While Nick and Eddie head to New York to find Owen, who left town after learning about his wife's infidelities, Hannah wrestles with her true feelings for Nick.
Loops -- About You, Paul Trudeau -- Broken, P. Nutty -- Don't Wanna, Ian Ball -- Failure, Rico Pabon -- My Peoples, Ace Frehley
-- New York Groove, Soul Asylum
-- Promises Broken, Mat Kearney
-- Undeniable, Liz Phair
-- Why Can't I?
When Nick returns from New York after convincing Owen to come home, Hannah decides to share his feelings with him. Meanwhile, Eddie has trouble expressing his feelings for Janet in public; another professor begins to be interested in Aubrey; and Physical Phil's one connection to the outside world could be cut off.
Owen wants Nick to report back to him with the details surrounding his wife's affair with Ikey. Meanwhile, Eddie is conflicted about whether he should reveal a secret that could end his business partnership with Nick, and Sam contests his mother's upcoming nuptials.
With the holidays rapidly approaching, Owen and Alison must work out an arrangement as to how they can both spend time with the kids during Christmas. While his parents are in town, Phil lies to them that he is an architect, which upsets his girlfriend. Meanwhile, Eddie begins to pull away after Janet gives him a very personal gift and Nick learns the truth about his deceased mother.
Christine, Ray's ex-wife, arrives in town and becomes angry at Hannah for allowing a "hippy friend" to watch her sons while Hannah is taking a veterinary tech exam. Meanwhile, Nick sets Ronnie up on a date, but Ronnie soon realizes his feelings for Aubrey; and Pizza Girl tries to convince Physical Phil to drive the classic car in his garage.
Nick is haunted by a comic book he wrote when he was a teen, when he and Eddie look to land a new project. Meanwhile, Hannah and Janet would like to go on a double date with their boyfriends.
Nick begins to think that Aubrey is keeping a secret from him when he overhears a mysterious phone call.
Nick learns Aubrey's secret -- she's meeting up with her estranged father. Ray tries to convince Hannah to fully commit to him by adopting Sam.
Nick worries about Aubrey when her father leaves once again, and he tells Nick to tell Aubrey why he's on the run. Meanwhile, Owen, Nick, Ronnie, Aubrey and Gabriel head out on a road trip to find the girl that saved Owen's life.
Nick makes a shocking discovery that he is broke, while Hannah deals with her mom as she prepares for her wedding. Meanwhile, Jenny, the beer delivery girl who saved his life is asked out by Owen.
While Nick, Eddie, Phil and Owen have problems with the women in their lives, they learn of the untimely death of their childhood crush.
A visit from Eddie's former girfriend (guest star Stacy Kiebler) sends Janet into a panic, Hannah is arrested, and Nick is offered a terrific career move.
After Eddie's ex-girlfriend resurfaces, Janet must cope with her visit. Meanwhile, Hannah's arrest affects her engagement to Ray and Nick must decide whether he should take a job offer that would once again take him away from Knights Ridge.