Mike and Rio host the town's Huskers kickoff party, but no one in Bucksnort believes they can pull it off; Rio loses Portia, the pig that's been selected for the lucky pig race; Beau and Kay frantically try to hide the fact that they've split up.
Season 2 Episode 1 of Bless This Mess was watched by 3,990,000 viewers, resulting in a 0.80 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Newlyweds Rio and Mike make the decision to change the course of their life together and move from the relentless pace of big city New York to what they think will be a more relaxed existence in rural Nebraska. After dropping everything - including their jobs and an overbearing mother-in-law - to make the move from skyscrapers to farmhouses, they soon realize that the simpler life isn't as easy as they had planned. Rio and Mike must now learn how to weather the storm as they are faced with unexpected challenges in their new lives as farmers.