Mike returns home after a two-month road trip; a tornado heads toward Outdoor Man and the Baxter family home.
Mike asks Ryan to let Boyd walk home by himself; Kyle and Ed hold a doomsday preparation meeting; Mandy and Eve keep a secret from Vanessa.
Vanessa thinks Eve should be more supportive of having a woman president; Mike and Mandy wonder what they have in common.
When Boyd is suspended from school, Mike wants Ryan to look into private schools; Kristin and Kyle are faced with a raccoon in the Outdoor Man restaurant.
Mike looks forward to spending alone time in the garage with his new 1967 Impala, but the car's previous owner keeps showing up with uninvited advice; Vanessa lets Eve go to a music festival, angering Mandy.
When Mike and Chuck decide to spend Halloween watching football instead of passing out candy, their wives decide to prank them; Kyle dresses up as Ed.
Mike has a difficult time treating Kristin like an employee rather than his daughter; Kyle and Mandy hope Ed wants their help rekindling his romance with Wendi.
When Eve's annoying friend needs a place to stay, Mike tries to pawn her off on someone else; conflict ensues after Kristin asks Mandy to design new uniforms for the Outdoor Man Grill.
Vanessa is upset when Eve doesn't want to participate in a holiday tradition; Kristin learns that Mandy is lying about where she and Kyle will be on Thanksgiving.
Mike surprises everyone by suggesting Ryan become the coach for Boyd's hockey team; Vanessa doesn't understand why Eve is doing poorly in chemistry.
Mike asks the family to help get ready for Christmas in order to take the pressure off a stressed-out Vanessa.
Mike and Vanessa try to get Eve to join their teams for their annual college alumnae 5K race; Ed hires his girlfriend to be a hostess at the restaurant.
Mike tries to cheer Eve up by showing her different career options; a car mechanic (Jay Leno) yields a surprising amount of influence; Kristin feels like she no longer has anything in common with Mandy.
When Ed secretly gives Kyle a task involving an engagement ring, Mike thinks Kyle is going to propose to Mandy.
After agreeing to buy a home with Kristin, Ryan changes his mind; Mandy wants Eve out of the basement.
Mike tries to break up Eve's new band, but his plan doesn't turn out as he expected; Mandy and Kyle baby-sit Boyd.
Mike decides to start his own miniature tank collection after learning that the one belonging to a late neighbor has been sold; Kristin and Ed worry about a scathing review of Outdoor Man Restaurant.
Mike builds a shed for Vanessa to work in -- and free up his space at home; Kyle struggles when Kristin is named employee of the month.
Mike's ex-girlfriend, a famous rock climber, wants him to go on a trip with her to promote her line of climbing gear; Kristen and Ryan part with their old possessions.
Vanessa hopes a tattoo will help her become closer to her daughters; Kyle gives Ryan camping lessons.
Kyle shares his fears with Mike about meeting the church's new minister; Ryan helps Eve with her debate assignment.