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A family with a blind patriarch deals with a divorce in this comedy.

Premiered: February 23, 2014

Rating: TV-PG

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Growing Up Fairbanks Season 1, Episode 13 Jun 11, 2014 Paid

When the divorce papers arrive in the mail, Mel (J.K. Simmons) is determined to preserve for Henry (Eli Baker) and Katie (Ava Deluca-Verley) a sense of normalcy, and keeps their annual family trip on the books. When Joyce’s (Jenna Elfman) online date walks out on her, Mel grudgingly invites her along. To their surprise, while on what has previously been a vacation from hell, Mel and Joyce discover that their separation has allowed them to finally appreciate one another – just as they're ready to sign the divorce papers. Meanwhile, Henry’s crush, Jenny (guest star Isabela Moner), tags along on the vacation, which forces Henry to overcome his fear of horses so he can make the most of this getaway with the girl of his dreams.

Madi About You Season 1, Episode 12 Jun 11, 2014 Paid

When Joyce's (Jenna Elfman) free-spirited sister, Madi (guest star Erinn Hayes) comes to visit, Mel (J.K. Simmons) couldn't be happier since his separation from Joyce means Madi is no longer his problem. But that doesn't stop Madi from getting in Mel's head. She suggests that the woman he's dating, Allison (guest star Constance Zimmer), is burdened with having to take care of her blind boyfriend, so Mel sets out to prove her wrong. Meanwhile, it's Runyen (Lance Lim) who gets in Henry's (Eli Baker) head, convincing him that he and Jenny (guest star Isabela Moner) are spending so much time together, they've fallen into the dreaded friend zone.

Secret Lives of Fishers Season 1, Episode 11 May 6, 2014 Paid

Stress gets the better of Mel (J.K. Simmons), causing him back problems. Not wanting the family to worry about him, Mel discovers that sneaking into Joyce’s (Jenna Elfman) when no one’s home to take bubble baths is just the remedy to unwind and cure his aches. Meanwhile, when Joyce gets straight A’s in her grad school classes, she sees her future as a therapist set in stone and panics. However, she can’t work up the nerve to tell her family she wants to pursue a different career path. Also, despite being told she can’t get a part-time job, Katie (Ava Deluca-Verley) secretly starts working at the yogurt shop managed by her boyfriend, only to learn that work and love don’t swirl. And Henry (Eli Baker), with Runyen (Lance Lim) as his trainer, secretly prepares to fight a bully. Voice-over by Jason Bateman. Logan Miller, Peter Mackenzie, Karan Soni, Joel Polis, Cade Canon Ball, Karl T. Wright and Christina Pickles guest star.

First Time's the Charm Season 1, Episode 10 Apr 29, 2014 Paid

Joyce (Jenna Elfman) finds out Katie (Ava Deluca-Verley) has big plans for after the Spring Formal with her boyfriend, Anthony (guest star Logan Miller). In order to confirm what she thinks, however, Joyce has to promise Katie she'll keep her secret from Mel (J.K. Simmons). Meanwhile, Mel has one final chance to have a successful first date with Allison (guest star Contance Zimmer) and has promised to make her dinner. The only problem is that he has no clue how to cook. With both parents distracted, Runyen (Lance Lim) points out that Henry (Eli Baker) can get away with anything and should milk it for all it's worth.

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