Christine wants to make new friends after she overhears Kim telling Greg that she and Jimmy have been spending too much time over at the Warner house instead of their own. Meanwhile, Greg and Kim make new friends that they want to get rid of.
Christine goes to work for Greg as his personal assistant, and finds the job entails being Kim's personal assistant, too.
Jimmy and Christine strive to move out of Greg's guesthouse and into the newly-vacated place next door, but when Greg hits it off with an upper-class couple who are also prospective buyers, he hopes they become his new neighbors and not the Hughes.Watch Now:Amazon
In this flashback episode, Ray and Debra remember their days in their first apartment. Debra finds out she's having twins, and so they decide they need a house. Ray maps a strategy where they are not close enough for everyday visits from his folks but not far enough for overnight stays. A mustached Robert discovers his wife wants a divorce. Part-time realtor Frank finds Ray and Debra a perfect house across the street from him and Marie. Debra decides living across from her in-laws is a good idea.Watch Now:Amazon
Ray discovers, after many years, that the autographed Mickey Mantle ball he got as a kid from his father isn't authentic. Feeling hurt by the fact that his father was not truthful about the ball, Ray decides he's going to tell Ally the truth about Santa Claus. But when two familiar looking Santas unexpectedly show up at his house to surprise Ally, she's even more confused--about the truth.Watch Now:Amazon
Ray makes a startling discovery when he takes Debra to his 20th high school reunion. It turns out that Debra's "one of them" - the cool people who hated him and used to throw him into the girls' bathroom! Depressed about being unmasked as a "nerd," Ray tries to deal with their mixed marriage.Watch Now:Amazon
For a criminal-psychology course, Robert issues standard IQ tests to Raymond and Debra, and boy, is Raymond smarting when they get the results. But his feelings change when he discovers that Robert was playing mind games with them by telling each they scored higher than the other.Watch Now:Amazon
Greg's open invitation to his parents and Kim to attend an L.A. Lakers game in the owner's suite doesn't pan out the way he wanted.
A popular radio psychologist comes to the house to interview Debra for a book on the American family. But the doctor finds that the rest of the eccentric Barones are more captivating, leaving "normal" Debra feeling left out because she's not "quirky or funny or interesting."Watch Now:Amazon
Nemo's niece, Angelina, takes employment at Nemo's as a waitress. When Angelina catches Ray's eye, he has a lot of explaining to do to his wife Debra, especially when Angelina calls him at home. Ray accidentally leaves his wallet at Nemo's, and Angelina calls him at home to let him know she found it. But, because he feels guilty about his innocent attraction, Ray denies ever knowing her. When the situation is blown out of proportion by the Barone family, Debra decides to visit Nemo's to see what all the fuss is about.Watch Now:Amazon
When Ray and his family play a game of "Scruples" after their cable goes out and they have nothing but time on their hands, they find themselves arguing about honesty. To make matters worse, when Ray complains to the cable company about the disruption in service, he is informed that he has an illegal hookup – courtesy of his dad.
After a pregnancy scare, Christine wants Jimmy to get a vasectomy. Both have second thoughts, but for very different reasons.
When Debra tries to change Ray's pessimistic attitude about winning the "Sports Writer of the Year Award," he agrees to change his ways and become more upbeat - - and suffers the downside of being the only optimist in his family. When Ray finally starts feeling good about himself and his recent accomplishments, his family is surprised by the change in his personality and accuses him of being a "bragger with a swelled head."
All Ray wants for Christmas is a little loving from his wife and he's willing to try anything and everything to have his holiday wish come true. Ray has tried just about everything to get Debra "in the mood" and his dream comes true when she finally falls victim to his boyish charm on Christmas morning. The problem? At the very moment that he gives her the shivers, his entire family is working their way into the house for Eggs Florentine and gift unwrapping. But where there's a will, there's a way -- and Raymond is determined to get what he wants from Santa this year.
When Greg disobeys Mr. Savitsky's orders to go see the premiere of Kevin Smith's new film, Jimmy takes his and Kim's studio badges, and he and Christine go in their place -- which has repercussions for Greg when Jimmy, who doesn't know what Kevin looks like, tells the director to his face that his movie is terrible.
Greg & Kim leave town for Thanksgiving so Jimmy invites his parents, Big Jimmy & Kitty, to come stay. But they bring guests of their own--an aunt, grandmother and cousin who has been in prison.
When Jimmy is unable to help Dominic with his science project, he decides to get smarter by going back to school...elementary school. Greg get ambitious after buying a sit-down lawn mower at a yard sale.
Jealous of his friend's relationship with his athletic son, Bill tries to bond with Brian by helping him build a St. Patrick's Day parade float. Meanwhile, Lauren dreads the humiliation she's going to suffer when the uncoordinated Judy performs her Irish river dance at the parade.
Kim sticks up for a sweet, elderly nanny (Betty White) who she thinks is being mistreated by the woman she works for. Jimmy buys a robotic dog to teach Dominic responsibility.
When Hayden and Christine made plans to celebrate Christmas in Minnesota, they never believed the Breakers had any chance of making it to the playoffs. But fate is with the team and it looks like Hayden will play the Bills in Buffalo instead of playing Santa to Tim on his first Christmas. Monday Night Football announcers Frank Gifford, Al Michaels and Dan Dierdorf have cameos.Watch Now:Amazon
Dauber's fairy-tale romance with his new girlfriend (Nicastro) is jeopardized when he begins to suspect that Hayden doesn't approve.
Greg surprises Jimmy and Christine with a wedding video for their anniversary, but the trip down memory lane is not a happy one... for anyone.
At the gang's high school reunion, Greg plays along after he gets mistaken for one of the cool kids, but Jimmy is jealous when Greg's stolen identity threatens to challenge his bid for "Coolest Guy." Meanwhile, a dirty, old teacher is still interested in Christine and Kim is disappointed her high school stalker isn't interested in her anymore.Watch Now:Amazon
Jimmy injuring his back making out with Christine throws a wrench into Don's plans to take him on a father-son ice-fishing tournament.
Cuts in the non-football athletic budget force Hayden into a televised debate.
Skeptical Hayden warns Christine not to trust the new neighbors.
As a reward for the Breakers' successful season, Doris gives the coaches a session with her psychic, but Luther is troubled by the woman's prediction and convinces himself that a defensive tackle Hayden's trying to sign is out to kill him.
When Logan learns how to read before Sam, Jimmy and Christine confess to each other that they were both responsible for causing blunt head trauma to Sam when he was an infant -- and are now worried that they are the reason he can't read.
Mr. Savitsky assigns Greg to look after a convicted criminal as part of a work release program he unknowingly agreed to.
When Tom comes to town to participate in a senior fencing match and Big Jimmy has also shown up to help the Hughes with their house, Big Jimmy throws his hat into the ring and challenges Tom to a duel.