Provider: Eastern (ET) Change
Ella comes down with the flu, but it's Curtis who's sick of it all: He must clean, cook and care for Malik, CJ and Janine when they also catch the bug. Elsewhere, it's a crowning moment for young Jazmine when she lands the role of a princess in a play.
An intense anti-drug school presentation disturbs young Jazmine, prompting CJ to counsel her. Meanwhile, after rescuing a poodle, Curtis plans to use the reward money to purchase a massage chair for his office. Tyler Perry directed.
Janine's self-righteous parents visit the Payne household searching for their daughter, and a wincing CJ realizes it's his job to inform them of Janine's serious personal problems. Tyler Perry directed the episode.
Ella, Claretha, Jazmine and Jazmine's friend branch out: They go on a woodsy wilderness trip---and promptly get lost. Meanwhile, Calvin, deciding to pop the big question to Miranda, sets out to find the perfect engagement ring.
CJ interviews for a fire-chief post in New Jersey. This elates Curtis, but only because the younger Paynes might finally move out of the house. At the barbershop, Kiki tries to persuade Floyd to hire her brother---who was just released from prison.
Curtis is offered a desirable fire-chief job---but it's in Los Angeles, and Ella firmly opposes moving. Meanwhile, CJ has a close encounter with Tanya's overly assertive gal pal. Robin Givens guest stars.
A mix-up results when a female counselor invites Calvin to dinner. Meanwhile, Curtis eagerly anticipates attending a firehouse poker party, but there's a surprise in the cards: He may have to babysit the children instead.
Let the games begin. It's a full house when the women take on the men during game night. Besides the Paynes, the players include Calvin's girlfriend, CJ's girlfriend (Robin Givens), Janine's boyfriend (Michael Jai White) and Ella's longtime friend. But the (more…)