Teri confronts her friend Brian over his relations with Heather and the double standard for women in the work place. Maxine catches Ahmad with a condom and fights with Kenny over giving him the sex talk.
Damon accepts a temporary job as a translator for Teri's firm, which affects their relationship. Bird discovers that Lem has not been working at the docks and confronts him with the help of her sisters. Ahmad lets Bird buy him a video game he's not supposed to have, and is anxious about the consequences.
Teri's anger continues over not making partner then she lands a big client and has two attractive job propositions offered to her. Bird asks Lem to move back in yet not resume their physical relationship but he declines.
Teri learns she didn't make partner at the same time she believes Damon is having an affair with Christine. Lem has trouble with a cookie salesman. Kenny is concerned that Ahmad is spending time with Steve, a gay man.
Ahmad wants to impress a girl named Keisha. Bird and Lem work on co-parenting plus their communication skills. Maxine tries to get speed bumps installed but finds her meeting with an Alderman sabotaged by a family member.