After an electric shock sends him to a hospital, Bernie suddenly makes an effort to teach the children everything he knows.
Bernie and Wanda try to help Vanessa improve her SAT scores, but Vanessa seems more interested in working at the coffee shop.
Complications ensue when Wanda's little sister Valerie throws Wanda a 1970s-themed skating party.
Bernie is shocked to discover that Jordan is dating a cheerleader, and in order to have some time for herself, Wanda lets Bryana hang around Vanessa.
Bryan helps out Bernie while Wanda is away on a business trip, and Jordan tries to convince his classmates he's got the best smile.
Bernie tries to arrange for a devout Christian who has yet to lose his virginity to take Vanessa to the prom, and Jordan resents Bryana's attention.
Jordan and a new Jewish friend begin crashing bar mitzvahs; and Wanda and Vanessa play a joke on Bryana after she eavesdrops on conversations.
Bernie and Jordan join forces to play fantasy football; and Bryana takes an interest in applying makeup after Vanessa throws a makeup party.
When Wanda's pregnancy test comes back positive, the kids grow convinced that they're going to be replaced once the baby is born.
Bernie grows increasingly frustrated as Wanda's efforts to conceive fail time and again.
After Bernie bonds with Vanessa's friend from Chicago, Vanessa extends an olive branch in an effort to mend fences with her uncle.
Fearing that Bernie's sister will one day return to take the children away, Wanda tells Bernie she wants to officially adopt the kids.
Bernie takes the family to a church retreat after Wanda notices that everyone is drifting apart; and Wanda tells Bernie she wants a child of her own.
Bernie sentences Jordan and Bryana to a prison-like punishment after they misbehave, and then begins a CSI-style investigation for clues.
Bernie buys a BB gun when a possum shows up at the house; and Bernie clashes with Bryana's father as he tries to show Jordan how to barbecue.
Bernie shows Wanda how to intimidate the kids with Big Mama's belt; and Bernie gets a state-of-the-art home entertainment system.