After Bryana's birthday party the kids get sick. Bernie Mac is determined to go to Las Vegas, so he takes every precaution he can take but in the end still gets sick and has to spend the day with Bryana at home.
Jordan is getting bullied at school, so Bernie Mac teaches him how to stand up to them. But his tactics turn Jordan into even bigger bully. Even more interesting we see that Bernie Mac is an even bigger bully.
Bernie Mac makes the family go to church one Sunday. But not even after a long service Bernie Mac is the one wanting it to end. Later, he gets suckered into one of their outside programs that watch/monitor his home life.
A nasty heat wave in the dead winter of January hits the town. Tempers flare, including Aunt Wanda. After the A\C breaks, Bernie Mac really starts losing it. Eventually, just when things seem to cool down, the kids lock him out of the house, giving him a taste of his own medicine.
After an attempted robbery, Bernie Mac starts getting over protective. But his techniques seem dangerous and rather paranoid. But in the end though, he learns that anything can happen anywhere and you can't just shut yourself away from it; you have to live your life.
Brad Cooley is called back, after the Wellington teacher catches Bernie Mac exploding at Jordan and Bryana repeated said a dirty word at school (one of course she overheard from no other than Bernie Mac).
This story mainly focuses on three plots. First Bernie Mac keeps interfering with Vanessa's pool party because there's boys there. Secondly, Jordan has a play date with a friend, but Bernie suspects that the friend has gay dads. In each of these Bernie worries when they get too close. In the third part, Vanessa and Jordan (with Bryana's help) keep interrupting Wanda's and Bernie's romantic night.
After coming home from being on the road for a week Bernie Mac wants nothing else to do but to go to sleep. But that suddenly changes when he gets invited to a Clippers/Bulls game as he has Jordan fake an asthma attack so they can sneak off to the game. Jordan though later thinks he should come clean to Aunt Wanda, but Bernie says bending the truth is OK sometimes to get what you want. Very bad advice for Jordan. Even more interesting, we learn the whole family tells lies.
After getting dumped, Bernie's friend Kelly moves in. At first it doesn't go well, but eventually he starts helping out and getting along well with the kids. But soon Bernie thinks he's becoming a permanent role model for the kids; especially a soft one.