Alan takes Tanya away on a weekend road trip to escape ongoing renovation headache, but he winds up even more frustrated by California traffic; Carter ends up pleasantly surprised by the babysitter his parents have hired.
Alan tries to land an extremely profitable gig as spokesman for a First Nation's casino, but he runs into trouble when he must prove his native ancestry; Carter has some highly unusual anxiety dreams as he prepares for the Canadian citizenship test.
Alan thinks about retiring after his new gig as spokesman for age-appropriate products has him contemplating his own mortality. Meanwhile, Tanya gets so caught up with her upcoming kitchen renovation that she almost forgets about Alan's 68th birthday.
An anonymous invitation to a high-school prom comes as a surprise to Carter; at the same time, Alan makes the misguided decision of picking a fight with Tanya over whose renovation project should take priority.
In the Season 2 premiere, Alan and Carter go on a citywide manhunt when they suspect someone has stolen Alan's cell phone. Meanwhile, Tanya's desire for a mirror in her bedroom pushes her into an unwise bet.