Mel is the grown-up former wild child of a political family who is now a local politician herself. When her sister ends up in prison and brother-in-law flees after a scandal hits, Mel must take responsibility for her teenaged niece Lennox and adolescent nephew Ryder. Spread too thin to manage by herself, help comes in the unlikely form of Joe who, desperate for a job, moves in and becomes the family's "manny".
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Double Happiness 04x22
Just as Mel is gearing up for a senate campaign, she gets some shocking news.
Be the Bigger Person 04x21
Mel decides to run on a Healthy Diet campaign for her senate run, but is then caught eating a Piggy Burger by a voter. After he tweets a photo of her and calls her a hypocrite, she gets into a war of the words with him.
Game Night 04x20
Relationships fall apart during family game night.
Put a Ring on It 04x19
Mel pretends to love her birthday gift from Joe. But that turns out to be a fake gift to throw her off. Instead, he had a one-of-a-kind wedding ring made for her that she hates even more and is horrified she has to wear the rest of her life.
Melissa & Joey's Frozen 04x18
Mel and Joe get trapped in ice during an avalanche, and they awaken after 100 years.
The Parent Trap 04x17
Mel tries to convince Joe to talk Gloria into drawing up a will, but Joe chickens out. So Mel invites Russell to come talk to her. Gloria is offended, but Russell soon charms her - a little too well for Mel's liking.
The Early Shift 04x16
After taking a new job with crazy hours, Joe has to down a bunch of energy drinks to stay awake for a meeting Mel has with Hank, a rich backer who might finance her Congressional run. But with Joe wired and acting weird, Hank fears he's is on drugs.
The Book Club 04x15
Mel is thrilled when Noelle Devereaux, bestselling author of the steamy novel "Love and Bondage," pays a visit to her book club. When Nicole overhears Joe criticize her work, it turns her on, and she ends up trying to seduce him.
You Little Devil 04x14
Joe learns the story behind Mel's devil tattoo, and he soon regrets asking about it because he finds it unsettling. Elsewhere, Lennox and Zander must deal with an inexperienced actress as they shoot their short film.
Call of Duty 04x13
Mel & Joe are reeling from both the pregnancy test results and Ryder's announcement that he's joining the Navy. Feeling Ryder is completely unprepared, they hatch a plan to have Joe put him through a rigorous mock Boot Camp.