Season 1

Season 1 (2012)

Episodes List

Ep.1 Pilot

Air Date: 2012-09-12

When Chris is asked out to a Knicks game, he must find a babysitter without his ex-wife Shelia finding out. Elsewhere, Gary and Marny find an unusual spot for some alone time. Meanwhile, Nick is in the dog house when he forgets about an important event with his wife, Emily.

Ep.2 Chris' New Girlfriend

Air Date: 2012-09-26

Nick confesses to having a shared past with Chris' new girlfriend; Gary steels himself for the consequences of forgetting his anniversary.

Ep.3 Marny Wants a Girl

Air Date: 2012-10-03

When Marny makes moves to have another child, Gary looks to the guys for some help with population control.

Ep.4 The Standoff

Air Date: 2012-10-10

Gary experiments with unconventional disciplinary tactics; Marny insists on helping Chris; a school project leads Nick to feel overly competitive.

Ep.5 Gary's Day Off

Air Date: 2012-10-17

Marny agrees to take care of the kids so Gary can have a break; the guys help Sheila move in hope of getting back Chris' Giants tickets.

Ep.6 Apartment Halloween

Air Date: 2012-10-24

Nick goes to war with the new co-op board president, Lydia (Marissa Jaret Winokur), when she forbids his annual Halloween decorations.

Ep.7 The Bathroom Incident

Air Date: 2012-10-31

Gary gets Emily's help organizing his apartment; Freddie and Ernie lock themselves in the bathroom; the guys talk to Nick about his lack of preparation.

Ep.8 First Birthday

Air Date: 2012-11-14

Chris plans a nontraditional celebration for Ernie's first birthday; Manny and Gary try a kale-only diet; Sheila tries to deal with her breakup.

Ep.9 Thanksgiving

Air Date: 2012-11-21

Sheila tries to win the gang over with a traditional Thanksgiving dinner; Gary decides to spend the holiday waiting in line for a TV that's on sale.

Ep.10 Christmas

Air Date: 2012-12-05

Emily and Nick think Manny and Gary's marriage is in a rut; Sheila and Chris must decide who keeps the engagement ring after their divorce.

Ep.11 First Word

Air Date: 2013-01-02

Nick and Chris argue about who brought Sheila into their life; Gary talks about the origin of his chipped tooth; Sheila and Chris wait for Ernie's first word.

Ep.12 Marny's Dad

Air Date: 2013-01-09

Gary is willing to do anything to earn his father-in-law's respect; Chris goes on a date with Shelia.

Ep.13 Me Time

Air Date: 2013-01-30

Overwhelmed by pressure at work and at home, Marny lies to Gary in hope of securing some time alone; when Chris signs the group up for trivia night, Nick and Sheila's competitive nature causes problems.

Ep.14 The Will

Air Date: 2013-02-06

A near-death experience leaves Marny and Gary worried about their children's future; Chris is jealous of Ernie's new male nanny (Mark Consuelos).

Ep.15 Gary's Idea

Air Date: 2013-02-13

Marny is dismayed when Gary comes up with a business idea; Chris decides to reinvent himself and starts a new hobby.

Ep.16 A Rare Breed

Air Date: 2013-02-20

Gary struggles to keep up with his successful new career and his responsibilities as a dad; a missing toy makes a sound that keeps Emily and Nick up at night; Ernie is held back at his play group.

Ep.17 The Divorce Party

Air Date: 2013-02-27

When Chris and Sheila think about having another baby together, Nick and Emily plan a divorce party to remind Chris about his past with Sheila; Marny's younger sister is hired as Gary's assistant.