Series finale: Joy suspects that Eddie is hiding something when he tells Kenny she's in the car when he puts Kenny on speakerphone. Eddie wasn't, but he decides to make up a small sin to get her off his back. Not surprisingly, this strategy fails.
After Eddie forgets Joy's birthday (again), he decides to recoup by buying her a designer handbag that she has been admiring. And as it happens, Kenny knows a guy downtown who might have one to sell "for a very reasonable price."
Eddie's book is finally published, but Ally goes into labor on the day of his book signing. As friends and family await the blessed event, Eddie gives Doug fatherhood tips while Ally apologizes to Joy for the pain she has caused her.
When Whitey (Martin Mull) throws a surprise party for his grouchy uncle (M. Emmet Walsh), the guests are surprised at how much junk is in his house. But first, an impatient Eddie must prod Joy, Doug and Ally, who are in no hurry to get to the party.
Ally's baby shower is nearing and Joy's becoming obsessed with it, but Mr. White can't come up with a gift idea. Meanwhile, Dr. Bialik invites old friends (Mayim Bialik's "Blossom" cast mates Jenna Von Oy and Michael Stoyanov) to Doug's therapy session.
Eddie discovers that he's smaller than a guy named Tommy (Gilbert Gottfried) in one area, so it's up to Joy to tell him that size doesn't matter. Meanwhile, Ally's sonogram reveals that her baby doesn't resemble Eddie in any way.
Eddie and Joy make a negative impression on a newlywed couple while on vacation, and Joy goes to great lengths to correct it. Meanwhile, Kenny and Doug begin to spend time together, making Allison jealous.
Eddie and Joy want to move to a smaller house, but there's one problem (two, actually): Doug and Ally aren't ready to strike out on their own. And then Whitey (Martin Mull) moves in after Duffy (Kathleen Rose Perkins) dumps him.
Joy's visiting mother (Lainie Kazan) won't stop criticizing her. Meanwhile, a publisher wants to turn Eddie's manuscript into a picture book for children. Miles Tunnicliff: Richard Lewis. Mr. White: Martin Mull.
Eddie and Joy meet their new neighbors: Tommy Campbell (Gilbert Gottfried) and his much younger wife, April (Sasha Jackson), and Eddie is nonplussed by their age disparity. And when the Starks hold a yard sale, the Campbells want to buy everything.
Eddie wants a raise so he and Joy can go on vacation, but persuading Principal Duffy to give him one won't be easy. Meanwhile, Doug thinks that he's a sitcom character. Mr. White: Martin Mull. Dr. Bialick: Mayim Bialik.
Eddie befriends a new teacher (Martin Mull), and finds that they have much in common. But Principal Duffy (Kathleen Rose Perkins) has her own plans for them. Meanwhile, Eddie and Joy reminisce about the music they loved in the 1980s.
When Eddie visits Simona (Susan Yeagley) for a checkup, he catches a nasty head cold---just before his big interview with a survivor of the 1937 Hindenburg disaster. Meanwhile, Simona won't pay Joy a compliment, and Joy can't understand why.
Over Eddie's objections, Joy invites a couple (Kevin Nealon, Susan Yeagley) she barely knows to dinner, and they immediately click with Eddie while ignoring Joy. Meanwhile, Kenny begins a job as a free-sample guy at the supermarket and finds that he has invaded another free-sample guy's turf.
Eddie and Joy play peacemaker when their friends Simona and Stephen (Susan Yeagley and Kevin Nealon) break up after a fight. Meanwhile, when Doug comes down with a curious illness, Allie sends him to a psychiatrist (Mayim Bialik).
Eddie's snoring doesn't bother Joy, but Kenny, wide awake in the next room, is furious. So Eddie goes to a sleep clinic. Meanwhile, Joy's sued by an elderly couple who were booked on a cruise for high-school seniors by her incompetent underling.
Eddie goes to a ball game without Joy and both realize that they can lead separate lives, but they discover that strings are attached. Meanwhile, Ally and Doug hug a tree---and cause a tree blight in the neighborhood.