The Malloys are a distantly ethnic Irish/Gypsy family of traveling con artists (called 'Travlers') which make up of the patriarch Wayne, his jail bird wife Dahlia, and their three children/con-artists-in-training; headstrong Di Di, troubled Cael, and the cross-dressing Sam. After Dahlia is paroled from prison for serving time for petty robbery and larceny, Wayne tries to get money through his cousin Dale who lives at a Traveler's camp, but gets turned down. After ripping off Dale and his family, the Malloys take to the road in their RV trailer when, through a set of ...
Forced to look for a job to support his family's new lifestyle of impersonating the Riches, Wayne tries to scam his new neighbor, Hugh Panetta, into giving him a job at his law firm. Meanwhile, Dale is still hunting for the Malloys and the discovery of the car crash puts him back on their tail.
Wayne begins work at his new job at Hugh's law firm, where his first assignment is to fire the current head of the department. Meanwhile, Dahlia insists on registering the kids at a rich private school despite the fact that there are currently no openings. Elsewhere, Dale uses his influence over Tammy, Cael's girlfriend, to track down the Malloys.
The real Doug Rich's ex-wife jeopardizes the Malloys' cover when she comes after "Doug" for missed alimony payments and Wayne has to try to avoid meeting her face to face. Meanwhile, DiDi falls for a neighborhood buffer, and Cael finds a way to capitalize on his unusual skills at school. Also, Dahlia's pill addiction continues to worsen and now threatens to tear the family apart.
Discovering the demands of his new job, Wayne has to clean up after one of HughÂ's shady land-grabs, while a bored Dahlia figures out ways to amuse herself in Eden Falls. Meanwhile, Ginny moves in on the unsuspecting Malloys.
The Malloys must deal with Ken from the Traveler camp, when he shows up intending to marry DiDi. His presence leads to a family crisis. At Panco, Hugh wants Dahlia to be his personal assistant. But on top of that, he won't let Wayne settle for Hartley Underwood, who's suing the company. Meanwhile, Dale makes his move back at the Gypsy Traveler camp.
The Malloys find themselves in awkward situations when Wayne is offered a partnership at Panco only if he throws a dinner party that meets Hugh's approval. Meanwhile, a former prison cell mate of Dahlia's, on the search for a job, arrives at their house wanting to be the family's maid.
Wayne suspects that Dahlia still has a drug addiction and takes meth himself as a way of showing her how much the fact that she is on drugs hurts. Meanwhile, when things at Panco go crazy, it is up to Dahlia to keep everything and everyone together when Wayne is unable to break out of his meth-induced spell. Also, Dale shows up at Edenfalls and befriends the family's neighbor, Hartley.
When Hugh goes missing under mysterious circumstances, it is up to Wayne to take over at Panco and discover what it's really like to be the boss. Meanwhile, Dahlia tries to bond with Di Di, only to discover that their relationship has only taken more steps in the wrong direction. Also, Dale confesses his intentions to Hartley to bring down the Riches/Malloys.
The Malloys must hide their secret extra carefully when the late Doug Rich's friend, Pete, stops by for a visit. Meanwhile, Hugh returns to town with a new wife from Las Vegas. Also, Hartley warms up to Dale and shows him how to blend in with the local crowd.
In the cliff-hanging, harrowing season finale, the Malloys find themselves in difficult situations as more visitors continue to arrive, their neighbors continue to pry on them, and Dale aims for a piece of the action. When things become all the more tense, the Malloys find themselves making some difficult and deadly decisions to protect their secret identities at all costs.