When Ray realizes that Debra and Marie have been in cahoots in a scheme to drive Robert back into Amys arms, he urges them to mind their own business.
It's Supposed to be Fun
While the Barones watch their sons play basketball, Ray finds that Geoff is having trouble getting the hang of the game.
Its the first Thanksgiving since Debras parents have been divorced, and Debra is thrilled that both her parents have agreed to have dinner with the Barones.
Robert meets a beautiful woman who's a big fan of Ray Barones sports column. But when the woman mistakes Robert for Raymond, Robert doesnt set her straight.
While enjoying a college football game, Frank catches the ball from a record setting field
goal and refuses to give it back to the kicker. He becomes a wanted man, so his family tries to find a way to get the football from him.
When Debra grudingly agrees to let him be more involved in the daily decision making, Ray starts grocery shopping for things that he likes and Debra lets him choose where the family will go in it’s next vacation.
Held captive at Frank and Marie's during a snowstorm, Debra, Ray and Amy find
themselves having a great time. Then Debra makes a nasty comment to Frank that totally
upsets the good mood. This causes Marie to defend Frank.
When Ray learns that Troup Leader Peggy and her daughter have targeted his parent's
house as a spot to make a big sale during the selling competition, it’s all out war. Ray is determined to take home the grand prize.
Robert is ecstatic when he is recommended for the FBI job. That is, until it becomes apparent that Marie's intrusive ways may be his undoing. This time, she may have gone too far and Robert may not be able to forgive and forget.
The Breakup Tape
When Debra stumbles across a cassette tape that contains a message from Ray's college girlfriend, she wants to know why he has saved it all these years.
Talk to Your Daughter
Armed with research and much preparation, Ray is ready to speak with Ally about the facts of life, only to find that Ally's interest has changed from where babies come from to the meaning of life.
A Vote for Debra
Debra decides to run for school president, but Ray isn't sure he can handle the twins by himself during all those meetings -- so he votes against her.
Call Me Mom
When Ray finally feels comfortable enough to call Debra's mother "Mom," he wants Debra to reciprocate and start calling Marie the same.