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Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
Year: 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Pilot

3 October 2001
Cheryl can't leave Ruby alone on her first week at kindergarten. Jim says it's because she's a woman and decides to take her himself, but he also can't leave her behind. Jim not only can't leave Ruby alone he ends up changing schools for her which causes fighting between him and Cheryl.

Season 1, Episode 2: No Nookie

10 October 2001
Jim and Cheryl find their romantic getaway to the Bahamas set to work out perfectly, with Dana babysitting the kids. However, at the last minute, Dana is not able to babysit. In the meantime, Andy becomes a little too obsessed with making the perfect tree house for Grace and Ruby.

Season 1, Episode 3: The Cat Came Back

17 October 2001
Cheryl's 15 year-old cat Mr. Feeney dies and she wants Jim to bury it on the backyard, but Jim wants to go to the Bears game with Dana and Andy. He sticks the cat in the garage freezer, planning on burying it after the game, but Cheryl finds out before he comes home. She is hurt that Jim doesn't listen to her nor care about a cat that has been longer with her than anything in her life. Jim makes it up to her by getting the family a dog and giving her cat a proper burial in the backyard.

Season 1, Episode 4: Anniversary

24 October 2001
On Jim and Cheryl's 10th Anniversary, Jim pays Dana to buy him an anniversary gift to give to Cheryl. Dana buys a beautiful and touching charm bracelet and Cheryl finds out that Dana bought the bracelet when Jim can't tell her the meaning of the charms that are on the bracelet. She also finds out that all her anniversary gifts over the past ten years were bought by Dana.

Season 1, Episode 5: Unruly Spirits

31 October 2001
On Halloween, Cheryl has forbidden Gracie to go trick-or-treating. However, not wanting his daughter to miss out on the fun of the halloween spirit, Jim sneaks her out anyway. Andy becomes convinced that he's being stalked by an ex-girlfriend.

Season 1, Episode 6: Crush

7 November 2001
Cheryl finds herself falling for a guy that Jim has setup for Dana.

Season 1, Episode 7: Cheryl's Old Flame

14 November 2001
Jim and Cheryl find themselves wondering if they've set too many rules for their household when they find themselves arguing over whether to put a TV in the girls' room, making Jim promise Cheryl not to ride his motorcycle, and Ruby then tells Jim that Cheryl has been smoking again.

Season 1, Episode 8: The Turkey Bowl

21 November 2001
Cheryl is left alone to cook Thanksgiving dinner while Jim and Andy go bowling for a charity event. Worse, Jim invited friends to Thanksgiving dinner without telling Cheryl and while Jim is still bowling.

Season 1, Episode 9: Andy's Girlfriend

28 November 2001
Andy starts dating Ruby's piano teacher. When the two couples get together for dinner, Jim finds out the piano teacher is a vegetarian, a feminist, and a Packards fan. These are three hot buttons for Jim.

Season 1, Episode 10: An According to Jiminy Christmas

12 December 2001
Cheryl's mother is coming to visit them for Christmas and wants to stay at their house. Jim and Cheryl, however, prefer that she stayed at a hotel but don't know how to bring it up without insulting Maggie. After Jim tells Maggie that Cheryl wants her in a hotel, Maggie gives her grandma's pearl necklace to Dana. Cheryl's upset and goes to the airport to ask her mother' forgiveness, where she learns Dana only got the necklace because she doesn't have anyone in her life like Cheryl has Jim. Meanwhile, the girls think Andy is Santa.

Season 1, Episode 11: Bad Word

16 January 2002
Cheryl leaves Jim in charge of their kids and some other kids who were there to play with the girls during a Bears game. The next day, one of the kids mom calls Cheryl saying her daughter dame home repeating a swearing she heard from Jim. Cheryl apologizes for him and Jim is insulted that she always automatically takes the other person's side. Cheryl apologizes, and not too later Grace repeats the exact same word. Jim decides to teach her not to repeat it by making her say it non stop until she can't say it again. It works. 5 days later, at Ruby's ballet presentation, she slips, falls and says the word, unmasking Jim's guilt.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana (as Kimberly Williams)

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie

Dennis Cockrum ... Roland's Dad

Irene Roseen ... Ballet Instructor

Robert Belushi ... Pizza Boy
Soleil Borda ... Emma
Nicole Kuwahara ... Madison
Carol Pawlak ... Mother

Season 1, Episode 12: Model Behavior

23 January 2002
Jim and Cheryl agree to let Ruby model for a print ad as a one-time thing, but when the photographer calls her a natural, Jim gets Ruby an agent.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana (as Kimberly Williams)

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie
Justin Doran ... Rick
John Rubano ... Dad

Amita Balla ... Casting Assistant
Lindsay MacDonald ... (uncredited)
Connor Sullivan ... Kyle (uncredited)
Garret Sullivan ... Kyle (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 13: The Money

30 January 2002
Cheryl decides to go behind Jim's back and loan Andy $1,000 for a downpayment on a new condo but finds the money is missing.

Season 1, Episode 14: Blow-Up

13 February 2002
Cheryl does something uncharacteristic for her - she gives Jim a sexy portrait of herself for Valentine's Day. When she finds out Jim shares the picture with all his friends, she is mortified.

Season 1, Episode 15: Racquetball

27 February 2002
Cheryl returns home from the gym, and tells Jim she had a great time playing racquetball. She asks Jim to play racquetball with her but he declines. She tells him he is just afraid he will lose, and then the game becomes a challenge.

Season 1, Episode 16: Under Pressure

6 March 2002
Jim gets hurt after jumping on a pogo stick and goes to the doctor. There, he finds out he has high blood pressure and has to start taking pills everyday. Cheryl tries to reduce the stress for Jim.

Season 1, Episode 17: Date Night

13 March 2002
Andy helps Dana with taxes. Dana watches Jim & Cheryl's children while they go on a date. Jim finds a parking place, but before he can park, someone else takes it. Jim is angry and keeps talking about the spot while they eat dinner.

Season 1, Episode 18: Birthday Boys

20 March 2002
Andy & Kyle share the same birthday. Dana gives Kyle a large custom painted mural for his bedroom, and plans to pay for everyone's dinner out. She comments she makes more money than Jim. Now Jim has to prove he can buy everything too.

Season 1, Episode 19: The Receipt

24 April 2002
Jim wants to exchange a broken DVD player within the warranty period but cannot find the receipt. He blames Cheryl for losing it, but she says it is not her responsibility to keep track of all his items.

Season 1, Episode 20: Old Friends

1 May 2002
Jim runs into Danny, a friend he has not seen in years. Danny is still single and accuses Jim of being a settled married man. Jim sets out to prove Danny wrong by both of them partying at bars all night like they used to do.

Season 1, Episode 21: Cheryl's Day Off

8 May 2002
Cheryl has a day of errands and time with her friends. Jim has to watch the children, but when he has a chance to have the kids go to friend's home, he readily drops the kids off. When Cheryl returns, he forgets where the kids are at.

Season 1, Episode 22: No Surprises

15 May 2002
Cheryl plans a surprise party for Jim but he'd rather go bowling.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana (as Kimberly Williams)

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie
Brian Urlacher ... Himself

Brian Palermo ... Bartender
Johnny Lee Schell ... John
Tony Braunagel ... Tony
Doug Cameron ... Doug
Glen Clark ... Glen
Doug Decker ... Birthday Party Guest (uncredited)
Connor Sullivan ... Kyle (uncredited)
Garret Sullivan ... Kyle (uncredited)

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: The Importance of Being Jim

1 October 2002
Jim and Cheryl clash over a digital camera. He deletes a picture she wanted to keep, so she hides the camera from him.

Season 2, Episode 2: Cars & Chicks

8 October 2002
Dana needs to buy a new car and Cheryl offers to go with her, but Jim says chicks are no good buying cars by themselves, because they'll get distracted with other less important things like mirrors or cup holders. Offended, Cheryl is determined to prove Jim wrong and actually gets Dana a car for a fair deal, but the car soon breaks down. Jim takes over the situation and goes down the dealership to manly handle the situation and deal with the salesman. The only thing he wasn't counting on was a very seductive female manager, who convinces Jim to trade in his minivan for a brand new sports car. Cheryl and Dana try to undo the deal, but they have no luck either. Jim and Andy return determined to overcome Gretchen's looks, but Mike Ditka's presence ruins it for them.

Season 2, Episode 3: The Baby Monitor

15 October 2002
Jim and Cheryl meet the new neighbors and find out that they can hear their conversation through the baby monitor. When the neighbors find out, Jim tries to come up with a story to smooth things over.

Season 2, Episode 4: Pizza Boy

22 October 2002
Jim and Cheryl have a new house guest when the pizza delivery boy moves in with them. Ronnie wants to do stand up comedy, but his father tells him he will never make money that way. Ronnie decides to move out of his father's house.

Season 2, Episode 5: The Closet

29 October 2002
Jim wants his own space in the house for his own things and for a place where he can be alone. Cheryl starts to thin out her closet, but Dana convinces her to get more items.

Season 2, Episode 6: Punch and Ruby

5 November 2002
Jim takes the girls to their first baseball game, and Cheryl tells him to be on his best behavior and set a good example. At the game, Jim gets into a shouting match with another fan, and their argument ends up on the show broadcast.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie

Todd Sandler ... Cheese Head

Berglind Icey ... Stewardess

Commodore James ... Chicago Bears Fan (uncredited)
Robert Paul Lewis ... Football Fan (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 7: The Bachelor

12 November 2002
Dana gets accepted to be on the reality show The Bachelor. Jim gives her advice on how to keep a man interested. When Dana and the bachelor visits Jim and Cheryl for dinner, the bachelor reveals to Jim he only wants to get Dana in bed.

Season 2, Episode 8: Father Disfigure

19 November 2002
The family goes to church, and Jim realizes he knows the new minister. When Jim was young, he and the reverend played dodge ball together.

Season 2, Episode 9: Thanksgiving Confidential

26 November 2002
Cheryl and Jim are organizing the school's Thanksgiving Day play, and when they are alone on the set, they decide to get intimate. Andy and the PTA President walk in on them, and the story gets spread. Cheryl is dismissed from the play.

Season 2, Episode 10: The Christmas Party

10 December 2002
Cheryl is hoping to have the family invited to a neighbor's popular annual Christmas party, but Jim dashes her hope when he fights with the neighbor's husband.

Season 2, Episode 11: The Brother-in-Law

17 December 2002
Jim is excited when Dana's new boyfriend asks him to play backup music at a bar. The offer does not include the other members of Jim's band, and Jim tries to do it without Andy finding out.

Season 2, Episode 12: Moral Dilemma

7 January 2003
When Jim reviews the credit card statement, he finds the bank made an error and now has surplus money. Jim takes Cheryl out to an expensive dinner with the money.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie
Mark Capri ... Hotel Manager

Oleg Shtefanko ... Sasha (as Oleg Stefan)

Vahe Bejan ... Vova (as Vahe Bejanyan)
Suzanne Kent ... Olga

Jeff Lewis ... Russian Immigrant

Season 2, Episode 13: You Gotta Love Somebody: Part 1

21 January 2003
Jim and Cheryl's friend Danny visits. He brings his police officer partner with him. Cheryl realizes that Laraine likes Danny and hopes he will ask her to the policeman's ball.

Season 2, Episode 14: You Gotta Love Somebody: Part 2

21 January 2003
Jim & Cheryl's friend Danny, and Andy, retell the story how they helped Jim and Cheryl get together.

Season 2, Episode 15: The Smell of Success

28 January 2003
Jim has another quick-rich scheme, and much to Cheryl's dismay, Jim, Andy and Dana think it is a good idea. Jim's idea is to make a doll who has gas movements.

Season 2, Episode 16: Slumber Party

4 February 2003
Cheryl has to do everything to prepare for Ruby's birthday party since Jim seems to mess things up. On the day of the party, Jim ends up having to deal with all the little girls for the sleep over party.

Season 2, Episode 17: The Ring

11 February 2003
When an old girlfriend of Jim's comes to dinner, she accidentally reveals things to Cheryl that Jim wanted kept secret about them.

Season 2, Episode 18: Wonder Woman

18 February 2003
Cheryl becomes a Wonder Woman when she pursues a man who tries to steal her purse. Jim finds out about the attack on Cheryl and goes overboard in trying to protect the family by getting killer dogs.

Season 2, Episode 19: The Pass

25 February 2003
Cheryl is upset when one of Jim's new clients makes a pass at her and Jim does nothing about it.

Season 2, Episode 20: Dana Gets Fired

11 March 2003
Jim talks to Dana's boss about his treatment of employees. Dana ends up getting fired.

Season 2, Episode 21: Bo Diddley

1 April 2003
Cheryl needs a root canal, but she does not want to have it done. Jim says he will go with Cheryl so she will have support. However, at the dentist office, Jim realizes that Bo Diddley is in the building and he wants to leave Cheryl.

Season 2, Episode 22: Deal with the Devlins

1 April 2003
Cherly's new friend is another soccer mom who Jim finds annoying. Cheryl enjoys her company, so the two families become social friends. Eventually, Jim tells Cheryl she has to break off the friendship.

Season 2, Episode 23: The Helmet

8 April 2003
Cheryl finds the perfect gift for Jim's birthday on an online website and starts to bid on it. Another person is also bidding for the same perfect gift - Jim.

Season 2, Episode 24: No Harm, No Fowl

29 April 2003
An exotic bird flies into Jim's back yard, and Gracie decides to keep it as a pet. The bird is loud and annoying, but Gracie refuses to let her parents get rid of it.

Season 2, Episode 25: About a Girl

6 May 2003
Dana takes Ruby to the park, and a single father strikes up a conversation with her. When Dana realizes he thinks she is the mother of Ruby, she decides to keep up the charade. Cheryl asks Jim to exercise more.

Season 2, Episode 26: Mom's Boyfriend

13 May 2003
Cheryl's mother comes to visit, and tells everyone she is engaged. Cheryl and Dana are not happy about it, but Jim and Andy find the guy to be fun. Jim and Andy take Frank to a strip joint, and he dies from the excitement.

Season 2, Episode 27: Vegas, Baby: Part 1

20 May 2003
When Jim & Andy go to Las Vegas on a business trip, Cheryl & Dana also go for a vacation. Cheryl secretly hopes to reunite Jim and his sister Roxanne. Roxanne typically uses people. When Jim and Roxanne make up, she says she needs money.

Season 2, Episode 28: Vegas, Baby: Part 2

20 May 2003
After Jim makes up with Roxanne, she asks for money. Since Jim is hesitant, Roxanne settles on Dana and they get married. Now that Roxanne has money, she starts seeing her old boyfriend again. Also, their meeting in Vegas turns out bad.

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: The Errand

23 September 2003
Jim is outraged to learn they pay for groceries to be delivered. Cheryl says they have deliveries for a lot of things. He says he will take over the job of grocery shopping and other errands himself to save money, but it does not work out.

Season 3, Episode 2: The Packer Ball

30 September 2003
Kyle has a new favorite toy - a Packers Team football. Since Jim's favorite team is the Chicago Bears, he does not like that Kyle has a different team's ball.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie

Robert Belushi ... Older Kyle

Ted Michaels ... Kenny

Christopher T. Wood ... Counter Guy
Garret Sullivan ... Kyle
Connor Sullivan ... Kyle

Jeffrey Scott Kelly ... Customer #1

Mark Beltzman ... Customer #2

Reginald James ... Construction Worker #1

Christopher Gehrman ... Construction Worker #2

Michael Balin ... Construction Worker #3
John Maynard ... Construction Worker #4

Hope Levy ... Baby Kyle (voice)

Season 3, Episode 3: We Have a Bingo

7 October 2003
Jim wins a water-bed when playing bingo at a church fund-raiser. The pastor realizes Jim cheated, and talks to him about doing the right thing.

Season 3, Episode 4: Getting to Know You

14 October 2003
Jim gets Cheryl a pair of expensive pair of earrings that is similar to the pair of earrings she usually wears. Cheryl accuses Jim of not knowing her. To get back in her good graces, Jim tries to notice everything and buys more gifts.

Season 3, Episode 5: The Lemonade Stand

21 October 2003
The girls get permission to open a lemonade stand to earn money. When the neighbors start a better lemonade stand in competition, Jim, Cheryl and the others up the competition.

Season 3, Episode 6: ABCs and 123s

21 October 2003
Jim tells Cheryl she is making a big deal of Ruby doing homework. Cheryl tells him that he should try it. Since Jim does not want to, he talks to Ruby's teacher to give less homework because Cheryl cannot read. His story gets back to Cheryl.

Season 3, Episode 7: Dana Dates Jim

28 October 2003
Dana's new date is similar to Jim in many ways. Cheryl teaches Dana that she is basically dating Jim, and when Dana realizes it is right, she gets upset at Cheryl for pointing out the similarities. Cheryl hosts a Halloween party.

Season 3, Episode 8: Scary Movie

4 November 2003
Jim takes the girls to see a scary movie even though Cheryl tells him not to. When the girls have nightmares at bedtime, Cheryl thinks she did something wrong.

Season 3, Episode 9: Imaginary Friend

11 November 2003
Jim seems to always be busy helping a friend when he and Cheryl are to visit with some friends. Cheryl realizes this happens only when it is a specific couple.

Season 3, Episode 10: Paintball

18 November 2003
Jim is tired of Cheryl always picking activities for them as a couple, especially the cooking class which was a disaster. He picks paint-ball for the next activity, thinking she will hate it.

Season 3, Episode 11: The Empty Gesture

25 November 2003
Cheryl climbs the roof to get the tablecloth Jim tied there for a Halloween. When she is stuck on the roof and no one notices she is missing, she realizes she is taken for granted. Jim says he will make Thanksgiving dinner but then doesn't.

Season 3, Episode 12: Rules of Engagement

2 December 2003
Jim is puzzled when Cheryl apologizes to him in the morning, but he accepts the apology and decides to use it against her to get out of everything he does not want to do.

Season 3, Episode 13: Secret Santa

9 December 2003
Dana does not have money to buy Jim a Christmas gift, so Cheryl tells her to just take one Cheryl already purchased and say it is from her. Dana ends up putting her name on the most expensive gift and claims it as hers to give.

Season 3, Episode 14: House for Sale

6 January 2004
The house across the street from Jim & Cheryl is on sale. The Devlins visit and announce they are placing a bid on the house. Jim & Cheryl are upset and thinking of moving to get away from them.

Season 3, Episode 15: Dana Dates the Reverend

27 January 2004
Dana is fed up because she attracts only shallow men. Jim is in trouble because his bowling team is missing one player. It just happens that Reverend Pierson is the solution to both problems. Unfortunately, there is a catch.

Season 3, Episode 16: The Best Man

10 February 2004
Danny and Laraine announce their intent to marry, and Danny asks Jim to be his best man. Cheryl tells Jim he better not get Danny drunk at a bachelor party. So instead, Jim takes him for a cold swim in Lake Michigan and gets him sick.

Season 3, Episode 17: Cheryl Sings

17 February 2004
Cheryl decides to sing in Jim's band to prove to her cousin that she has talent. Trouble is, Cheryl cannot sing.

Season 3, Episode 18: When You Wish to Be a Star: Part 1

24 February 2004
At Dana's new job, she gets to cast a family for a vacation commercial. She hires Cheryl and her family. The producer likes everyone except for Jim.

Season 3, Episode 19: When You Wish to Be a Star: Part 2

2 March 2004
Jim is troubled because his replacement in the commercial, Ted, gets to be a bit too intimate with Cheryl in front of camera. So when a role opens, he grabs it. Mysteriously, Kitson turns gay when Andy is in the table.

Season 3, Episode 20: No Crime, But Punishment

9 March 2004
Gracie has been acting up lately, and Jim says that Cheryl's gentle ways are not working for improvement. Jim comes up with a harsh punishment plan but takes it too far when he blames her for something she did not do.

Season 3, Episode 21: The Baby

16 March 2004
Jim's sister Roxanne visits Cheryl and Jim. She tells them she is going to have a baby, and Andy is the father.

Season 3, Episode 22: Who's the Boss?

30 March 2004
Jim is working hard to please his new client, Veronica, which actually means that he's making Andy work hard. Because the boss can't be seen working hard publicly. But then Andy and Veronica have a talk.

Season 3, Episode 23: The Truck

6 April 2004
The girls made a large paper mâché bear for the school for team spirit. Jim has to take the bear to school in his truck, but he lost his truck in an arm wrestling match and does not want to tell Cheryl.

Season 3, Episode 24: The Toilet

27 April 2004
It's a battle of the sexes when it comes time to redecorate the bathroom. Jim says Cheryl never takes his opinion into consideration for changes to the house, so Cheryl decides to listen to his ideas. He wants a talking toilet.

Season 3, Episode 25: Trashed

4 May 2004
Cheryl saves every piece of art work and homework from the kids, so she tells Jim to rent a storage unit to store everything. Jim decides to trash all of it because he does not think it will ever be needed again.

Season 3, Episode 26: The Marriage Bank

11 May 2004
Dr. Ted from TV is holding a "Making Good Marriages Great" seminar in Chicago and Cheryl wants to go and get his autograph. Jim surprises her by suggesting that she *sign them up*. But he has an ulterior motive.

Season 3, Episode 27: Everyone Gets Dumped

18 May 2004
Cheryl's ex from high school, Doug, starts dating Dana, who invites him to dinner at Cheryl and Jim's. While Jim bonds with Doug, Cheryl starts showing signs of something that has troubled her for 15 years.

Season 3, Episode 28: The Swimming Pool

25 May 2004
When the weather turns hot, Jim and the kids sneak over to a neighbor's swimming pool when they are not home. Cheryl thinks it is wrong, but she decides to sneak over one time and gets caught.

Season 3, Episode 29: A Vast Difference

25 May 2004
Cheryl talks Jim into undergoing a vasectomy. But will he chicken out? Regardless, what will change? How will people view Jim's acceptance of a vasectomy? How will they treat him?

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: A Hole in One

21 September 2004
Jim gets a hole-in-one and celebrates himself tired. But he's supposed to give his sperm sample that day and the aforementioned activities are forbidden. He gets Andy to give the sample instead. Well, it seemed a good idea at the time.

Season 4, Episode 2: The Effort

28 September 2004
Jim is supposed to spend a romantic evening with his wife, but he is torn because he wants to see a certain sports event that very same night. Desperate, he decides to con Cheryl - deluded that he can get away with it.

Season 4, Episode 3: The Grill

12 October 2004
Jim sells his old grill to Andy for $200, but Cheryl says that Andy should have it for free. Jim agrees. Then things take a twist when Jim just cannot give the grill away for free. An escalating tug-of-war between Jim and Andy begins.

Season 4, Episode 4: The Garage Door

19 October 2004
Jim and Cheryl argue over men and women having different inbred skills. When Chery and the kids get trapped in the garage because the females do not remember the code, Kyle opens the door with the code. Cheryl does not want Jim to find out.

Season 4, Episode 5: Dress to Kill Me

26 October 2004
Jim is unnerved by Kyle's choice of Halloween costume: Cinderella.

Season 4, Episode 6: Father-Daughter Dance

9 November 2004
Jim gets upset when Ruby stops giving him a goodbye kiss outside school. Cheryl explains that Ruby is going through a phase, and Jim tries to respect that. But when Ruby starts rebelling against him, he has to try really, really hard.

Season 4, Episode 7: Plot Twist

16 November 2004
Jim makes burial plans by arranging to be buried next to a famous football player rather than being buried in the family plot.

Season 4, Episode 8: The Hunters

23 November 2004
Jim and Andy want to prove they have the manly hunt and kill instincts by going out to shoot their own turkey for Thanksgiving. Their plan backfires when Jim is chased and bitten by a 40-pound turkey.

Season 4, Episode 9: Poking the Bear

30 November 2004
Jim's doctor tells him the sperm count is still too low - to increase it, he should have orgasms only when trying to make a baby and avoid his loud outbursts. Difficult, when Dana and a difficult customer give him cause for outbursts.

Season 4, Episode 10: Stalking Santa

14 December 2004
Christmastime. A man bumps his car into Jim's car and upsets him. Cheryl talks Jim into settling the issue officially. When Jim sees the man as Santa at the shopping mall, he gets into a dust-up with him. And things snowball from there.

Season 4, Episode 11: Sympathy from the Devlins

11 January 2005
Jim finds something in common with the Devlins: fandom of The Bulls. He starts believing that the Devlins are a good luck charm. When Cheryl forces him to watch a game without the Devlins, he starts meeting them secretly on game nights.

Season 4, Episode 12: The Nanny-Cam

18 January 2005
Jim buys a nanny-cam to spy on the new babysitter but ends up spying on Cheryl and learning something unusual about her. She retaliates by getting her own nanny-cam to spy on Jim.

Season 4, Episode 13: The Jealous Husband

25 January 2005
While having dinner with Cheryl, Dana & Ryan, Jim gets jealous over a male waitress. He reveals to Ryan that he's just pretending, to please Cheryl. Ryan sees it working and wants to learn. So Jim teaches, but forgets one lesson.

Season 4, Episode 14: A Crying Shame

8 February 2005
Cheryl rents a chick flick and claims that Jim should watch it because women like sensitive men. Jim denies this, but when Andy watches the movie, Jim is drawn in. Then Cheryl returns before the movie ends. Jim has to finish it secretly.

Season 4, Episode 15: Guess Who's Cooking Your Dinner?

15 February 2005
Cheryl finds out that Jim made Kyle lie about his age at the cinema, and lectures how there is only right and wrong. Then Dana enlists her to cook for Ryan who thinks Dana is doing the cooking. When Jim finds out, it's only the start.

Season 4, Episode 16: The Wedding Dress

22 February 2005
Dana's driving Ryan nuts with the wedding preparations. Jim assures him "there's always a way out." Ryan puts the advice to use. When Cheryl suggests Dana use her 1991 dress, Jim panics. As it happens, it burned in 1991. What way out now?

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle

Mitch Rouse ... Dr. Ryan Gibson
Lori Bell ... Saleswoman

Katie Carlin ... Kissing Girl #2 (uncredited)

Jamie McBriety ... Kissing Girl #1 (uncredited)

Olivia Weston ... Kissing Girl (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 17: The Mustache

8 March 2005
Following attractive delivery girl Alicia's suggestion, Jim grows a mustache. Cheryl hates it and tries to make him lose it by dying her hair dark - but Jim loves it! Then Cheryl meets Alicia and starts manipulating Jim through her.

Season 4, Episode 18: Shall We Dance?

8 March 2005
Dana and Ryan's wedding is approaching and Dana needs someone to represent her late father in the traditional father & bride dance. Andy is a disaster and Jim is known to have no dancing skills. How can he make Dana feel better?

Season 4, Episode 19: Take My Wife, Please

15 March 2005
Jim's neighbor Bertram gives Cheryl 2 opera tickets, but Jim won't go with her. So she asks Bertram. When Cheryl wants to go to see a foreign film, Jim asks Bertram to accompany her. Then the guys remind him that Bertram is *still* a man.

Season 4, Episode 20: Spelling Bee

22 March 2005
Jim's pride in Gracie's newfound spelling-bee aptitude quickly turns to dismay when he has to drive her to tournaments all over the state.

Season 4, Episode 21: Kentucky Fried Beltzman

29 March 2005
April Fool's Day. Jim has retired from pranks. Cheryl brings his baseball cards to the garage where his band rehearses. Then Jim's most valuable card vanishes. After that, Andy tells that Beltzman, the guitarist, died. Is it a coincidence?

Season 4, Episode 22: The Clock

12 April 2005
Jim & Cheryl find a way to get free time by moving the clock and sending the kids to bed early. Then comes the day they are to try making a baby, but now neither of them wants a baby and doesn't want to hurt the other by admitting it.

Season 4, Episode 23: The Competition

19 April 2005
Jim & Andy take part in a hot dog eating contest. Jim tells Cheryl that since women lack competitiveness, a man will always win. But then an Asian woman, Yoki, is declared winner, and Cheryl revels in it. Worse, Andy starts dating Yoki.

Season 4, Episode 24: The Bachelorette Party

3 May 2005
Cheryl throws a bachelorette party for Dana, but it's a bit underwhelming. Jim secretly taped it and, frustrated, offers to throw Dana a real bachelorette party. Against her better judgment, Dana accepts.

Season 4, Episode 25: Geronimo Jim

10 May 2005
Ryan wants to go stock car racing and Dana threatens to cancel the wedding if he endangers himself. Cheryl has to teach Dana the basics of a Man and His Thing. Meanwhile, Jim teaches Ryan about the Sovereignty of a Man.

Season 4, Episode 26: The Scrapbook

10 May 2005
Jim actually remembers his and Cheryl's anniversary - but Cheryl didn't! Improvising, she gives him the photo album that covers years worth of memories. They start reminiscing.

Season 4, Episode 27: Wedding Bell Blues

17 May 2005
Cheryl has a nightmare about Dana's wedding. When the priest needs to picked from the airport, Cheryl forbids Jim from participating. Upset that Cheryl doesn't trust him, Jim tags along with Andy who's picking up the priest.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle

Mitch Rouse ... Dr. Ryan Gibson

Kathleen Noone ... Maggie

Anthony Heald ... Reverend Steven
Tony Braunagel ... Tony

Charlie Hartsock ... Charlie
John Rubano ... John

Michael C. McCarthy ... Reverend Hill

Ted Michaels ... Kenny
Willie Amakye ... Willie

Rick Hall ... Paramedic

Carlos Ragas ... Circus performer

Siobhan Cook ... Andy's Cousin (uncredited)

Françoise Gralewski ... French Florist (uncredited)

Season 5


Season 5, Episode 1: Foul Ball

20 September 2005
Jim happens to get free front row tickets to the Cubs game and wants to take Kyle to his first game. Unfortunately, Cheryl insists Kyle attend his first day at kindergarten instead. Jim decides to con Cheryl.

Season 5, Episode 2: The Tale of the Tape: Part 1

27 September 2005
Ryan shocks everyone by offering to help with the dishes. Jim gives him a talking to and forbids him from giving Dana an expensive anniversary locket because it will make Jim look bad. Ryan gives it anyway. This means war: Jim against Ryan.

Season 5, Episode 3: The Tale of the Tape: Part 2

27 September 2005
Jim discovers that a tape which Cheryl gave him as a romantic present before they were married was made for her by an old boyfriend.

Season 5, Episode 4: Charity Begins at Hef's

4 October 2005
Cheryl is helping the homeless. Andy notices a letter from Playboy to Cheryl, she's been nominated in an essay contest. The winner gets to go to the Mansion. Jim decides to submit his essay as Cheryl's. But he forgets the media coverage.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle

Hugh M. Hefner ... Himself (as Hugh Hefner)

Jodi Ann Paterson ... Molly (as Jodi Paterson)

Wylie Small ... Mrs. Polson

Anthony Holiday ... Security Guard

Marisa Petroro ... Beautiful Woman

Season 5, Episode 5: The Race

11 October 2005
Kyle is no good in basketball, but Jim says men don't quit, they try harder. So Cheryl challenges him to join Dana in a 10 km run. When Jim finds out he isn't fit enough do it, Andy tells him he has a foolproof plan.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle

Tammy Townsend ... Ms. Crawford

Lucille Soong ... Manicurist
Willie Amakye ... Willie
Michael Krepack ... Ronnie Hart
Lily Jackson ... Student #2

Jamison Belushi ... Student #3
Church Lieu ... Student #1 (uncredited)

Betsy McIntyre ... Nail Customer (uncredited)

Mark A. Nash ... Marathon Spectator (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 6: Anec-Dont's

18 October 2005
Though Jim finds Cheryl's anecdotes boring, he advises Ryan that a husband must pretend to like a wife's stories because listening is foreplay. Cheryl hears it and argues with Jim. Jim boasts that he's an unbeatable showman. This means war!

Season 5, Episode 7: The Chick Whisperer

1 November 2005
Jim says he can help Andy get better dates by being his "chick whisperer". With a hidden microphone and an earpiece that connect Andy to Jim, Andy manages to get the hottest woman he's ever dated. Surely there must be a catch?

Season 5, Episode 8: James & the Annoying Peach

8 November 2005
Something is bothering Jim, but he denies it. Following Dana's suggestion, Cheryl decides to con him into therapy, but fails. Enraged, Jim tells what's annoying him, and they find out it's only a part of a bigger problem.

Season 5, Episode 9: The Dream

15 November 2005
Jim is being pestered by Dana to get on with renovations that seem to be taking for-ever. After he pops over to get on with it, Ryan leaves him with Dana sleeping up-stairs, where Jim over-hears her dreaming, about Jim, uh-oh.

Season 5, Episode 10: Lean on Me

29 November 2005
Jim's old college girlfriend Melissa invites him to lunch. Cheryl gives her blessing, insisting that it's an innocent meeting. Jim disagrees, but goes. Melissa says she wants to do business with Jim. At least at first.

Season 5, Episode 11: The Gift of Maggie

13 December 2005
The siblings' mom is coming for a Christmastime visit. Andy suspects that Ryan will try to dethrone Jim as the favorite son-in-law. Jim doesn't believe. But then the evidence starts to speak for Andy's theory.

Season 5, Episode 12: Sex Ed Fred

10 January 2006
Ruby's school is going to show her a sex ed video. The parents get a preview screening. The mere thought of his little girl learning about sex gets Jim upset, but not as upset as after he's seen the video.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle

Kari Coleman ... Miss Miller

Barry Williams ... Ben
Doug Cameron ... Angry Parent #1

Eva La Dare ... Margo (as Karen Dyer)
Jacob Nelson ... Young Andy
Carol Pawlak ... Angry Parent #2
Laken Romine ... Cindy

Elijah Runcorn ... Young Jim
Douglas Price ... Sex Ed Parent

Season 5, Episode 13: Renewing Vows

24 January 2006
Gracie and Ruby want to get their ears pierced but Cheryl believes that this will lead to the girls growing up too quickly and convinces Jim. Jim and Cheryl renew their wedding vows and Jim walks down the aisle with an earring.

Season 5, Episode 14: The Stick

7 February 2006
Jim's birthday. As always, he gets presents he is not excited about, but now he finally reveals it to Cheryl. Cheryl just wants Jim to fulfill his potential. The next day Kyle gives Jim a stick - and he likes it. It has potential.

Season 5, Episode 15: Mr. Right

7 February 2006
Jim ruins a trip to movies by stopping at a place where he claimed they met Eric Estrada a decade ago, but according to Cheryl it was someone else and they've been arguing about it ever since. Then an opportunity to solve it arises.

Season 5, Episode 16: Get Your Freak On

21 February 2006
Dana and Cheryl shop at a sex toy party hosted by Bernice. Meanwhile, Jim brags how their sex life is as good as 15 years earlier. The next day, Andy and Ryan are all giggly, and Jim becomes anxious to see what Cheryl bought.

Season 5, Episode 17: The Grumpy Guy

28 February 2006
Jim's neighbor Julie's dog has kept him awake for 10 years, so he gives her a talking-to. When the dog goes missing, Julie suspects Jim. Then Jim sees the dog in Julie's window. Why the lie?

Season 5, Episode 18: Polite Jim

7 March 2006
After Jim makes one of his neighbors cry, Cheryl convinces him to be more sensitive. But "Polite Jim" later finds out that the neighbor was crying over something else, and not Jim's outburst. Worst of all, she apologized with a pie--which Cheryl kept from him!

Season 5, Episode 19: Daddy Dearest

7 March 2006
After Justin is left alone at the kids' karate class, Jim takes him home, leaving a note for the parents. When they arrive, Jim recognises Justin's dad as his own father.

Season 5, Episode 20: The Thin Green Line

14 March 2006
The guys are preparing for the annual St. Patrick's day green man ritual. Cheryl becomes worried as this could affect the churchs board decision to allow Cheryl to join the committee. But Cheryl gets into more trouble than Jim.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle

Mitch Rouse ... Dr. Ryan Gibson
Edmund L. Shaff ... Reverend Shelton
Anne Bellamy ... Committee Member
Tony Braunagel ... Tony

Siobhan Cook ... Cop (as Siobhan Dunn)
Joe Gnoffo ... Sean (as Joey Gnoffo)

Charlie Hartsock ... Charlie
John Rubano ... John
Harley Zumbrum ... Bouncer
Jesse J. Donnelly ... Committee Member (uncredited)
Amanda Perry ... Waitress (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 21: Jim's Best Friend

21 March 2006
When Andy starts spending a lot of time playing chess with Ryan, Jim tries to find a new friend at his favorite bar. Harder than it sounds.

Season 5, Episode 22: Belaboring the Point

2 May 2006
Dana announces her pregnancy. Ryan is excited, but Jim gives him a speech about the downsides of living with a pregnant woman. He offers to guide Ryan through Dana's pregnancy. But Jim's relationship with the pregnancy doesn't stop there.

Season 6


Season 6, Episode 1: The Punch

3 January 2007
Jim decides it is time to teach Kyle to defend himself against bullies. Jim shows Kyle how to throw a punch.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle

Tammy Townsend ... Ms. Crawford

Marc Musso ... Mike Murphy
Willie Amakye ... Willie (uncredited)

Robert Belushi ... Playground Bystander (uncredited)

Armon Nowparvar ... Playground Bully (uncredited)
Bree Pavey ... Playground Parent (uncredited)
Lou Valenzi ... Lou (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 2: The Flannelsexual

3 January 2007
At the television station, Jim is mistaken for a book author and ends up on the show. Jim gives his views of women trying to make men more like them, by forcing them to go to baby showers and the such. Cheryl is not happy about his views.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle

Mitch Rouse ... Dr. Ryan Gibson

Gillian Vigman ... Jillian

Nikki Boyer ... Tanya Mountains
Matt Braaten ... Jim Mourning

Tanjareen Thomas ... Assistant (as Tanjareen Martin)

Marc Worden ... Stew

Nick Jameson ... Jeff (voice)

Chuck Raucci ... Chet Egan (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 3: Guinea Pygmalion

10 January 2007
Jim debates on how to tell the family that he doesn't think the family pet is worth an operation.

Season 6, Episode 4: Hoosier Daddy

10 January 2007
Jim & Cheryl try to celebrate their fifteenth wedding anniversary in a special way, but Dana seems to have other plans for them.

Season 6, Episode 5: Good Grief

17 January 2007
When her uncle dies, Cheryl's grief is a bit more than Jim can handle, and listens to Andy and starts to believe that she is taking advantage of his good graces.

Season 6, Episode 6: All the Rage

17 January 2007
Jim is forced to go to an anger management class because Cheryl thinks he has a problem.

Season 6, Episode 7: Cheryl Gone Wild

24 January 2007
Jim talks Ryan down when they find out Dana was in a video where the participants expose themselves, but it's a different story when Jim finds out Cheryl was in the same video.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby (credit only)

Billi Bruno ... Gracie (credit only)

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle (credit only)

Mitch Rouse ... Dr. Ryan Gibson

Charlie Hartsock ... Cameraman (voice)

Siobhan Cook ... Margo (voice) (as Siobhan Dunn)

Season 6, Episode 8: Deliverance

31 January 2007
Jim convinces Dana that it will be all right for Ryan to attend to the birth of a baby of a well-known star in a war-torn country, then has to step up when she goes into labor and Ryan's still stuck there.

Season 6, Episode 9: Dino-Mite

28 February 2007
Dana and Cheryl have a girls night out, entrusting their children to Ryan and Jim.

Season 6, Episode 10: Separate Ways

7 March 2007
Jim starts losing it when Dana and her baby spend time at their home and Cheryl suggests he finds somewhere else to get some sleep.

Season 6, Episode 11: In Case of Jimergency

14 March 2007
Jim flips out over a doctor's bill, but refrains from telling Cheryl that he got the family's health insurance canceled in fear of her flipping out.

Season 6, Episode 12: Coach Jim

28 March 2007
When Jim is coerced into coaching his daughters' basketball team, he turns into one of his idols, Mike Ditka, even though it means one of his girls quits to play for an opposing team.

Season 6, Episode 13: The At-Bat

4 April 2007
After failing to teach his son how to hit the ball, Jim is visited by Andy's future ghost in an effort to show him how his decisions affect Kyle's future.

Season 6, Episode 14: What Lies Beneath

18 April 2007
When Andy buys a metal detector, he digs up Jim's wedding ring in the front lawn, but gives it to Cheryl, who, in turn, tries to get Jim to fess up.

Season 6, Episode 15: The Grill II

25 April 2007
While Cheryl is in Cleveland, Andy puts up for sale the grill that Jim gave him, Jim freaks out, resulting in an all-out war between the two of them.

Season 6, Episode 16: Devlin in Disguise

2 May 2007
When overly-nice Tim and Cindy Devlin crash a birthday party to announce they are getting a divorce, Jim can't stand it. But things really get worse when Cindy latches on to Andy.

Season 6, Episode 17: Any Man of Mine

9 May 2007
Jim finds another guy to go with Cheryl on all the things she wants to do, but the plan backfires when the guy's significant other dumps him and leaves Jim with tickets to the musical.

Season 6, Episode 18: Jim's Birthday

16 May 2007
Jim tries everything in his power (including Andy) to sabotage the birthday party Cheryl threw for him.

Season 7


Season 7, Episode 1: Jim Almighty

1 January 2008
Things go wrong for Jim when he talks to God about having women be more like men. When Cheryl and Dana become just like Jim and Andy. Jim asks God to make men be more like women, but they turn into overly sensitive women.

Season 7, Episode 2: The Hot Wife

1 January 2008
Cheryl thinks she is losing her looks and charm when other men no longer look at her with desire. Jim comes up with a scheme to help Cheryl get her confidence back.

Season 7, Episode 3: Safety Last

8 January 2008
Cheryl tells Jim to wear an ID badge when he goes running in the morning, but he does not want to. When he has an accident on his run, he is taken to the hospital without ID. Jim realizes he needs to take precautions for his family.

Season 7, Episode 4: The Perfect Fight

15 January 2008
Jim and Cheryl start an argument about dessert on their romantic evening together, and in the morning, they just decide to let it go. Andy finds out and decides to stir up the argument between them.

Season 7, Episode 5: Cheryl Goes to Florida

22 January 2008
Cheryl goes to Florida to care for her mother when she is sick, leaving Jim alone to take care of the children. When neighborhood mom's find out Jim is struggling at home, they all pitch in to help. Each one thinks they are the only helper.

Season 7, Episode 6: Ruby's First Date

29 January 2008
Jim still struggles with household duties while Cheryl is out of town, but has real problems when Ruby asks to go shopping for a training bra. Jim asks Dana to be the temporary mom for shopping. Turns out, Ruby is getting ready for a date.

Season 7, Episode 7: Period Peace

12 February 2008
Jim is surprised to find out the Gracie has started her monthly periods, and Ruby is angry that she has not yet started. Ruby and Gracie argue about everything.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana (credit only)

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle
Matthew Craig ... Lynn
Willie Amakye ... Willie (uncredited)
Greg Goldstein ... Aisle 9 Shopper (uncredited)

Maribeth Monroe ... Shopper (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 8: The Rendezvous

19 February 2008
When Cheryl comes home for a little down time from Florida, Jim can't seem to find any time to spend with her alone.

Season 7, Episode 9: Goodwill Hunting

26 February 2008
While Cheryl's still in Florida, Jim gets the courage to throw out all the old baby clothes she's saved over the years, only to find out he's not so courageous, after all.

Season 7, Episode 10: All Dolled Up

4 March 2008
When Cheryl is committed to total bed-rest, it falls to Jim to care for Gracie's birthday party surrounding a doll theme.

Season 7, Episode 11: Pregnancy Brain

11 March 2008
Jim takes advantage of Cheryl's forgetfulness as a result of her pregnancy by turning the girls' new bedroom in the basement into a media room for he and Andy.

Season 7, Episode 12: The Gift Certificate

15 April 2008
Andy remembers the dinner gift card Jim gave him for his last birthday the day before it's due to expire and asks Jim to accompany him. The only problem is Jim felt slighted in giving it to Andy so he's already cashed it in.

Season 7, Episode 13: I Drink Your Milkshake

22 April 2008
Jim invents a way to end the kids' incessant bickering, but it backfires when he gets in a fight with Andy over a door prize won at a hockey game.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl (credit only)

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana (credit only)

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle

Cole Sprouse ... Himself

Dylan Sprouse ... Himself
Michael Berger ... Sports Announcer
Willie Amakye ... Willie (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 14: The Chaperone

29 April 2008
Andy may have hit the jackpot with the new lady in his life, but Jim may have screwed it up while agreeing to chaperon the lady's two daughters who accompany his own to a teen aged girls' concert and loses them all.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl (credit only)

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana (credit only)

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle

Mo Collins ... Emily

Charlie Hartsock ... Emcee

Veronica Dunne ... Lauren

Savannah Stehlin ... Rebecca
Kalina ... Member of Girl Group (as The Glitter Pops)
Kiana ... Member of Girl Group (as The Glitter Pops)
Madi ... Member of Girl Group (as The Glitter Pops)
Lane Cook ... Concert Attendee (as Lane Elston)
Lilly Cook ... Concert Attendee (as Lilly Elston)

Mason Cook ... Concert Attendee

Nick Swardson ... Waiter (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 15: The Six-Week Curse

13 May 2008
Andy finds a girl who seems to really like him and wants to spend time with him. Andy realizes it is too good to be true and starts sabotaging the relationship.

Season 7, Episode 16: The Cheater

13 May 2008
Cheryl still wants to have game night even though she is confined to bed. The gang gathers around the bed, and Dana realizes Cheryl is cheating at the game.

Season 7, Episode 17: No Bedrest for the Wicked

27 May 2008
Jim looks forward to Cheryl ending her bed rest period because he is getting tired of taking care of the house and children every day.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Dana

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby (credit only)

Billi Bruno ... Gracie (credit only)

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle (credit only)
John Rubano ... The Herald Trumpeter

Jim Ward ... Dr. Collins (as James K. Ward)
Willie Amakye ... Store Aisle Stocker (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 18: The Devil Went Down to Oak Park

27 May 2008
Cheryl and Jim have twin boys. Jim cannot tell them apart. One night when taking care of the boys, Jim dreams the devil visits and says Jim has to give up one of the twins.

Season 8


Season 8, Episode 1: The Blankie

2 December 2008
Jim sticks to his story about the kids losing one of the twins' favorite blanket, even after he's found it in his own pocket.

Season 8, Episode 2: The New Best Friend

2 December 2008
After Dana moves away, Cheryl misses her. She begins to tell everything to Jim that she used to tell Dana, and Jim gets tired of the chatter. Jim decides to find another girlfriend for Cheryl.

Season 8, Episode 3: Jami McFame

9 December 2008
A little brat stands between Jim and the chance to impress his daughters, who idolize the bubblegum pop sensation.

Season 8, Episode 4: Andy's Proposal

9 December 2008
Jim flips on either side of the fence when it comes to Andy proposing to Emily, but the fence goes up when he catches her with another man.

Season 8, Episode 5: Two for the Money

16 December 2008
Jim feels the holiday blues when he sees his kids' Christmas list, but then tries to go behind Cheryl's back and get the twins into a movie starring opposite guest Steve Guttenberg.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle

Steve Guttenberg ... Himself

Rob Moran ... Director
April Hall ... Christmas Caroler #1
Glen Clark ... Christmas Caroler #2
Dillon O'Brian ... Christmas Caroler #3
Julie Delgado ... Christmas Caroler #4

Season 8, Episode 6: Cabin Boys

30 December 2008
Jim and Andy make plans to have a guys weekend at a mountain cabin. Before they leave, Andy gets a text message from his girlfriend saying she is leaving him. Things are not pleasant at the cabin.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl (credit only)

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby (credit only)

Billi Bruno ... Gracie (credit only)

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle (credit only)

Jere Burns ... Jerry

Dot-Marie Jones ... Betty

Diane Delano ... Mo

David Mattey ... Tiny the Bartender

Season 8, Episode 7: The Ego Boost

14 April 2009
Jim feels that an old girlfriend is trying to put the moves on him.

Season 8, Episode 8: The Yoga Bear

14 April 2009
Jim thinks Cheryl goes to yoga too frequently, but then he finds out the instructor is young and sexy. Jim decides to join the class so he can monitor their activity.

Season 8, Episode 9: Kyle's Crush

21 April 2009
Andy is dating Ruby's piano teacher, but is trying to keep it from Jim and gets dumped in the process when a younger man moves in on him...Kyle.

Season 8, Episode 10: The Meaningful Gift

21 April 2009
Andy turns to Jim for advice on what to get his new girlfriend for her birthday.

Season 8, Episode 11: The Daddy Way

28 April 2009
When Cheryl rooks Jim into hosting a "Daddy & Me" group, Jim takes the opportunity to turn it into a baby racing fest.

Season 8, Episode 12: Physical Therapy

28 April 2009
When Mandy convinces Andy to not play tackle football with Jim and the guys, it's Jim who has to come up with a plan, after talking him into playing anyway, for covering up the fact that Andy DID play and got hurt in the process.

Season 8, Episode 13: The Cooler One

12 May 2009
By telling him he's the cooler parent, Ruby is able to manipulate Jim into letting her do whatever she wants.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie (credit only)

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle
Lacey Ellison ... Micaela
Alec Hogan ... Josh

Jim Ward ... Announcer (voice) (as James Ward)

Season 8, Episode 14: Happy Jim

12 May 2009
Everyone takes advantage of Jim's bad back when he takes pain pills and finds out the truth under the influence.

Season 8, Episode 15: King of the Nerds

26 May 2009
Kyle enjoys talking to Andy about science fiction. Jim tries to bond with Kyle through sports.

Jim Belushi ... Jim

Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Cheryl

Larry Joe Campbell ... Andy

Taylor Atelian ... Ruby

Billi Bruno ... Gracie

Conner Rayburn ... Kyle
William Perry ... Himself (as William 'Refrigerator' Perry)

Jim Ward ... Announcer #1 and #3 (voice) (as James K. Ward)
Robb Weller ... Announcer #2 (voice)

Season 8, Episode 16: I Hate the High Road

26 May 2009
Cheryl and Jim are signed up for a volunteer event, but he does not want to participate. When he is accidentally giving money for his volunteer efforts, he plans to keep the money even though Cheryl tells him it is wrong to keep it.

Season 8, Episode 17: Diamonds Are a Ghoul's Best Friend

2 June 2009
Cheryl thinks Jim's home-made coupons for her birthday are just a disguise gift, so he has to buy her something else that will be the real gift. He buys Cheryl a used diamond necklace for her birthday.

Season 8, Episode 18: Heaven Opposed to Hell

2 June 2009
Jim chokes on food and is passing out. In a dream sequence, he talks to God and the Devil who are about to decide his fate of where he will spend his after life.

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