With a pregnancy, an engagement and a near death experience, the series finale was packed with surprises and heartwarming moments. She is in denial for a while about having two babies while running for congress. I even want two babies, and I want to run for congress. At a rally, Mel plans to officially announce that she is not running. She has the support of her family and she can handle the challenge, even if it is scary. You go Mel! MelissaandJoey MelissaandJoeyChat pic.
Lennox is kicked off of the school blog and so she decides to create her own, devoting all of her free time to it. This annoys her new boyfriend, Haskell, whom she begins to ignore. Joe warns him against it with his experience in the stock market, but Ryder tells him to help invest it anyway. However, the stocks rise at a fast pace and Ryder thinks that he is rich, but in reality, Joe never invested any of the money because he was wary of the company.
Meanwhile, Lennox and Haskell have broken up after she caught him making out with another girl. Mel meets Haskell's father, Sam Shawn Christianand the two start a secret affair in order to not upset Lennox. Mel gets Joe a government job, but problems arise when Joe is caught in another financial scandal, putting Mel's career on the line.
It turns out their boss was behind the scandals and he is caught on a wire and is later arrested as the news presenter then announces. As Joe was allegedly involved in the scandal he loses his job.
Elsewhere, Lennox must kiss an attractive classmate when she stars in the school play. Mel starts to imagine having a family with Austin. However she learns Austin decided he never wanted children at 25 and had a vasectomy.
This puts a strain on their relationship. Austin points out that Lennox and Ryder are basically her children, and Joe babysits the neighbor's baby, Tucker, bringing him over to the house so he can remind Mel of her dreams of wanting her own child.
Meanwhile, Lennox is faced with the challenge of writing her college admissions essay, and she hires Ryder to boss her around until she finishes. Joe encourages Mel to ditch her clingy friend, Anita, but when Mel thinks that Anita's finally out of her life for good, she and Joe begin dating. Mel is convinced Anita just wants to be back in her life, while Joe believes it is a genuine relationship, so they plot to uncover the truth. Mel and Joe cohost a local morning show and win over viewers, but their candor about Lennox's and Ryder's lives upsets the teens.
Mel's sister, Meredith Jaime Presslycomes home from prison on furlough to celebrate Christmas with the kids and Mel, and seems unruffled by Joe's obvious animosity towards her. Note: this episode is a Christmas special and was only put in after EP15 because it was near Christmas. Episode 15 ends on a cliff hanger and is continued in episode Joe and Mel decide to join couples therapy.
The counselor, Dr. Kathryn Miller, turns out to be Joe's ex girlfriend.Melissa and Joey 3x32 - Joe Proposes to Mel
Lennox has complications dating her teacher's assistant when Zander shows up at her doorstep. Mel and Joe start double dating with another couple that they really like. However, Nate tells Joe a secret who tells Mel and then who tells Gillian. Lennox's romance with Emerson is exposed, so Mel follows Joe's advice and forbids the relationship, leading Lennox to move out. Elsewhere, Ryder forgets his passport and gets stuck at the Canada—US border.
Mel wonders if she can trust Joe when his old buddy Charlie enlists him as a wingman. Joe inherits his grandmother's old chair and wants it placed in the living room.
Mel has trouble telling Joe that she doesn't think it fits. Nona then appears to her in a dream and gets her to sit in the chair. Meanwhile, Ryder offers moving help to Zander's roommates and ends up hooking up with one of them.
Mel thinks that she is pregnant after taking a home pregnancy test. When Joe finds the test, Lennox says it is hers to cover for Mel. Meanwhile, Ryder needs to pass a math test so he enlists the school nerd to tutor bot him and a popular girl in their class. They go to her hometown and meet her, then Dani Jada Facer comes to Toledo in a cab to see her father get married.
Meanwhile, Lennox and Zander break up again, and Ryder announces to his aunt that he doesn't plan to go to college. Mel's doctor drops by on Halloween to convince Mel she was once a teenage witch and needs to battle the evil Dark Lord. At first Mel and Joe don't believe her, but then Joe's Halloween robot comes to life, and Mel accidentally turns Lennox into a cat. Joe begins to show a darker side of himself and Mel tries to trigger his memory to get the ghoul out of his body.
Guest stars : Beth Broderick as Mel's doctor. Mel and Joe are about to celebrate their first Christmas as a married couple, which leads to a competition over whose family ornament should take the top spot on the tree. Both Mel and Joe have a flashback set in southern North America in the s.
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Mel is hesitant to do so until she finds out Lennox wrote a poem about her principal, Miss Lunt Vernee Watsonthat wasn't so nice. Mel relents and decides to hire a nanny.
Before leaving for a meeting, Joseph "Joe" Longo knocks on her door. He apologizes for an outburst seen earlier in the episode and asks if she can get him a job. Mel realizes he was the head of her brother-in-law's company. It is mentioned that her brother-in-law ran off leaving the company in disarray and it is implied that he ran off with the millions Joe made for him and left his wife to take the blame.
The result is her being in federal prison and the reason for the children having to stay with Mel. She explains that there is a hiring freeze downtown so she can't get him a job. Joe then offers to be her new nanny. Joe takes Ryder to school so Mel won't miss her meeting. Mel comes home later to take Lennox to school so she can apologize to Miss Lunt. If she doesn't apologize, Lennox cannot go back to school. Mel finds that Ryder is still at home and Lennox is gone.
After leaving, Joe sees an online posting from Lennox and realizes she is on the roof. He convinces her to go eat her "big bowl of stink" instead of letting Mel eat it for her. Mel comes back impressed until she finds out Joe paid Lennox fifty dollars to go to the school and apologize to the principal.
They later decide to give him a try being the nanny. Joe moves into Mel's basement with a meager amount of his belongings, with his ex-wife having kept most of the good stuff. Mel then convinces him to stand up for himself and get back his widescreen TV.
But the presence of television in the living room ruins Mel's date with a fellow politician Philipp Karner. Meanwhile, Mel encourages Lennox to make friends at her new school.
Joe's newfound job ruins his dating life. Mel offers him some advice: lie. The truth becomes outrageously stretched, until it blows up in the dysfunctional family's face. With the girls no longer thinking clearly, Joe must talk some sense into Mel, while managing to organize her closet.
Hal and Mel eventually break up, as Joe finishes cleaning her closet, while Lennox gets caught with her bad boy. Steve Zuckerman. Joe's suspicious behavior prompts Mel to assume that he is in a relationship, when in reality he has teamed up with a former co-worker in hopes of finding Mel's brother-in-law, Lewis.
Meanwhile, Mel and Lennox team up to conquer what they think is Ryder's bully, after they discover him missing his new shoes and backpack. It turns out that Ryder himself gave his possessions to a friend, in hopes of repaying him since his family was impacted by Ryder's own parents' dishonest investment. Celeste Vega Valery Ortiza TV reporter doing a story on Mel's life, is more intrigued with Joe's duties as a nanny and is out to make Mel look like an incompetent councillor.
Mel agrees to appear at a Dancing with the Stars type charity event with Joe helping her to get ready for it.
Mark Ballas and Finola Hughes guest star. Tim O'Donnell. A crackdown on illegal domestic workers working for city council members begins and Mel pleads with Joe to get his birth certificate so he can continue working for her. But what Joe hasn't told Mel is that he wasn't actually born in America, he was born in an American army hospital in Korea and that finding his legal papers is a daunting task because of him moving around as a kid.
Meanwhile, Lennox and her best friend Phoebe agree to go to the school dance together as friends but rumors soon escalate that they are going as a lesbian couple. Mel is pleased when she learns Lennox is dating the mayor's son. Guest stars include Ted McGinley as the mayor and Katherine Helmond who co-starred for eight years in the structurally similar series, Who's the Boss? Done that", referring to the titular character she played from to Joe and Mel create web episodes, titled "Joe Knows", to promote his financial advice.
He quickly gains popularity, not by his initial premise, but rather Mel's branding. Lennox starts to develop a crush on her chemistry tutor, who turns her down. Part 2.
Melissa & Joey is an American sitcom television series starring Melissa Joan Hart and Joey On May 28, , ABC Family announced that the third season would be expanded by 20 She started dating Joe in "A Decent Proposal". Melissa & Joey is an American television sitcom starring Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence Mel is hesitant to do so until she finds out Lennox wrote a poem about her principal, Miss Lunt (Vernee Watson), that wasn't so nice. . When Joe starts dating Mel's personal trainer (Jessalyn Wanlim), the two find it difficult to. When '90s sitcom stars Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence Family movie My Fake Fiance, they never expected that fans would fall so in.
Joe's ex-wife Tiffany Megan Hilty seeks a renewal of their relationship when she has a pregnancy scare; Lennox struggles with popularity issues. When Joe starts dating Mel's personal trainer Jessalyn Wanlimthe two find it difficult to balance Joe's new romance and Mel's workout needs.
Meanwhile, Lennox tries to maintain a friendship with Beckett, despite her feelings toward him. Guest star : Elizabeth Sarah McLaughlin. An encounter with a scout Vivica A. Fox leaves Lennox wanting to become a model, but her decision isn't final until she obtains Mel's permission. Fox out, but she ends up controlling his life. Guest starring : Leslie GrossmanCourtney Henggeler. Mel auctions off Joe Longo in an auction for his cleaning services, but wonders about ulterior motives of the highest bidder.
Lennox Scanlon has ten days to write a novel to prove her writing ability to her teacher. Mel's last single friend gets engaged, so she feels pressured to find a husband, which leads to her continuing in a dull relationship, which Joe advises against. Mel starts dating a much younger man, George, and lies about her age while Lennox deal with competition for the post of editor of the school's blog. Roman becomes the Lennox's love interest. George has a party to introduce Mel to all of his friends.
Meanwhile, Joe gets upset at his ex-wife, Tiffany, for disrespecting their anniversary. Mel reexamines her romance with George. Shelley Jensen. Mel's father comes back to town to support a bill Mel opposes. Meanwhile, Lennox's poetry proves popular with a classmate who is an aspiring singer.
Joe's younger brother Matthew Lawrence arrives in town and is attracted to Mel. Meanwhile, Lennox dodges a sick Ryder in order to ensure that she is able to attend a highly anticipated party. Ryder lands in hot water with his teacher Andrew Lawrence because of Joe. Elsewhere, Mel gets Lennox into an over concert. Leonard R. Garner, Jr. Mel recruits Joe to play on her office softball team, as she is determined to beat her rival's team Tom Wilson.
Meanwhile, Ryder wants Lennox to feature Holly's short story in the school blog. Mel and Joe get into a property dispute with their neighbor John Ratzenberger ; Ryder films a public service announcement starring Lennox and a school jock Blake Jenner.
Fearing that she will give into peer pressure, Mel and Joe follow Lennox to her all night after-party. Meanwhile, while studying with another girl, Ryder seizes the opportunity to stand up to Holly.
Allusion to Blossom : In a moment of shock, Joe utters "Whoa! In the second-season opener, Mel has her home renovated, but the construction work does not go smoothly. Meanwhile, Lennox's school puts on a play she wrote, but the audience reaction is not what she anticipated. Mel and Joe attempt to respect each other's privacy after they have a quarrel about boundaries.
Elsewhere, Lennox dreads working on the spirit committee at school, but her attitude changes after she meets the president of the club, Aidan Cody Linley. When Mel and Joe walk in on Lennox and Aidan in bed together, they try to steer her away from sex, while Aidan's parents Beth Littleford and David Starzyk are delighted at the idea of the two being each other's "first".
Holly tries to get Ryder to shave for the first time. Melissa Joan Hart. Joe thinks that Mel is having an affair with a married man after he overhears a phone conversation and seeks to expose her. Lennox's friend has a boyfriend, Haskell Gregg Sulkinthat has been crushing on her and she tries to find the right words to tell Scarlett.
Meanwhile, Ryder looks for a perfect birthday present for Holly. Mel punches a man after he insults Ryder at a movie theater and the encounter goes viral. She then plans on using her newfound fame in her campaign for an upcoming election.
Lennox tries to befriend the new girl in school, but the girl only ends up taking advantage of her, as predicted by Joe. Elsewhere, Lennox dreads working on the spirit committee at school, but her attitude changes after she meets the president of the club, Aidan Cody Linley.
Joe became concerned when Mel started dating a bad boy she met in a huge club. Joe warned Mel that they would change her words around which meant he. It's time for happily ever after for “Melissa & Joey.” The ABC Family comedy wrapped up after four seasons and episodes on Wednesday. Still, despite all his faults, Mel does look to him (often grudgingly) for help and advice, In the second half of the third season, Mel and Joe start to date. Mel and.
When Mel and Joe walk in on Lennox and Aidan in bed together, they try to steer her away from sex, while Aidan's parents are delighted at the idea of the two being each other's "first. Joe thinks that Mel is having an affair with a married man and seeks to expose her.
Lennox's friend has a boyfriend, Haskal Gregg Sulkinthat has been crushing on her and she tries to find the right words to tell Scarlett.
Ryder looks for a perfect birthday present for Holly. Mel punches a person in Ryder's defense, then must think fast when video of the altercation is posted online. Meanwhile, Lennox attempts to befriend a new girl at school, but the girl takes advantage of Lennox's kindness, which dismays Joe. Mel plans to break up with her boyfriend, but seeks Joe's help in boosting his confidence before she gives him the bad news.
Meanwhile, Ryder's girlfriend Holly confides a secret to Lennox and asks her to keep it from Ryder. Mel and Joe arrange blind dates for each other, leading to an uncomfortable double date for the group.
Meanwhile, Lennox decides to start her own blog after being kicked off the school website, but it consumes all of her time, leaving her boyfriend Haskal feeling ignored.
After Lennox breaks up with her new boyfriend, Mel starts dating his father behind her back. Joe tries to teach Ryder a lesson about how to invest in the stock market. Joe gives Lennox driving lessons without Mel's consent. After Lennox gets into a minor accident, Joe tries to cover it up from Mel.
During her first visit in a few years, Joe gives Mel's mother, Monica some advice that upsets Mel. Meanwhile, Lennox gets into some hot water when her gym teacher assumes that she is pregnant. Lennox starts working as an intern with her Aunt Mel. Joe doesn't sleep well because of his 'other' job as an on-line consultant for a Russian financial firm. The visit of Elena, Joe's Russian colleague and on-line crush, disrupts the life in the Burke household.
Mel decides to perform the wedding ceremony between Joe and Elena so the Russian can get a green card. Mel tries to convince Joe of his importance to her and the family after she learns that he has been looking for another job.
Melissa and Joe are both happy in their new relationships, until they discover they are dating a divorced couple. Meanwhile, Lennox decides to get a tattoo after her boyfriend Zander forbids her and Ryder is surprised to find he actually misses school.
Once there, Joe gets wrapped up in another potential financial scandal, leading to all sorts of headaches for Mel. Meanwhile, Lennox is torn between her boyfriend Zander and her hot co-star in the school play, Archer. Joe dates his chiropractor following a back injury, and he doesn't want to rush their new romance. Elsewhere, Ryder and Zander team up to work on a graphic novel, but the project hits a sour note when Lennox becomes their editor. Mel's childhood friend, Austin, moves back to Toledo, and he and Mel quickly take their old friendship to a new level.
But Joe starts to think that Mel and Austin may in fact be related, and schemes to break them up. Meanwhile, enterprising Lennox sells ads on her blog to earn extra money, but is horrified to discover her first sponsor may participate in unfair labor practices. Joe accidentally injures Mel's boyfriend, Austin, during a competitive game of pool.
Mel accuses Joe of doing it on purpose to ruin her romantic weekend getaway. Meanwhile, Joe invites a nerdy kid to join Ryder in his home school studies, and Lennox takes to psychoanalyzing everyone in the house. Mel is taken aback when she finds out that Austin may not share her vision of their future and is resolute in his belief he never wants children. Meanwhile, Joe's new girlfriend is only interested in a physical connection, which leaves him confused and wanting more in the relationship.
And, Lennox can't motivate herself to write her college entrance paper, so she hires Ryder to be her full time babysitter until she does. After Joe convinces Mel to dump her needy friend Anita, he secretly starts dating her.
And Ryder is bummed when all of his friends delete him from their social media sites. Mel desperately wants to be the cool aunt after she discovers that Lennox has taken her relationship with Zander to the next level, but Joe just wants to kill Zander. But when the secret to their popularity turns out to be talking a little too personally about Lennox and Ryder, they have to decide if fame or family is more important. When his apartment needs to undergo emergency renovations, Mel invites her new boyfriend Noah to temporarily move in with her, accelerating their relationship.
When she starts to change her personality, Joe questions whether Mel is allowing Noah to know the "real" Mel Burke.
Meanwhile, Lennox gets her dream internship at the local newspaper, but has a hard time actually waking up to get to work. When Joe and Ryder sell Mel's old belongings, they inadvertently sell a very personal item of hers.
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Desperate to reclaim her property, Mel and Joe turn to crime to get it back. Meanwhile, Lennox's new pen pal is eager to meet her in person, after his release from prison. Joe works out an alternative payment plan when he begins dating the mom of one of his students, which unintentionally earns him a reputation among the other mothers in the neighborhood as a tutor-prostitute.
Meanwhile, Zander and Lennox decide to skip college and drive around the country in a motor home — which doesn't sit well with "cool" aunt Mel. And Ryder introduces his vegan girlfriend to the joys of meat. In failing health, Joe's grandmother Sofia begs him to come visit her one last time for her birthday, and to bring his beautiful wife Tiffany along. Since Joe never got around to telling "Nona" he and Tiffany got divorced, he's forced to beg Mel to pretend to be his trampy ex.
After a night of heavy drinking, Joe and Mel end up sleeping together to their own shock. Ryder gets worked up about helping out Joe's mother with "the rat".
Lennox finds out that Marco was only pretending to be into her to make his ex-girlfriend jealous. Mel, as Tiffany, mistakenly makes a deathbed promise to Nona that she and Joe will stay together forever. Mel's sister Meredith comes home from prison on furlough to celebrate Christmas with the kids and Mel, and seems unruffled by Joe's obvious animosity towards her.
Joe rushes home to tell Mel that he has feelings for her after their romantic night together in New Jersey. When he arrives, he's shocked to find Austin has shown up and wants to give his relationship with Mel another try. Deciding he can't stay and watch them fall in love all over again, Joe quits.
Meanwhile, Lennox plots to get Joe and Mel together and Ryder gets sick from his own cooking. Taking her literally, Joe finds another job, working so hard that they never have time to see each other.
Meanwhile, Lennox is conflicted about putting her relationship with Zander on "Pause" when he asks her to collaborate with him on a comic book. Mel insists on Joe "courting" her, but soon becomes frustrated at their lack of time together. Desperate to spend time with him, Mel sneaks over to his new digs, where he works as a live-in nanny, risking getting him fired—for a second time in as many weeks.
After winning an 8-course dining experience in a raffle, Mel decides to preemptively join an exercise boot camp to lose weight before she gorges on the gourmet meal. She talks Joe into teaching the class, but his harsh tactics get her booted out. Still fighting, they head to the restaurant to meet celebrity chef Malcolm Sunderland, who immediately butts heads with Joe over cooking styles. Meanwhile, Lennox and Zander attempt to sell their "Cassandra" web series.
Mel takes Joe to a work dinner. Meanwhile, Ryder musters up the courage to ask his new Chem partner Stella out on a date. Mel tries to talk Joe into letting her get a dog, but he argues that he'll be the one stuck taking care of it. Meanwhile, Ryder finds himself spending more and more time with Stella's daughter, instead of Stella.
Meanwhile, Lennox is conflicted about dating her Teaching Assistant after Zander shows up on her porch.
With Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence, Taylor Spreitler, Nick Robinson. Joe hatches a So he asks Mel is she would accompany him and pretend to be his wife. She doesn't Release Date: 28 August Getting Started | Contributor Zone ». Lennox starts dating a bad boy that Mel disapproves of, while Mel is also Mel is working on her public image and invites a TV reporter to do a story on her and. 'Melissa & Joey': Mel And Joe Discover They're Each Dating The Find out if they do by tuning in to “Melissa & Joey” on Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
Mel and Joe have a fun game night with married couple Nate and Gillian, whom they hope to remain good friends with. But then Nate tells Joey a big secret…that Joe in turn tells Mel…who then tells Gillian… Meanwhile, after flunking out of art school, Zander shows up begging Ryder to let him secretly hide out in the basement without Lennox knowing. When Mel and Joe discover Lennox is secretly dating her teaching assistant Emerson, Joe talks Mel into putting her foot down and forbidding the relationship.
But things don't go as planned, and Lennox ends up moving out… and into Emerson's apartment. Meanwhile, Ryder is stuck at the Canadian border after leaving his passport somewhere in the house. Meanwhile, Ryder contemplates breaking up with Stella but does an about-face after helping her nurse a sick Isabel. Meanwhile, Ryder tries to win Stella back with a grand romantic gesture during class — much to the frustration of her teacher. Against Mel's better judgment, Joe agrees to act as a wingman to his recently divorced friend Charlie when they go out to a bar.
There, Joe meets Darcy who doesn't know he has a girlfriend. Meanwhile, Zander decides to move in with two female co-eds at his college, much to Lennox's chagrin.
Mel's wild father comes to town to help Mel announce her state senate run. But when Joe teaches him about "selfies," he accidentally sends a racy photo to everyone involved in Mel's campaign, hurting her chances at winning. Meanwhile, Ryder tries to come up with a winning idea for his Entrepreneur's Club. Joe inherits his Nona Sophia's ugly chair - the one she died in - and can't wait to finally add a piece of his life into Mel's home. Mel, unfortunately, doesn't feel the same way and tries to find ways to get rid of the chair without hurting Joe's feelings.
Meanwhile, Ryder pretends he's a college student to hook up with one of Zander's roommates, and Lennox and Zander dance around their hidden feelings for each other. Mel finds out some unexpected news from her doctor and has to choose the right time when to tell Joe. Ryder forms a study group with a huge mix of people. Lennox and Xander get their wires crossed. Mel plans the perfect wedding day for her friend Carrie. But when Carrie calls it off, Mel wonders if she should keep all the flowers, catering and venue—for her and Joe.
Meanwhile, Lennox helps Ryder lie on his resume to help him get a job. In a special clip episode, Mel and Joe meet with a counselor to discuss their relationship. As they look back on their years together, they quickly decide that honesty is not the best policy.
Meanwhile, Lennox insists on helping Ryder get into college even though he has plans of his own. Before they can even make it down the aisle, Joe sees her in her dress, prompting Mel to trash it and get a new one. Mel gives Joe shocking news during their wedding, and he must quickly make a decision as a result.
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Still reeling from the unexpected news at the wedding, Joe impulsively invites his family to move in without asking Mel first, putting their new life together in jeopardy. Meanwhile, Marco decides to make a commitment to Lennox while Zander tries to win her back.
And Ryder takes an online course. A doctor's Halloween house call is anything but ordinary when it is revealed that Mel was once a teenage witch and her help is needed in a battle against an evil foe.
New couple Mel and Joe have a disagreement over whose family ornament gets to adorn the top of their Christmas tree. When their honeymoon to Tahiti gets canceled due to Mel's broken leg, Joe surprises her with a cabin getaway. But their dream vacation quickly becomes a nightmare. Meanwhile, Lennox tries to hide her relationship with Marco. So she tricks Mel into taking her anyway, putting Mel in the awkward situation of wanting to be the cool stepmom but having to lie to Joe.
Meanwhile, Lennox and Marco run into Zander and are outed as a couple. Joe wants Mel to stop taking birth control so they can start a family, but she's unsure. So he invites Nate and Gillian over with their new baby to see if he can change her mind. Meanwhile, Lennox tries to help Zander move on by setting him up with her friend Lilah, and Ryder announces his unexpected plans for the future.
It's Ryder's 18th birthday, and the family gathers to video chat with him, but the computer crashes before they get a chance to talk. Joe insists he can fix it, but Mel is afraid they'll run out of time, so she secretly hires a Jiffy Nerd computer technician behind Joe's back. Mel and Joe write their thank you cards to everyone who sent them a wedding gift.
Mel goes overboard thanking her Aunt Bunny and Uncle Bert for a huge cappuccino machine she and Joe actually hate. She has Joe return the machine to the store, but then gets notice that Bunny and Bert are on their way to visit the newlyweds. Meanwhile, Marco gets an offer he can't refuse. Mel discovers Dani is something of a musical prodigy and gets her a piano to foster Dani's dreams. But she's caught off guard to find Joe opposed to it, until she uncovers his secret musical past in a boy band.
This episode features Joey Lawrence singing " Joe, wanting the family to spend more time with each other, puts a ban on cell phones and computers all weekend long. But it may come back to haunt him when he's offered a job if he gets back to the guy in time. Joe is shocked to learn that Dani snuck friends in to the house, drank wine and then lied about it.
Meanwhile, Mel is less than thrilled over Lennox's infatuation with her professor, who's proving to be a formidable rival for Lennox's attention. Lennox wishes to follow her professor to Colombia; Joe wants Dani to tell her mother about her irresponsible behavior. Mel and Joe decide they are ready to get pregnant right away.
So they take the advice of multiple people on the best way to make that happen. Will all of their hard work result in a baby Longo? Plus, Ryder's back home from AmeriCorps and trying to determine what to do with his life. Lennox gives him some advice that leads to a surprising decision. Feeling Ryder is completely unprepared, they hatch a plan to have Joe put him through a rigorous mock Boot Camp.
When Joe learns the significance of the little devil tattoo on Mel's backside, it's a big turnoff for him in the bedroom.