Original air date: 09/23/2015 Runtime: 21:36 min. Haley's attempt to stop Andy from proposing to Beth will end up with both Haley and Andy needing to cope with their emotions and both will have their own special ways of doing so, and Phil and Claire seem to only make matters worse. Jay and Gloria look at pre-schools for Joe, and get a rude awakening after they realize the competitive wait list to get in. Meanwhile, Cam tries to remain supportive of Mitch's midlife career crisis, but money is getting a little tight, so Cam comes up with a scheme to get Mitch's old job back.
Original air date: 09/30/2015 Runtime: 21:37 min. Phil and Claire are feeling a little snubbed by their kids when Alex intentionally gives them the wrong college move in date to avoid making it a big deal, and Luke seems less than eager to spend the day with Phil at his open house and would rather go hang out with some guys from school. Elsewhere, the rest of the family concocts an elaborate story to get out of going to Lily's soccer game which only adds to the stress Mitch and Cam are feeling now that they've added landlords to their resume after deciding to rent out their top unit for short term stays.
Original air date: 10/07/2015 Runtime: 21:37 min. An out of work Mitchell finds himself in a tough spot when he’s offered a much needed job representing Closets, Closets, Closets, Closets! – which is of course owned by Jay’s arch enemy. Wanting to be the cool dad, Phil allows Dylan to move into the basement with Hayley temporarily, but quickly realizes that it was a mistake. Meanwhile, Gloria is determined to spare Manny’s feelings when he’s snubbed by a cheerleader. And when Alex has boy trouble, she gets support from an unlikely source.
Original air date: 10/14/2015 Runtime: 21:37 min. Much to everyone’s chagrin, Phil has become obsessed with the three orphan duck eggs he’s been incubating at home. Claire is worried about the closet designs she’s pitching to her dad and the pretentious creative team. Meanwhile, Mitch and Cam are renting their upper unit to some frat boys from Cam’s alma mater, and Mitch doesn’t like how they’re bringing out Cam’s macho side. And, Gloria attempts to build Manny’s confidence when it comes to talking to girls.
Original air date: 10/21/2015 Runtime: 21:37 min. Gloria has been summoned for jury duty, but her over eagerness to take part in a trial may just prevent her from performing her civic duty. While Jay fills in for Gloria at Joe’s preschool, Claire gets to be in charge at the office. As it’s also bring your daughter to work day, Claire drags Haley and Alex along hoping to show them her powerful working woman side, but things don’t go quite as planned. Meanwhile, Phil finds a teachable moment with Luke and Manny as they complete their community service hours.
Original air date: 11/11/2015 Runtime: 21:36 min. Luke is arrested for driving without a license and Phil is furious, but Claire is actually relieved to see Luke show some rebelliousness, which Phil takes as sign that she thinks Luke’s too much like him. Meanwhile, Cam has no luck selling his family’s famous barbecue sauce at the farmer’s market and takes it out on Gloria when she presents her late aunt’s own version – which is far superior. Mitch struggles with whether or not to accept a job offer from his smug friend Simon. Jay is being given a Titans of Industry award from the Chamber of Commerce and quickly becomes obsessed with making a video of “what drives him” for the ceremony. And things between Haley and Andy continue to be awkward.
Original air date: 11/18/2015 Runtime: 21:33 min. Phil’s got a new hot listing – a sexy house with all the bells and whistles that proves to be irresistible to everyone in the family. First it’s Haley who wants to experience the 16-jet tub herself, but is caught in the act by Andy who’s prepping the open house, and the two fight to keep from falling under the spell of the house. And hoping to inject some romance into their lives, Cam and Mitch also pay the sexy house a visit, but find their night constantly interrupted by others with the same idea. Meanwhile, Gloria and Jay are planning a surprise for the family, forcing Gloria to utilize some of the old tricks she learned in Colombia.
Original air date: 12/02/2015 Runtime: 21:38 min. When Gloria accidentally bids on a session with a self-help author at a school auction, she and the family get more then they bargained for when Dr. Debra implores them to “clean out their emotional junk drawer.” But the session soon devolves into a competition between Mitch and Cam and Claire and Phil as they battle to be the “best married couple,” while Jay steadfastly refuses to explore his emotional side, infuriating Gloria. Meanwhile, Hayley seeks out Alex for advice on how to deal with the situation with Andy, and Alex reveals her shameful affair with Reuben. They both know what they need to do, but will they actually follow through... ?
Original air date: 12/09/2015 Runtime: 21:36 min. In hopes of the perfect white Christmas she never had in Columbia, Gloria rents a cabin in the mountains for the whole family, including Andy, to celebrate the Christmas holiday. Unfortunately when they get there, it’s anything but; with unseasonably hot weather and a random unwelcomed guest, the family is in for an interesting holiday celebration!
Original air date: 01/13/2016 Runtime: 21:38 min. Sick of having the ducklings around the house, Claire and the kids seize an opportunity to help expedite the ducks leaving the nest while Phil is off visiting Alex at college. Meanwhile, Jay helps Mitch with Lily’s sleepover with her friends from her Vietnamese dance troupe; and Gloria and Cam are off on a hot pepper heist carefully orchestrated by Manny in order to meet a big hot sauce delivery deadline.
Original air date: 02/10/2016 Runtime: 21:38 min. With big changes afoot - Claire starts running the closet company on Monday – she decides that it’s time for some spring cleaning, to everyone’s dismay. Knowing she’ll have less time on her hands, she wants the home to be as organized and uncluttered as possible, and expects everyone to throw out unneeded items. With Jay finally retiring, he’s decided to take on a dangerous new hobby, and hides it from Gloria. And Mitchell doesn’t understand why Lily is so bad at playing the flute, considering he’s her teacher, until he attempts to teach Gloria how to golf.
Original air date: 02/17/2016 Runtime: 21:26 min. Now that Claire has been running the closet business for a while, she and Phil have fallen into a new rhythm, with Claire assuming the role of the wheeling and dealing breadwinner and Phil as the invisible housewife, but Phil will not stand for being ignored and underappreciated for long. Meanwhile, Jay lets his jealousy get the best of him when a life-size cutout of Gloria for her grocery store hot sauce display garners plenty of unsavory attention from men. And Cam and Mitch are being extra hospitable to get better reviews for their rental property, but when the new renters start acting undeniably suspicious, they can't help but snoop.
Original air date: 02/24/2016 Runtime: 21:38 min. A huge thunderstorm brings city-wide power outages, and the whole family congregates at Jay and Gloria's to use their generator, but Jay has one foot out the door, desperate to make it to a reunion with some old Navy buddies. Meanwhile, Phil tries to be the hero and redeem himself after an embarrassing public panic attack earlier, but only causes more headaches for everyone. Mitch and Cam grasp at straws trying to salvage Lily's birthday party where the most popular girl at school is in attendance. And Haley turns up the seduction efforts with Andy.
Original air date: 03/02/2016 Runtime: 21:12 min. Claire has somehow turned into super mom, running Jay’s closet business, and yet still has time for all her duties at home. The kids could not be happier, but Phil could not be more frustrated. Unbeknownst to him, Claire has a secret weapon. Meanwhile, Joe is going through a fussy phase, and Jay and Gloria are beyond sleep deprived, so they both cut some corners that they know the other will not like and go to great lengths not to get caught. And Mitch and Cam are treated like second-class guests at their friends’ wedding, which Pepper has organized, and they spend the whole time trying to figure out whom they may have offended.
Original air date: 03/16/2016 Runtime: 21:30 min. Phil has a new client who happens to be "his type," and knowing that might get him in trouble with Claire, he tells some seemingly innocent lies, which then lead to more, and soon enough he's in a full spiral. Meanwhile, Gloria suspects her yoga instructor has the hots for her and asks Claire to come with her to class, but the instructor ends up giving Claire a lot of inappropriate attention, and she likes it. Now that Jay is retired, he is filling up his time producing his own webcast, “Jay Talking”, but becomes obsessed with tracking down a hateful troll who is posting nasty comments. And Mitch and Cam try to teach a skittish Lily how to ride a bike by leading by example.
Original air date: 03/23/2016 Runtime: 21:38 min. Phil has the crazy idea of going on a spontaneous trip to Paris with Claire; the only problem is that they are both so ridiculously tired, but they try to push through it. Meanwhile, Jay has taken over their bathroom remodel, which proves to be pretty hazardous for Gloria, Manny and Joe. Cam's sister Pam is staying at the house since her husband left her, but her emotional outbursts are driving Mitchell crazy. And Haley and Andy go on a wild night bender.
Original air date: 04/06/2016 Runtime: 21:13 min. Manny and Luke are in charge of babysitting Lily and Joe so that the adults can enjoy a day to themselves. Claire and Gloria have a lovely trip to the spa planned; Phil and Mitch nerd out at the movies; and Jay and Cam go to a sports bar to watch the big fight. Unfortunately, things begin to go awry when the fire alarm goes off back at the house, and Claire becomes convinced the boys are secretly throwing a party.
Original air date: 04/13/2016 Runtime: 21:37 min. Claire brings home a stray dog and gets the kids to help her hide it from Phil while she tries to find its owner. Unfortunately, her evasive behavior only makes Phil try even harder to shower her with more attention. Elsewhere, Gloria invites a new couple over even after Jay has made it clear he doesn't want to make any new friends, but when the husband turns out to be a real guy's guy, Jay might be eating crow. And Cameron rents out their upstairs apartment to a Christian rock band.
Original air date: 05/04/2016 Runtime: 21:38 min. With Closet-Con right around the corner, Claire is on high alert and convinced there is a mole in the company. Meanwhile, Phil goes vigilante when he and Gloria accuse Auntie Alice of stealing her hot sauce recipe. Jay tries to teach Joe how to do some manly handy work. And with prom coming up, Mitch helps Luke with his "promposal" while Cam helps with Manny's, but Cam goes a little overboard, revealing that there maybe something deeper going on.
Original air date: 05/11/2016 Runtime: 21:38 min. Dede is getting remarried, and Manny convinces the family to take the train up to the wedding. Jay could not be more ecstatic that Dede has moved on for good, but his overenthusiasm might come back to bite him later. Claire and Mitchell work on their toast while Phil and Cam geek out over their favorite author, who is also on the train. Luke and Manny go a little girl crazy, Gloria gets stuck in coach, and Alex gets caught up in the romance of the train herself.
Original air date: 05/18/2016 Runtime: 21:38 min. Claire can’t seem to find the right time to fire one of her employees, while, back at home, Phil thinks he caught Luke with a girl in his bed, and no one seems to notice that Alex has moved back home for the summer. Jay refuses to accept that it might be harder to re-enter the workforce than he thought. And Cam and Mitch butt heads on how to split their time with Lily now that Cam has taken a summer job in Kansas City.