Michael tries to get his always-tardy family dressed and out the door to a wedding within just 15 minutes.
Marriage counselors back Michael's belief that he's entitled to some time alone after spending time with Janet, much to her dismay.
Michael is thrilled when the children start their own businesses after squandering their allowances in one day.
Kady treats the school hamster that Michael accidentally killed as though it is still alive; Michael catches Claire in a lie.
Michael and Janet's romantic overtures are seen on the Internet after Jr. gets new computer equipment.
After a bad business decision that costs Jay her job, she becomes a homemaker.
The kids get more than they bargained for after Jr. dares Claire to eat Michael's slice of lemon meringue pie.
Janet convinces Michael to have a procedure during a physical examination.
Claire asks her parents to go to a party, but Michael won't let her. Jay thinks he should trust his daughter more, so he lets her spend the night over at Erica's.
Michael looks to teach Claire a lesson after she sneaks out of the house and uses Kady as an accomplice.
When Janet returns, Michael remains silent about her obvious weight gain.
Fed up with Michael's parenting style, the children confront their father with a description of the ideal dad.
The household becomes unbearable when Michael decides to let the kids do as they please.
Family issues are keeping Mike busy.
Michael Kyle is a loving husband and modern-day patriarch who rules his household with a unique and distinct parenting style. As he teaches his three children some of life's lessons, he does so with his own brand of wisdom, discipline and humor.
When Michael's accountant dies unexpectedly, Michael examines his own life. He buys a motorcycle on impulse, and a hairpiece, in a misguided effort to live life to its fullest.