Note: This episode was originally intended to air in season one, but for unknown reasons, ABC moved it to season 2.

Which is why Jazz Raycole portrays Claire, making this episode her final appearance in the series. Junior gets to know Leilani and Michael and Jay spend more time together.

He dumps Valerie for Amber, a hot chick that wants to date Junior to make her old boyfriend jealous.

Jay becomes jealous when she believes Michael is in love with Janet Jackson. Junior does an awkward poetic drumming stance, while Claire designs jeans for her dad.

Also, Jay doesn't like the direction her relationship is going with Claire, who is turning into a typical teenager. is having problems at school with a bully, so Michael and Jay invite his parents over to discover some of the kid's weak points. teases the kid back and Claire punches him in the nose making Jr. Meanwhile, Michael tells Jay she is not around enough, and she starts to realize that when she misses Kady's first tooth and her new "smell the cushions" thing.

When Jay asks Michael to spend less time watching TV and more time with the family, they both learn that their biggest problem is communication.

Absent: Tisha Campbell-Martin as Jay Claire, Jr., and Kady are upset that Michael's rules are way too strict since Jay left.

So, they make a bet with him that they can go one week without rules. Give up: they must hug Michael and say "I was stupid.Michael decides to teach the kids how to handle money due to their inability of spending their allowance money wisely.He proposes that each kid comes up with their own business, and at the end of the week he'll double whatever profit they make.The kids complain that Michael is being too strict since Jay left, so they call for a family meeting where they all discuss the way they think the family should be, with no repercussions. thinks having a rapper for a dad would be cool, Claire thinks the perfect dad should be the manager of the country's #1 boy band, and Kady thinks Michael should be a big blue dragon (much like TV's Barney).Michael shows them how these versions could go wrong, and shares his thoughts of perfect children, but then his children explain how that idea could go wrong, so they agree on a truce.Meanwhile, Claire and Kady run up a huge hotel bill by charging things to the room.