Ray's life is thrown into absolute turmoil when his father Mickey unexpectedly gets out of prison five years early, kills a priest, and arrives in LA, vowing to take revenge on Ray for framing him. Meanwhile, Ray's mentor, Ezra Goldman, and his law partner, Lee Drexler, need Ray to find a way to get a "straight" action star out of a scandal with a transsexual. Ray must also protect a beautiful singer from a stalker, but the case leads to tension between him and his wife, Abby.
Ray activates a plan to send his father Mickey back to prison. Meanwhile, Abby defies Ray and spends the day with Mickey and her kids. Ray handles two crises involving movie star clients: A-list actor Sean Walker receives a threatening message at home, and action hero Tommy Wheeler is blackmailed with a sex video.
Mickey spends time with Bunchy and Terry, insinuating himself back into their lives. Ray "buys" a talented hip-hop artist for his rapper neighbor. Ray's mentor, Ezra Goldman, holds a fundraiser in honor of his late wife, but he's haunted by the sins of his past. Meanwhile, Mickey is approached by an FBI agent with a Hollywood obsession.
Ray, Abby, and the kids visit Bel Air Academy, hoping Bridget will get into the prestigious school, but the day is interrupted when Ray has to take care of a case at a Beverly Hills hotel. Mickey, Bunchy and Daryll drive out to Palm Springs to visit Mickey's ex-girlfriend, Claudette. Terry starts a romance with his nurse, Frances. Ray finds out that the hug investigation against Mickey has been shut down.
Ezra has an accident; Terry and Frances grow closer; Bunchy gets his settlement check; Mickey sets out to rehash the past with Ezra; Ray learns upsetting news.
Ray creates an incriminating video in an effort to shut down Van Miller's investigation. He also has a score to settle with Mickey after learning the old man put his kids in danger. Elsewhere, Ezra wanders off before his scheduled surgery, and a housewarming party at Bunchy's new abode gets out of control
Ray forbids Bridget from seeing Marvin, but she visits him anyway. Meanwhile, Ray flies to Boston to search for Sully (guest star James Woods). Abby and Deb commiserate over drinks and get themselves into trouble. Mickey manipulates Sean into working with him on a movie project.
Ray, Terry and Bunchy honor the anniversary of their sister's death. Mickey works to get deeper into the Hollywood scene. Bridget defies Ray and Abby and hooks up again with Marvin.
To gather incriminating evidence, Van Miller wires Mickey for a meeting with Sean Walker. Avi and Sully head out to California. Ray has to deal with Marty Grossman who plans to publish compromising photos of Tommy Wheeler.
Ray and the family attend Fite Nite at the Donovan Fite Club. Meanwhile, Ray's plan with Sully is put into action; Mickey meets with an unlikely lady; and Bunchy encounters someone from his past and it sends him into a tailspin.
Bunchy has a unhappy encounter with someone from his past; Ray tries to handle a crisis at the Donovan Fite Club; the police question Mickey about a recent hug; Ray sends Avi to protect Abby and the kids from Sully.
Ray and Avi find Eddie on the run with Sully's money; Mickey gets kicked out of Bunchy's apartment. Later, Ray puts the word out that a crew for "America's Most Wanted" is in Santa Monica; Abby and the kids hide out at a Malibu resort; and Ezra proposes to Deb.