Original air date: 09/27/2017 Runtime: 21:38 min. Jay forces the family to spend their family vacation on a houseboat on a lake in an effort to create memories that will last long after he's gone. Meanwhile, Mitchell runs into an old flame that opens some old wounds; Cam has to stay out of the sun at all costs; Phil and Claire try out some adventurous excursions; and the kids' quest for a good time may not be as fun as they expected.
Original air date: 10/04/2017 Runtime: 21:34 min. Phil and Claire realize that Alex may be more self-sufficient in college than they give her credit for when they drop in for a quick visit. Meanwhile, Manny is determined to avoid a long tearful goodbye after Gloria and Jay move him into his college dorm. Finally, Mitch may have accidentally accelerated a planned renovation, and Hayley gets an unexpected opportunity when she befriends a wealthy female member at the country club.
Original air date: 10/11/2017 Runtime: 21:33 min. Phil’s daily ritual of kicking off his underwear and catching them in his hands is an indicator of whether or not he’ll have a good day – and today he didn’t catch them. His only recourse is to wait out the day in a safe place free of sharp objects, but refusing to play into his superstitions, Claire insists that they carry on with the day’s chores and activities. Mitch and Cam’s kitchen renovation continues and Mitch isn’t happy that their contractor views Cam as the boss and he as the trophy wife. Determined to be more assertive, he insists that his opinions be heard but fears that he and Cam may be working at cross-purposes. Meanwhile, Jay is determined to catch Gloria in a lie regarding an alleged car accident, even turning to Joe for help.
Original air date: 10/18/2017 Runtime: 21:35 min. It’s a night of sleepovers! Jay and Gloria run into Shorty, who’s back from Costa Rica for a visit, and insist that he stay with them. While Jay hopes for some one-on-one time with his best pal, Gloria has other plans for Shorty – to both Jay and Joe’s dismay. Alex and Ben stay over at Claire and Phil's; tired of enduring Claire’s snarky comments about Ben, Alex engages in some aggressive behavior and Claire is determined to exact her revenge. Meanwhile, Pepper and Ronaldo’s son, Lionel, sleeps over at Mitch and Cam’s, and the guys are convinced that Lionel is not being allowed to be himself or engage in any fun kid activities.