Better With You - Season 1

ABC (ended 2011)


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Episode Guide


  • Better with the Baby
    Mia and Casey realize that they want to be married before their baby is born, so the entire family rushes to make things happen: Ben and Casey rush to get a marriage license, Maddie has to find a priest, and Vicky and Joel have to find the appropriate items to complete the ceremony.moreless
  • Better with a Bargain
    Joel brushes up his bargaining skills as he tries to get Mia the most perfect baby stroller. Maddie worries that she has lost the passion to be a lawyer now that she is unemployed.
  • Better with Crying
    Better with Crying
    Episode 20
    When Mia realizes that she won't be able to partake in her wedding party because of her pregnancy, Mia and Casey decide to postpone their wedding until after the baby is born, but the problem arises when the bridal shop manager refuses to refund the money. Joel tries to prepare for the wedding toast but is having difficulty with crying. Ben learns about it and tries to find a way to make Joel cry to get back at him for ridiculing him in the past when he cried after his old dog.moreless
  • Better with Dancing
    Better with Dancing
    Episode 19
    Casey and Mia take a dancing class for the wedding, where Casey comes upon the conclusion that Mia is a really bad dancer and decides to pretend he is an even lousier dancer to make Mia feel better. Ben asks Larry King for advice on how to handle a fight he had with Maddie over Joel and Vicky.moreless
  • Better with Lying
    Better with Lying
    Episode 18
    The day before Casey and Mia's engagement party, Maddie starts to doubt Mia's sincerity in describing how she met Casey, and Mia starts doubting Maddie's story about meeting Ben. Meanwhile, Joel and Vicky come to a conclusion that they can save some money during the engagement party by promoting Joel's campaign for becoming a treasurer at their country club.moreless
  • Better without a Job
    Maddie is overjoyed when she finds out that she has been made partner at her law firm. Just as she informs everyone of the news, she learns that she has been fired, and decides to lie about taking a better job to save face. Meanwhile, Vicky gives Casey and Mia an old children's book which confuses them, as they believe there is a deeper meaning behind it.moreless
  • Better without a Couch
    Casey is put in a tough spot when his ex-girlfriend demands to have her couch back, which wouldn't be a problem if Mia and Casey weren't using it for themselves. Realizing that he must keep this a secret because the Putney women tend to be jealous, Casey decides to find a way to get rid of it without Mia suspecting anything. Meanwhile, Maddie has to update the will of her parents.moreless
  • Better with a Shamrock
    Ben is desperate to get his name posted on the wall of his favorite bar, but complications arise when he learns that the new owner of the bar is no other than Nick Swisher who Ben has a complicated past with. Maddie and Mia are reluctant to accompany Vicky to a charity event, so they discuss in their own private language.moreless
  • Better with a Leather Jacket
    While on a job interview, Casey accidentally wears a leather jacket that supposedly brings bad luck to anyone who wears it. Soon the entire family begins reminiscing about the bad times they had wearing the jacket.
  • Better with Valentine's Day
    Casey refuses to listen to Ben and Joel when they suggest he shouldn't buy an expensive gift for Mia for Valentine's Day because she might expect even better gifts in the future, so Ben and Joel both start competing with Casey by getting even bigger gifts to their loved ones.
  • Better with A Cat
    Better with A Cat
    Episode 12
    When Mia and Casey have to get rid of a cat they just adopted via the doctor's orders, their family competes to gain custody of it - thinking that by doing so they'll end up being named the guardians of Mia and Casey's baby.
  • Better with Skinny Jeans
    When they're out shopping for a new pair of jeans because Ben stretched the old ones, Mia has to face the fact that she needs pregnancy pants. Joel learns that he came in last in the husband draft website that is used by his wife and her friends, so he decides to try to get into shape. Maddie tries to impress Casey with her devotion to the postal service.moreless
  • Better with Christmas Crap
    Maddie and Mia try to come up with excuses as to why they can't attend their family's annual trip to the lake house for Christmas, knowing well that their parents will try to guilt them into coming if they can't make it.
  • Better with Thanksgiving
    The entire family is relieved when Vicky's oven breaks down and she can't make one of her crazy Thanksgiving meals. Meanwhile, Mia accidentally finds her late grandmother's ring, which was presumably stolen, in Maddie's closet.
  • Better with Flirting
    Casey and Mia receive a big surprise when Maddie arranges a meeting with one of the top notch wedding planners in the city - Lorraine Ashley. However, their luck soon changes when the woman tries to upstage their event. Meanwhile, Ben comes to a realization that his flirting skills have gone downhill during his relationship with Maddie.moreless
  • Better with Road Joel
    Ben and Joel go on road trip to Vermont with Casey in order to help him move his stuff out of storage, and while Ben wants to use this chance to bond with Casey, Joel has other things on his mind. Mia, Maddie and Vicky organize a baby shower which goes out of control when Casey's mother butts heads with Vicky.moreless
  • Better with Halloween
    Since it's Halloween and also Maddie's birthday, Mia and Casey offer to throw Maddie a birthday that doesn't involve Halloween in any way, because she doesn't like Halloween stealing her day. Joel gives Ben advice on how to fix his own relationship mistakes. Maddie and Vicky warn Mia not to go through Casey's stuff when Mia accidentally finds a mysterious videotape.moreless
  • Better with Little Buddy
    Maddie makes a deal with Ben to see if Ben can convince Vicky into thinking it was her idea to stop sending goofy e-mails to her friends. Casey freaks out about having sex with Mia after Mia's ultrasound, and she seeks Maddie's help in convincing him otherwise.
  • Better with Fighting
    Mia and Casey have their first fight, and Casey tries to find a way to smooth it over. Maddie intervenes with her own thoughts on the matter, but only makes things worse in her own relationship. Meanwhile, Vicky and Joel come up with a different way to resolve their fights.
  • Better with Ben
    Better with Ben
    Episode 3
    Everyone in the family hates the Christmas photo card that Joel obsesses over every year. But when Ben is left out of the card, he is really hurt when Joel invites Casey instead, so he and Maddie devise a revenge Christmas card. Meanwhile, Mia and Casey realize it is very hard for them to say "no", so they ask Maddie and Ben to do the hard work with their future baby.moreless
  • Better with Firehouse
    Mia and Casey start looking for a new place to live, but when he announces he wants to find a unique place to live Mia tries to figure out how to tell she wants to live in a traditional place without Casey thinking she's un-cool. Meanwhile Vicky gets annoyed with Joel spending so much time with her now that he's retired.moreless
  • Pilot
    Episode 1
    Mia invites her sister Maddie and her boyfriend Ben to meet Casey her new boyfriend. But Maddie quickly realizes that Casey is not just another boyfriend of Mia when they announce that they're engaged. Maddie is very surprise by the news and gets a little jealous that her little sister is marrying before her. She tries to be supportive and let her parents Vicky and Joel be the critical ones. But when Mia tell the news to her parents, her parent are very happy about it, much to Mia's delight and Maddie's surprise. Things continue to get worse when Maddie finds out that Ben knows that Cassie is also pregnant and Casey didn't tell Maddie this. Maddie and Ben have been a couple for a long time, and they will need to learn that maybe there is something good and romantic about Casey's spontaneity and Casey will also need to learn more about long-term relationships. Both sisters need to learn more from their long-married parents.moreless