Joe Roman has come by his self-reliance naturally. His parents divorced when he was little, and his dad”a race car driver”remarried and focused primarily on his new family with his young wife Claire. Joe spent his childhood on the move with his mother, venturing out on his own when he was just 15. A year after his father's fatal accident, Joe returns to Philadelphia to collect his share of his Dad's estate, a car customizing business. His reunion with Claire and his half brothers is a little rocky. Despite her best efforts, Claire is struggling to keep the business afloat. Fifteen-year-old Matt, tormented by a number of teen crises both real and imagined, harbors a lot of resentment toward Joe. And Andy, a wildly imaginative seven-year-old, can't quite hide his need for a father figure. It doesn't take long for Joe to realize how much he's needed, so he accepts Claire's offer to move in and work in the family business. Downstairs in the garage, Joe works alongside
Lou weighs a heavy decision after accepting an engagement ring from her boyfriend; Matt's sarcastic new friends rib Lloyd.
Joe and Lou agree to be ""just friends"" and date others, but Joe fumes when Lou's ""other person"" is someone he doesn't know -- and then he unwittingly asks out Lou's best friend. Puppeteer Marc Weiner appears as himself.Watch Now:Amazon
Joe's merciless teasing destroys Matt's confidence for his role in ""A Midsummer Night's Dream"" -- as a sprite. Joe could use a confidence-builder himself after agreeing to a nude-modeling gig for Lou's art class.Watch Now:iTunes
A conspiratorial Lloyd locks up Joe and Lou in the storeroom on a day that Lou has arranged a blind date and Joe has promised to aid Matt in a date with destiny -- a fight with a school bully.
Dissatisfied with their respective dates, Joe and Lou introduce the two on a double date -- and wait for nature to take its course.
A fortuneteller gives Joe a Halloween scare, as does Andy's ""disappearance""; Claire goes solo to a party; and Matt endures the taunts of college-age trick-or-treaters. All this goes on while Lloyd watches the ""scariest movie ever made"": The Sound of Music.
The boys fend for themselves when Claire goes to a spa for the weekend.Watch Now:Amazon
Perched at a bar on his 21st birthday, Joe reminisces about his dad and about turning 16, while at home Claire and the gang plan what they hope will be a nifty surprise party -- but Joe ruins the surprise by coming home drunk.
Claire has butterflies as she prepares for a first date. So do Matt and Andy, who fear that a newcomer will replace their dad.
Both Joey and Matt ask Andy's new baby sitter for a date.
Andy figures he won't get into any more trouble in school if Joe dates his teacher, Claire meets a potential date at the supermarket; and psychology student Matt fears he may have obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Joe regrets the path his life has taken after running into a once-unpopular classmate who's now headed for rock stardom.
Joe is reunited with old friend Nell Bascombe, who needs a new kidney.
Lies and deceptions multiply ""like tribbles"" when Lloyd meets a potential sweetheart on the Internet, and Matt tries to hid a blemish in anticipation of a first date.
An old girlfriend from high school visits Joe and he invites to spend the night. Matt accidentally sees the girl get out of the shower, causing Claire to tell Joe he is setting a bad example for the younger boys. Andy, meanwhile, can't face telling Claire that he isn't ready to go to a sleepover birthday party at a neighbor's house and winds up sneaking downstairs to Joe's room to avoid his mother, ending up spending the evening with Joe's girlfriend instead.