A Cometary event has caused the moon to split into three seperate pieces, and the world's leading scientists are trying to predict how long it will be until the moons crash into earth. Because of this event, everybody has decided to live life to the fullest, especially the Davis Family as The father skips town to climb the albs, leaving his family penniless, teenager Alex is romanced by the twenty-something next door, Lydia burns down her school gym trying to cast a spell to fix the moons, and Laura herself is just trying to live a normal life. Meanwhile Mack (a local Lawyer) tries to convince his mother he doesn't want to take a 6 month cruise around the world
A stubborn landowner hires Mack to represent him in a land dispute with a yuppie couple, while Mack's old flame comes back into town. Meanwhile, the family's house is reposessed and they are forced to move into their father's tent. Alex takes it upon himself to find the family new living arrangements while him and his sister start at a new school.
Michelle becomes involved with her real estate associate while at the Blue Moon Festival, as Mack reminisces with his high-school sweetheart, and Laura discovers a new boy in Lydia's Life.
Walt Deekins (Ed Begley Jr.) decides giving is the road to happiness, and promptly writes a check to Laura to help her rebuild the school of course with some strings attached. Walt's wife Martha is not excited over the prospect and takes him to court saying he's not of sound mind because of the moons. Alex still has feelings for Claire, but humiliates himself while trying to help her solve a problem for work, and possibly loses her as a friend. Sarah Louise's son, Jonah, runs away from a "scared straight" school, and he and Lydia become friends although his motives are questionable.
Pete Watson (Richard Kind "Spin City") is a mild mannered bank employee and community theatre activist with a panache for Mamet, but a chain of events make him rob the bank and hold everyone hostage.
When Mack's high school wrestling rival Roarke Monaghan (guest star Corin Nemec "Stargate SG-1") returns to Milford as a successful, high profile lawyer, Mack takes him on in a re-match to finally set the record straight.
When Milford's priest decides to stop being a man of the cloth, the town starts confessing to each other and finds out baring your soul doesn't always set it free.
Laura's marriage to Carl makes her a target of the IRS; Lydia goes to extremes to get closer to Jonah; and Michelle searches for a mate online.