Will starts a fire on the day an important judge is coming over for dinner. He and Geoffrey must put out the fire and save dinner. Meanwhile, Carlton goes to a republican summer camp.
To show Uncle Phil how mature he is, Will decides to take out the ugly sister of a comedian booked on Hilary's show.
Hilary needs help, and Will wants to give it to her, but he also has an important meeting. In the meantime, it's career day at Ashley's school, but Phil can't make it. Carlton, thinking he's going to get a job offer, subs in for him, but at the last minute, he finds out he didn't get it, making matters tough for him.
After being disappointed many times by grades, friends, etc., Carlton decides to run away prior to an interview with a representative from Princeton. It's up to Will to get him back, no matter what it takes, even if it means dressing up like him.
For Hilary's show, Will decides to book a juror from Phil's big celebrity sex scandal case.
Carlton misses out on a date with the perfect woman for him, and ends up lonely again. Will decides to take him out on a double date with someone else and his date. That would have gone fine, before Mad Dog shows up.
Will and Carlton overhear Ashley's conversation about sex.
Will and Carlton go to Las Vegas to celebrate Carlton's 21st birthday, but soon Carlton gets a gambling problem, and loses all their money. Will and Carlton have to enter a dance contest to get the money to go back home.
Carlton and Hilary volunteer in a soup kitchen on Thanksgiving, but for selfish reasons. Meanwhile, Will takes Uncle Phil to a massage parlor as the family prepares Thanksgiving dinner.
Will and Phil are arrested at a massage parlor while Hilary and Carlton learn lessons at a soup kitchen.
After witnessing a birth on her first national show, Hilary decides she wants to have a baby.
Will is knocked out by a female boxer.
Will, Phil, and Carlton are trying to get to court for a trial, but get stopped by a clown who claims to have a bomb strapped to his waist.
Philip gets involved with politics, and Vivian feels that this is affecting their personal lives, so she breaks up with him. In the meantime, Ashley gets a job offer from a modeling agency after being discovered at her job.
The other members of the family feel that Phil and Vivian's breaking up will affect their lives negatively, so, Will, Carlton, and Helen try to bring them back together.
Carlton decides he wants to be a bowler instead of going to college.
Geoffrey's long lost son visits, but Will discovers his true intentions.
Will catches the Church reverend making a pass at Vivian. In the meantime, Carlton and Ashley compete for the lead in the church choir.
Will Smith takes Dick Clark on a behind the scenes look at the show, including bloopers and outtakes.
Ashley gets an offer from and ad agency to appear in a bikini. Phil takes offense to this, and takes her out of it. What he doesn't know: this could be the beginning of Ashley's future.
Hilary gets to sub in for Kathy Lee on Live with Regis and Kathy Lee, but they don't get along very well. In the meantime, Carlton takes his father for granted in a golf tournament, where Will subs in later. Will and Phil have a great time, making Carlton envious of Will, and wants to play with his father again.
William Shatner guest stars in this episode on Hilary's talk show, which she says is moving to New York. Ashley also wants to go to New York for her future, but Phil is reluctant to let her go.
When Carlton, Ashley, and Hilary all move onto bigger things, Will tells them he bought an apartment. Now he must find one when Uncle Phil puts the house for sale.
With the Banks selling up and Will still no place to go, he attempts to send off all potential buyers. However, when this plan fails, Will must confess to Phil and Vivian that he has no place to go. Alas, the family moves on to their own separate lives, leaving the house behind for good.