Joey takes a job as a substitute teacher--in Michelle's classroom. PTA president, Mrs. Carruthers (guest star MARCIA WALLACE) becomes Joey's not-so-secret admirer. Danny auditions to play bass guitar for Jesse.
Danny asks the mother of Stephanie's friend Gia out on a date--causing Michelle to rebel. Joey is surprised when the French woman he asked out on a date arrives with her husband. Jesse is nervous about his first appearance with his new band.
Stephanie and Gia meet a couple of older guys at the mall, who invite the girls to go for a spin. When the guys turn out to be totally reckless drivers, Stephanie is torn between her better judgment, and her desire to let loose and have fun. Meanwhile, the adults all become addicted to Michelle's video game.
Michelle saves up to buy the perfect present for her father for Christmas. Later Becky buys the same present as a gag gift for Joey, and the whole family Laughs at it. Michelle forces Jesse to take her to return it on Christmas eve but the store clerk wont budge. He presses a button that calls the police after Jesse insists forcefully. Nicky and Alex are afraid of Santa Clause.
Joey comes home from a two-week comedy tour to watch the Super Bowl Game, forgetting that he and Jesse had volunteered to take Michelle's science group to the museum that day. He takes them to the local bar so that he can watch the game and promises the kids that they will have fun. When the TV gets broke the guys brings all the mad football fans to there house to watch the game, interrupting DJ's college interview.
When D.J and Kimmy plan a celebrity charity basketball game, D.J. recruits her family to play. Jesse is embarrassed to admit he can't play basketball. Jesse is coached by a pro--KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR (himself). ADAM ABDUL-JABBAR appears with his dad.