Caroline plans a birthday bash for Albie in the Season 3 finale. Also: Chris must inform his father of his plans to move; Caroline stresses about a doctor's call; drama mounts between Albie and Vito; and Caroline reveals life-changing news.
Albie's consulting business booms when he nets a big-bucks meeting with an investor for Vito's deli idea, yet shocking behavior puts in deal in doubt. Also, Lauren worries about finances, and Chris and Caroline have an awkward talk about his future.
Lauren's birthday is celebrated as a family vacation continues. Vito plans a zip-lining adventure, which doesn't please Caroline, who fears heights and is still concerned about a health issue. Later, Caroline cohosts a talk show in Los Angeles.
A family vacation finds the gang in San Francisco, where they meet up with buddy Greg Bennett. All are in great spirits, except for Lauren, who deals with a notably absent husband. Meanwhile, Chris reveals a secret, and Caroline discovers Lauren is keeping a secret.
Caroline reaches out to Albie for support in her business endeavor, and the duo pitch Caroline's soap to a major grocery store. In addition, Lauren hits the breaking point with Vito and gives him a firm ultimatum. Later, a health scare strikes Caroline.
Lauren and Vito bicker over whose job is harder, so Caroline makes the newlyweds swap jobs for a day, with Lauren working at the deli and Vito struggling to make the cut at Lauren's salon. Meanwhile, Albie has a heart-to-heart talk with his father.
The guys go to Las Vegas while Caroline and Lauren remain in New Jersey to focus on business. Here, Caroline takes her soap-making hobby to the next level; Lauren fumes about Vito leaving town; and the Manzo boys plunge into sexy situations.
Albie moves into a sleek bachelor pad, but Caroline worries her son is lonely, so she sets out to find a suitable bachelorette for him. In time, Albie finds out about the scheme and fumes at the meddling. Also: Lauren and Vito clash.
Lauren plans to launch a second salon and enlists Chris to direct an ad for her new business, yet mixing business with family could stir up friction. Also, Albie tells Vito to attend etiquette class, and Caroline tags along on Vito's (mis)adventure.
Chris pens a young-adult novel and drags the family on a midnight visit to a haunted prison for research. In other scary events, Lauren reveals she's unhappy in her marriage, and Albie deals with approaching the age of 30. The Season 3 premiere.