It's Career Day and Cher is with her father, Dee and Murray investigate careers in medicine, Sean goes to Tom Tom Records, and Amber learns how to marry rich. A quake causes some changes to their ideas of an vocation.
Cher has a new boyfriend, although she is unsure how serious their relationship is. His former girlfriend has her own idea of where they stand. Amber then does some spying to help them all find out the truth.
The men are off on a camping and fishing trip and a childhood friend is coming to stay with Cher and Dee for the weekend. Unfortunately, their friend brings some marijuana, which causes problems when they are arrested by the police.
With the SATs coming up, Dee and Cher are starting to realise that they need help. They ask Katie to tutor them. When the naive Katie is continually nauseated they realise something else is happening and decide to help her.
Dee and Murray have broken up and Cher unsuccessfully tries to get them back together. It then becomes a competition between them as they are determined to get a new date. The others help out at an old people's home and see their futures.
It's the end of the school year when Cher is shocked to find out that the Horowitzes are broke after Mel's business manager disappeared with all his money. Cher tries to help the family finances by having a yard sale.
Dee, Murray and Sean travel to see Cher hoping to convince her to return. Then Amber also arrives wanting the same thing. The group uncover a serious crime, which ends up with Mel receiving a large reward. It's back to their old home.
She is smitten by a new boy at Bronson Alcott High School, who also happens to be a gorgeous international model. Unfortunately, he happens to be a smoker. When he offers to quit for her, she is determined to help him.
Mel hires a pest exterminator to rid the Horowitz home of a squirrel. The exterminator turns out to be the former shop teacher Mr Hubley, who Cher and Dee got sacked. It turns out to be an eventful day.
It's Christmas time and Cher finds a new BMW in the garage. Thinking it's hers. she takes it for a drive and has a minor accident. Murray takes her to a body shop man who sees the virgin Mary in the dent. Then things get complicated.