the bar. Antoine (Wendell Pierce) gets a harsh lesson about poaching crowds from other jazz bands. Davis (Steve Zahn) finally thinks he has someone to add to his prospective record label when he discovers a young rapper.moreless
Sofia (India Ennenga) and Toni (Melissa Leo) finally begin to come to terms with the suicide of Creighton (John Goodman). As they struggle with his death, LaDonna (Khandi Alexander) finds it increasingly difficult to deal with her recent rape and the robbery of her bar.moreless
Lieutenant Colson (David Morse) is forced to make some frivolous arrests to keep the peace. Janette (Kim Dickens) struggles with loneliness as she deals with working in New York City during Mardi Gras. Ladonna (Khandi Alexander) wishes she were celebrating in New Orleans, but remains stuck in Baton Rouge.moreless