Mandy arranges a holiday surprise for the family's housekeeper; Vanessa gives Boyd an elf doll and tells him it's magical.
When Bud gives Boyd a spanking, he's surprised to learn Mike disagrees with his style of discipline; Kyle thinks Mandy's gift of a porkpie hat is an effort to brand him.
On Thanksgiving, Mike's dad (Robert Forster) announces plans to open a recreational marijuana store; Mike worries what message his dad's business venture will send to the family.
Vanessa feels guilty after encouraging Mandy to end things with Kyle, so she decides to try to make things right.
When Eve's neighbor beats her to starting her annual snow shoveling business, Mike gives her a lesson on capitalism and the free market.
Mike is reluctant to support a neighbor in her bid for the school board; Eve gets mixed messages when Kristin and Mandy give her advice on romance.
Boyd finds Vanessa's ideas for the Halloween haunted house too scary. Directed by Jonathan Taylor Thomas.
Kristin finds herself comparing her boyfriend to John Baker (Jonathan Taylor Thomas), her ambitious boss; as part of Eve's sniper/hunter training, she and Mike try to catch each other unaware.
Vanessa encourages Mandy to enjoy college life and join a sorority; Ed goes under cover to investigate productivity on The Outdoor Man loading dock.
Despite having a good time teaching Eve how to drive, Mike thinks Vanessa should take over so she and Eve can bond; Mandy is annoyed by Mike's endless requests for Kyle to do work around the house.
Mike learns that Kyle's new-found interest in philosophy is distracting him from his work; Mike worries about Boyd attending a bilingual school.