When Dottie Minerva comes down with a bad case of mono, Tina gets her shot as soloist of the Hormone-iums. But as she rehearses for the big assembly, Tina realizes that her role in the play could ruin her social status. Meanwhile, Linda strikes gold with a business plan that she thinks could make the Belchers rich.
The Gayle Tales
Linda's sister, Gayle, arrives at the restaurant in tears because her date cancelled on her and she had tickets to Yarnival. Desperate to get out of the house after being grounded, the kids compete to be Aunt Gayle's date via an essay contest.
Li'l Hard Dad
Bob's obsessed with his automatic helicopter. When it falls apart, he demands a refund and disputes with the manufacturer. Gene assists Bob but things end up in a helicopter battle. Louise and Linda help Tina prepare for her oral book report.
Adventures in Chinchilla-Sitting
Bob and Linda head out on the town for a date but to Linda's dismay, Bob's idea of romance proves trivial. Meanwhile, a wild chinchilla chase ensues after the school pet that Louis was charged with watching escapes out the front door.
The Itty Bitty Ditty Committee
Gene starts a band only to be kicked out and left on his own. After declaring that he will never play again, Tina and Louise join forces to help Gene rediscover his love of music. Linda deals with a armpit rash that has everyone disgusted!
Eat, Spray, Linda
It's Linda's birthday and Bob needs more time to plan her birthday surprise. But when he sends her out of the house as a distraction, she goes missing! Mayhem ensues as the Belchers must work together to find Linda.
Bob Rest Ye Merry Gentle-Mannequins
Bob inherits a storage unit, and the whole family imagines it's filled with treasures. Instead, they find a man named Chet living inside. Linda, feeling the holiday spirit, persuades Bob to invite Chet to stay at the restaurant. It's discovered that this stranger, who claims he was once a mannequin, has a gift for intricate and living window displays. With the restaurant decked out in holiday cheer, the Christmas spirit is in the air.