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.
DeShawn is placed in a gifted-students program to avoid being expelled from school; Calvin and Miranda hire a contractor to repair their condo.
DeShawn bullies a classmate and gets into trouble; Miranda and Janine fight over petty things.
C.J. forgets Janine's 3-years-sober anniversary; Ella gets DeShawn an ugly outfit for school-picture day.
After budget cuts force C.J. to lay off firefighters, Roland must use his PR skills to avoid altercations; Calvin and Miranda want to move upstairs.
Calvin and Miranda plan Calvin Jr'.s birthday party; Curtis and Ella have trouble with the Homeowners Association.
C.J. hires Calvin, whose performance is disappointing; bored with retirement, Curtis takes up painting.
Curtis wakes up as a Jefferson.
Miranda frets over her unemployment; C.J. looks into firefighter response times.
Calvin is allowed supervised visits; Ella's friend Felicia visits.
Janine sponsors a young girl; Curtis and Ella become DeShawn's foster parents.
C.J. and Janine are not comfortable with Malik's roommate; Claretha tries alternative cancer-fighting treatments
Malik gets hazed.
Ella becomes director of the center; Malik mulls 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.
Curtis does community service at the Help Center. Miranda doesn't invite Janine to a concert.
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 ask CJ to go to the school dance with a boy.
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.