Eddie tries to cover for his poor record in school by claiming he has family problems at home - so his teacher arrives to evaluate his dysfunctional family environment.
Steve pesters Carl when they share a hospital room.
Steve resorts to despearate measures to win a date with Laura—camping out on the Winslows' roof, even though a big blizzard is fast approaching Chicago. Meanwhile, Richie meets the Winlows' new next door neighbor, Gwendolyn.
Laura gets a fake ID and heads to a strip club, unaware her mother, grandmother, and aunt are planning to go there as well.