Mike and Vanessa eagerly await Eve's return from the Air Force Academy; Ryan's anxiety about current events leads to a shocking announcement.
After avoiding expressing emotion after his dad died, Mike finally has the heart-to-heart with Bud that he never had while he was alive; Kristin proposes a new business venture; Mandy gives Kyle a makeover to fit his new corporate job.
Under the threat of corporate takeover, Mike and Ed disagree on the direction of Outdoor Man's future; Vanessa is elated when she thinks Mandy and Kyle are trying to have a baby.
Mike and Chuck find the perfect target for a prank while working late to set up a security system at the store on Halloween; Mandy, Kyle, Kristen and Ryan hold a séance.
When Vanessa wants to board a foreign exchange student, Mike must work overtime to impress her father; Kristen and Ryan try to remain cool when Boyd invites a girl over.
Vanessa's mother comes to visit and hits it off with Ed; Mandy and Kyle tutor Boyd, but they may be the ones getting outsmarted.
Mandy nearly gives up on her dream of becoming a fashion designer when she is faced with rejection; Vanessa looks back at her own career path, which stirs up regrets; Mike steps in to help the women in his family realize their dreams.
Kyle's first day in Outdoor Man human resources is more than he bargained for when Chuck and Joe file a complaint against Mike; Ryan finds himself in the doghouse when he, Kristen and Boyd take care of a neighbor's puppy.
Mike has trouble finding a Christmas gift for Ed; Eve returns to visit; Vanessa helps the family realize the importance of its long-standing holiday family traditions.
Boyd insists he, Mike and Ryan take a trip together, forcing the men to get along; Mandy and Kyle pretend to be detectives when they suspect Ed was involved in a long-ago murder.
Mike struggles to find common ground with the new foreign exchange student, fearing she is being too polite with him; Kyle and Chuck mess with Ed's ancestry results.
Mike and Vanessa take the girls to the family cabin, where Mike challenges them to unplug for the weekend and stay off their phones; for a school assignment, Jen shadows Kyle at work.
When Chuck and Carol decide to renew their vows, Mike plans to take his officiating to the next level.
After Mandy and Kyle combine their finances, they begin to quarrel.
Vanessa "helps" Mandy and Kyle look for their first apartment; Mike is thrilled when Ryan's good business decisions have him unknowingly embracing capitalism.
As Boyd's sense of adventure grows, Mike and Kristen have a different opinion on how much space they should give him; when Mandy and Kyle move into their apartment, they find Ryan isn't a fun landlord.
Mike begrudgingly invites Ryan to his weekly poker game but immediately regrets it when Ryan gets the guys to open up about their feelings.
When Ed and Bonnie start spending more time together, Vanessa doesn't want Mike to interfere with their relationship; Mandy and Kyle eavesdrop on Kristin and Ryan through their new home security system.
When Rev. Paul calls on Mike to teach Sunday school, Mike calls on Kyle to take his place; Eve fears Mandy and Kristin are taking advantage of Jen at home.
In an effort to help get her clothing line off the ground and into stores, Mike invites Mandy to sit in on a business meeting with an aggressive sales rep; Ed hires Kyle to transcribe his life story.
Mike and Chuck get their game on when Ed has a pinball machine installed in the office; Kristen and Mandy become jealous of a poem Vanessa wrote for Jen.