Tim Allen will return for a fifth season as “Mike Baxter” in “Last Man Standing,” a show about everything that families are dealing with today – all filtered through the blunt “man’s man” comedy of an iconic American dad. Mike continues to be surrounded by forces seeking to challenge his ideas on just about everything in which he strongly believes.
Mike learns that Kyle's new-found interest in philosophy is distracting him from his work; Mike worries about Boyd attending a bilingual school.
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.
Vanessa encourages Mandy to enjoy college life and join a sorority; Ed goes under cover to investigate productivity on The Outdoor Man loading dock.
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.
Boyd finds Vanessa's ideas for the Halloween haunted house too scary. Directed by Jonathan Taylor Thomas.
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.
When Eve's neighbor beats her to starting her annual snow shoveling business, Mike gives her a lesson on capitalism and the free market.
Vanessa feels guilty after encouraging Mandy to end things with Kyle, so she decides to try to make things right.
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.
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.
Mandy arranges a holiday surprise for the family's housekeeper; Vanessa gives Boyd an elf doll and tells him it's magical.
Vanessa worries Eve will become an outcast after she posts one of Mike's vlogs on her Facebook page.
Mike and Ryan vehemently disagree when a school counselor suggests that Boyd start ADHD medication.
Boyd's school considers a change after his research on its namesake causes outrage.
Speculation begins when a bouquet of roses is delivered anonymously to the Baxter household.
Kristin and Mandy think Eve and her boyfriend will both be going on the same overnight camping trip.
Vanessa's visiting sister needs money for a donor egg so she can have a baby.
Eve's boyfriend tells her he doesn't want her wearing her JROTC uniform to the prom.