Tracee Ellis Ross and Malcolm-Jamal Warner headline this sitcom about a blended family experiencing the wows and woes of life. In the premiere, Carla confronts her insecurities while treating a lusty client; Kaci is drawn to a new boy in school. Robin Givens guest stars.
Fierce competitive sides emerge when Carla and Alex join Gabby's dance class. The competition theme continues when Keenan and Kaci try to outplay one another for class president. Romeo Miller guest stars.
Part 1 of 2. Ms. Helen's war-vet son returns from Afghanistan with post-traumatic stress disorder, for which Carla suggests he receive counseling. Meanwhile, Alex assists Alexis with her school project—but he helps too much.
Carla, Alex and Alexis leave for an overnight school trip, which gives Keenan and Kaci a prime opportunity to throw a house party. There's risqué business at the bash when Keenan is the recipient of a girl's lusty advances.
Carla faces unresolved issues from her past when her ex-husband's nuptials are announced. In response, Alex suggests that she reach out to her old therapist. Meanwhile, the children consider donating to charity. Roma Maffia guest stars.
Carla speaks about relationships at a conference, but she's pitted against a fellow panelist whose views differ significantly from hers. Elsewhere, Keenan is enlisted to join a popular school clique. Anthony Anderson guest stars.
Alex's parents visit in the Season 1 finale. It becomes obvious that retirement has created friction between them. As for the children, they receive decidedly old-fashioned T-shirts from their grandparents. Robert Hooks and Hattie Winston guest star.