Air date: 11/10/96
Dick enlists Tommy in a school for gifted students, in the hope of achieving some degree of pride as his 'father', but Tommy dislikes the school and wants to return to his state high school. Meanwhile, Sally meets a gay man in a bar, but doesn't realize what that means and takes a fancy to him. He, however, thinks her to be a drag queen.
My Mother the Alien
Air date: 11/17/96
Mrs. Dubcek asks the Solomons to babysit her grandson (her son's son) while she goes away, but Sally becomes attached to the child, adopts it as her own and refuses to give it back. Meanwhile, Dick pleads with Mary to let him feed her fish when she goes away, but ends up accidentally killing them all, when he buys them a carnivorous 'friend'.
Gobble, Gobble, Dick, Dick
Air date: 11/24/96
It is Thanksgiving, but the Solomons have no idea what is going on, and think that the world is ending, because everybody is either leaving town hurriedly or buying large amounts of food. Once they realize what is really going on, they invite Mary, Mrs. Dubcek and Mrs. Dubcek's daughter Vicki to eat dinner with them, but Dick ends up falling out with Tommy, who storms off. Meanwhile, it becomes clear that there is a spark between Harry and Vicki, who end up having sex on Mrs. Dubcek's kitchen table.
Air date: 12/8/96
The Solomons visit a comedy club, where a comedian is making jokes about his mother, but Dick struggles to understand why the ridicule is funny. Meanwhile, Mary is holding an event and has asked another faculty member to host it, causing Dick to become jealous and strive to be funny, so that Mary might choose him instead. Back at home, Sally is building a set of shelves to hold all of her shoes, and Harry is upset because he has lost his beloved fur coat.
Jolly Old St. Dick
Air date: 12/15/96
The Solomons are excitedly preparing for Christmas. Sally has a festive job as a gift wrapper and Harry as Santa's assistant in the mall, but their Christmas spirit is drowned when Dick is arrested for attempting to cut somebody's tree down for his living room, Sally and her shoppers get into an argument and Harry discovers that the Santa he is working for isn't the real one, while Tommy is frustrated that girlfriend August won't tell him what she wants for Christmas.
Air date: 1/5/97
When Mary is given a better parking space than Dick, he becomes jealous and threatens to quit his job, but unfortunately, this gets him fired, and he is too proud to ask for his job back, remaining convinced that the university will cave in and offer it back. To make ends meet, he gets a job working in Rusty's a local burger bar, but he is made fun of by his students. Meanwhile, Harry is blown off the roof by a tornado and temporarily loses his memory, leaving him terrified when he discovers that he is living with aliens.
Romeo & Juliet & Dick
Air date: 1/27/97
Tommy asks Dick to direct his school production of Romeo and Juliet, in the hope that he will be able to play Romeo, and his girlfriend Juliet. However, in typical fashion, Dick takes over the play and dominates the actors, demoting Tommy to 'prop guy'. Meanwhile, Mary's parking fines have finally caught up with her, and she is faced with a huge charge, but Sally is convinced that Officer Don can get rid of them. At home, Tommy has to make the poison that Juliet must drink, but unfortunately Mrs. Dubcek accidentally drinks it and passes out, leading to a complicated situation when some of her old friends visit.