When Bob learns that Linda's parents are coming for a visit, he takes drastic measures to avoid having contact with them. While fixing a leak in the attic, he pretends to get stuck while investigating a series of Prohibition Era passageways behind the walls. Bob manages to run the restaurant by ordering the family around from the safety of his wall maze, but then actually becomes stuck and begins to get a touch of cabin fever.
When a controversial documentary filmmaker places a live cow outside of the family restaurant to make a statement about animal cruelty, Bob is livid when it starts to scare away customers. However, to everyone's surprise, Bob ends up treating the cow like a member of the family.
Sexy Dance Fighting
When Tina develops a crush on the new martial arts instructor in town, she joins the class and ends up shirking her responsibilities at the restaurant. Bob finds out what's going on and decides to take matters into his own hands.
Hamburger Dinner Theater
Bob reluctantly lets Linda and the kids stage a musical murder mystery dinner theater in the restaurant, but on opening night, an abrupt interruption changes the play's creative direction.
Sheesh! Cab, Bob?
Tina is desperate to get her first kiss at her 13th birthday party. But after Louise breaks the deep fryer, Bob is forced to takes a second job as a late-night cab driver to pay for Tina's party. The situation worsens when the parents of Tina's crush refuse to let their son attend the party, and Bob has to do everything in his power to save his daughter's big day.
Bed & Breakfast
With a long weekend approaching, Linda sees an opportunity to capitalize on the tourist traffic by turning their home into a bed and breakfast. As usual, she goes overboard and gets a little crazy when her efforts aren't appreciated.
When Linda asks Bob to let her sister hang her paintings in the restaurant for Art Week, Bob finds he's forced to contend with the city's Art Council, a shady troop of intimidating old ladies who control the art exhibited around town. Meanwhile, Louise, Gene and Tina are thrilled by all the attention their own art receives in the restaurant.
Spaghetti Western and Meatballs
When Bob and Gene start watching Spaghetti Western films, they wind up alienating Louise. As Gene takes pointers from the films on how to deal with his archrival at school, Tina takes out her aggression and fights her way through a conflict-resolution program.
When Bob's eccentric landlord, Mr. Fischoeder, pays the family a visit, he informs Bob that his rival across the street, Jimmy Pesto of Pesto's Pizzeria, wants to take over Bob's lease so that he can expand his gift shop. With little time and not enough money, the Belcher family must cook up some business or luck to save the restaurant.