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Mike gives a job to Mandy's new beau, the star quarterback at her school, and Mandy soon realizes he's not a star off the field when he displays a poor work ethic. Meanwhile, Kristin is confused about her relationship with Ryan.
Outdoor Man hosts its annual employee sports contest, and Mike and Ed reconsider including Kyle on their team, fearing he'll hurt their chances of winning. Elsewhere, Vanessa attempts to clarify her unenthusiastic comments about her daughters' hobbies.
Vanessa is acknowledged for her volunteer efforts, but her good news is overshadowed by Mike, who then tries to remedy the situation. Meanwhile, Eve becomes apprehensive about starting high school; and Ed wants to use Mike as a model for an Outdoor Man fig (more…)
Vanessa's loyalty to Ed's ex-wife surprises Mike, who doesn't think Ed should reconcile with his ex. Elsewhere, Mandy wants to work with Kristin at the diner so she can earn money for a school trip, but Kristin is hesitant to put in a good word for her.
Mike wants to give Vanessa a stress-free holiday without their daughters and grandson, so he tries to send the kids away for Christmas. Meanwhile, Ed goes turkey hunting and shoots a bald eagle by mistake.
Bill McKendree taunts Mike and his family at a baseball game, and Ryan impresses Mike with how he handles the situation. Elsewhere, Mandy is deprived of modern technology, so she resorts to using an old ham radio and makes some faraway friends.
In the second-season finale, Mandy gets into two colleges and selects a party school. Meanwhile, Kristin takes stock of her life and runs into an old coworker who's found success; and Eve's neighbor assists her with her junior ROTC contest.
Mike wants Boyd to walk home from school on his own, but Ryan's hesitant to allow this. Meanwhile, Ed and Kyle host a meeting for folks preparing for doomsday; and Eve and Mandy try to keep Vanessa in the dark about something.