CJ and Janine deal with marriage issues after CJ kisses her friend, Monica. Meanwhile, Calvin gets out of jail and Miranda has the baby. Janine asks for a divorce after CJ starts to go out of control on barking at Malik after he confronts CJ about kissing Monica, Jazmine told Malik when she overheard and saw CJ and Janine arguing
Jazmine starts wearing make-up and hanging out with the wrong crowd. Curtis and Ella have a weight loss competition. CJ and Janine reconcile when they see how their kids need them and how much they love each other.
Malik gets ready for college. The men offer him advice and buy him condoms.
Claretha reveals she has leukemia. Miranda's cousin Vanessa hooks up with Calvin's friend.
After the death of a young firefighter, Ella decides it's time for Curtis and Ella to do a will. Meanwhile, Miranda's mom pays a visit.
Ella is overwhelmed and falls behind in her studies due to church duties, household duties, taking care of Curtis and the rest of the family. Ella fails a test she needed to graduate and she snaps on the family. Meanwhile, Calvin realize it's the day of their anniversary, and he pretend he didn't forget.
Jazmine prays to pass a test and no longer wants to apply herself. Meanwhile, Calvin grows jealous of the baby.
CJ and Janine go to marriage counseling. Then try the therapists way. But in the end they yell and scream at each other and they feel better. CJ sexes up the reunion between him and Janine. Meanwhile, Ella misses her graduation because she has to take Claretha to the hospital.
The family befriends a sex offender who moves into the neighborhood and all hell breaks loose when they find out his secret. Meanwhile, CJ and Janine decide to heed the advice of the marriage counselor. They go on a journey to find a hobby the two of them can share.
A music producer wants to sign Jazmine. Meanwhile, Calvin is embarrassed about his new job as a grocery store manager.
Curtis and Ella decide to intervene when they see Janine and Roland at dinner until C.J. shows up with a woman. Meanwhile, Miranda goes on a grooming strike.
Miranda gets cooking advice after she makes a horrible dinner for Ella's club. Meanwhile, Curtis gets his tonsils pulled and can't talk.
C.J. is offered a promotion making him Janine and Roland's boss. Meanwhile, while packing the house Curtis finds a bag of weed in an old box of his and Floyd smokes the weed. Calvin asks Curtis to babysit and Curtis ends up babysitting Christian and Floyd.
Jayden may have autism. Janine blames herself. Meanwhile, Curtis lives by the rules of the bible.
Ella brings home a troubled youth from the Help Center. Meanwhile, Janine and Miranda compete to get in a competitive day care.
As Claretha secretly deals with the possibilty of losing her home, the family participates in a talent show. Calvin and Miranda combine their unique talents for the show.
Janine is on the brink of a breakdown. Deshawn gets a lesson in the negro baseball league.
Deshawn's mother shows up at the Paynes'; C.J. upgrades Janine's wedding ring.
Malik goes off to college; Miranda is overwhelmed when Calvin Jr. visits.
The aftershocks of a fire impact Miranda and Calvin; Tracie and her new boyfriend show up at the hospital causing a huge argument. In the ending moments, the baby seems to be fine.
Ella's mother and sister Evie visit, and Ella experiences the effects of their mother's disease; Janine texts C.J. a sexy picture of herself.
Calvin finds out that Tracie checked Calvin Jr. out of the hospital. Calvin and Miranda try to find a place to stay.
Curtis, Ella, and Floyd try to bring DeShawn a reality check when he wants to join a gang. C.J. and Calvin tussle over their living arrangements.
A teacher tries to help Deshawn by suggesting he enter the gifted program. Meanwhile, Calvin and Miranda enlist a contractor to revamp their condominium.
DeShawn bullies a classmate and gets into trouble; Miranda and Janine fight over petty things.
CJ fails to remember Janine's three-year sober anniversary. Meanwhile, Deshawn is given an ugly outfit for school-picture day.
Tempers potentially flame up when CJ is forced to lay off firefighters because of budget cuts. Meanwhile, Calvin and Miranda are moving on up-they hope to move upstairs, stirring up household tension in the process.
Calvin and Miranda set out to throw a birthday bash for Calvin Jr. Meanwhile, Curtis and Ella square off against the homeowner association.
CJ hires Calvin, but Calvin's job performance fails to impress. Meanwhile, a bored Curtis brushes off retirement by taking up painting.
Curtis wakes up as a Jefferson.
CJ investigates the firefighters' response time; Miranda struggles with her unemployment.
Ella's celeb friend arrives; Calvin is allowed supervised visits with Calvin Jr.
Janine serves as a mentor to a girl while Ella and Curtis become Deshawn's foster parents.
CJ and Janine balk when Malik gets a female roommate. Elsewhere, Claretha experiments with alternative cancer treatments.
Malik gets hazed.
Ella becomes director of the center; Malik gives careful thought about dropping out.
Curtis becomes a contestant on Paynefully Fit, while Deshawn get advice about girls.
Miranda's new client hits on her while the family honors Curtis.
Miranda takes over renovating the condo while Calvin and Deshawn bond.
The Paynes say goodbye while praising God in church.
The family gets ready to have one last Sunday dinner at Curtis and Ella's.
Calvin battles for his life at the hospital. Ella's unwavering faith won't let the family get down.
The Payne family waits for Calvin to wake up, but the fight isn't over. Curtis decides not to move.
Calvin might get discharged from the hospital after he finally awakened. Curtis attempts to mortgage his house for money to pay Calvin's medical bills.
Calvin has nightmares about being shot and is uncomfortable at home with Miranda who is overwhelmed with caring for an ailing husband, two kids, a career and home. Ella and Curtis are worried that Calvin isn't receiving proper care and wants him to move in with them. Curtis prepares the house for Calvin.
A depressed Calvin admits to Ella that he think he would have been better off dead. The family is very concerned and Curtis has a heart to heart with Calvin. Deshawn's mother visits and wants Deshawn back. Deshawn decides to go live with her.
Calvin plans to get revenge on Travis Harris for shooting him. Curtis makes plans with Ella then pretends to be sick when he gets tickets to a baseball game. When footage of Curtis at the game is aired, Curtis does everything he can to keep Ella from finding out.
C.J. is left to look after the twins during the big game. Ella gets in the way of Calvin's transition back home.
Calvin is invited back to work, then decides he isn't ready and doesn't show. Floyd has a new girlfriend who looks awfully familiar to Curtis. Curtis realizes he knew the girlfriend, when she was a man.
Ella runs a gun buy back program at the Help Center that is threatened by rival gang members. Curtis, bored, wants to volunteer at the Help Center and causes mischief.
Curtis runs for neighborhood watch president. C.J. helps until he realizes he disagrees with some of Curtis's policies. When Curtis challenges C.J., C.J. decides to run himself. Meanwhile, Malik runs up his parent's credit card.
The family meets Malik's new free-spirited girlfriend, Summer.
Calvin and Miranda's condo gets foreclosed on and they are forced out.
Ella is preparing to open a battered women's home in the church's unused classrooms, but it is shutdown.
Malik and Summer volunteer at a crisis hotline. Curtis goes overboard with the neighborhood watch as he tries to catch a criminal.
C.J. is offered perks as a city official. Miranda and Curtis bond.
C.J. and Janine have a fight which carries over into the office. Malik takes a class on evolution and doesn't know if he believes in God.
Malik tutors an athlete who can barely read. Curtis is overly canind with the newspapers and causes a PR scandal for C.J. and Janine.
Malik and his father bumps heads when Malik leads a protest against a man being put to death. C.J. lead the arson investigation that put the man away.
Miranda is hurt when she overhears Curtis and Ella talking bad about her. C.J'.s department enjoys the softball team until a horrible Janine wants to join.
Malik marries Summer. Calvin and Miranda have a hard time adjusting to living with Curtis and Ella.
C.J. and Janine have a party and don't invite Curtis and Ella. Malik and Summer argue over an obscure anniversary.
A cranky firefighter has his life and home turned upside-down when his nephew and his family are forced to move in leaving the home very crowded.
Malik finds out his friend is gay. Curtis loans Ella money.
Malik and Summer have their marriage annulled. Miranda temps at the office when Janine needs an assistant.
Malik takes caffeine pills irresponsibly and Curtis subs for Ella at a Help Center training program.
Janine and Miranda co-chair a Help Center event and all they do is fight. Malik doesn't want to stop wearing his wedding ring.
Curtis and Ella keep popping in unannounced to C.J. and Janine's house. Jazmine is accused of cheating on an exam; she's covering for a friend.
C.J. takes action when technology takes over the family.
C.J. coaches Jazmine's soccer team.
Calvin's behavior at work gets him suspended. Meanwhile, Jazmine wants Ella to teach her how to bake.
Jazmine stands up to a cyber bully. Meanwhile, Miranda and Calvin have a pregnancy scare.
Calvin takes Miranda's money and goes to a strip club. C.J. give Janine a bad evaluation.
Floyd decides to host a night of fun and gambling at the Help Center, and Curtis gets quickly sucked in by the casino-like atmosphere and games. Jazmine lands herself in some serious trouble for talking during class time.
Calvin and Miranda anticipates the prospects of having their own place. Jazmine jobshadows the PR office with CJ and Janine.
Ella receives news of the death of her mother Eunice.
Jazmine attends a dance and takes a boy for the first time.
Floyd's new invention causes friction between him and Curtis. Calvin questions Miranda about an unusual amount in her bank account.
Calvin and Miranda try to save their marriage before it becomes too late.
Calvin faces his attacker Travis Harris in court when the shooter's trial finally arrives.
Curtis must deal with resentment after he is called back to work. Floyd learns important details of his heritage.
Calvin and CJ plan an anniversary celebration for Miranda and Janine. Miranda has to make a tough decision whether she stays with Calvin or not.