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 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.
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'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.