After Ben points out Ted's frequent absences, Lesley gets soused during a party that grows out of control just before guilt brings Ted home. Brock: Sam Horrigan. Dorsa: Lillian Hurst. Lesley: Molly Shannon. Liam: David Walton.
With Tanner struggling at school, Ted invites his teacher for dinner, but her ideas for parental involvement go against his beliefs---in bribery. Ms. Lester: Jenifer Lewis. Liam: David Walton. Ted: Chris McDonald. Lesley: Molly Shannon.
Andrea Martin plays Ben's famous psychologist mother, whose unsolicited advice causes family havoc just as Ted is to host a party for his boss. Briscoe: Harrison Young. Candy: Amanda Swisten. Ted: Chris McDonald. Liam: David Walton. Ben: Jason Schwartzman.
John C. Reilly plays Lesley's prom date, a high-school big shot whose current lot in life delights the still-jealous Ted. Marla: Amy Sedaris. Liam: David Walton. Preston: Jake Sandvig. Chloe: Caitlin Wachs.
Tanner's talent in art rather than athletics offends Ted, who responds to Ben's defense of Tanner with an insult, and an athletic challenge. Ted: Chris McDonald. Liam: David Walton. Dorsa: Lillian Hurst.
The family's repressiveness about sex comes to light after Tanner catches Ben with his girlfriend (Zooey Deschanel). Eve: Marnette Patterson. Lesley: Molly Shannon. Ted: Chris McDonald. Preston: Jake Sandvig.