10 January 2001
Sean catches Lily and Brad making-out in the front seat of a car, which causes him to throw a bucket of chicken at the windshield. Sean tries to solve the problem and winds up finding out that Claudia is the "neighborhood hot mom."
Season 1, Episode 2: In My Room17 January 2001
When Sean finds a fake ID in Lily's room, he doesn't know how to confront her since he was in her room 'illegally.'
24 January 2001
The Finnerty family attends a Ramones concert which prevents Jimmy from completing a school assignment. This causes Sean to write a note to Jimmy's teacher explaining what had happened, in turn getting Jimmy suspended.
31 January 2001
Sean runs into an old high school friend who has become a priest. Lily gets in trouble at school because her skirt is too short causing Sean to interfere, making the situation worse. Meanwhile, Jimmy thinks he is possessed by the devil.
7 February 2001
Lily gets busted at Action Mountain after she told Sean that she was going out to dinner with a friend and her mom.
21 February 2001
Eddie and Sean are given money from their deceased mother. Eddie spends his share of the money on a trip to New Orleans, while Sean spends his share on a Gibson Les Paul Classic even though the family would benefit more from a water heater.
28 February 2001
Lily ditches Claudia because she embarrassed Lily in front of "11th-grade cheerleaders." Also, the truth comes out that Lily is a virgin.
28 March 2001
Sean has the duty of bringing Henry to the barber shop, but instead he keeps procrastinating and doesn't get Henry to the barber shop on time. So Sean decides to cut Henry's hair himself, but does an awful job, causing Jimmy to lie and feel guilty. Meanwhile, Lily has a hard time deciding who to bring to a 'No Doubt' concert.
4 April 2001
Sean claims their dad has always taken Eddie's side and refuses to talk Eddie up to a single woman because the one time it lead to a relationship, Eddie faked his own death to get out of the relationship.
18 April 2001
Claudia tries to throw a wedding shower for her friend, but is soon interrupted by Sean and the boys after a blunder at the Yankee game.
25 April 2001
It's Jimmy's birthday but the Finnerty's are at the hospital. Grampa reports Sean to a police officer who happens to be present - for attacking him. What happened at Jimmy's birthday party?
2 May 2001
Sean and Claudia are working overtime to save money for a holiday in Cancún. They don't have enough time to watch over their children - who take full advantage of that.
Season 1, Episode 13: Loser9 May 2001
Sean volunteers to referee for Henry's soccer team and faces some unexpected moral dilemmas. And Lily has a crush on the soccer concession stand guy and begins obsessing about him.
16 May 2001
Lily's school has a talent show. For some reason, the audience boos at Lily's dance group's lewd dance performance. Lily gets upset, because she feels embarrassed and worthless. But what really happened at the show?
Season 1, Episode 15: Love Child23 May 2001
At a relative's wedding, Lily learns that she was born before her parents got married.
26 September 2001
The Finnertys' car gets stolen. Eddie suggests they lie to the insurance company about any valuables inside the car. Surprisingly, Claudia agrees. Then they notice the spare keys are missing, and Lily has a confession to make.
Season 2, Episode 2: Dream On3 October 2001
Sean is bothered because Claudia had a sex dream about Eddie. Henry also had a weird dream... Jimmy, frustrated because Lily and Alison (whom he likes) disregard him, gets them to drink cider that isn't non-alcoholic.
21 November 2001
Claudia finds downloaded porn on Jimmy's computer, but is it really his doing? And how will Lily use it against Sister Helen?
28 November 2001
Sean and Eddie witnessed Brad buying condoms at the pharmacy and this upsets Claudia and Grampa. But why is the fire department arriving?
5 December 2001
Sean storms home from Claudia's friend Lila's wedding reception, where he and Eddie were supposed to play with their band after first reforming it, but they had a problem with the drummer and their new fan-base and... it's a long story.
12 December 2001
Sean catches Claudia smoking though they both made a deal to quit 10 years earlier. He gives her a talking to. Turns out someone knew and didn't tell Sean. Meanwhile, Lily's had another Worst Day of Her Life. But why?
19 December 2001
Henry is upset because Santa won't be coming. Why? Sean got into a fight with Santa. Why? Something to do with Sean not wanting to buy Henry a certain toy. Why? Something to do with Sean's childhood.
2 January 2002
Henry caught Claudia and Sean doing it on his bed, didn't understand what he saw but told Jimmy, who now doesn't want to sleep in his bed. Sean tried to talk about sex with Henry. And not to do it like Walt. But Sean's way backfired.
16 January 2002
It's poker night at the Finnertys. Walt is sulking in Lily's room because his woman friend left him. Lily finds herself thinking about Brad. Eddie got beaten up. Henry and Jimmy don't have anywhere to be in the house.
23 January 2002
Sean and Eddie have a vet treat a cat Sean hit with his car. Sean is worried someone is following them. What is going on? And what do the sewer line repair men have to do with it?
Season 2, Episode 11: Mr. Roboto30 January 2002
Jimmy got an F for his science project - a robot. What went wrong? And what will Grampa do with a box full of lobsters Eddie obtained? And why is Lily happy about her friend Kelly's leg getting broken? And what exactly has Eddie done?
6 February 2002
It's Super Bowl time and Sean has just caused a block-wide blackout - how? And how is Henry connected to it? And how can Jimmy help the adults? And what secret of Lily's did Sean find out?
13 February 2002
Sean has ruined his dad's car - how? And why did Eddie let into the house a strange man who escapes when Sean sees him?
20 February 2002
The Finnertys have been tough boxers for generations. So why did Sean quit? Claudia has a current problem: Brad's mom is spreading lies that Claudia's breasts aren't real. Eddie comes up with a counter-attack.
6 March 2002
Sean and Claudia have ended up as chaperons at the 10th graders' dance - how? Sister Helen catches Lily with a boy - and a bottle of alcohol. Lily claims innocence - what is the bottle's long story?
Season 2, Episode 16: Relax!27 March 2002
Sean and Claudia have invited Sean's co-worker Paul to their house for a dinner party - why? Lily is jealous because girls and women are literally pushing themselves at Dean.
3 April 2002
Sean and Claudia return from a successful vacation to Atlantic City - what went right? Unfortunately, despite Eddie's claims that his child sitting went fine, things got out of hand - what went wrong?
10 April 2002
Connie O'Keefe's thrilled. But Sister Helen looks at her and reconsiders. Claudia can keep her new position. When Sister Claudia curses Sean out during an argument, Sean thinks he has her where he wants her.
17 April 2002
Sean winds up in jail for buying some shady diamond earrings for Claudia from Eddie's so-called "connection"; Lily protests the nuns's donkey-basketball game.
24 April 2002
Claudia's parents have been on a visit for a full week and it's taken it's toll on Sean. How? Fortunately they are leaving, right? Right? And what's the story with the karaoke machine?
1 May 2002
The Finnertys are leaving for Sean's cousin Scott's funeral - he lived life to the full until it killed him. Then, at the wake, Walt discovers that Scott's urn is full of... coffee? What did Sean do? And why?
8 May 2002
Sean finds a pregnancy test box in the trash and thinks it's Lily's. Lily feels betrayed when she and Dean go to get tattoos, and Dean chickens out. And Jimmy is plagued by the world's biggest zit.
17 September 2002
Claudia is not pregnant, and she is happy. Sean quits his job, and she is not happy. When he says he bought a bar, she's even less happy. Who might have talked Sean into this bar business that is a "can't miss"?
24 September 2002
Sean needs money for the bar, so he's forced to swallow his pride and ask Claudia's dad Tony for it. And he just has to rub the fact in Sean's face. When he then gives his Mustang to Lily, Sean is convinced Tony is messing with him.
3 December 2002
Sean & Eddie are looking for a bartender. When Nicole Fiordelissi, a hot girl from Sean & Claudia's high school, applies, Sean hires her. But she was Claudia's arch nemesis... Lily needs to talk to Dean about something she did.
28 February 2003
Claudia confiscates Aggravated Assault 2: City of Blood video game from the boys, while Lily fails her driver's test - and she wanted to drive to a party. Brad offers to be her driver and date. Eddie offers to help her pass the test.
28 February 2003
Eddie is having a yard sale - at Sean's yard. Brad takes part. As does Lily. Who's still with Dean. Eddie tells Brad to be patient. Lily succeeds in cheer-leading. But why does Henry think Sean is a wuss? And what did Claudia do?
7 March 2003
Henry has had an anti-drug day at school and it's made him an "anti-druglord", who spies on his family. Claudia found that the film in their camera was full, so she had it developed. And that revealed some secrets Sean had kept.
14 March 2003
Sean promised Claudia that he'd get a vasectomy. But what really happened at the doctor's office? Also, how come Lily is tutoring Brad at calculus? And why is there a guy building a web site for the bar?
28 March 2003
Jimmy shoplifted, so Sean talks him into confessing. Why did Jimmy do it? Why does Eddie "understand him"? Why is Lily very nervous to meet Dean's parents? Will Claudia solve both problems? And what is Henry playing with indoors?
25 April 2003
The Red Boot Pub gets a bad review in a local paper and Eddie tries in vain to get it recanted.
2 May 2003
The Finnertys' health insurance is running out, so Sean is milking it for all it's worth. Lily's birthday is coming up and she asks Eddie to find out what Dean's gift for her will be. Why is Sean happy Claudia lost her glasses?
2 May 2003
Sean throws a sweet-16 birthday party for Lily, who also has romantic plans for Dean. Then something unexpected happens.
16 October 2005
Lily wants to participate in the beauty pageant of Grampa's Knights' Lodge in order to feel special, so Sean has to join the Lodge for Lily to be eligible. Claudia becomes fixated about Lily winning and Eddie about the Lodge's secrets.
24 September 2004
Lily and Brad decide to get Grampa a girlfriend so that they can have him *not* around all the time. Surprisingly, Eddie has developed feelings for Nicole, but has trouble confessing to her. Instead, he does something stupid.
5 September 2003
Sean finds out not only that Brad and Lily have been intimate, but that Claudia and Eddie knew it and didn't tell him because he's prone to rage. Sean naturally tries to prove that he isn't.
5 September 2003
Things are awkward between Brad and Sean. And Brad's dad is getting on Sean's nerves. To smooth things out, Claudia invites the O'Keefes for a dinner. Can it possibly work?
12 September 2003
Lily hasn't told Dean yet that she's leaving him for Brad. Which means Dean is coming for his weekly TV watching session... Sean reacts nervously when Claudia comes home early. Then Eddie brings 4 strippers in...
19 September 2003
Eddie receives a delivery of 20 cases of crème de menthe that tastes disgusting. And its non-returnable. However, Claudia bets she can sell it. Before she's had a taste. Sean decides to teach Brad how to be a cool boyfriend.
26 September 2003
Lily wants a romantic date from Brad because they didn't have one. Claudia offers Brad advice. Eddie mysteriously breaks a small window at eye level height and is tasked to replace it. Something goes wrong on the date.
3 October 2003
When Lily announces that college isn't for her, Claudia challenges Lily to beat her at the S.A.T.
10 October 2003
Eddie gets an "eco-friendly" electric car. Turns out he hides the real reason. Lily's "Dean" tattoo freaks Brad out so she wants it removed, but Claudia won't give her money because she needs it for her college courses.
31 October 2003
Lily tries in vain try hide her first hangover. But that is a minor offense compared to what's left on the porch... Sean passes a drastic judgment on Lily. But is it counterproductive? And what happened the previous night?
7 November 2003
Jimmy has reached puberty. Unfortunately, he's also started to spread a strong odor. Sean decides it's time for a father-to-son chat - one that he and Eddie never got from their father. Somehow Sean and Eddie develop a rivalry about Jimmy.
14 November 2003
When Claudia tells Sean a photographer approached her they get into an argument over the sincereness of the man's intentions. This leads to Claudia storming out. And all her friends are coming over. And Jimmy thinks she's leaving Sean.
21 November 2003
The brothers' bar gets robbed but there is no sign of forced entry. When Eddie suddenly seems to have extra money, he becomes a suspect. Lily wants to "explore her options" when he meets a cool guy and grandpa has met someone special.
9 January 2004
Brad accidentally sees Claudia naked and things become hard (and not in a good way) when Lily finds out. Eddie hires a bodyguard, Raul. But when you don't need him anymore, how do you get rid of a scary Mexican who stabs people?
16 January 2004
Lily bumps into Dean, and his new hot girlfriend. Of course Brad invites them into Lily's fondue party. Lily then has to show off Brad to Dean. Eddie, meanwhile, is trying to get Sean excited about stand-up comedy evenings at the pub.
23 January 2004
Jimmy calls a sex line, and has to put the girl on hold when Claudia gets a call. How will he explain the $116 bill? Brad visits his grand-mom. Claudia does not do well in her midterm, because Sean forgot to relay an important message.
30 January 2004
Eddie's helping Henry to grow a beanstalk for a science project - that is, until Claudia bans him after finding out her and Sean's anniversary in a motel that among other things, the motel offers a porn movie that was shot at their house.
6 February 2004
Sean and Claudia get a free in-house massage, and everything looks promising: Brad is taking Lily to a school dance and Eddie agrees to take Jimmy and Henry. But will the privacy last?
13 February 2004
Sean finds a pair of Brad's underpants among the family laundry, and rages, but calms when he hears that everyone at the school was forced to make an abstinence pledge, and it is *Brad* who intends to honor the pledge.
Season 4, Episode 18: Racketman20 February 2004
The O'Keefes are going to take Lily along on their holiday trip, but then it comes up that Mr. O'Keefe has serious tennis skills and Sean just *has* to challenge him. The consequences go beyond what anybody could have predicted.
20 February 2004
Brad's parents are divorcing, so to lift his spirit, Lily tries to give him a perfect birthday party - like that would have any chance of succeeding at the Finnertys.
27 February 2004
Claudia has reserved a photographer to take the family portrait, but Sean doesn't want to lose his beard, Lily wants Brad in the photo, a visit to his mother's grave gives Eddie the blues, Grampa's secret upsets Claudia and so on.
27 February 2004
It seems that in the appropriately-named Hope, Eddie has finally found someone to hold on to. But his clingy ex Amy has something on him that Eddie doesn't want Hope to see. Meanwhile, Jimmy has found the perfect girl - or has he?
5 March 2004
The bar is not turning profit, so Sean declares that unless St. Patrick's Day is profitable, the brothers will sell the bar. Brad's Science Club is building a big figure for the parade and Sister Helen wants them to win the prize.
19 March 2004
Sean sees Henry's new friend Ryan for what he is: a spoiled brat. Brad's friends get on Lily's nerves. Jimmy is excited because Ashley said he is cute. Claudia sees Eddie with a woman but Eddie doesn't want to talk to him. What's he hiding?
26 March 2004
Lily gets an A+ in her English essay while Claudia gets an F. But there is a connection. Jimmy turns to Eddie because a girl came onto him and he has no experience to fall back on if she wants to go further than first base.
16 April 2004
Eddie is being audited. Jimmy tries to hit on Kristen. Claudia's father Tony comes for a visit and a major undisclosed operation at the city hospital. Sean's suspicions arise and he starts investigating the nature of the operation.
23 April 2004
Sean is diagnosed with a high blood pressure, so he needs to reduce stress, exercise and change his diet - except that he's unwilling. Claudia therefore tries to keep him unaware of any stressing information. The children don't make it easy.
Season 4, Episode 27: Get a Job30 April 2004
Against all odds, Eddie still has Hope (the girl, not the concept). Lily, on the other hand, can't be with Brad because of his job. Speaking of jobs, Sean hires his dad because he can't find a job. Claudia is bothered by Jimmy's puberty.
7 May 2004
Eddie is about to lose Hope (the girl, not the concept). Brad's spent past summers at space camp and told the guys he's got a girl, Lana, there. Nobody's believed him, but when he's about to stay the summer with Lily, Lana comes to see him.
17 September 2004
Eddie lost Hope (the girl, not the concept). Lily's imagined all summer that Brad's cheating on him with Lana, and decides to get even. Sean believes he got Claudia pregnant when it was *not* planned, and hastily decides not tell her.
24 September 2004
Lily and Brad have made up and are friends. Eddie is confronted on the bar stage by one of the exes he dumped, Faye, and decides to make amends. Jimmy tries to impress the new girl next door, Taya. Sean has sympathetic pregnancy.
1 October 2004
Jimmy is spying on Taya, and since Brad is there, Lily joins in. Jealous, she tries again with her ex Joey. Eddie too is with his ex, Faye, but when Sean finds out Eddie's forgoing their Garage Band Monday because of her, he flips.
8 October 2004
Lily is pissed off because Brad's Taya is about to be the first girl in the football team. Eddie has moved to Sean's basement - he's just forgotten to tell about it. Claudia insists she can do everything as normal despite the pregnancy.
15 October 2004
Lily is attracted to a guy signing up people for an Older Sibling program, and signs up before realizing she'll only get a "kid sister" instead of guidance from the guy. Sean wins by gambling and buys a 43" TV. Claudia is not happy.
22 October 2004
Sean wants to know whether it's a boy or a girl, Claudia doesn't. Lily is running for Student Council President - against Brad, and is ruthless in defaming him. Eddie's shrink finds a surprising reason for his depression.
5 November 2004
Lily gets pissed off when she finds out she has to share her room with the baby during her breaks from college. Sean tries to arrange a gig at school for his old friend Dave, a.k.a. J.J. Bodybuddy, but things do not go as planned.
12 November 2004
Claudia gets fired and starts working from home. A big chain opens a new bar nearby, and Sean decides to go to an interview for a manager's job - without telling Eddie. Brad has broken up with Taya. Suddenly she's with Jimmy. How?
19 November 2004
Claudia is at that stage where she doesn't feel herself sexy. Sean comes up with a creative solution. Brad enlists Jimmy as a pledge to the Science Club. Eddie gets a stand-up gig and Lily offers her help in coming up with material.
Season 5, Episode 10: Tom Sawyer7 January 2005
Sean is subbing for his friend Gary as a limo driver for 2 weeks and finds unexpected side benefits. Lily is told he's not Yale material like Brad but still manages to get herself an interview. Eddie coaches Jimmy for a school play.
14 January 2005
Brad & Lily's anniversary is coming up and Lily has a wish list she gives to Brad. But Brad wants to surprise her. Sean gets a notification from the Home Owners' Association but he decides to defy them. Someone has a dark secret.
Season 5, Episode 12: Crazy21 January 2005
Eddie's ex Crazy-Amy has hit pay dirt with nude photos of him, so Sean makes Eddie to try to sell the bar to her. Jimmy is filling in for Brian, the injured male cheerleader. Claudia makes preparations for the baby.
28 January 2005
The new Finnerty is about to arrive, causing Sean and Claudia to rush to the hospital, leaving Lily at her graduation.
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