November 14, 2001 12:00 am
The physical effects of his near fatal car crash are still lingering, but that doesn't stop Titus from street racing to raise money for Erin's tuition. But his best laid plans backfire when Erin discovers what is really going on and tries to put a stop to it.
November 21, 2001 12:00 am
Erin throws a surprise birthday party to cheer up her troubled niece Amy but her plans backfire. When Erin finds Amy's mom passed out drunk, she quickly realizes that her niece's home environment is not suitable and decides to do something about itâ€”much to Titus' dismay.
November 28, 2001 12:00 am
Titus is determined to mend fences after Tommy rejects his father, who's just revealed he's gay.
December 5, 2001 12:00 am
Titus' ""perfect"" sister Shannon arrives, upstaging Christopher at every opportunity.
December 12, 2001 12:00 am
Erin disdains, then requests Titus's help when she visits troubled teens for her first grad-school assignment as a interning social worker.
December 19, 2001 12:00 am
Christmas on a houseboat brings a kinder, gentler Ken when he thinks his best friend has fallen overboard.
January 2, 2002 12:00 am
Connie Stevens becomes the third actress (after Christine Estabrook and Frances Fisher) to play the role of Titus's mother, Juanita, who was last seen having just fatally shot her abusive husband at Titus and Erin's ill-fated wedding. Now Juanita is on trial for murder, and ex-husband Ken can't wait to testify and put her away for good. Not so Titus. She is, after all, his mom, and when Titus takes the standâ€”following some well-intentioned but highly incriminating remarks by Erin, Dave and Tommyâ€”he emphasizes the positive things he's learned from her. What later transpires during the course of the trial, however, can in no way be construed as positive.
January 9, 2002 12:00 am
Phyllis Diller plays Grandma Titus, who still intimidates Ken despite her Alzheimer's, which has her trying to teach a high-school class.
January 16, 2002 12:00 am
Suicidal over a broken romance, Amy listens to Titus as he tries to talk her out of it with tales of his own youthâ€”which don't make that great a case.
January 23, 2002 12:00 am
Tommy and a pregnant Shannon have an affair, much to the Titus family's shock and anger.
January 30, 2002 12:00 am
While on a skiing holiday, Dave goes out of bounds after Titus and Erin tell him his girlfriend is cheating on him with a ski instructor. Titus follows to discover they are both trapped above a 400 foot cliff, but refuses to help Dave, arguing that he must become a man by saving himselfâ€”and Tommy, who plummets down to join them.
February 6, 2002 12:00 am
A car executive seeks a new design from Titus, who turns to Ken for inspiration when he has a creative block.
February 13, 2002 12:00 am
Titus' bachelor party doesn't quite turn out as planned when he and the guys encounter a pregnant woman and have to help her deliver.
February 20, 2002 12:00 am
Titus attempts to win his father's love and respect by taking him to the Bahamas, but things go terribly wrong when Ken has another heart attack while winning at the blackjack tables.
March 6, 2002 12:00 am
At Erin's insistence, the Tituses go into group therapy. Not surprisingly, things don't go quite as planned.
March 20, 2002 12:00 am
Titus plans an elaborate revenge on Erin and his family after being embarrassed during their mock therapy session. He pits family members against each other on Erin's birthday and watches as his fiendish plan comes to fruition.
July 29, 2002 12:00 am
Titus and Tommy's friendship is put to the ultimate test when Ken begins dating Tommy's mom. Titus assures Tommy that the relationship won't lastâ€”as is normal for Ken. However, everyone is shocked to learn that Ken considers Tommy's mother to be the true love of his life. The situation grows even more complicated when Tommy's estranged gay father shows up to reconcile his marriage.
July 29, 2002 12:00 am
Titus and Erin's plans to formally adopt Amy are thrown for a loop when Titus' mother Juanita unexpectedly shows up at the house in the middle of the social worker's final visit. Juanita, claiming to have escaped from the mental hospital, has come seeking Titus' forgiveness.
August 5, 2002 12:00 am
In the aftermath of Juanita' s funeral, Titus is concerned her insanity may be genetic and confronts his feelings on board the airplane on the way back.
August 5, 2002 12:00 am
(Part 2 of 2) As a result of the incident on the plane, Titus must face jail time or commitment. And only his friends and family can save him...which means he's in deep trouble.
August 12, 2002 12:00 am
Titus gets into trouble when he goes after a kid who is harassing Amy in school.