James bribes Sammy to spend time with Gary (voice of Bob Odenkirk) to help him feel a part of the whole father-son reunion scene. Meanwhile, Kathy (Maura Tierney) crashes at James' pad---and crushes his hopes of making her more than his secretary. Other voices include Janeane Garofalo, David Cross and Andy Dick.
A near-death experience has Sammy (David Spade) fearing eternal damnation unless he repairs his fractured family. But his plan to make amends goes South, landing the Blake boys in a merciless Mexican prison. Meanwhile, James' action figure turns out to have a very active figure indeed. Voices include Andy Dick, Janeane Garofalo, Maura Tierney, Bob Odenkirk, Harland Williams.
James has plans to rent a house in Malibu but things don't go as planned when his entire family shows up unexpectedly. Later, James and Sammy fight over the affections of a woman they meet on the beach. Meanwhile, Kathy and Mark look after Wiley and Lola at a celebrity children's party.
When James learns that they're tearing down his childhood home to build a shopping center, Kathy Kelly helps put a stop to it. Meanwhile, on the set of his series "Oh, Rebecca," James advises Rebecca on how to get the writers to show her more respect.