Jack applies for a job at a restaurant. The manager hires him but as a bus boy. Jack can't tell his friends what his job is so he let's them think he got a job as a chef. But when they come to see him, things get complicated.
Chrissy is on a trip to Fresno and did not leave rent money for the rent. Jack and Janet do not have enough to cover the rent and try to come up with the rest of the money. Luckily, Chrissy's cousin Cindy comes to move in with them.
Cindy adjusts to the apartment and her new secretarial job. However, her boss at work wants more than just a secretary and makes Cindy run personal errands for him. Jack stands up for Cindy, but inadvertently gets her fired.
Jack helps an elderly woman in the apartment complex take her groceries to her apartment. She is so grateful she brings him a thank you gift. Then she gives another, and soon she is constantly around and interfering in his life.
Jack plans a big night for his date with Cheryl, but her father shows up instead of Cheryl. He wants some tips on connecting with women. The father immediately puts the tips to use by asking Janet out.
When Janet's parents arrive, Jack and Cindy learn that her parents think that she and Jack are married. And when they stay, she and Jack have to keep up the charade which includes them sleeping together which is awkward.
Cindy is being pursued by a guy who doesn't take no for an answer. Jack decide to go on their date posing as her brother to tell him she doesn't want him. But the guy is so wealthy, Jack can't help but be impressed.
When Furley refuses to stand up to his brother and tell him that he has to fix the apartment building, Jack goes and talks to him. The guy is impressed with Jack that he makes him the new building manager leaving Furley out in the cold. They try to come up with a plan to get him alone so that Furley can finally stand up to him.
The girls think Jack does not do his share of work, and Jack thinks they are taking advantage of him. Larry has the solution - Jack stays at Larry's place, and Larry stays with the girls. Soon, everyone wants what they originally had.
Jack teaches a cooking class and Janet attends. He tells her that she will not get any special attention. However, Jack does give special attention to another student - the Dean's niece. Betty Jean hopes to get an A in class.
When Furley's attractive niece is visiting, Jack wants to go out with her but can't because Furley thinks he's gay. So Jack pretends he has a lookalike brother visiting from Texas named Austin. Furley buys it, but things get complicated when Furley wants to spend time with both Jack and Austin.
Jack and Larry notice a gorgeous woman at the bar, but also notice her dangerously jealous boyfriend. Jack is concerned, but Larry keeps egging the boyfriend into a fight. The girlfriend seems to pursue Jack.