What’s Old Is New – Standardized test day is held, but Meredith and Principal Carl lose focus when their ex-spouses arrive at the school. Steven Weber and Niecy Nash guest star.
The Bottle – Meredith celebrates her birthday, but complications ensue when her party venue falls through.
A Little Respect – Meredith has an argument with the parents of the schools most gifted student and refuses to back down. Carl isn’t impressed and so their relationship suffers. After accidentally scratching Ginny’s car, Joel hopes to charm his way out of it.
Found Money – Meredith finds some money in the parking lot that she uses for a vacation. But she then learns the money was meant to pay for a school trip. Carl goes for a night out with Joel.
Life Science – Meredith enters a secret betting pool for the student science fair in an effort to raise some money to purchase an apartment and attempts to tip the odds in her favor.
Nix the Fat Week – Meredith attempts to find a famous vegan chef during the school’s health week. Ginny gets Principal Carl ready for the faculty 50-yard dash.
Divorced Dudes – Meredith is determined to go ahead with her plan to remarry after running into her ex-husband’s girlfriend. She hopes to meet a new man at Principal Carl’s Divorced Dudes support group.
Yearbook – Meredith agrees to help Ginny finish the student yearbook when she learns staff volunteers receive a free Botox treatment, but they struggle to meet their 24-hour deadline when Ginny is distracted by a sudden break-up. Also, Principal Carl helps Kim study after she fails her teacher’s exam.
The 6th Grade Lock-In – Meredith gets jealous during the annual 6th grade student sleepover when she sees Joel flirts with another teacher.
Fieldtrippers – Meredith chances upon a sightly man (Colin Egglesfield) and organizes a class field trip to his office to see him again. Meanwhile, Ginny becomes the acting principal for a day. Mark Cuban stars as himself.