Fran uses Peter's boyfriend Chris' connections as a steward to get on a plane to London to surprise Elliot. However, when she arrives, she gets a surprise of her own.
When Fran saves the life of her neighbor, Neil, she hopes he'll consider the debt between them paid off. But with Neil on her mind, he starts showing up in some other unusual places, too.
To prepare herself for kids one day, Fran agrees to watch Neil's daughter for the weekend, while Peter takes Cesar's son under his wing, but things get a little out of hand as each of them learns parenting isn't as easy as they thought.
When Peter's sister (special guest star Molly Shannon) visits for the weekend, tempers flare and details are revealed about what she said at Fran and Peter's wedding.
When Peter's secret boyfriend reveals himself to Fran, she begins meddling and things get out of hand, much to Peter's chagrin.
When her newly engaged friend, Kiki (Cyndi Lauper), comes to visit, Fran lends her some advice on how to keep the passion in her relationship, but when Kiki misinterprets that advice, it ends up hurting her marriage, and Fran's to blame.
Fran fills in for Peter for a day as Joan Collins' assistant, but she ends up jeopardizes his future with Joan.
Fran throws a dinner party to impress Elliot's parents, Douglas and Elizabeth, (Robert Wagner & Florence Henderson), and Dori and Glenn tag along but things go awry when Doug makes a pass at Dori, and Elizabeth accuses Fran of stealing her wedding ring, all whilst Peter interrupts Fran and Elliot from having a private moment together.moreless
Elliot confronts Fran at the hospital where Peter is being treated. Fran says she can no longer tolerate Elliot's commitment issues, and chooses to stay with Frankie. However, when the two first makelove after a period of nearly a month, Fran realizes the spark she hadwith Elliot doesn't exist with Frankie. Peter begrudgingly approaches Elliot for the sake of keeping Fran happy, and Elliot not only reunites with Fran, but proposes, and Fran accepts.moreless
Fran is torn between a new love and an old flame.
Fran tries to help Cesar and Teresa when they have issues within their marriage.
Fran & Elliot go to therapy and Fran ends up getting more out of it than she thought she would.
Fran spends the day with her mother and realizes she had a lot to learn about her Mom!
Fran looks back at what finally made Peter come out after 18 years of marriage.
Fran goes on a weekend camping trip with the man of her dreams.
Fran's parents have a major fight and Fran attempts to reconcile her parents' marriage.
Peter donates sperm to a friend to start a family with and Fran wonders if motherhood will ever be in her future.
Fran sells Peter's burial plot to pay for repairs to Frantastic Flowers.
Fran worries about her father when he buys a motorcycle.
Peter's brother Matthew is in town and Fran realizes that Peter is not out to his family.
Fran runs into Elliot and convinces him to be her fake fiance at her college reunion.