In the Season 3 finale, Tessa joins a knitting circle, but George is startled by how old her new friends are. Elsewhere, George writes a song in the aftermath of his one-night stand; and newlyweds Lisa and Malik aren't exactly a happy couple.
Lisa and Malik's wedding is boycotted by his family, so he asks George to walk him down the aisle. Meanwhile, June warns Tessa to stay away from Ryan; and Sheila passes on some advice to her daughter on her big day.
Dalia is rejected by the only college to which she applied, so Dallas tries to help plan her future, but Dalia has other ideas about how to survive. Meanwhile, George makes Tessa go on a double date with a mother and son they met on her college tour.
A weekend camping trip for George, Noah, Fred and Victor turns chaotic after Fred loses Victor in the woods. Meanwhile, Tessa mentors a social outcast and prepares her for the Miss Chatswin pageant, which takes her rivalry with Dalia to a new level.
Dallas' mother passes away, but she asks Tessa to head south with her for the funeral, where Dallas renews a sibling rivalry and confronts her feelings about her mom. Meanwhile, George, Noah and Fred go on a triple blind date that gets Fred a little more than he bargained for.
Lisa decides to propose to Malik, but the news sends Tessa to her dad for advice when she isn't sure how to respond, especially when the proposal doesn't go as planned. Meanwhile, George worries about his girlfriend's rudeness to her employees.
Tessa takes Malik and Lisa to a college party, where she meets her male doppelgänger—and falls for him instantly. Meanwhile, Dallas gets a makeover after getting some interesting advice from a matchmaker.
George and Fred take a trip to Manhattan after Tessa scolds her dad for his love of a juice bar in Chatswin. Meanwhile, Tessa gets talked into attending Evan's birthday party, where she announces what she really thinks of him.
Awkward meetings in Chatswin for George and Dallas force them to divide the town to avoid seeing each other. Meanwhile, Tessa wonders why Lisa is hanging out with Ryan's girlfriend; and Fred is worried that Sheila is ready to leave him.
Tessa calls her grandfather when she's worried about George in the wake of his breakup with Dallas, but the son is not keen on his father's advice. Meanwhile, Tessa learns that Ryan is coming home for a visit—and that he's bringing his new girlfriend.
Empty-nest syndrome at the Shays' prompts Fred and Sheila to take in a foster child named Victor, but Lisa is convinced the young lad is a con artist. Meanwhile, Tessa objects to her dad's friendship with Dalia.
In the Season 3 premiere, George adopts a dog in an attempt to rebuild his relationship with Tessa. Meanwhile, Sheila tracks a canine on the loose in Chatswin; and Dalia shuns Dallas after her mother's latest breakup.