Jim chokes in a restaurant and sees his life flash before his eyes; Jim must defend his life before God (Lee Majors) and the Devil (James Lipton).
After Jim and Andy buy jewelry on the cheap for the respective ladies, they find out the guy they bought them from was actually robbing corpses at a local morgue; Cheryl and Mandy soon begin to take on the personas of the previous owners.
Jim wins a big cash prize for his charity work, but when Cheryl tells Jim he must donate the money to charity, he turns the tables on her and tempts her to take the low road.
Jim tries to push Kyle to have an interest in sports but learns Kyle is more interested in comic books and science fiction; to make matters worse, Kyle seems to prefer spending time with Andy over Jim.
After a grumpy Jim injures his back doing housework, he begins taking pain medication which makes him much more patient, thoughtful and sweet-tempered, much to Cheryl and Andy's delight.
After Ruby labels Jim as the "cooler" parent, Jim gives his daughter a lot more freedom which she starts to take full advantage of.
Jim and Andy get injured playing snow football after Emily specifically asked them not to and are forced to endure physical therapy to hide their injuries from her.
Jim starts a baby racing gambling operation with the other fathers; Cheryl is ready to give Jim hell until another mother suggests that her baby is faster than Cheryl's.
When Andy follows Jim's romantic advice in not giving the most expensive gift, Emily scolds him for giving her a gift meant for another woman, prompting Cheryl to realize what Jim's been up to for the last ten years.
After learning Kyle is interested in his piano teacher, Jim decides to take the opportunity to teach Kyle about dating, love, and rejection, not knowing that she is secretly involved with Andy.
Jim follows Cheryl to her yoga class and ends up enjoying the class and the yoga teacher just as much as Cheryl does; Cheryl and Jim compete to see who can be the best yogi, and who can win the teacher's approval.
Jim and Andy have dinner with Jim's former flame, Sheila, who begins to take an interest in Andy; Jim feels wounded and tries to thwart Andy's potential romance.
Jim helps Andy get over his breakup with Emily by spending a weekend in the woods; Jim, Andy and Emily's ex-husband, Jerry, end up at a local bar hosting a "ladies' night."
Jim fears Andy might lose his girlfriend, Emily, so he convinces Andy to propose to her; when Emily is hesitant to answer to the proposal, Jim learns a secret from Emily's past.
While Cheryl is out of town to take care of her mother, the neighborhood moms start coming over to help Jim take care of the kids.
Jim's band wins an opportunity to open for a teen singing sensation; Jim gets into an argument with the young pop star and threatens to not play.