Paul & Jamie are waiting for her ovulation date to have sex, to better the chances for creating a baby. When it does, things keep happening that them from being together. Debra, Paul's sister, reveals that she is gay and dating Joan.
While making love, Jamie throws out her back. While stuck on the floor, Paul runs her errands and tries to take his father to an eye doctor appointment. While at home, Jamie finds ways to get food, water, and keep herself entertained,.
The Buchman's apartment alternates from sweltering hot to freezing cold. Paul & Jamie continue to try creating a baby and the sex is getting old. Paul & Jamie get irritated with each other. Ira starts gambling again and problems arise.
Ira dates a beautiful woman from the bakery. Paul shares the Blinky story from Ira's childhood. Jamie changes her hair and clothing to try something different. Her appearance causes different reactions. Paul thinks everyone hates him.
Through phone calls, Paul & Jamie talk to friends: Mark thinks Fran and Ira are still seeing each other; Ira has problems with his girlfriend; Fran is worried about Mark. Jamie says they are the glue that connects everyone.
Paul & Jamie take a sample of Paul's sperm to the hospital for testing, to see if he is the cause of their not being pregnant yet. They have less than an hour to get to the hospital, but everything seems to delay them.
Paul makes a documentary about a weed while Jamie plans a weekend vacation in Pennsylvania. He does not want to leave until the film is finished. Jamie has problems with the mayor's campaign. Mark & Fran go on a weekend vacation.
Jamie plans shower for Lisa; Paul plans anniversary party for Sylvia & Burt, Fran gets back with Mark and quits her job. Paul tells Jamie he walked with a woman; Jamie tells Paul she kissed a co-worker. Paul walks out.
Previously Paul & Jamie did a pregnancy test and it indicates YES. Jamie does not want them to tell anyone until they have the official news from the doctor. They avoid telling people while they search for a new gynecologist.
Paul gets a grant to make a film and has difficulty finding a topic. He and Ira visit Uncle Phil. Jamie stops drinking coffee due to her pregnancy and finds it difficult. She accidentally tells the newspaper that coffee is a drug.
Paul is set to film his parents for a documentary on the Buchmans. Jamie set up an appointment for the therapist and it delays Paul's filming his parents. The day unfolds with interesting consequences.
Paul is storing a lot of his filming equipment and files in the Buchman living room. Jamie's parents visit for a couple of days. The parents announce they have purchased a Winnebago and they are separating.
Paul & Jamie decide to announce they are pregnant on Thanksgiving. Jamie tells a stranger on Monday. Ira figures it out on Tuesday who tells the hair dresser, who tells Lisa, who tells Sanford, and it continues. It's the Kevin Bacon game.
Jamie gets a free pass to the gym where Paul works out but he does not want her there. He does not want Ira there. Paul likes to be a man of mystery, and he avoids saying anything significant to the gym members.