A wedding shower is planned for Mandy and Kyle, but it falls on the same day as a big football game. Mike then persuades them to have two separate showers, but the men's shower gets out of hand thanks to Ryan; and Ed's superstitions become a problem.
Mandy takes a new interest in vaping, and while disappointing to her parents, it also sparks memories of Vanessa's old smoking habits. As Vanessa and fellow teacher Sheryl commiserate in their stress of the looming teacher's strike, Ryan and Kristin discover a secret safe in their basement. Later on, Mike finds out that Vanessa has been secretly smoking and must find a way to gently confront her.
Boyd is turning 10 years old, and sticking with the Baxter family tradition, Mike wants nothing more than to give him a shotgun and take him hunting. Kristin is all for it but Ryan has no interest in his son having a gun or harming animals. Meanwhile Kyle and Mandy’s wedding preparations continue as Vanessa tries to convince Kyle to do a mother-son dance with her.
As the big day approaches, Mandy has turned into a full-blown bridezilla. She fires her wedding planner, puts her whole family to work and refuses to let Kyle wear sneakers with his suit. Tired of Mandy's behavior, Ed opts out of the festivities all together, leaving Mandy to re-cast the role of Kyle's best man. In the end, Mandy realizes that all she really needs on their wedding day is to be surrounded by family, and the most important thing of all is her love for Kyle.
Mike is determined to get Chuck to sell him a car recently left to him by his late father, but Joe might beat him to the punch. At the Baxter home, Kyle shows up with a family Thanksgiving heirloom, and Vanessa doesn't even try to hide her distaste for the hideous centerpiece. Meanwhile, Kristin and Ryan are forced to lay down some house rules after learning that Eve's new boyfriend stayed overnight in their basement