Mel tries to talk Joe into letting her get a dog.
Mel takes Joe to a work dinner.
After winning an 8-course dining experience in a raffle, Mel decides to preemptively join an exercise boot camp to lose weight before she gorges on the gourmet meal.
Joe’s demanding new job keeps him from spending any quality time with Mel.
Mel feels that it’s a good idea for her and Joe to take things slow.
Joe rushes home to tell Mel that he has feelings for her but he’s shocked to find Austin has shown up and wants to give his relationship with Mel another try.
Mel is excited to spend Christmas with her sister, Meredith (Jaime Pressly), who is on furlough from prison.
Since Joe never got around to telling "Nona" he and Tiffany got divorced, he's forced to beg Mel to pretend to be his trampy ex.
Mel must pose as Joe's ex-wife.
Joe works out an alternative payment plan when he begins dating the mom (Krista Allen) of one of his students.
Joe and Mel become cat burglars to reclaim Mel's personal item that was accidentally sold; Lennox's pen pal wants to meet her after his release from jail.
Mel invites her new suitor to stay at her place; Lennox struggles with her new internship.
Mel and Joe co-host "Good Morning, Toledo" and become a hit when they bicker over personal family details.
Mel and Joe learn that Lennox and Zander have taken their relationship to the next level, while Ryder struggles with his new "bad boy" reputation.
Mel severs ties with a friend whom, soon after, Joe begins to date.