Michelle must think fast when Anna challenges her on the school's curriculum, and her vision sends a crew of her supporters on a midnight mission to the beach, where a familiar face puts Brett in an uncomfortable situation.
Alex gets a big offer but worries that Brett will think their passion project doesn't matter. Meanwhile, Tina tries online dating, and later has Michelle's back when her sister suspects Anna is taking control of her beloved charter school.
Alex clashes with a director, but ultimately realizes they're on the same page. Meanwhile, Brett's new side job comes with pluses and minuses; Tina discusses what she wants out of life with Larry; and Michelle's alliance with Anna solidifies.
Michelle finds a new ally in her charter-school campaign; Alex is dismayed by changes at work but clashes with Christy at home over his evolving partnership with Brett; Tina learns about parenting the hard way.
In the Season 2 premiere, Alex has surprise visitors on his birthday while filming a movie in New Orleans; Michelle tells Tina about a recent transgression; and Brett vows to be a better husband, father and all-around human being.