Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
Chris tries to find a babysitter so he can go to a basketball game without his ex-wife finding out; Gary and Manny get some time alone in an unusual spot; Nick forgets something important.
Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
2: Chris' New Girlfriend
Nick confesses to having a shared past with Chris' new girlfriend; Gary steels himself for the consequences of forgetting his anniversary.
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
3: Marny Wants a Girl
After having four boys, Marny wants to try for a girl; Sheila plans and signs everyone up for a child CPR class.
Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
4: The Standoff
Gary experiments with unconventional disciplinary tactics; Marny insists on helping Chris; a school project leads Nick to feel overly competitive.
Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
5: Gary's Day Off
Marny agrees to take care of the kids so Gary can have a break; the guys help Sheila move in hope of getting back Chris' Giants tickets.
Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
6: Apartment Halloween
Nick goes to war with the new co-op board president, Lydia (Marissa Jaret Winokur), when she forbids his annual Halloween decorations.
Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
7: The Bathroom Incident
Gary gets Emily's help organizing his apartment; Freddie and Ernie lock themselves in the bathroom; the guys talk to Nick about his lack of preparation.
Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
8: First Birthday
Chris plans a nontraditional celebration for Ernie's first birthday; Manny and Gary try a kale-only diet; Sheila tries to deal with her breakup.
Wednesday, November 21st, 2012
Sheila tries to win the gang over with a traditional Thanksgiving dinner; Gary decides to spend the holiday waiting in line for a TV that's on sale.
Wednesday, December 5th, 2012
Emily and Nick think Manny and Gary's marriage is in a rut; Sheila and Chris must decide who keeps the engagement ring after their divorce.
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013
11: First Word
Nick and Chris argue about who brought Sheila into their life; Gary talks about the origin of his chipped tooth; Sheila and Chris wait for Ernie's first word.
Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
12: Marny's Dad
Gary is willing to do anything to earn his father-in-law's respect; Chris goes on a date with Shelia.
Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
13: Me Time
Overwhelmed by pressure at work and at home, Marny lies to Gary in hope of securing some time alone; when Chris signs the group up for trivia night, Nick and Sheila's competitive nature causes problems.
Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
14: The Will
A near-death experience leaves Marny and Gary worried about their children's future; Chris is jealous of Ernie's new male nanny (Mark Consuelos).
Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
15: Gary's Idea
Marny is dismayed when Gary comes up with a business idea; Chris decides to reinvent himself and starts a new hobby.
Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
16: Rare Breed
Gary struggles to keep up with his successful new career and his responsibilities as a dad; a missing toy makes a sound that keeps Emily and Nick up at night; Ernie is held back at his play group.
Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
17: Divorce Party
When Chris and Sheila think about having another baby together, Nick and Emily plan a divorce party to remind Chris about his past with Sheila; Marny's younger sister is hired as Gary's assistant.