Mike Henry's former boss and his wife conspire to get Mike back to work as a TV anchor. He is ready to return to work after a five year absence due to his health. His wife Annie is a teacher at the same school as one of their daughter's.
The Henrys have a new upstairs neighbor who turns the TV up too high and is interested in getting to know Mike personally. Eve's new friend is a lesbian and Ian finds her attractive. Mike's sister tries to start a new job.
Mike (Michael J. Fox) and Annie (Betsy Brandt) are thrilled about Eve's (Juliette Goglia) newfound excitement for a photography class - until they discover the racy subject matter. After Ian (Conor Romero) and his girlfriend, Reese (guest star Alice Kremelberg), get in a fight, Harris (Wendell Pierce) and Leigh (Katie Finneran) try to give them both advice. Graham (Jack Gore) overhears Mike say the best way to smooth over a fight is to admit blame and tries to use this advice to get away with anything.
As he and Annie (Betsy Brandt) vie to interest Graham (Jack Gore) in their favorite hobbies, Mike (Michael J. Fox) is shocked when his longtime nemesis is hired to anchor the evening news. Guest starring Anne Heche.
Mike and Annie realize their daughter has reached the age where she pulls away from parents. Mike gets her an internship at his work as a way to keep connected. It does not go well, especially since Eve likes his nemesis Susan.
Mike is asked to play in a charity golf tournament, so he and Annie decide to make it a romantic getaway weekend. Another celebrity golfer becomes the bane of his existence. The kids rent out their home to make money while the parents are gone.
Leigh's place has bedbugs so she moves in with the Henry's. Mike tires of her after a few days, but realizes she just wants to be close to the family. Ian plays a prank on Eve. She retaliates but soon regrets it when he believes everything.
Mike & Annie clear Graham's room of toys he no longer uses, so he finds all items they no longer use and starts to throw them out. Ian plans for a high school dance instead of thinking of college. Annie is upset when Eve confides in Leigh.
Mike's parents come to town. This upsets Leigh because her mother is always critical of her, but it delights Annie because she enjoys her in-laws. Leigh turns the tables and sets the mother's critical eye on Annie. The guys play football.
Ian offers to bake cookies with Graham, but Graham is uninterested. Ian decides to instill holiday cheer in Graham. Mike has to work on Christmas Eve when he and Annie already had plans for the night. Eve wants to celebrate Hanukkah.
Annie wants to make sure Graham's slumber party is tame. Ian and Eve decide to make it exciting. Mike holds a party for Harris for receiving an honor, but none of Harris' friends want to attend-until Mike says it is an engagement party.
The Henry's neighbor, a mobster who has been in hiding, is arrested. Mike thinks he is losing his reporting touch because he did not get the story. Ian & Eve want the statue the mobster gave to Graham because it might hold a treasure.
Mike (Michael J. Fox) and Susan (Anne Heche) head to Sochi to cover the Winter Olympics. Meanwhile, as Annie (Betsy Brandt) coaches Eve (Juliette Goglia) in a teen beauty pageant, Leigh (Katie Finneran) is convinced she's dating a ghost who's haunting her apartment.
As Mike (Michael J. Fox) goes to great lengths to keep Leigh (Katie Finneran) from uncovering his plans to throw her a surprise birthday party, Eve (Juliette Goglia) develops a crush on a substitute teacher at school, unaware that he has feelings for Annie (Betsy Brandt).