The gang's big cookout goes down in flames when Norris's new gal (Nadia Dajani) serves up some hot dish about one of his roomies. Meanwhile, Suzanne gets steamed when she realizes how unhip she really is, and Ford feels the heat when he steps up to the grill for the first time. Delivery Guy: Chris Bruno. Deke: Freddy Rodriguez. Carlene: Eliza Coyle.
Conclusion. As Julie (Julia Campbell) heads home for the holidays, Hunter struggles with the revelation that he's not Chloe's real father. Meanwhile, Ford and Suzanne endure the big day with their respective families; and Norris's new telephone job gives psychic friends a bad name. Sal: Ed Marinaro. Suzanne: Rena Sofer. Chloe: Neisha Trout.
Part 1 of two. Chloe's mom (Julia Campbell) pays an unexpected Thanksgiving visit and is shocked to learn Chloe's made contact with Hunter. Chloe: Niesha Trout. Suzanne: Rena Sofer. Hunter: Stephen Dunham. Norris: David Alan Basche.
Hunter ends up on the other side of his sexism when Ford's overbearing boss (Kari Coleman) snags him as her trophy date for a colleague's big party. Meanwhile, Norris hits a creative block after his new girlfriend makes him too happy. Janae: Dagney Kerr. Harry: Jack Riley. Suzanne: Rena Sofer.
Hunter throws a surprise birthday party for Chloe (Niesha Trout), who refuses to let her errant dad have his cake and eat hers, too. Meanwhile, Suzanne helps Norris fulfill a dream when she hires him to babysit a nightmarish artist (Dan Castellaneta). Deke: Freddy Rodriguez. Buzz Cut Woman: Liz Ard. Art Guy: Nick Jameson.
Halloween fiend Hunter drags a bored Ford to a gay bar; a horror flick has Norris running scared to find Chloe at an underground party. Series regular Rena Sofer's significant other, Wally Kurth, guest stars. Sal: Ed Marinaro. Suzanne: Rena Sofer. Ford: John Ducey. Hunter: Stephen Dunham.
Ford's competitive streak comes out when he tricks an untrained Hunter (Stephen Dunham) into running a marathon with him. Meanwhile, Suzanne looks for clues that her ex-husband ever cared about her and finds some surprising evidence. Freckle-Faced Boy: Brandon Kaplan. Counterman: Benjamin Franklin Brown. Chloe: Niesha Trout. Ford: John Ducey. Suzanne: Rena Sofer.
Ford (John Ducey) takes over as head of the house, but his strict rules and regulations turn Norris into a prisoner in his own home. Meanwhile, Hunter tries to buddy up to Chloe by getting involved in her life, but he may be too busy being involved with other women. Suzanne: Rena Sofer. Sal: Ed Marinaro. Buzz Cut Woman: Liz Ard.
Ford (John Ducey) fouls out at the dating game when the guys set him up with the only other men they know---or think---are gay. Meanwhile, Suzanne (Rena Sofer) tries to save a trapped mouse that she and Ford considered a pet during their marriage. Bruce: Thomas Cavanagh. UPS Guy: Chris Bruno. Vet: Tracy Vilar.
Hunter's past comes back to haunt him when he realizes that he and Chloe's roommate (Alexondra Lee) have met---and more---before. Meanwhile, Ford takes a foray into cross-dressing to save Suzanne's job; and Norris gets the shaft from a client who stiffs him on a painting job. Suzanne: Rena Sofer. Deke: Freddy Rodriguez. Cameron: John Ennis.