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Season 1

1 :01x01 - Pilot

Sep/10/2012
With successful careers and a committed, loving partnership, Bryan and David are missing only one thing: a baby. Could Goldie be just the surrogate mother they’re searching for?

Source: NBC
Guest Stars: Michael Hitchcock as Gary | Leslie Grossman as Melissa | Jayson Blair as Clay Clemmens | Jessica Lu as Tabitha |
Co-Guest Stars: Antoinette Abbamonte as Deaf Mom | John Vance as Juror | Haley Strode as Waitress | Michael Anthony Spady as Deaf Dad | Yolanda Snowball as Nurse | Ellen Ratner as 50 Year Old Woman | Julie Meyer as Michelle | Kelly Mantle as Aubrey | Sara Ann Lassner as Sheryl | Marieve Herington as Heather | Andrea Helene as Lady Buyer | Debbie Lee Carrington as Little Person Mom | Algerita Wynn as Judge
Director: Ryan Murphy
Songs: The Supremes -- Baby Love, Spandau Ballet -- True

2 :01x02 - Sofa's Choice

Sep/11/2012
Shania is working to adapt to her new surroundings and, much to the delight of Bryan, begins impersonating Little Edie from 'Grey Gardens.' Later, David and Bryan reminisce about the first time they met and decide to have a night on the town like they did when they were younger. Elsewhere, Jane finds something disturbing in the boys' room and enlists Goldie's ex-husband Clay to try and woo her granddaughter back to Ohio. Elsewhere, Rocky mistakenly suspects Shania of misbehaving.

Source: NBC
Guest Stars: Kevin Christy as Freddie | Ravi Patel as Amir | Erik Weiner as Ian |
Co-Guest Stars: Austin Dean as Young Bryan | Merit Leighton as Large Girl | David Lewis (2) as Young Gay Dude | Sandy Martin as Miss Pepper
Director: Ryan Murphy
Songs: Bananarama -- Cruel Summer

3 :01x03 - Baby Clothes

Sep/18/2012
Bryan ignores David's advice and goes overboard buying baby clothes. When they try to return them, they are met with a challenge. Elsewhere, Shania wears one of the baby outfits to school and makes a new friend, which lands Goldie in an awkward parent teacher moment.

Source: NBC
Guest Stars: Michael Hitchcock as Gary | Edi Patterson as Wilbur's Mom | Ravi Patel as Amir | Isaak Presley as Wilbur |
Co-Guest Stars: Edward Barbanell as Roger | Chris Jordan Wolfe as Jason | Charlie Weirauch as Buck | Stacie Greenwell as Mrs. White | Idrajit Sarkar as Doctor | Haley Tju as Girl #1 | Kyla Kenedy White as Girl #2 | Sarah Buehler as Women's Services Worker | Kurt Scholler as Suburban Man
Director: Ryan Murphy
Writer: Ryan Murphy

4 :01x04 - Obama Mama

Sep/25/2012
Shania is looking forward to her school's upcoming mock election, but shocks Bryan and David when she tells them she will be voting for Obama, unlike her mother. Much to the dismay of hard core Republican Jane the boys begin a campaign to change Goldie's all important vote. Later, they throw a party to show Jane they have a diverse group of friends.

Source: NBC
Guest Stars: Ravi Patel as Amir | Isaak Presley as Wilbur | Sterling Sulieman as Clint | Brandon Johnson as Tripp |
Co-Guest Stars: Ashlee Füss as Young Jane | Trilby Glover as DeDe | Paul Mabon as Joey | Jae Jung as Renee | Jolene Anderson as Sabrina
Director: Scott Ellis

5 :01x05 - Nanagasm

Oct/02/2012
While David is planning a family dinner to tell his mother, Francis about the baby, Bryan comisserates with Goldie about mother-in-law woes. Elsewhere, Jane is learning that even at her age she still has it, but when she experiences an unusual sensation during an encounter with a younger man she seeks out David's medical advice. Meanwhile, worried that her dad may win the custody battle Shania is crossing off her California bucket list.

Source: NBC
Guest Stars: Jackie Hoffman as Francis

6 :01x06 - Bryanzilla

Oct/09/2012
Shania announces that she and her classmate are "pretend" engaged and are going to hold an imaginary wedding. Thrilled with the idea of the upcoming nuptials, Bryan enlists the help of a reluctant Rocky and dives head first into planning the event of the season. Goldie supports her daughter's fairy tale, but Jane attempts to shut down the ceremony. Later, David discovers just how important this party is for Bryan and he makes a life-changing decision.

Source: NBC
Guest Stars: Isaak Presley as Wilbur | Sterling Sulieman as Clint |
Co-Guest Stars: Aria Noelle Curzon as Waitress | Anjini Azhar as Reagan | Brighton Sharbino as Sarah | Lexi Jourden as Talia | Dimitris Dajoun as Little Boy
Director: Ryan Murphy

7 :01x07 - The Godparent Trap

Oct/23/2012
David and Bryan embark on a quest to find godparents for their child which leads to a rediscovery of their own faith.

Meanwhile, Shania takes care of the class guinea pig.
Special Guest Stars: John Benjamin Hickey as Father Michael |
Guest Stars: Michael Hitchcock as Gary | Leisha Hailey as Victoria | Constance Zimmer as Tiffany |
Co-Guest Stars: Sade Young as Pam (Rocky's Goddaughter)
Director: Miguel Arteta
Writer: Mike Scully

8 :01x08 - Unplugged

Nov/13/2012
When technology begins to interrupt their lives Bryan, David, Goldie and Shania reluctantly give up their various electronic devices for one day. Shania, however, takes it one step further by suggesting they give up all modern technology including heated toilet seats. Meanwhile, Rocky unleashes an online beast when she shows Jane how to use twitter. Hoping to gain more followers, Jane posts a private video from Bryan which was meant to surprise David on their future wedding day. Shocked at the invasion of privacy, Bryan is appalled until the cast of his show "Sing" tells him what they think of the tweet.

Source: NBC

9 :01x09 - Pardon Me

Nov/20/2012
Goldie challenges everyone to give up their phones and computers for a day when a family dinner is constantly interrupted. Meanwhile, Rocky shows Jane how to use social-networking as a way of expanding her business to new customers, but things become personal when she uploads one of Bryan's videos. Comedy, starring Andrew Rannells and Justin Bartha.


Source: E4
Guest Stars: Barry Bostwick as Marty Sawyer | Jackie Hoffman as Frances Sawyer | Toby Huss as Farmer Mark | Sterling Sulieman as Clint

10 :01x10 - The XY Factor

Nov/27/2012
After recalling the disastrous dinners of Thanksgivings past, Bryan, David, Goldie, Shania and Rocky decide that this year they are going to enjoy the holiday with their new family. Later, after realizing the horrible fates of the turkeys at the farm a sensitive Shania and Bryan pardon all of them and take them home as new pets. The move prompts a meat-free dinner menu and in the spirit of the pardon encourages everyone to invite over family and friends that they need to make amends with. David invites his mother and his father, while Bryan extends an olive branch to Jane, Goldie reaches out to Clay and Rocky puts aside her political differences with her brother Clint. Though the pre-dinner festivities seem to be cheerful it doesn't take long for personalities to clash and for this Thanksgiving to go to the birds.

Source: NBC
Guest Stars: Sterling Sulieman as Clint | Shannen Doherty as Herself | Ravi Patel as Amir | Erik Weiner as Ian |
Co-Guest Stars: Stacie Greenwell as Mrs. White | Indrajit Sarkar as Dr. Venkatashar | Emily Kosloski as Lorraine | Staci Lawrence as Kate | Thomas Barbusca as Donny | Matthew Jacob Wayne as Ethan | Jordenn Thompson as Mary Todd Lincoln | Nolan Gross as Son

11 :01x11 - Baby Proofing

Dec/04/2012
David hires Carla, a baby proofer to make the house safer, but instead of creating a sense of security, it puts a wedge between him and Bryan causing them to bicker. Meanwhile, in the process of decorating the Christmas tree and getting into the holiday spirit, it is revealed that eggnog makes Jane an unusually nice person. Later, Bryan and Jane attend a Hollywood party at Los Angeles realtor to the stars Nancy Niles’ house that will turn out to be the boost that Jane has been looking for

Source: NBC
Guest Stars: Cheri Oteri as Carla | Marlo Thomas as Nancy Niles

12 :01x12 - The Goldie Rush

Jan/08/2013
Bryan and David discuss their future and how big they want to grow their family. The conversation leads them back to Expanding Families where Gary reveals that he wants a family of his own but he can’t seem to find the right guy. Bryan and David play matchmakers and set him up with Bryan’s ex-boyfriend and legendary party boy Monty, but their plan leads to more than they bargained for when Monty asks Goldie to be his surrogate. Elsewhere, Rocky and Jane help Shania deal with some mean girls.

Source: NBC
Guest Stars: Michael Hitchcock as Gary | Matthew Bomer as Monty |
Co-Guest Stars: Martell Robinson as Drag Queen (Rocky) | Willam Belli as Drag Queen (Nana) | Reggie De Leon as Juan | Julie Brister as Sandy Greenberg | Kyla Kenedy White as Rebecca | Lexi Jourden as Blanca | Anjini Azhar as Jenna | Zoe Belle as Nicole | Phoebe Neidhardt as Young Woman

13 :01x13 - Stay-At-Home Dad

Jan/15/2013
Bryan and David fail to find a nanny, so both express interest in being a stay-at-home father. Before long, they learn valuable lessons about parenting. Meanwhile, Rocky gets a shot at her dream career.

Source: NBC
Guest Stars: Elisha Yaffe as Noel |
Co-Guest Stars: Wendy Benson-Landes as Courtney (as Wendy Benson) | Jackie Joyner as Tasha | Kyla Kenedy White as Rebecca | Lexi Jourden as Blanca | Anjini Azhar as Jenna | Angela Matemotja as Nanny | Sarah Stouffer as Sienna | Martin Garcia (2) as Dean | Rakefet Abergel as Pilar | Phil Kruse as Cody | Moshe Kasher as Writer | Layla Crawford as Rocky (5 Years Old) | Christopher Griffin (3) as Fat Albert | Timothy E. Goodwin as Crew Member

14 :01x14 - Gaydar

Jan/22/2013
When Shania meets Rocky's new crush, Chris, she claims that her 'gaydar' is going off and that Chris might be more interested in men. Elsewhere, Jane is wondering if her fellow realtor, Brice, is just a fashionable guy or if he is into fashionable guys. Bryan decides to throw a dinner party that doubles as a Gay or Straight fact-finding mission. Meanwhile, David is struggling with how the world will treat their future son.

Source: NBC
Guest Stars: Mark Consuelos as Chris | John Stamos as Brice |
Co-Guest Stars: Carmelo Gassette as Diego | Briana Lane as Clea | Jason Boegh as Rayburn | Nikki McKenzie as Natasha

15 :01x15 - Dairy Queen

Jan/29/2013
When Bryan and David talk to their friends about breastfeeding, Bryan begins to wish that he could look forward to having that kind of natural connection with his baby-to-be. This revelation prompts him to buy an apparatus that allows men to simulate the nurturing act. Meanwhile, upon discovering that people disapprove of women who breastfeed in public, Bryan puts together a protest in the form of a superbly choreographed breastfeeding flash mob. Later, when Shania learns that Goldie did not breastfeed her when she was a baby she begins to worry that her rise towards greatness will be stunted because she didn’t receive the benefits of her mother’s milk. Elsewhere, Jane takes Rocky’s advice and goes after what she wants, her co-worker Brice.

Source: NBC
Guest Stars: John Stamos as Brice | Erik Weiner as Ian | Sarah Burns (2) as Megan | Jackie Hoffman as Francis |
Co-Guest Stars: Michael Lanahan as Manager | Jen Ray as Violet | Kelly Rohrbach as Amber | Nick Gore as Brandon | Ryan Feldman as David Sawyer (4 Years Old)
Songs: Kelis -- Milkshake

16 :01x16 - Dog Children

Feb/19/2013
Bryan and David realize that their puppy, Harvey Milkbone, has been preparing them to be parents, but when they have to rush him to the veterinarian they learn that parenting comes with both joy and worry. Elsewhere, Goldie is called in for a parent- teacher conference when Shania disrupts class with her latest homage, this time to Oscar award-winning actress Maggie Smith. When Clay steps in, Goldie is turned on by his take-charge parenting and old romantic feelings are rekindled.

Source: NBC
Guest Stars: Jayson Blair as Clay Clemmens | Toby Huss as Farmer Mark

17 :01x17 - Rocky Bye Baby

Feb/26/2013
Despite being completely against having a baby shower, Bryan and David finally relent after seeing how much Shania, Goldie – and especially Rocky -- want to throw one for them. Unknown to everyone, the boys decide to donate all their baby shower gifts to a local adoption center, including the mink onesie purchased by Jane and Rocky. Elsewhere, Clay and Shania come up with the idea to have a surprise shower for Goldie since she has two babies now and has never experienced such a celebration. Later, Rocky and Jane visit the adoption center to take back their mink onesie returned by Bryan and David. Rocky comes out with more than she bargained for.

Source: NBC
Guest Stars: Jayson Blair as Clay Clemmens

18 :01x18 - Para-New Normal Activity

Mar/05/2013
Bryan is getting into the Halloween spirit by doing what he does every year -- decorating the house so that it is the envy of the neighborhood and making his annual trip to the pumpkin patch with his bestie Nicole Richie to spot celebrities. Also, with the help of the 'Sing' make-up artist, Sam, Bryan dictates what everyone's costumes are going to be. However, when he insists on a 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' Halloween theme, David rebels and defiantly sports a Tom Brady costume. Meanwhile, Goldie is still struggling with the on-going custody battle for Shania. Later, Clay makes a shocking announcement that puts Jane over the edge.
Guest Stars: George Takei as Sam | Nicole Richie as Nicole Richie

19 :01x19 - Blood, Sweat and Fears

Mar/19/2013
When Bryan begins researching natural child birthing techniques, he challenges David to put away his medical degrees and accept that an alternative method of delivery may be better for their baby. However, a video shown in class proves to be more than he can handle. Meanwhile Goldie, despite her fears, turns to Brice to help her find a new retail space so that she can expand her growing children’s clothing business. Elsewhere, Shania helps Rocky to confront the insecurities she’s feeling about her maternal ability.

Source: NBC

20 :01x20 - About a Boy Scout

Mar/26/2013
Despite Bryan's concerns, David, a former Eagle Scout, jumps at the chance to chaperone a Boy Scout overnight with his friend's son. His skills earn him the respect of the other fathers and scouts, but when one father disagrees with his lifestyle, David's Boy Scout membership is revoked. Elsewhere, Rocky is helping Goldie sort out her secret crush on Brice.


Source: NBC
Guest Stars: John Stamos as Brice

21 :01x21 - Finding Name-O

Apr/02/2013
Bryan and David are facing the hardest decision of their relationship, what to name their baby. The conflict prompts Goldie to reveal the origin of Shania's name leading to brief identity crises for both of them. Later, While breezing through their wedding planning, David suggests that Bryan invite his mother Colleen, but her added opinion leads to more conflict and an unusual resolution. Meanwhile, Clay decides it's time to let Goldie know how he feels, after receiving some unsolicited advice from Brice.

Source: NBC
Guest Stars: Mary Kay Place as Colleen | John Stamos as Brice

22 :01x22 - The Big Day

Apr/02/2013
The wedding is finally here and despite all of the challenges that pop up throughout the day, Bryan and David are dead set on getting married before the arrival of their baby, but their son has other plans.

Source: NBC
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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy | Family
Status: Canceled
Network: NBC ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 09:30 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 11, 2012
Ended: April 02, 2013
Episode Order: 22
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