Hilton's new responsibility - looking after eleven-year-old Jurnee while her dad is at work - becomes a little too hot to handle when she asks him a complicated question about the birds and the bees. Not wanting to interfere in Jurnee's upbringing, and looking for a way to avoid having to answer himself, Hilton suggests that the curious Jurnee ask her dad for an explanation.
Griffin and Erica work out a financial deal to move into Griffin's house on a landlord-tenant basis, thus giving Hilton and Ruth back their privacy. That is...until Griffin's house accidentally burns to the ground.
When Griffin accompanies Hilton to Grandparents' Day at Jurnee's school and adds his two cents to the science lesson, it quickly becomes apparent that he is a natural at teaching and holding the kids' interest.
After Jurnee expresses her fondness for schoolmate Kevin, and he retaliates by shoving her on the school playground, amateur psychologist Hilton explains his theory of how "playground scarring" can affect a woman for life.
Jurnee is a sorry sight when Hilton makes her Thanksgiving Day Parade turkey costume from scratch. Imagine Hilton's joy when Martha Stewart shows up at the Flower Café bearing the most realistic-looking turkey outfit that anyone's ever seen - and leaves it behind by mistake.
Griffin contemplates quitting teaching when his first day as a substitute is a disaster. The Lucases lend themselves out as mock students so that Griffin can practice his teaching techniques on them, but their misguided attempt to help might just turn him off teaching forever.
While searching for a rare part for his beloved turntable, Hilton bumps into Fred, an old friend from his bachelor days. When Hilton and Fred start reminiscing about how they double-dated sisters Mattie and Roberta Singleton, Hilton decides to play matchmaker and prompts Fred into learning about whatever became of Mattie.
Jurnee is aghast when she finds out that her dad intends to date the meanest teacher at her school. Del is so troubled by Jurnee's reaction to his interest in Ms. Malone that he's ready to call off their date.