Sisters Without Subtext
Jessica is pleased to hear her sister has decided to go to college, but does not support her decision to pursue an art degree; Marvin and Honey take Eddie, Emery and Evan to visit a retirement home.
How to Be an American
During Jessica’s U.S. citizenship interview, she reveals shocking details about her past that even Louis was not aware of. Meanwhile, Eddie, Emery and Evan have a day off from school and attempt to take the family minivan out for a joyride.
Gotta Be Me
Louis helps Emery become a cool kid at school; and Jessica proves she can be a fun mom when she chaperones Eddie’s field trip to Colonial Floridatowne.
Hi, My Name Is …
Evan debates whether to use his American or Chinese name on his new bank account; Louis and Jessica reminisce about how they met and how they acquired their American names.
Keep ‘Em Separated
Jessica encourages Louis to make some friends of his own; when Louis’ new buddy at the pool hall turns out to be an attractive woman, Jessica becomes jealous; Eddie is upset when Alison befriends Nicole — Eddie’s former crush.
Michael Chang Fever
Louis and Jessica learn that Emery has great potential to be the next Chinese-American tennis super star. But after hiring tennis legend Billie Jean King to take Emery to the next level, they realize she may be taking the training too far.
Erin struggles with guilt when a man she set free is suspected of killing a cop; Frank and Mayor Poole face off regarding Frank’s reappointment as commissioner; a police officer disappears.
Louis and Jessica try to make things right after the restaurant receives a poor review on a website called Phil’s Phaves; Eddie’s mix tape for Alison falls into the wrong hands.
The Real Santa
Jessica tries to reinvent Santa Claus; Emery and Eddie look for the perfect Christmas gift for their mom.
We Done Son
Jessica and Honey argue about the investment property; Louis’ friend Barry overstays his welcome; Eddie gets a job working for DMX.