A married father of three tries to maintain his manliness in a world increasingly dominated by women.
Mike helps Vanessa deal with empty nest syndrome. Meanwhile, Kristin announces her pregnancy to the family and unknowingly upsets Mandy in the process.
Mike and Chuck's plans to open a classic car renovation service crash when Joe is invited to join in. Also, Vanessa realizes that Mandy is tricking Kyle into doing all their married chores.
After a chat with Bonnie, Mike struggles to balance his need for "Me Time" and finding common hobbies with Vanessa. Meanwhile, Kyle and Ryan mourn the passing of their favorite fantasy writer.
When Kristin entrusts Mike with her gender reveal party, he promptly holds it over Vanessa's head. Also, Chuck and Joe regret turning Ed's spare room into an oversized dollhouse for Bonnie.
Mike debates what to get Vanessa for a business anniversary gift. Meanwhile, Kristin and Mandy try to get out of Kyle's Outdoor Man HR Orientation.
Mike challenges a higher power when he tries to convince Kyle to take a promotion in the HR dept. versus Rev. Paul's offer to join the ministry full-time. Also, Vanessa is secretly obsessed with Jen's new video game.
Mike tries to avoid hurting Vanessa's feelings due to her snoring. Meanwhile, Mandy goes overboard preparing for the arrival of Kristin and Ryan's new baby.
Vanessa learns a secret that she thinks will ruin Ed and Bonnie's wedding day.
Mike and Vanessa each try to influence Jen's career path, while Kristin uses her pregnancy to her advantage with Outdoor Man customers.
Vanessa turns to Mike and Carol for advice on her State Assembly campaign, while Kyle is overcome with anxiety when Ed gifts him an expensive watch.
Mike's offer to help Jen with her school's bake sale goes up in smoke when he suggests she set up camp outside of Bud's Buds. Meanwhile, Kyle finds unlikely advice from Joe on where he should enroll in college.
Mike plays cupid for Joe when he sets up him on a date with Cece. Meanwhile Kyle is jealous when Ryan invites Jen to be a guest on their podcast.
When Mandy worries about Kyle passing his first college exam, she secretly enlists Vanessa, Jen and Ryan to help tutor him. Meanwhile, Mike learns of Ed and Chuck's superstition involving their decision-making. English
After finding out that Ed is skipping Oudoorman's Annual Bass Festival for Bonnie's fancy art gala, Mike attempts to convince his mother-in-law to have a change of heart. Meanwhile, Mandy takes over festival planning for Kristin and things don't go as planned.
Mike and Chuck compete in Outdoorman's Annual Chili Cook-Off. Meanwhile, Ryan and Kyle take the place of Kristin and Mandy at Vanessa's weekly mother/daughter luncheon.
Mike and Mandy go to extreme measures to help Vanessa connect with voters in her State Assembly campaign. Meanwhile, Ed's offer to split a baby gift for Kristin and Ryan leads Chuck and Kyle to wonder which of them makes more money.
When Mike and Vanessa invite Jen's father to her graduation, Jen struggles with accepting his "plus one" - his girlfriend, Fiona. Meanwhile, the Outdoor Man crew debate over which word was said in a viral audio recording that's been tearing the internet apart.
A car restoration article throws Mike, Chuck, and Ed into the spotlight while leaving Joe feeling unappreciated. Meanwhile, Ryan overacts after taking Kyle's psych test.
When Rev. Paul recruits Kyle and Mandy to the church bowling team, Mike is left with two unappealing options for Team Baxter - Ryan and Jen. Meanwhile, Vanessa anxiously awaits an endorsement from the Teacher's Association for her Assembly campaign and Kristin and Chuck worry they have offended Ed with their old age jokes.
When Kyle and Mandy individually reveal a secret to Mike and Vanessa respectively, they are sworn not to tell the other. Meanwhile, Ryan invites Mike to be a guest on his podcast and Vanessa and the girls devise a plan to pay back a ride waiter.
Eve returns home for a weekend visit and Vanessa tries to recreate a childhood tradition for the girls... without Mike. Meanwhile, Jen asks Ed and Chuck for help in finding out who is stealing her work lunches and Kristin's big day finally arrives.