Mike and Chuck install a security system for Outdoor Man on Halloween night before they discover the perfect opportunity to prank Joe; Mandy, Kyle, Kristen and Ryan decide to organize a seance in order to communicate with the supernatural.
Mandy nearly gives up on her dream of becoming a fashion designer when she is faced with rejection, sending her into a spiral. Vanessa is then forced to look back at her own career path, which stirs up regrets. Mike then steps in to help the women in his family realize their dreams.
When Mike offers to take Boyd on a fishing trip, Ryan objects because the plans interfere with an existing trip he had made with his son. Boyd then insists the three take a trip together, forcing Mike and Ryan to get along. Meanwhile Mandy and Kyle play detectives.
Mike and Vanessa take the girls to the family cabin, where Mike challenges them to literally unplug for the weekend and stay off their phones. Meanwhile, for a school assignment, Jen shadows Kyle at work.
When Ed and Bonnie start spending more time together, Vanessa doesn't want Mike to interfere with their relationship. So of course, he does. Meanwhile, Mandy and Kyle eavesdrop on Kristin and Ryan through their new home security system.
In an effort to help get her clothing line off the ground and into stores, Mike invites Mandy to sit in on a business meeting with an aggressive sales rep. Meanwhile, Ed hires Kyle to transcribe his life story.
When Mandy and Kyle are hesitant to move out of the Baxter household and into their own place, Mike gives them some tough love. Meanwhile Ed and Chuck try to avoid contributing to Boyd's theater fundraiser.