Rev's teasing of Diggy and his girl friends affects one of Diggy's friendships. Vanessa is experiencing more pressure than expected on "Guiding Light."
The kids' poor manners force Justine to bring in an etiquette coach. Angela has an idea for a tattoo but must convince Rev of its importance.
Russy wants to put his boyish image behind him and start dressing fly while Angela decides she's no longer going to wait for Vanessa to advance the Pastry line.
Rev buys Jojo a car for graduation. The girls' plans to live in L.A. are thwarted because of Vanessa's acting schedule.
Rev and Justine decide that they are finally ready to move forward with adopting a baby. While Justine worries about the details of the adoption, Jojo applies to college and is determined to gain acceptance. Vanessa gets her best acting opportunity yet, for a roll on a soap opera.
Justine gets the performance bug and suggests laying down an R&B track in the studio. Justine seeks the guidance of Jojo, who supports her as she meets and records with a famous music producer (Rockwilder). Russy is at it again, but this time he's destroying school clothes rather than Gameboys. Run enlists the girls to take Russy shopping for new clothes. Out with the girls, Russy is distracted by the new Nintendo Wii, and the hi-jinx begin.
Run's birthday is coming up and he's conflicted about how to celebrate.
With the release of Justine's children's book fast approaching, Run suggests a quiet, peaceful weekend away, to help her prepare for an upcoming book reading. To make matters worse, Run enlists Jojo to watch the boys in their absence. Justine argues that Jojo is too young to baby-sit overnight but Rev insists that everything will be just fine. Rev does everything in his power to keep his plan in place and Justine relaxed. Angela and Vanessa go shopping to redecorate their apartment and get embarrassed when their card is declined at the store.
Vanessa and Angela are in desperate need of money to decorate their apartment. And after Jojo fails his driving test for the second time, Run takes this opportunity to make the girls work for the cash by teaching Jojo how to drive. Russy has been driving people crazy "stealing" things around the house. From car keys to remote controls, Russy strikes when they least expect it. In an effort to catch Russy red-handed, Diggy and Run hide a video camera. In the end, they reveal what Russy has been up to, and it isn't good!
Russy tells Run he wants to make more money by selling the toys he no longer uses. Run wants to encourage the "mini-mogul" in Russy, so he allows him to have some friends over for a garage sale, while teaching him a business lesson along the way. Angela and Vanessa have a design idea for a shoe and pitch it to Daddy. Run won't hear their idea until they can convince his partners. With the help of one of Run's partners, Rasheed, the girls muster up the courage to nail a great design idea and pitch it to Run and Uncle Russell.
Angela feels fat and actually thinks she needs to lose fifteen to twenty pounds. Vanessa thinks she's nuts for thinking she needs to lose that much weight and tells Mom and Dad. After Vanessa attempts to teach Angela about diet and exercise, the girls end up debating each other's methods until they decide to bring in an expert to settle their differences. Back at home, Diggy is embarrassed that Run picks him up at the bus stop in the Rolls Royce. Rev is confused by Diggy's embarrassment and attempts to teach him an important lesson.
Rev Run notices that Jojo isn’t spending much time at home, instead, opting to hang out with his friends away from home. Rev then challenges Jojo with a bet that will prove "home is where the fun is." Meanwhile, Angela is given the opportunity to have 6 more issues of Angela’s Rundown. But after canceling a class to make time for a magazine photo shoot, Angela has to learn how to balance both college and work.
Season Three picks up with a very pregnant Justine and an anxious family awaiting the birth of their new child and sibling. Shortly after production started Justine's water unexpectedly broke and she was rushed to a local hospital. Victoria Anne Simmons died at birth. Rev Run insisted that production continue, believing that his family would serve as a positive example to other families in time of tragedy.
When Angela decides that she needs a dog as a fashion accessory, Rev Run puts his foot down. He says that she can get the dog the day she moves out. Angela and Vanessa wonder when that day will come. After some careful reflection, and gentle advice from Russy, Run and Justine realize that the time might be right after all.
Russy destroys yet another Game Boy, and Run and Justine decide that he could use some professional help. On the recommendation of the doctor, Run takes Russy for Karate lessons with hopes of helping Russy manage his temper and achieve greater focus. At home, Angela decides she wants to start a magazine. Luckily, Run has the connections to make it happen.
Seeking relief from the stress of his life, Run seeks the advice of his brother, Russell. Following Russell's example, Run decides to give yoga a try in hopes that peace will find him. As Run is reminded that he and his brother march to the beat of a different drummer, Jojo and his friend, Zack, hit the studio and take their first steps towards lyrical enlightenment.