Gloria has an announcement, she is pregnant, but fears Michael's reaction since he has strong feelings over the world's overpopulation already.
Mike and Gloria brave the cold when it comes down to a choice of living in their new home minus the electricity, or staying another day with Archie.
Archie feels he can make his way up into his boss' good graces by being first to donate to his favorite charity. Unknown to Archie is that the organization is the organ bank.
Archie flaunts the fact he has saved the life of an unconscience woman in his cab. but he hopes to keep the story hushed after discovering the woman is really a man in drag.
Mike is fearing the prospect of natural childbirth and being in the delivery room when Gloria delivers the baby.
Archie feels that the chain letter he threw away has suddenly caused him bad luck and physical pains.
Mike is enraged when Gloria receives a pink slip in her paycheck because she is pregnant.
Archie feels abandoned by Edith when she takes a volunteer job at the Sunshine Home for the Elderly.
Archie is upset over Gloria and Mike's ideas for names for the baby and needs to remain calm for a physical at his workplace.
Gloria has a suspicion that Mike is having an affair with his student that he is tutoring.
Archie creates trouble at the Stivic's first Thanksgiving dinner when he finds out that Mike and Gloria plan on letting their child decide about religion.
Archie receives a summons after a policeman finds a tear gas container he used on a mugger and now faces a court date and possibly some time in jail.
Everyone is stressed out when Gloria becomes nine days overdue for the delivery of her first child.
Gloria becomes stuck in a phone booth at an Italian restaurant when she calls Archie and Edith to announce she is in labor. Meanwhile, Archie has stage fright when the lodge decides to perform a minstrel show.
Archie runs out on his lodge brothers as their minstrel show was to begin to attend his grandchild's birth, despite threats that he would be expelled from the lodge if he left. Meanwhile at the hospital, Gloria and Mike contemplate the blessed event ahead of them as Edith and Archie wait for news in the lobby.
The Stivic's have an argument when Michael makes a rash of decisions on his own without asking Gloria's opinion first, including moving their best friends wedding to their home with only a few hours to prepare.
Archie takes Joey to his poker game after fearing the Stivic's choice as a babysitter was a mistake. But can Archie get any help from his friends when he truly needs a helping hand?
Archie befriends an old man who's invention he wishes to invest in as a get rich quick scheme.
Mike learns what affirmative action is all about when he loses a teaching job in Minnesota to an equally qualified black man.
Archie is inspired to stick with the strict diet his doctor has recommended after talking with Mr. Quigley.
The baby's feeding schedule has impeded on Mike and Gloria's sex life.
Archie makes a plan to get Joey baptized behind Mike and Gloria's back after he learns they refuse to do so themselves.
Edith and Archie spend a few nights at the Stivic's home after their furnace breaks down, and it's during a blackout that Edith discovers that they all get along better together with the lights out.
Edith spends a night out at Kelsey's Bar to escape from Archie for the evening.