Widowed dad Matt (Bob Saget) tries to censor the topics in his English class because daughter Sarah doesn't want to be part of his banter. Meanwhile, younger daughter Emily pretends to be sick to get out of school early.
On this episode, Matt subs in Sarah's Sex Education class and gets a surprise when he reaches into a box filled with anonymously written questions. Meanwhile, Sam forgets where he parked his car at the mall.
On this episode, Sarah gets her learner's permit and is determined to get her license, but driving lessons with her father aren't going so well. Matt's overprotective attitude eventually steers Sarah to find a different driving instructor behind his back.
On this episode, Sarah and Olivia want to sneak into an R-rated film, but Matt insists that they take Emily along with them since the writers' group is coming over. But Emily has her own idea of which movie she wants to see and talks her way into the theater.
Sarah gets invited by a popular senior to one of the hottest parties of the year, but Matt forbids her to go. Meanwhile, Emily is trying everything in her power to start a kids' version of the book of world records.
Matt gets upset when Sarah blows off family game night, so he buys tickets to a Limp Bizkit concert in order to spend more time with her.
Sarah is in a predicament as the director of the school play when she casts two people for the same part. Matt deals with not knowing how to fire the housekeeper.
Sarah wants her own room after she finds out that Emily and her friend Henry broke into Sarah's diary. With her privacy at stake, Sarah is determined to convince her father that a new room would curb the sisters' fighting.
On this episode, Teacher evaluation day is here and the staff makes a contest of their reviews. Matt figures he's a shoo-in to win (again), but he just taught his class about irony and the students decide to put the lesson to use by playing a trick on the English teacher.
Sarah has a date with the new transfer student at school, but when Matt finds out, he tells her confidential information that could start gossip. Meanwhile, Emily and Sam lose Matt's prized Ted Williams baseball card.
Matt goes out with an attractive author who spoke to his English class, but Emily has a hard time with her dad dating. Meanwhile, Sam goes to Bulk Brothers and buys too many household goods.
On this episode, Matt is having a hard time at home when Sarah keeps defying her curfew and Emily wants to go buy a training bra. Meanwhile, he has a fight with Sam after the older man goes on a date and doesn't come home until the next morning.
An old student visits his former high school, he is now an author of a best selling book. But his book has a lot of similarities with a short story from Matt.
Sarah and Olivia fight with each other when they both want the same boy. Meanwhile Sarah gets tutoring for math from the nephew of Traver. She doesn't notice he has a crush on her
It's grandpa Sam's birthday and Sarah has a big surprise for him. She wants to reconnect him with her Daughter Debbie. But the discussion that caused them to break up years ago quickly comes back to the surface.
Sarah decides that she wants to take a job at the skating rink, but Matt wants her to work in the Attendance Office at school. Meanwhile, Sam gets a new gadget that's supposed to help him stay organized.
Matt offers to take the vice principal to a wedding after her boyfriend dumps her, and to his surprise he has a great time. Unfortunately, Sarah seems to have a problem with how Matt's date turns out.
On this episode, Sarah throws a dinner party for her friends, but she gets upset when the guy she asked to be her date brings a date of his own. Meanwhile, Matt and Sam take a trip to Fenway Park, at Boston Ma., to remember one of Sam's former baseball friends.
On this episode, Matt finds out about Sarah's plan to get her current crush, Jared, to go on a date with her, and decides to meddle in her business. Back at the Stewart house, the sound of the neighbor's barking dog is grating on everyone's nerves there.
Sarah is in a bind when a girl in her math class wants to cheat off her test. The teen says no, but her refusal could lead to a fight. Meanwhile, Emily and her friend Marvin (Lil' Romeo) learn a few card tricks.
Sarah decides that she wants to get a nose job after she starts comparing herself to the prettiest girl in school. So she devises a plan to hide the surgery from her disapproving dad, who refuses to sign the consent forms.
On this episode, Sarah contemplates taking her relationship with Jared to a new level after he tells her he is spending the summer with his dad in sunny California. Back at the Stewart house, Matt decides to go on a weekend getaway with Nina (Lisa Locicero).