Will withdraws from philosophy class at college because it seems too difficult. Later he realizes the professor was actually a good one who held stimulating discussions. He tries to get in the class again but can only attend without credit.
While working at the school bookstore, Will sees how the women flock over a single dad, and decides to try and pass Nicky off as his son to meet the ladies. While doing so, a picture is taken of the two by Candace, who is the school photographer, and it is put in schools newspaper as "Father of the year".
Will and Carlton form a rivalry against Philip because of their unpaid rent. Since Philip was receiving no money he decides to take action and sue them. Despite Will and Carlton being faced with this challenge they are prepared to fight back.
Hilary drags the family to a psychic for a séance to say goodbye to Trevor. Will doesn't believe the psychic is for real and mocks him. Because of that, the psychic curses him and bad things happen later that day.
The big sports game is coming up and pranks against each team starts. Will steals the other teams statue and they retaliate by stealing Carlton, the team good luck charm. Phillip has the home alarm system upgraded and it causes problems.
Will goes with Phillip and Carlton to buy a new car. When Carlton wants Phillip to buy a car that Will thinks is dull, Will convinces Phillip to get a convertible. The owner of the lot offers Will a job and Will accepts. It isn't long that Will is the best salesman on the lot and he's being considered for an executive position so he drops out of school.
Phillip's former girlfriend Janice visits, and Vivian is jealous and annoyed. Will likes Janice's daughter Wendy and flirts with her. However, Janice flirts with Will. Phillip finds out that Will and Janice slept together.