Daphne has second thoughts as she struggles to make it on her own after moving out of Charlie's house and in with some loud, heavy metal band friends of hers. Meanwhile, Charlie takes a job as a teacher at a local high school after consulting an attorney over custody of his unborn baby. At Stanford, Josh and Ned get into a row because of Julia when she feels unable to be honest about herself. Troubles with her estranged parents' separation force Sarah to grow up in a hurry. During the first week at Claudia's boarding school, she tries to avoid being seen as a teacher's pet by her classmates who are not as smart as her.