A single mother (Christina Applegate) tries to find love again with her new boyfriend Diego, of whom her father disapproves. She gets help from her two brothers (one voluntarily mute) and two girlfriends at work (her father's bar). Complicating matters is her ex-husband, who walked out on her 7 years before, but is back to try and reinsert himself into the family. The last thing Jesse Warner needs is another man in her life. A single mom in Buffalo who works in her dad's bar, she has her hands full looking after her father, son and two brothers (one a deep thinker who refuses to speak, the other a gadfly who dreams up get-rick-quick schemes). Jesse has no time for romance, that is, until a handsome Chilean moves in next door.
Little John is in a school play, Darren is in a commercial and Diego goes to great lengths to try to prove to Jesse that Roy is a jerk but Jesse won't listen.Watch Now:iTunes
When Jesse writes a love letter to Diego she never plans to send and little John sends it she tries to retrieve it. But she angered the mailman because he doesn't put the mail in the right mail slots and now to anger her he refuses to give her the letter she wrote to Diego because it's addressed to him not her. She then tries to put her arm in the mail slot and retrieve it but she gets stuck.
When Jesse's car is stolen she goes looking for a new used car. Linda's mechanic gets her a good deal on an '84 Volvo so she takes it but while out driving it with Diego she notices her old car in an alley. She reports that she found it and when she shows a uniformed officer its location it isn't there anymore. While out driving again though they notice it again at a different location but it gets destroyed.Watch Now:iTunes
Diego gets passed up for a teaching position so Irma takes him to Niagara Falls to cheer him up but scares him off. She tells him she's going to change into something more comfortable but comes out in a wedding dress and proposes to him. That leads Diego to go back to Buffalo and apologize to Jesse for having proposed to her when he came back to Buffalo from California. He now knows how it feels to get asked out of the blue to marry someone. Jesse and Diego get back together but hold off on getting married. Kurt slips a disk in his spine while trying to lift a heavy box at work. At the hospital Jesse gets asked out by the attending doctor but passes on his offer when Diego shows up and wants to get back together. Dr. Danny feels uncomfortable around the attending doctor.
Diego returns from Chile with a moustache and decides to shave it off when Jesse asks him but changes his mind when Dr. Danny tells him he's whipped. Linda gets a job as a campus security guard and takes her job too seriously.
Jesse earns a blue jacket at work. She wanted it because nobody believes she works there. Diego accidentally sets his house on fire but thinks it was Linda's fault because of the mess she refuses to clean up in the kitchen.
Diego has the winter blahs and Jesse tries to cheer him up by buying tickets for them to Bermuda but Diego's passport was hidden in his old fridge and that was sent to the dump. They head to the dump to try to find but have no luck so Jesse gives the tickets to Danny and Carrie.Watch Now:Amazon
Little John accidentally sees Jesse naked when Diego spends the night and Carrie challenges Linda to a boxing match.
Kurt tries to teach Jesse to be a phlebotomist, Diego doesn't get his professorship and he has to share his studio with a British guy who's really rude and doesn't respect his space. Diego gets fired for smashing a nude painting of Jesse over Dawson's (the British guy) head.
Jesse tells Diego she can't marry him. Then we go forward four months and Jesse gets a job as a nurse's aid but quits when she can't handle it. She does however get it back later. Diego returns having quit his job at UCLA because he got his old job back since funding was given for the art department. He surprises Jesse by popping the question again but she still says no.