Mike complains that Catherine's become a financial burden, but she soon surprises him by starting her own business. Frankie: Ned Eisenberg. Carl: Carlo Imperato. Catherine: Nadia Dajani. Mike: Gerry Red Wilson.
Mike's way of life is further upset by news that Mitch and Lisa are dating, and he asks his best friend to cool down their hot romance. Lisa: Pauley Perrette. Kieran: Michael Charles Roman. Mike: Gerry Red Wilson.
News from the doctor about Mike's fertility, coupled with Catherine's complete dependence on Patty, strains Mike and Patty's marriage. Mike: Gerry Red Wilson. Patty: Kellie Overbey. Catherine: Nadia Dajan.
Mike sees his father in a new light after he finally beats Danny (Pat McNamara) at handball; Lisa practices her flossing on Mitch (Ron Livingston). Catherine: Nadia Dajani. Patty: Kellie Overbey. Lisa: Pauley Perrette.