David’s TV dad Bernie visits, but the reunion sours when he runs off and leaves his new baby. David must convince Bernie that being a real dad will be his best role. Parenting a fake baby for class is more than Emily can handle.
For his school career day video, Joe features David in his new habitat as stay-at-home dad, but the montage makes David believe life is dull since quitting TV, so the family must rally to show him how much his new job matters.
The Hobbs reluctantly attend an anniversary weekend party for his cousin, Fred, only to discover that once again Fred has taken advantage of David’s star power to enjoy all of the “perks,” leaving David to plan his revenge.
David decides the family needs to purge so he can finally have his office. But when a few boxes of See Dad Run memorabilia are accidentally donated and bought by his craziest fan, the family goes to extremes to get them back.
David picks Janie up from dance and sees that she's awful but enthusiastic! So he does what any dad would: tells her how to make it to the top - nearly causing a classmate injury. Amy's job is a bad influence on Emily's friends.