Joe's big day - the senior tour pre-qualifier - has finally arrived. Terry realizes a new dream and passion. And Owen discusses the future of the auto dealership with his father.
Owen and Terry team up on a new commercial for the dealership. Joe tries to get his store and his life back on track but old relationships complicate matters. Jon Manfrellotti and Sarah Clarke guest-star.
Joe's friendship with Manfro becomes more complicated. (guest star Jon Manfrellotti). Owen observes the sales guys in action after installing hidden cameras at the dealership. And Terry's date night goes awry. Alanna Ubach also guest-stars.
Owen is handed the reigns to the Thoreau Chevrolet softball team right before the season opener against a rival dealership. Joe's dad (guest star Robert Loggia) comes to visit and brings along his new girlfriend to meet the family. And Terry's relationship troubles come to a head. Patrick Gallagher and Alanna Ubach also guest-star.
Joe does a favor for Manfro (guest star Jon Manfrellotti) that could have a lasting effect. Terry struggles to deal with the latest development in his love life. And Owen tries to keep things on the lot from getting out of control as a feud develops between his top salesmen. Penelope Ann Miller also guest-stars.
Joe decides to spend some time with his former bookie Manfro (guest star Jon Manfrellotti), who is preparing to undergo a difficult medical treatment. Terry and Erin take a bold new step in their relationship. And Owen receives an intriguing offer from a rival dealership. Penelope Ann Miller also guest-stars.
When Terry announces he's going to get a colonoscopy for his 50th birthday, the guys all decide to get one, making a weekend out of it in Palm Springs. While there, Joe realizes his mind bets might be more serious than he thought, Terry can't stop thinking about Erin and Owen opens up about Thoreau Chevrolet's financial situation.
Joe feels conflicted after finding out some news about his former bookie, Manfro (guest star Jon Manfrellotti). Terry begins to embrace the benefits of having a 9-to-5 job. Owen takes a huge step towards resolving the tension between sales and service.
In the midst of finalizing his divorce, Joe makes a surprising discovery about his teenage daughter. Owen goes to a car convention, where he gets some important and unexpected news from his father. And Terry is approached about a television commercial he did many years ago.
Joe finds himself dating two women at the same time, but he's not quite sure how to handle the situation. Terry agrees to a bet with a fellow car salesman over who can unload the most cars by the end of the day. Owen pushes his father to stop undermining his authority at the dealership.
Joe attempts to stick to a schedule that will allow him time to practice his golf game, but it's a fruitless endeavor. Owen tries to assert some authority over the car dealership's service department, but being the manager is starting to have a negative impact on his life, especially his marriage. Terry becomes the butt of his coworker's pranks when they discover a video of one of his old commercials online.
Joe is determined to get himself back in good shape on the golf course, but having to get up at the crack of dawn to practice is starting to wear on him. Plus, his new house just happens to be in the same neighborhood as his former bookie. Owen is now manager of his father's auto dealership, but his decision to hire Terry is starting to look like a bad move. It turns out Terry's acting skills aren't helping him succeed in selling any cars. He's also not exactly cut out for a 9-to-5 job.
Feeling guilty about his rapid downward spiral, which includes treating his son poorly and having to cut back on staff at his store, Joe decides to stop gambling. Owen finds a new sense of purpose when he goes to work for a rival auto dealership following his father's decision to turn management over to Marcus. And Terry's life spins out of control when his gig on a movie results in disasters at the apartment complex.
Desperate to buy a house after his son develops anxiety issues related to their family situation, Joe decides to bet $25,000 on a basketball game. Terry is forced to face the dire condition of his acting career when he agrees to take a bit part on a B movie. And Owen's father decides it's time to cut back on his work load and let Marcus take over the day-to-day management of the dealership.
Joe's bookie finds out Joe used to be a professional golfer and decides to use him to hustle a couple of guys. Owen's family becomes concerned over his increasing weight. And Terry gets a new apartment, but the apartment manager job that comes with it is a bit much to handle.
Joe goes to see his retired father (guest star Robert Loggia), who gives new meaning to the word grumpy. Owen's wife and mother get upset when a commercial for the auto dealership implies that Owen's co-worker, Marcus, is actually Owen Sr.'s son. And Terry becomes obsessed over finding out why he has been rejected for a youth mentoring program.
This season, all three men face a number of roadblocks on their continuing journeys through midlife, but they know they can always rely on their friends to see them through.
These friends face very different challenges. Joe, who currently lives in a hotel, tries to connect with his kids and is dipping his toe in the dating pool, while also struggling with the gambling problem that may have ended his marriage. The unmarried Terry scoffs at domestic issues but sometimes wonders if his own single life is all it's cracked up to be.
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