Ed's parents, Alan and Natalie,visit but are clear hey aren't thrilled with his new life. Ed takes on a case involving the lottery. Carol finds herself coaching a team with a losing record while a vandal hits the bowling alley.
Ed is surprised when the new DA, Bonnie Hane asks him for a date which bothers Carol. Mike is sure Carmela is attracted to him. Ed has a case involving a singing fish. Phil promises the cast of Happy Days at the bowling alley.
Carol learns her music box is valuable but it's immediately stolen. Ed's extra effort for it's return raises Bonnie's suspicions. Mike works to avoid throwing away his keepsakes. Warren joins a bowling team to impress Jessica.
Big Rudy, former owner of Stuckey Bowl, wants his business back and is willing to use underhanded means. Bonnie takes a new job and upsets Ed by her choice. Molly likes a new guy Jeff from book club but he likes Carol.
Phil wants Ed to give him a cut of the bowling alley profits, Warren tries to live a simplified lifestyle while trying to impress the girl of his dreams, Ed represents a client who believes life is too short and wants to try everything, Ed becomes obsessed with reliving all his achievements from his youth.
Ed and Carol are on opposite sides when Coach Kerwin is sued by gifted student Salinger. Ed gives Shirley a shot as his legal assistant. Mike tries to fight back against the the disdain experienced Dr. Jerome.
Ed's high school girlfriend Kara wants his help testing her husband George's fidelity. Then she asks Ed to handle a contentious divorce. Budget cuts end the school's music program leading Carol to lead the fight to save it.
Ed's new case involves an overweight man whose brother is going overboard to get him to stay on his diet. Warren has an awkward 1st date with Donna. Ed reluctantly hosts a bowling alley wedding with a young couple Ari and Barbara.
Ed wants to seek landmark status for Stuckey Bowl when a group meets for a 59th reunion. Ed takes on a case involving costly placebos being despensed by Dr. Kendall. Jeff reveals to Molly he asked Carol out first.
Ed turns Stuckey Bowl into a casino for a night and asks Carol to go with him. She wonders if it's a real date. Warren wavers between asking Jessica or Donna to prom. Dr. Jerome is getting a tribute and Mike's in a quandary.
Ed's former co-worker Bud Frankel appears and makes Ed an attractive job offer. Ed and Carol plan their prom date and talk about the almost kiss. Warren is desperate and hires an escort for his date. Phil auditions for a TV show.
Just as Ed and Carol grow closer Bonnie returns. Nancy quits her job leaving Mike as the only wage earner in a job he hates. Warren is accused of criminal behavior when he provides beer to someone injured and Ed takes his case.
Ed's new client George MacPherson wants to change his name, thinking it will change his life. Carol is having a personality issue with her new boss Dennis Martino. Mike can't work the nerve to quit so he starts doing quirky things at work.
Ed's client Ron Leveritt is being sued by an employee because of the outfits he asks them to wear. Molly is against him taking the case. Mike wants his wife to have another baby. Carol wants her students to read The Great Gatsby.
Dr. Crazy, a children's entertainer, needs Ed as a lawyer when he's sued for what advice he gave to a kid. Molly is unsure where a new relationship is headed with Jim. Warren makes a fool of himself at a pep rally despite his friend's warning.
Ed takes a divorce case representing Sonja, who might have married for a green card. He also contacts ex-wife Liz to get closure. Phil investigates who's giving away free games. Mike finds he has more to learn from Dr. Jerome.
Ed becomes obsessed with Joe Baxter, another attorney who owns a bowling alley. Carol continues her rants about Dennis Martino while Philip is shadowed by a strange dude. Warren tells people he's on the wrestling team when he's not.
Carol urges Ed to take the case of drama teacher Arnold Bancroft, fired because of racism but Ed suspects homophobia. Carol is reluctant to give up her old car. Diane's cousin Alison helps Warren create an exclusive party.
Ed is concerned when his client Leonard Prescott wants to practice philanthropy on a scale he can't afford. Carol is jealous when Dennis seems to have a girlfriend. Mike and Nancy differ on how to raise their daughter.