Sheila talks Mr. Wolfe into throwing a chastity ball at the high school.
Dallas helps George tell Tessa that he has sold their house.
Tessa helps Ryan choose a college.
George's newfound obsession with his body image alienates Dallas.
After Noah's divorce, George offers him and Opus a place to stay until they get back on their feet.
When George forgets the birthday gift that Dallas gives him, Dallas feels as if she'll never compare to his ex and she seeks solace in carbs and Jill Werner (recurring guest star GILLIAN VIGMAN). Meanwhile, Tessa believes that she has lost her youthful vigor, and Noah makes a shocking discovery about his psychiatrist, Bob (recurring guest star TODD LOUISO).
Dalia takes Mr. Wolfe under her wing to help him get over his breakup with Chef Alan (recurring guest star EVAN ARNOLD). Sheconvinces him to try a new look and plots to help Mr. Wolfe get revenge for his broken heart. Meanwhile, Tessa interns for Jill(recurring guest star GILLIAN VIGMAN), Noah is convinced Carmen (recurring guest star BUNNY RIVERA) is the love of his life andGeorge and Dallas find themselves caught in the crossfire.
When Marty (recurring guest star JACK WALSH) passes away, George is deeply affected and Noah and George have to figure out what todo with his ashes. Meanwhile, Tessa learns that Ryan (recurring guest star PARKER YOUNG) hasn't been honest with her, and she has toexamine the future of their relationship, as well as her plans for college.
When Tessa becomes a relationship expert, she gives advice to everyone - even people who don't ask for it. When she decides to helpMr. Wolfe, it leads to a sad realization about his relationship with Chef Alan (recurring guest star EVAN ARNOLD). Meanwhile, Noahand Dallas are still at odds, and George helps Dallas coach a T-ball team.
When Tessa convinces Ryan (recurring guest star PARKER YOUNG) to attend an art house movie with her on Valentine's Day, theirreactions to the movie surprise her. Sheila's mother, Gam Gam (guest star MARY KAY PLACE – Big Love), pays the Shays a visit,causing friction between Fred and Sheila. The visit also spurs Sheila to try to get Malik (recurring guest star MAESTRO HARRELL)back together with Lisa. Meanwhile, Dallas has a bad reaction to a cosmetic procedure, and George has to enjoy an 18-course mealfrom renowned Chef Julio (guest star MICHAEL VOLTAGGIO – Top Chef) by himself.
When Dallas realizes a portion of her property is located in East Chatswin, her life is thrown into a tailspin after she's kickedout of the country club and Dalia is forced to attend East Chatswin High. Meanwhile, Tessa becomes a producer of the Chatswin HighTV show Teen Talk, but struggles with her new role when Ryan (recurring guest star PARKER YOUNG) becomes the host of the show.
When Yakult becomes depressed, Dallas invites Yoni (recurring guest star WILMER VALDERRAMA) back into their lives to help remove thenegative energy. Everyone becomes enamored with Yoni except George, who believes Yoni really just wants Dallas back. Meanwhile, theShays convince Tessa to help set Lisa up so she can get back in the dating game. The girls end up on a double date with Ryan(recurring guest star PARKER YOUNG) and Tessa's ex, Scott Strauss (recurring guest star THOMAS McDONNELL).
When Dallas goes overboard making flyers for George's business, he begins to feel stifled and convinces Noah and Fred to start a"dad band" as a way to escape their significant others. Sheila catches the band during practice and impresses George with hersinging, so he votes her into the band. Meanwhile, Tessa discovers what it means to be the girlfriend of a football player andincites a revolt. Recurring guest star PARKER YOUNG appears as Ryan Shay. Recurring guest star MAESTRO HARRELL appears as Malik.
When Tessa has her wisdom teeth removed, George struggles to manage both her recovery and the hysterics of their neighbor Fred Shay,who has taken up residence in their basement after a career set-back. Sheila suspects George of harboring rats, and Dallas feelsinsecure about her relationship with George.
When Tessa and Dalia get the test results for their PSATs, Dalia receives a new car as a reward; Tessa gets ice cream. Tessa ismiffed that Dalia got a car, and becomes obsessed with finding out Dalia's score. The rift between the girls leads to an argumentbetween George and Dallas, and the only thing that can help them is an old-fashioned hip hop dance-off. Meanwhile, Noah and Jill(recurring guest star GILLIAN VIGMAN) hire Mr. Wolfe to tutor their baby after the baby is rejected by the finest daycare inChatswin. Recurring guest star TIM MEADOWS appears as Edmond. Recurring guest star PARKER YOUNG appears as Ryan Shay. Recurringguest star MAESTRO HARRELL appears as Malik.
When George sends Tessa to New York for a Christmas excursion with her mom, Alex (recurring guest star MALIN AKERMAN), he assumesthat he's given Tessa the best present ever. Tessa soon learns to be careful what you wish for, however, and she finds herselfmissing George and Chatswin. Meanwhile, Ryan (recurring guest star PARKER YOUNG) finds out that he was adopted, which throws theShay family in turmoil. And for her Christmas gift, Dalia asks for Carmen. Recurring guest star TIM MEADOWS (Saturday Night Live)appears as Edmond.
Tessa has left his life while Dalia grows closer to George, who sings her "Pleasant Nightmare" in the Season 2 finale, "Stray Dogs."
Tessa and Dalia finally come to blows in "Apocalypse Meow."
In season two of this crafty comedy, as Tessa spends time away from Chatswin getting to know her recently resurfaced mom (guest star Malin Akerman), George battles a case of empty-nest syndrome. Could this be the perfect time for Dallas to strike on her newly single neighbor? Meanwhile, Tessa is surprised to discover she misses the suburbs - and a certain someone. Could Chatswin be home after all?
All laughs, no filler.