When Chris is robbed at work by the neighborhood's well-known criminal Malvo, he is scared to tell Doc who robbed the place. Julius gets a Betamax and is upset when Tonya accidentally tapes over Julius' stories.
The new vice-principal pairs Chris and Caruso up as buddies on a school field trip, but Chris and Caruso end up being left behind. Toyna takes Rochelle's hoop earrings and then loses one of them. Julius searches for a Wayne Gretzky hockey jersey for Drew.
Chris finds out that he can't fulfill his campaign promises as class president, causing him to become increasingly unpopular at school; Rochelle's brother comes to stay with the family temporarily but shows little interest in finding a job or moving out.
Chris signs up to be a hall monitor in order to gain some respect. But when the students don't take him seriously, Greg gives Chris some advice to step up his game, but his newfound power goes to his head which nearly threatens his friendship with Greg. When Toyna invites her girlfriends over, they're more interested in hanging out with Drew than with her. Julius struggles to get some sleep, but Rochelle keeps complaining to him about her job.
A black substitute teacher takes over Chris' class while Ms. Morello is away, but the teacher ends up giving Chris a hard time, prompting Chris to figure out a way to get rid of him. Toyna discovers that she can her own way by accusing Drew of hitting her, and Mr. Omar gets on Julius' last nerve.
Chris and Greg cut school to see "Ghostbusters", but they run into Ms. Morello at the movies. Julius spends an agonizing day at the DMV trying to get his license renewed. Rochelle volunteers at a book fair at Drew and Toyna's school with disastrous results.
When Chris stops Malvo trying to steal a gold chain from Vanessa, Malvo demands that Chris get him a gold chain. Tonya tries to win tickets to a Billy Ocean concert. Rochelle discovers that Julius has been hiding a credit card from her.
Chris decides to become a DJ, but his new career takes a wrong turn when he accidentally scratches Rochelle's James Brown album. Drew asks Julius to take him to a magic show, but Julius is afraid of rabbits.
Chris is stuck between a rock and a hard place when he has to make a decision about going to a baseball game with Julius and Drew or go to the movies with Tasha. Rochelle forgets to mail Tonya's letter to the Billy Ocean fan club. Rochelle's brother, Michael asks Vanessa out on a date.
Chris becomes the neighborhood odd-maker after predicting a basketball game's outcome for Doc, but a bookie could bring Chris' lucky streak to an end. Tonya and Drew bet each other in checkers. Julius places a bet on an upcoming basketball game behind Rochelle's back.
Chris turns to Rochelle to help him with his algebra for a match competition at school. But when Rochelle's teaching methods don't work, Chris decides to meet with Rochelle's mom, Maxine, who is good with algebra. Tonya takes the blame when Drew breaks Julius' favorite chair.
With the end of the school year near, Chris plans his revenge against Caruso for making his life at school miserable. Tonya is jealous about Drew graduating from elementary school. Julius tries fixing Mr. Omar's clogged sink, but ends up making it worse.