The show focuses on the life of Norm Henderson, a former NHL hockey player who is banned for life from hockey due to gambling and tax evasion. In order to avoid jail time for these crimes, Norm must perform five years of community service as a full-time social worker.
Norm has an after school study group and he takes them trick-or-treating but the rich won't give them candy so he goes to a Halloween party dressed up as a fireman to impress Shelley but it doesn't work because the fire department shows up after Mr. Denby, dressed up as Gene Simmons, accidentally sets fire to one of the bathroom stalls. Laurie is looking for a man but winds up getting hit on by a woman. Danny starts to date a new woman and he dresses her up to look like Taylor.Watch Now:Amazon
Norm confronts his father and his father has a heart attack. Laurie discovers that Norm's father is verbally abusive towards Norm because his father is the same way towards him. Mr. Denby thinks he and Shelley are dating because they attended the symphony and it makes Danny jealous.
Mr. Denby takes Norm to court for possession of the puppies that his dog Fifi had with Wiener Dog. Norm is thrown out when he can't pay the rent.
Mr. Denby and Danny go on a business trip and try to pick up women but have no luck. Norm uses Mr. Denby's apartment for a date and gets him evicted when the landlady finds out he has a dog so he has to move in with Laurie as well.
Laurie teaches Mr. Denby how to dance. Danny tells Norm that he and Shelley are dating and Norm tries to find new friends to replace Danny and Shelley but then Taylor returns and Norm makes out with her.
After sleeping with Norm Taylor tells him that she's still in love with Danny but she doesn't want Norm to tell him. Norm tells him anyway and Danny suggests that Taylor and Shelley both date him at the same time. Mr. Denby complains to Laurie about the conditions in the men's room.
Someone in the office has a crush on Norm and Laurie finds out that it's Taylor. Danny wants to ask Taylor to marry him but when Norm finds out that Taylor's the one with the crush he tries to stop Danny from proposing but it's too late and Taylor already accepted.
Norm, Shelly, Laurie, Danny and Mr. Denby take in orphans while they can find a family who's willing to adopt all of them. They find a family that's willing to take them all but one because he has a criminal record.
When Mr. Denby can't get Norm fired for invading his privacy he quits and Laurie is put in charge but she can't handle the work load so Norm gets Mr. Denby fired from his other job so he can come back to work. Danny tells Shelley he has feelings for her and wants to know if she has feelings for him and she responds by holding his hands.
Norm tries to win back Jenny but Kevin, Jenny's fiancÃ©, tries to bribe Norm so he'll stop talking to Jenny. He offers to get Norm back into professional hockey and a date with the Dahm triplets but Norm won't accept his offer.
Norm and Laurie take care of an orphan from Cuba until he comes clean and tells them that he's not an orphan he just ran away from home.
Norm and Mr. Denby have to go to social workers school and they get kicked out when Mr. Denby tries cheating off of Norm. Danny and Shelly pretend to be the married couple who where Billy's previous foster parents so he can be adopted.