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Tracee freezes Calvin's bank account due to back child support, casting a potential dark cloud over his graduation. Meanwhile, Janine's work schedule sorely tests her relationship with CJ. Rick Fox and Essence Atkins guest star.
After slipshod repairs on their house leave them homeless, Curtis, Ella and Malik must relocate to Calvin and Miranda's abode. Meanwhile, Floyd's beautiful daughter arrives at the barbershop, creating some hair-raising drama in the process.
Part 1 of 2. Calvin chances upon an ex-flame who happens to have a newborn...named Calvin. This development troubles Miranda, who has interesting news of her own. Meanwhile, CJ sets his sights on a new job that may take him and the family to Chicago.
Conclusion. Calvin mediates a meeting involving Miranda, Tracie and Mercedes, resulting in unforeseen developments. Meanwhile, CJ's family prepare to relocate to Chicago, but it gets windy when the move means that Malik must repeat his freshman year.
A forced retirement for Curtis creates obstacles, but the drama spikes when Miranda goes missing. Elsewhere, Claretha returns sans husband and moves in with Curtis and Ella. Kim Fields directed the episode.
Calvin corners Miranda when he suspects she had an abortion. Elsewhere, Malik shows off his acting chops when he scores a role in a school production, but an interracial kiss in the play soon becomes an issue. Kim Fields directed the episode.
It's a revolving door at the Payne house when CJ, Janine and the children move out, and Floyd in turn moves in because of his divorce. Then there's Jazmine. The youngster, feeling ignored and jealous, makes the choice to run away.
Malik cooks up a scheme to impress his girlfriend, lying to her that he's a gourmet chef. Desperate, he then turns to Curtis to help him prepare a tasty dish. Meanwhile, Calvin's second job keeps him away from Miranda.