Genre: Comedy, Drama
Episode Synopsis: Mel grounds Lennox because she is failing chemistry and needs to study. However, when Senator Russell Burke, Mels father, shows up unexpected, he undermines her authority. Senator Burke sweet talks Joe and takes the kids out for a night of fun against Mels wishes. Seeing the conflict between Mel and Lennox, Senator Burke invites Lennox to move in with him and her grandmother in Washington, D.C.