Despite Al's assurance Casey Maxwell isn't his type, J.T. can't resist dating a fox with a limo driver when she calls him cute. Alas the spoiled crime princess of a Chicago mob killer his terrifying expectations and ways to enforce them... Frank refuses to let Carol call an exterminator since a rat couldn't be a match for his manly hunter's nature- well, this one certainly is and he gets wrecked far worse by the traps then the rodent... Dana is proud to be asked as model for her college's resident artist, even more arrogant-feminist abstract painter Jayne McNeal, but nearly has a fit when she hears at the auction it's Jayne's first photographic realistic portrait, and the thought of it being bought gets mother Carol even more berserk...
By KGF Vissers:
When JT makes fun of Karen who wears a fake pregnancy ('wale') suit, while Carol is really expecting, Barky dares the short-sighted kid, for an utter admission of the weaker sex, worth foot-kissing, by keeping up a fake pregnancy the whole weekend; Frank knew better, but still accepts Carol's identical dare. Their initial fun ceases when landed with public chick chores in the wale suits... Meanwhile ever kind Cody takes young Brendan to a baseball-game to see his favorite player Kenny Barton, according to Carol a bad role model, but when Cody distracts the guard Edgar, so Brandon can ask his idol an autograph in the locker-room on his only home-run-ball, but the man's implacable $50 greed, no kids discount, destroys the boy's admiration, he even dumps the ball. Fortunately Cody is till around, and already Edgar's friend, so he goes tells the ugly truth to the press, live on air; they thus meet star sports reporter Harmon Killebrew, an oldie in the Hall of Fame, who couldn't agree more and gracefully volunteers his free autograph.
By Brian Rathjen :
At a baseball game, Brendan attempts to get his favorite player Kenny Barton's autograph, but is turned away when he can't pay $50. Cody confronts this attitude, with unexpected support from sportscaster Harmon Killebrew (a Minnesota Twins Hall of Famer player). JT and Frank accept a dare from the girls to wear pregnancy simulation suits.
By KGF Vissers:
Carol discover's at Brendan's 6th birthday that a traditional Lambert bowling day isn't his preference, so she arranges a regular kids party, with popular clown Yo-Yo. Alas the star cancels at the last minute, so Frank steps in. Meanwhile the authorities reported Frank and Carol's Jamaican wedding was illegal, so a city hall repeat is required. Unlike Frank, Carol insists on a romantic production. As the reverend she wants to reside is about to leave, it has to coincide with Brendan's party and actually gets merged in.
It is Brendan's 6th birthday. Normally, Frank takes him out for pizza and bowling but Carol learns that Brendan would prefer a party. Carol helps Brendan plan the party with Yo-Yo the clown as the entertainment. Frank and Carol also learn that their marriage in Jamaica was null and void. They agree to make the day special by meeting at City Hall and having a romantic lunch. Frank ends up getting stuck at work so he can't spend the whole day with Carol. Carol then wants a wedding with a Reverend though the Reverend they want is leaving for vacation and won't be back for six months. They agree to squeeze the wedding in with Brendan's birthday party. The bad news keeps coming as Yo-Yo the clown calls at the last minute saying he won't be coming. Frank ends up dressing as Yo-Yo, and he and Carol get married while Frank is dressed as a clown.
By KGF Vissers:
Since Rich grudgingly accepted to go to a wedding with Dana, he behaves even stranger. Karen swears that proves, according to fashion magazine, he's cheating. With Al, she spies on him and sees him enter foxy but older Tatiana's home. They get Dana, who storms in without checking why Rich is there. Frank and Carol haven't had sex for too long, but when the children finally stop getting in the way, a flu bug kills their mood.