Последний настоящий мужчина
Last Man Standing
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Mike plays Cupid for Mandy by setting her up on a blind-date with Kyle, one of his employees who he thinks would be the perfect guy for her. But Mike's set-up gets off track when Kyle accidentally meets Kristin. Meanwhile at work, Mike's long-time boss and friend, Ed, announces that he's grounding Mike from their catalogue's international photo shoots and putting him in charge of the company's webpage. In this new role, Mike discovers that the Internet might actually provide him just the outlet he needs, a platform that gives him a voice to appeal to those who agree that manliness is under assault, and a pulpit for his opinions about feeling like the last real man in a woman's world.
Mike is outnumbered by his wife and daughters when they all agree that baby proofing the house is a good idea. But soon Vanessa has second thoughts when she finds herself home by herself babysitting Boyd and can't release the toilet seat's complicated childproof latch. Meanwhile, Mike thinks it's time for Mandy to earn her own money and gets her a job delivering pizzas -- without first consulting Vanessa.
When Vanessa forces a reluctant Mike to attend Grandparents Day at their grandson Boyd's preschool, Mike manages to insult the daycare teacher and Boyd gets kicked out of school. Boyd's mom, Kristin, tells Mike that he now has to look after him, so Mike takes the two-year-old to work with him. Meanwhile, after an elderly looking grandmother at the Grandparents Day event thinks she and Vanessa are the same age, Vanessa goes out of her way to look more youthful -- hoping no one sees her buying clothes from a boutique her 17-year-old daughter.
Mike feels let down when his daughters aren't into celebrating Halloween with him the way they used to. He decides that his two-year-old grandson, Boyd, can be his perfect trick or treat partner. But Kristin, Boyd's mother, adamantly tells him that she doesn't want her son to go out on Halloween. Mike sneaks him out -- with a plan to get the child home before Kristin gets back from work. When Mike, dressed as John Wayne from "The Green Berets," gets to Ed's house with Boyd, they are greeted at the door by Ed's lady friend, Elvira.
The Outdoor Man's softball team holds a vote to decide if they will go coed; Kristin thinks about her own future as she helps Mandy fill out college applications.
Vanessa asks Mike to be the one who says "no" to Mandy when she wants to try out for a modeling show, since he usually says "yes" to his daughters for everything. Ed has issues with Mike making too many business decisions.
After a neighbor's home is broken into, Vanessa puts together a neighborhood watch program; Mike finds himself in trouble after getting caught up in some gossip.
Mike establishes new, strict house rules after Kyle accidentally falls asleep in Kristin's room.
Mike is surprised to learn he shares similar interests with a new neighbor; Mandy plots revenge after catching her boyfriend in a lie.
Mike's Christmas spirit gets dampened when Ryan, the father of Kristen's baby, unexpectedly comes back to town after a long absence. Meanwhile, Ed hires Mandy as an elf at Outdoor Man, where she tries to unionize the other elves to get better perks.
Mike, amazed that Mandy might finally have found a passion for something, takes her under his wing at work when she offers to start an Internet campaign to keep Ed's favorite barber shop hangout from closing. Also, an exhausted Vanessa insists that she can still take care of the household despite her hectic work schedule, until she falls asleep during her own business presentation.
A visit from a rising star on the professional fishing circuit leaves Vanessa wondering if Mike feels tied down; Eve and Kristin assume Mandy's decision to become a vegan is a passing phase.
Mike is taken aback when he finds out that Ed, who has been an absentee dad, has hired his daughter, Gabriella, to replace him as the new marketing consultant of Outdoor Man. When Ed agrees with Mike that her youth-oriented proposals to re-brand the retail stores aren't the way to go, she plays the Daddy card for all its worth. Also, Mike and Eve bring home a stray dog that Mandy thinks she's allergic to.
Vanessa blames Mike when she finds out they were not invited to a neighbor's party; Eve accidentally damages Mandy's car.
When a history of Mike and Vanessa's house reveals a previous occupant died there, the family starts blaming things on a ghost; Ed keeps borrowing money from Kyle because he doesn't carry cash.
Mandy gets to meet Kim Kardashian; when the city orders Mike to cut down a tree on his property, he decides to organize a protest.
When Mike gets NASCAR driver Tony Stewart and his racecar in the store, he realizes how much he misses the adrenaline rush he used to get from his adventures on the road; Vanessa thinks about how she used to take more chances before she was a mom.
When Mike's younger brother and father visit, a sibling rivalry ensues; Eve, Mandy and Kristin try to help Bud find a girlfriend.
A teenage prankster gets hurt on the Baxter's property, and the Baxters get a bill for his injuries. Meanwhile, Kristin's busy schedule gets more challenging when she begins taking college courses.
Mandy worries when Mike doesn't like her new boyfriend, Terrence, who is an animal rights activist. Kyle discovers that Ed is Basque, like him.
Ed and Mike second-guess their decision to have Kyle on their team in an annual sports competition. Vanessa is caught saying she doesn't want to attend Eve's soccer game and Mandy's school play.
When Mike's dad, Bud, moves to town to be the builder on the new Outdoor Man store, Vanessa is concerned that some of Bud's well-intentioned ways might elevate Mike's high blood pressure.
When Mike realizes he unintentionally upstaged Vanessa's announcement about being nominated as the top volunteer school parent, his efforts to make it up to her might cause more harm than good. Meanwhile, Eve is afraid she won't fit in at high school; and Ed wants to release an Outdoor Man action figure inspired by Mike.
When Vanessa's sweet but flighty sister, April, comes to visit, Mike knows she's only coming to ask for yet another loan. Mike would rather use any extra money they have to buy a tank so that he and Ed can take it to a junkyard to run over old cars and boats. Meanwhile, when Kristen and Kyle decide to break up, Kyle is more concerned with what Mike will think.
Mike tries to convince Mandy to vote for Romney, but Obama supporters Kristin and Ryan disagree with his methods.
Mike secretly forms an afterschool dodgeball club for the neighborhood kids in hope of building character in Boyd.
A car in the neighborhood is egged; when Mike and Vanessa won't let Eve quit soccer, Eve acts out by getting drunk at a party.
Ed wants to get back together with his ex-wife, Wanda, even though they have gotten divorced twice; Kristin is apprehensive about getting Mandy a job at the diner.
When Vanessa gives a presentation about her job at an oil company during career day at Eve's school, Eve and her classmates think Vanessa is destroying the planet.
After Mike brings home a duck he shot for dinner, he is forced to try to explain the circle of life to Boyd. Kyle is facing the possibility of being fired because of customers shoplifting too much in his department.
Mike decides to give Vanessa a family-free holiday for Christmas; Ed accidentally shoots a bald eagle.
Eve is suspended for name-calling; after Ryan gets a job, he buys a motorcycle.
Outdoor Man's longtime architect, Bill McKenzie (Richard Karn), faces professional competition from a young, attractive woman; Vanessa wonders if her recent promotion was based on looks or talent.
When Vanessa hires a new housekeeper, the topic of immigration comes up, leading to Ed checking the green cards of Outdoor Man employees; Kristin finds a new way to make money.
When Eve is inspired by her father's patriotism and decides to join the Junior ROTC, Vanessa is concerned.
Mike is so impressed with Mandy's new boyfriend that he offers him a job; Kristin navigates her relationship with Ryan.
Mike discovers that Boyd is no longer using the Baxter name; Kristin, Mandy and Eve make a Valentine's Day music video.
The Outdoor Man puts on a skit based on a Wild West Show starring Ed and Eve and directed by Mike; Mandy tries flirting with an oblivious Kyle.
Mike wages psychological warfare after he catches Mandy sneaking into the house late at night; Kristin tries to hide her new romance from Boyd.
When Mike hires a private soccer coach in hope of helping Eve land a scholarship, the ladies of the Baxter household are charmed by the young man.
Ryan winds up impressing Mike; after Mandy fails history and her laptop and cell phone are taken away, she starts using Mike's old ham radio.
After Mandy is accepted by two colleges, Kristin decides to re-evaluate her life; during a date with Ryan, Kristin runs into Jon (Jonathan Taylor Thomas), a former co-worker from the diner, who now owns a hip restaurant.
Mike learns that Kyle's new-found interest in philosophy is distracting him from his work; Mike worries about Boyd attending a bilingual school.
Despite having a good time teaching Eve how to drive, Mike thinks Vanessa should take over so she and Eve can bond; Mandy is annoyed by Mike's endless requests for Kyle to do work around the house.
Vanessa encourages Mandy to enjoy college life and join a sorority; Ed goes under cover to investigate productivity on The Outdoor Man loading dock.
Kristin finds herself comparing her boyfriend to John Baker (Jonathan Taylor Thomas), the ambitious owner of the restaurant she manages; as part of Eve's sniper/hunter training, she and Mike try to catch each other unaware.
Boyd finds Vanessa's ideas for the Halloween haunted house too scary.
When Mike is reluctant to support a neighbor in her bid for the school board, he comes under suspicion when campaign signs start disappearing; Eve gets mixed messages when Kristin and Many give her advice on romance.
When Eve's neighbor beats her to starting her annual snow shoveling business, Mike gives her a lesson on capitalism and the free market.
Vanessa feels guilty after encouraging Mandy to end things with Kyle, so she decides to try to make things right.
On Thanksgiving, Mike's dad (Robert Forster) announces plans to open a recreational marijuana store; Mike worries what message his dad's business venture will send to the family.
When Bud gives Boyd a spanking, he's surprised to learn Mike disagrees with his style of discipline; Kyle thinks Mandy's gift of a porkpie hat is an effort to brand him.
Mandy arranges a holiday surprise for the family's housekeeper; Vanessa gives Boyd an elf doll and tells him it's magical.
Vanessa worries Eve will become an outcast after she posts one of Mike's vlogs on her Facebook page; the Baxters have a run-in with the law.
Mike and Ryan vehemently disagree when a school counselor suggests that Boyd start ADHD medication; Mandy tries to get good grades.
Boyd's school considers a change after his research on its namesake causes outrage; Mandy relies on Blanca's expertise while working on a class project.
Speculation begins when a bouquet of roses is delivered anonymously to the Baxter household; Vanessa is disappointed with the gift she receives from Mike.
The Baxters' neighbor tells them that their dog impregnated his German shepard; Eve leaves a note on the parked car Mandy hit.
Eve refuses to talk about her new boyfriend; Kristin and Mandy are concerned when they think Eve and her boyfriend will both be going on the same junior ROTC overnight camping trip.
After Mandy shows off her clothing designs at a student fashion show, she announces her plan to quit school and start her career.
Eve tries to avoid a class with a tough teacher so she can get straight A's and go to college at West Point. Ed hires in a new employee and is not really sure why afterwords.
When Bud gets jumped while unloading his truck, Mike tries to suggest ways for him to protect himself; Vanessa talks to the girls about caring for her and Mike in their old age.
Vanessa's visiting sister needs money for a donor egg so she can have a baby; Mike tries to pull a prank on Chuck Larabee.
Ryan convinces Kristin to let Boyd participate in the mutton busting competition; Eve's boyfriend tells her he doesn't want her wearing her JROTC uniform to the prom.
In the episode, "Here's the Kicker," Mike is ecstatic when Eve is picked to be her high school's first female kicker. But Vanessa feels high school football could be risky for their youngest daughter. Meanwhile, Eve wonders if her boyfriend, Justin, is more envious instead of enthusiastic about her achievement.
In "War Games," when Boyd gets sent home early from a birthday party for starting a game of "war," Ryan insists Mike stop exposing his son to action movies and video games. Meanwhile, Vanessa hopes budding fashion designer, Mandy, can help her look awesome when she meets with her still hot-looking college roommates.
The longtime friendship between Mike and Ed is challenged when Ed's pushy girlfriend, Wendi, thinks Outdoor Man store owner Ed and not Mike should be the face of the sporting goods store. Meanwhile, Eve feels the pressure of being labeled her high school football team's "female" kicker.
When Mike and Boyd narrowly miss a sinkhole on the interstate, Boyd becomes petrified of leaving the house. Matters get more complicated when Mike and Ryan have different opinions on how best to ease Boyd's fears.
Mike and Chuck debate the merits of a local ballot measure merging their upscale neighborhood high school with one in the inner city. For Halloween, Ryan dresses up Boyd as a lump of coal - another reminder to Vanessa how her job as a geologist may be hurting the environment.
Mike gives Mandy tips about her online clothing company by suggesting she set aside money for taxes, but she has a different plan: She opens a pop-up store at her grandfather's marijuana shop.
A vaccination debate erupts between Kristin and Ryan, and Mike gets in the middle of it. Elsewhere, Mandy doesn't believe Kyle let Eve win in a shooting-gallery game.
Kyle has an accident on his motorcycle, which leads Mandy to worry about his safety and Ed to fret about a potential spike in health-insurance rate. Meanwhile, Ed makes an unexpected announcement; and Eve gets to play in a football game.
Mike and Chuck search for rare incandescent lightbulbs after Vanessa gives away Mike's last ones. Meanwhile, Mandy reveals her plans to move into an apartment, but she leaves out an important piece of information.
Now that Vanessa is following her passion to become an inner-city high school teacher, Mike is inspired to rekindle his dream of opening up a fish and game restaurant in the Outdoor Man store - and asks Kristin to be his business partner. Meanwhile, Eve takes Mandy pheasant hunting to get feathers for her hats.
Mike and Vanessa offer a generous Christmas gift to Kristin and Ryan, but there are strings attached to it. Elsewhere, a motivated Kyle seeks a poker tutorial from Ed.
Tim Allen reunites with Patricia Richardson, who played his wife on the acclaimed series "Home Improvement." Mike butts heads with his new but noisy neighbor, Helen Potts, for waking up the neighbors with her power tools and fix-it projects. But when Vanessa and Helen become fast friends, Mike decides to interfere. Meanwhile, Eve learns that Ed isn't the type of Vietnam War hero she thought he was.
When an Outdoor Man billboard is vandalized, Mike wants to hire his neighbor Chuck's security company to protect it. But Vanessa doesn't want to mix business with friendship since she's counting on a teaching recommendation from Chuck's wife, Carol. Meanwhile, Eve benefits from Mandy's philosophical decision to not take credit for doing household chores.
Although Eve insists she's OK after her first high school break-up, everyone has an opinion as to how she should deal with her feelings. To take her mind off it, Mike has her tag along to watch sports on Ed's new 120-inch TV. Also, while shopping for Kristin's wedding dress, she and Mandy fight over how Kristin broke up with Kyle.
When a neighbor's security camera catches Vanessa spraying the neighborhood cat with a hose, an upset Mike feels like they don't have any privacy. But as Mike reviews the security footage, he also sees Mandy in a compromising situation.
When Mike encourges both Ryan and Kyle to stand up for their beliefs, he sees how important it is for them to have a father figure in their lives.
When a homeless man that Kyle has befriended goes missing, Mike uses his vlog to help track him down. Mandy is inspired by Kyle's good deed and in her unique way, helps a young mother from the woman's shelter.
Mandy plans to host a house party—with alcohol—while her parents are away, but those plans change when a very surprised Mike and Vanessa return home early. Elsewhere, Kristin gets cold feet after hearing Ed's unusual theories on marriage and divorce.
When an excited Mandy announces she will accept her dream summer internship job to work with a top fashion designer in New York City -- then suddenly claims she can't go -- Mike and Vanessa want to figure out why she changed her mind.
At the grand opening of The Outdoor Man Grill, things get tense when restaurant manager Kristin feels like co-owner Ed is undermining her ability to run the place. Meanwhile, Eve distances herself from a childhood girlfriend who seems to have a crush on her.
Vanessa plays matchmaker for Eve and sets her up with one of her students - not realizing Eve may already be going out with someone else. Meanwhile, Mike and Chuck suspect Eve is secretly dating Chuck's son, Brandon.
When Mike and Ed take Ryan and his supposedly-ailing dad, Victor, on their hunting trip, Victor admits he wasn't truthful about his reasons for finally coming to see Ryan. Meanwhile, Vanessa scrambles to get more family members to attend Ryan and Kristin's wedding.
Mike returns home after a two-month road trip; a tornado heads toward Outdoor Man and the Baxter family home.
Amidst the mass chaos of picking up Ryan from school, Mike asks a reluctant Ryan to let Boyd walk home unsupervised. Meanwhile, Ed and Kyle hold a "Doomsday Preppers" meeting, and Eve and Mandy try to keep a secret from Vanessa.
Vanessa tries to educate Eve on why she should be more on board with having a woman president. Meanwhile, after Ed mentions to Mike that he hasn't seen his own daughter for years, Mike and Mandy try to figure out what they have in common,
When Mike blames the public school system for suspending his grandson Boyd from public school, he tells Ryan they should start looking at private schools. Meanwhile, Kristin and Kyle try to capture a raccoon loose in the Outdoor Man restaurant, and Mandy doesn't want Eve to take photos of her for a class assignment.
When Vanessa and the girls surprise Mike with a 1967 Impala for his birthday, he's excited to have alone time in the garage with the car. But when the car's original owner, Joe (guest star Jay Leno), keeps showing up with spare parts and unwanted advice, Mike drops some not-so-subtle hints that he can do without Joe's help. Meanwhile, Mandy is mad when Vanessa allows Eve to go to a music festival - when she was never allowed to when she was growing up.
On Halloween, Mike and Chuck decide to spend the evening watching football instead of passing out candy with their wives. But when Vanessa and Carol start pranking them, the competition is on to see who can out-prank who. Kyle dresses up like his hero, Ed, but Ed has a surprising response to Kyle's imitation of him.
Kristin is surprised that Mike is treating her more like a dad than her boss when she tells him she wants to oversee the opening of the next Outdoor Man Grill restaurant. Meanwhile, Mandy and Kyle hope Ed will want their help in rekindling his relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Wendi.
Eve's annoying pal wants to move in with the Baxters, but Mike would prefer her to bunk with the Larabees. Meanwhile, Kristin hires Mandy to design new uniforms for her restaurant employees, but she can't get on board with Mandy's creative process.
Although Vanessa is disappointed it will only be her, Mike and Eve at the Baxter Thanksgiving table, she's more let down when Eve bypasses one of their holiday traditions and calls it "goofy." Meanwhile, Kristin finds out Mandy is lying to their parents about where she and Kyle will be spending Thanksgiving dinner.
When Boyd's hockey team needs a new coach, Mike surprises everyone when he recommends Ryan for the job since he was an all-star hockey player in high school. Meanwhile, Vanessa doesn't understand why ideal student Eve is failing in chemistry.
When Mike realizes all the things a stressed-out Vanessa does to get ready for Christmas, he delegates the family to take on decorating the tree, writing the family newsletter and putting up the church Nativity scene.
When Mike and Vanessa need a sure winner on their annual college alumnae 5k race teams, they go to extreme measures to see who will win over Eve. Meanwhile, Kristin senses work might get tricky when Ed hires his girlfriend, Wendi, to be the new hostess at The Outdoor Man Grill.
To snap Eve out of her funk of not getting into West Point Academy, Mike hopes that taking her to Outdoor Man will show her different career options. But both Mike and Vanessa are taken aback by the unexpected influence that car mechanic Joe has on her. Meanwhile, Mandy makes Kristin feel like they no longer have anything in common.
When Ed asks Kyle to secretly take an engagement ring to get fitted, Mike spots him with it. Now, he and Vanessa think Kyle is going to propose to Mandy.
Mike has convinced Kristin and Ryan to buy a home instead of renting an apartment. But when he finds the ideal place for them, Ryan surprises everyone with a change of heart and backs out of the idea. Meanwhile, Mandy doesn't want Eve in the basement, which doubles as her work space, but Kyle defends her right to be there.
When Eve and her friend Cammy form a new band, they sound so horrible that Mike comes up with an idea to break them up, but his plan has unexpected results. Meanwhile, Kyle and Mandy babysit Boyd.
Mike is anxious to buy the miniature tank collection once belonging to the late husband of his neighbor, Helen Potts. But when he discovers Helen already sold the collection, he goes to extremes to make the collection his own. Meanwhile, Kristin and Ed are concerned when a mysterious "Bubba X" posts a scathing review about their dining experience at the Outdoor Man Restaurant.
Mike builds a shed for Vanessa in the yard after she takes over too much space in the house. Elsewhere, Kyle must deal with disappointment when Kristin is named Employee of the Month at Outdoor Man.
Mike meets with famous rock climber, and former girlfriend, Billie Cassidy (Reba McEntire), to persuade the Outdoor Man to sell her line of climbing gear. Billie agrees to the deal but Mike is wary of her one condition: that he has to go on the promotional campaign trip with her. Meanwhile, Mandy helps Kristen and Ryan sell their old possessions.
Vanessa hopes getting a tattoo will change the current status she has with her three daughters from mother/daughter to the friend/friend level. Meanwhile, Ryan gets camping lessons from Kyle.
When Mike finds out future son-in-law Kyle fears meeting with the church's new minister (guest star Bill Engvall), Mike tells Kyle to use him and Vanessa as a strong marriage example. But a recent argument ends up sending them to the minister instead. Meanwhile, Ryan helps Eve with her assignment to debate from the opposite side of her politically conservative beliefs.
In honor of Mike's 25 years at The Outdoor Man, Ed plans a surprise dinner for him and asks Joe and Chuck to come up with the after-dinner speech. Also, Mandy decides that in order for her and Kyle to save money, they should move in with her parents after they're married.
Mike arrives for work at Outdoor Man to discover Kyle feeding stray cats off the warehouse's loading dock and quickly puts a stop to it. Meanwhile, Kristin has been working so hard preparing to host her very first brunch at the Outdoor Man Grill that husband Ryan has been feeling neglected. Later on, while watching the security camera feed, Chuck and Mike notice that Kyle left the loading dock door open, and after a closer look, they spot a surprising intruder – a giant bear. Mike now has to find a way to get the bear out of Outdoor Man and keep his family safe.
When a Jack and Jill wedding shower for Mandy and Kyle is announced, Mike is disappointed to learn it's on the same day as the big Broncos-Chargers game. In an effort to catch the game with Joe and the guys, Mike convinces the couple to hold separate showers. Ryan offers to host the men's festivities at his place, and to Mike's dismay, he's more into party planning than anyone would have thought. Meanwhile, Ed's convinced that sticking to his superstitious rituals is the only way to see to it that the Broncos pull out a big win, even if it means interfering with Mandy's wedding shower.
Mandy takes a new interest in vaping, and while disappointing to her parents, it also sparks memories of Vanessa's old smoking habits. As Vanessa and fellow teacher Sheryl commiserate in their stress of the looming teacher's strike, Ryan and Kristin discover a secret safe in their basement. Later on, Mike finds out that Vanessa has been secretly smoking and must find a way to gently confront her.
Boyd is turning 10 years old, and sticking with the Baxter family tradition, Mike wants nothing more than to give him a shotgun and take him hunting. Kristin is all for it but Ryan has no interest in his son having a gun or harming animals. Meanwhile Kyle and Mandy's wedding preparations continue as Vanessa tries to convince Kyle to do a mother-son dance with her,
It's Halloween and the Baxter family is excited for their annual party, except for Mike who's reluctantly tasked with choosing the theme. In hopes of turning everyone against the holiday, Mike decides that maybe if the whole family has to dress up like each other they'll end up making fun of one another. Eve dresses up like Mandy and Mandy dresses down like Eve, Kristin and Ryan swap roles, and Mike shows up to the party as... Donald Trump!?
Having a difficult time supporting Eve's gap year, Mike gives her a hard lesson on surviving in the real world, but Eve's unexpected reaction throws Mike for a loop. Meanwhile, Kyle wants to give Mandy the best wedding gift imaginable, so taking inspiration from a story he read online, he works on turning a laser pointer into a car by way of some old-fashioned bartering.
As the big day approaches, Mandy has turned into a full-blown bridezilla. She fires her wedding planner, puts her whole family to work and refuses to let Kyle wear sneakers with his suit. Tired of Mandy's behavior, Ed opts out of the festivities all together, leaving Mandy to re-cast the role of Kyle's best man.
Mike is determined to get Chuck to sell him a car recently left to him by his late father, but Joe might beat him to the punch. At the Baxter home, Kyle shows up with a family Thanksgiving heirloom, and Vanessa doesn't even try to hide her distaste for the hideous centerpiece. Meanwhile, Kristin and Ryan are forced to lay down some house rules after learning that Eve's new boyfriend stayed overnight in their basement.
Mandy chooses local-celebrity Mike as the speaker for her business school's graduation. After learning that the school requires his speech to be PC and micro-agression free, Mike decides whether or not to play by the rules. Meanwhile, Eve's friend Cammy (Sarah Gilman) is home from college, bragging about how fantastic her new life has been, leaving Eve feeling slightly fruitless and discouraged.
Since losing her teaching job, Vanessa has been spending her time hovering over the family, and it's driving everyone nuts. Over at Kristin and Ryan's house, Ryan and Kyle are wrapped-up in a zombie face-off to determine who knows the most about zombies and how to survive an apocalypse. Unable to land a new gig, Vanessa becomes discouraged, but Mike does everything he can to get her back doing what she loves.
It's Christmas dinner at The Baxters, and the time has finally come for Eve to introduce her new boyfriend, Rob (Travis Tope), to her dad, Mike, and the rest of the clan. After learning about a secret Rob's been keeping, Mike questions whether or not he approves of this guy for his daughter. Meanwhile, Mandy puts Kristin up to dropping hints to Kyle on what to get her for Christmas, but he's got something else in mind that's sure to surprise her.
When Mike and Vanessa turn down Eve's request for money to cover some recording equipment, Kristin jumps in and offers to front the bill. Mike later confronts Kristin for undercutting his parenting and giving money to Eve, and Kristin snaps back at him for always spoiling Mandy. Back at the Outdoor Man office, Kyle and Ed have an extremely awkward encounter that, in a strange way, brings them closer together. Later on at the Baxter home, dinner turns into disaster, as Eve, Mandy and Kristin argue about how unfairly their parents treat them. With everyone at odds, Mike and Vanessa come up with a plan to reunite the girls.
Mike is thrilled when he is offered to submit an artifact to a renowned museum but things get complicated when Ed admits that this is an honor he's wanted his entire life. Meanwhile, Mike and his poker buddies decide to go through their colonoscopy prep together; and the girls decide to have a slumber party reminiscent of old times, but things don't go as planned when Vanessa invites herself.
When Mike and Vanessa ask newlyweds Mandy and Kyle to tone down their constant displays of affection, Mandy agrees but only if her parents become more discreet in the way they express their feelings to each other. Meanwhile, Kristen gets Eve a gig playing at the Grill, but Ed wants to fire her after a lackluster performance.
Mike hopes to get brothers-in-law Ryan and Kyle to learn how to fix things around the house by pitting them against one another. Meanwhile, Eve is caught off-guard when her boyfriend tells her that he loves her.
Eve surprises Mike and Vanessa with her decision about college. Meanwhile, Kyle and Mandy decide to have Ed's recently deceased dog stuffed.
The "Meet Outdoor Man" contest winner Wayne believes Mike's VLOGs contain secret messages. Meanwhile, Vanessa wants to make friends and starts a lending library in her neighborhood, and Chuck adjusts to his new life now that his wife has taken a job in Los Angeles.
Mike and Vanessa become increasingly worried their daughters don't attend church anymore, so they decide to take it upon themselves to make church more interesting for everyone involved. When Ryan has Kyle as his guest on his podcast, they don't expect their wives to hear their conversation
After Mike encourages Vanessa to branch out her tutoring business, she takes his advice but gets frustrated when he gets a little too involved. Meanwhile, Kyle is determined to be like the other Baxter's and become a high-powered entrepreneur.
When Eve's boyfriend, Rob (guest star Travis Tope), doesn't invite her to his parents' anniversary party, Vanessa feels that Eve should tell him how this makes her feel. But Mike disagrees and thinks it's better for Eve to not say anything. Meanwhile, Kristin and Ryan think it's beyond the airy Mandy and Kyle to find the hidden clues in an escape room.
Mike and Vanessa think it's time for Mandy and Kyle to move out, but then Mike has second thoughts after Chuck relays some unexpected news about Kyle's absentee mom. Meanwhile, Eve tells Ryan that Boyd is making up stories about his dad's real job.
At The Outdoor Man store, Mandy unintentionally causes a dispute between Chuck and Joe; thinking Vanessa needs to blow off some steam, Kristen and Eve invite her to their kickboxing class.
Picking up a year after the sixth season finale, Mike and Vanessa eagerly await Eve's visit home from the Air Force Academy. Meanwhile Ryan's anxiety about current events leads to a shocking announcement.
Having avoided expressing any sort of emotion after his dad died, Mike finally has the heart-to-heart with Bud that he never had while he was alive. Meanwhile, Kristin proposes a new business venture, and Mandy gives Kyle a makeover to fit his new corporate job.
Under the threat of corporate takeover, Mike and Ed disagree on the direction of Outdoor Man's future. Meanwhile, Vanessa is elated when she thinks Mandy and Kyle are trying to have a baby.
On Halloween night, Mike and Chuck work late to set up a security system at Outdoor Man and find the perfect target to prank when Joe arrives at the store. Meanwhile Mandy, Kyle, Kristen and Ryan hold a séance.
When Vanessa wants to board a foreign exchange student, Mike must work overtime to impress her father. Meanwhile Kristen and Ryan try to remain cool when Boyd invites a girl over.
Vanessa's mother comes to visit and hits it off with Ed… a little too well. Meanwhile, Mandy and Kyle tutor Boyd, but they may be the ones getting outsmarted.
Mandy nearly gives up on her dream of becoming a fashion designer when she is faced with rejection, sending her into a spiral. Vanessa is then forced to look back at her own career path, which stirs up regrets. Mike then steps in to help the women in his family realize their dreams.
Kyle's first day in Outdoor Man HR is more than he bargained for when Chuck and Joe file a complaint against Mike. Meanwhile, Ryan finds himself in the doghouse when he, Kristen and Boyd take care of a neighbor's puppy.
Mike finds getting Ed a special Christmas present is easier said than done..for the man who has everything. Meanwhile, Eve returns to visit and Vanessa helps the family realize the importance of their long-standing holiday family traditions.
When Mike offers to take Boyd on a fishing trip, Ryan objects, as his plans interfere with an existing trip he made with his son. Boyd insists the three take a trip together, forcing Mike and Ryan to get along. Meanwhile Mandy and Kyle play detectives when they suspect Ed was involved in a long-ago murder.
Mike struggles to find common ground with Jen, the Baxter's new foreign exchange student, fearing she is being too polite with him. Meanwhile, Kyle and Chuck mess with Ed's ancestry results.
Mike and Vanessa take the girls to the family cabin, where Mike challenges them to literally unplug for the weekend and stay off their phones. Meanwhile, for a school assignment, Jen shadows Kyle at work.
Mike makes exorbitant plans to officiate Chuck and Carol's vow renewal ceremony; Ed takes a new approach to Outdoor Man's security while Chuck is on his honeymoon; Mandy and Kyle combine their finances to unfortunate results.
With Chuck away on his honeymoon, Ed takes over Outdoor Man security duties with a new approach. Meanwhile, Mandy and Kyle combine their finances and things go less than smoothly.
Vanessa "helps" Mandy and Kyle look for their first apartment. Meanwhile, Mike is thrilled when Ryan's good business decisions have him unknowingly embracing capitalism.
When Reverend Paul calls on Mike to teach Sunday School, Mike calls on Kyle to take his place. Meanwhile, Eve fears Mandy and Kristin are taking advantage of Jen at home.
Mike begrudgingly invites Ryan to his weekly poker game, but immediately regrets it when Ryan gets the guys to open up about their feelings.
When Ed and Bonnie start spending more time together, Vanessa doesn't want Mike to interfere with their relationship. So of course, he does. Meanwhile, Mandy and Kyle eavesdrop on Kristin and Ryan through their new home security system.
When Reverend Paul calls on Mike to teach Sunday School, Mike calls on Kyle to take his place. Meanwhile, Eve fears Mandy and Kristin are taking advantage of Jen at home.
In an effort to help get her clothing line off the ground and into stores, Mike invites Mandy to sit in on a business meeting with an aggressive sales rep. Meanwhile, Ed hires Kyle to transcribe his life story.
Mike and Chuck get their game on when Ed has a pinball machine installed in the office. Meanwhile, Kristen and Mandy become jealous of a poem Vanessa wrote for Jen.
When Mandy and Kyle are hesitant to move out of the Baxter household and into their own place, Mike gives them some tough love. Meanwhile Ed and Chuck try to avoid contributing to Boyd's theater fundraiser.
Mike helps Vanessa deal with empty nest syndrome. Meanwhile, Kristin announces her pregnancy to the family and unknowingly upsets Mandy in the process.
Mike and Chuck's plans to open a classic car renovation service crash when Joe is invited to join in. Also, Vanessa realizes that Mandy is tricking Kyle into doing all their married chores.
After a chat with Bonnie, Mike struggles to balance his need for "Me Time" and finding common hobbies with Vanessa. Meanwhile, Kyle and Ryan mourn the passing of their favorite fantasy writer.
When Kristin entrusts Mike with her gender reveal party, he promptly holds it over Vanessa's head. Also, Chuck and Joe regret turning Ed's spare room into an oversized dollhouse for Bonnie.
Mike debates what to get Vanessa for a business anniversary gift. Meanwhile, Kristin and Mandy try to get out of Kyle's Outdoor Man HR Orientation.
Mike challenges a higher power when he tries to convince Kyle to take a promotion in the HR dept. versus Rev. Paul's offer to join the ministry full-time. Also, Vanessa is secretly obsessed with Jen's new video game.
Mike tries to avoid hurting Vanessa's feelings due to her snoring. Meanwhile, Mandy goes overboard preparing for the arrival of Kristin and Ryan's new baby.
Vanessa learns a secret that she thinks will ruin Ed and Bonnie's wedding day.
Mike and Vanessa each try to influence Jen's career path, while Kristin uses her pregnancy to her advantage with Outdoor Man customers.
Vanessa turns to Mike and Carol for advice on her State Assembly campaign, while Kyle is overcome with anxiety when Ed gifts him an expensive watch.
Mike's offer to help Jen with her school's bake sale goes up in smoke when he suggests she set up camp outside of Bud's Buds. Meanwhile, Kyle finds unlikely advice from Joe on where he should enroll in college.
Mike plays cupid for Joe when he sets up him on a date with Cece (guest star Melissa Peterman). Meanwhile Kyle is jealous when Ryan invites Jen to be a guest on their podcast.
When Mandy worries about Kyle passing his first college exam, she secretly enlists Vanessa, Jen and Ryan to help tutor him. Meanwhile, Mike learns of Ed and Chuck's superstition involving their decision-making.
After finding out that Ed is skipping Oudoorman's Annual Bass Festival for Bonnie's fancy art gala, Mike attempts to convince his mother-in-law to have a change of heart. Meanwhile, Mandy takes over festival planning for Kristin and things don't go as planned.
Mike and Chuck compete in Outdoorman's Annual Chili Cook-Off. Meanwhile, Ryan and Kyle take the place of Kristin and Mandy at Vanessa's weekly mother/daughter luncheon.
Mike and Mandy go to extreme measures to help Vanessa connect with voters in her State Assembly campaign. Meanwhile, Ed's offer to split a baby gift for Kristin and Ryan leads Chuck and Kyle to wonder which of them makes more money.
When Mike and Vanessa invite Jen's father to her graduation, Jen struggles with accepting his "plus one" - his girlfriend, Fiona. Meanwhile, the Outdoor Man crew debate over which word was said in a viral audio recording that's been tearing the internet apart.
A car restoration article throws Mike, Chuck, and Ed into the spotlight while leaving Joe feeling unappreciated. Meanwhile, Ryan overacts after taking Kyle's psych test.
When Rev. Paul recruits Kyle and Mandy to the church bowling team, Mike is left with two unappealing options for Team Baxter - Ryan and Jen. Meanwhile, Vanessa anxiously awaits an endorsement from the Teacher's Association for her Assembly campaign and Kristin and Chuck worry they have offended Ed with their old age jokes.