Life in Pieces
Thursday 20:10 CAT
Jungle Push Resort Anniversary+
When the Short family arrives at their vacation resort in the Yucatan, their accommodations aren't quite what they expected. Also, Heather is ridiculously overprotective of Sophia during the family activities; Jen and Greg discover that Matt and Colleen have been duping everyone; and John and Joan get separated from their tour group in the jungle.
Demo Nosebreath Surgery Match+
When Colleen and Matt try to impress a potential birth mother, they have a hard time competing against another rich, swanky couple. Also, Jen's pregnancy takes a toll on Greg; Heather lets John take credit for her housekeeping while Joan recovers from knee surgery; and Tim arranges for Tyler to record a demo at a friend's studio.
Misery Turd Name Pills+
While Joan is bedridden recovering from surgery, she persuades Sophia to spend time with her, which she quickly regrets. Also, Jen and Greg select a name for their new baby only to learn that Matt and Colleen chose the same one; Colleen and Matt invite the family over to get to know Morgan; and Heather has a new business idea.
Birth Meddling Jacket Denial+
When Colleen and Matt learn they may not be allowed into the delivery room for the birth of the baby they are planning to adopt, they try to convince Morgan to have the baby at home. Also, Heather is thrilled when Samantha has a falling-out with a friend who was a bad influence; Jen thinks Greg bought her a beautiful present only to discover it wasn't for her; and John encourages Tim to see a cardiologist.
Sonogram Frog Rub Family+
After Tim has a heart attack, he becomes super clingy and annoys the entire family. Also, Greg and Jen make a pact to keep their baby's gender a secret; Sophia's new pet frog turns out to be a dangerous species; and Matt and Colleen receive news about their impending adoption.
Recovery Discipline Psycho Labor+
After John befriends the janitor at Sophia's school, Mr. Sissel, John learns that Sophia and her friends believe a childish rumor about him. Also, Heather pushes Tim and Joan to go for walks together while recovering from their health issues; Matt and Colleen try to tame Dougie's bad habits; and Jen is desperate to not go into labor during Lark's birthday party.
Lost Math Art Glam+
Greg scrambles to find Lark when he loses her at the hospital while visiting Jen and the new baby. Also, Heather offers to help Sophia with her math homework but can't figure out the new teaching method; Matt enrolls his adopted son, Lucas, in a father/son art class; and Colleen organizes a family photo shoot and glams Joan up for the occasion.
X Box Glimpse Spotlight+
When Heather and Tim get an emergency text from Samantha to pick her up in the middle of the night, they try not to freak out so she'll still think they're the "cool" parents. Also, at the circus, Tim endures an embarrassing public situation; John accidentally walks in on Jen breastfeeding the baby; and Greg and Matt get competitive over their children's accomplishments.
Four Short Fairy Tales+
When Tim gets a toupee, the family tries their best to hide their horrified reactions. Also, Jen fights for face time with her boss when she returns to work after maternity leave; Joan decides to retire but gets cold feet; and Greg and Matt build a playhouse for the kids.
Letter Promise Adult Seventy+
When Matt and Colleen treat Jen and Greg to a fancy dinner as a "thank you" for writing a recommendation letter, Jen and Greg are mortified when they realize they never wrote it. Also, Sophia asks Tim and Heather to get her a pig; Clementine wants Tyler to stop going to his pediatrician for medical care now that he is an adult; and John's parents decide to get a divorce.
Clean Pens Grandma Guys+
When Jen and Greg hire Edna, the cleaning lady who has worked for John and Joan for years, Jen is horrified at her strange habits. Also, Matt, Heather, and Greg race to find the valuable souvenir pens John brought them when they were kids; Lucas is terrified of Joan; and when Tim invites Matt over to watch a sporting event on television, it takes a weird turn.
Cabana Hero Action Son+
When Matt helps Grandpa Mort efficiently book a family trip to the Bahamas, the family is super impressed, so Greg reserves a cabana at the pool to outdo Matt. Also, Tim saves the life of fellow hotel guest Stuart; Matt and Colleen take an excursion to a private island; and John learns some astonishing news about his father.
Reverse Burden District Germany+
When Tim and Heather realize that being grandparents is very far off in the future, they decide to have another baby. Also, Joan gets frustrated when she keeps getting tasked with watching the grandkids; Jen and Greg decide to look for a new house; and Matt gets a job offer in Germany, which is problematic for Colleen and Lucas.
Bad Egg Settlement Unsyncing Pacifier+
When the entire Hughes family moves into John and Joan’s home after their kitchen is destroyed, their presence creates chaos for Joan.
Bunny Single Nightmare Drinking+
When Jen invites her boss, Paul, and his wife over to dinner to impress him, she and Greg can’t remember his wife’s name and scramble to avoid embarrassment.
Treasure Ride Poker Hearing+
When Heather finds a map to a time capsule she buried with her brothers as kids, they all set out to find it and dig it up.
Testosterone Martyr Baked Knife+
When Heather, Clementine and Jen offer to save Joan from the stress of preparing the Thanksgiving meal, the free time leaves Joan even more frazzled.
Meal Potty Cart Middle+
When Tim and Heather go to an expensive dinner to celebrate their anniversary, they are determined to finish every bite of their pricey 20-course meal.
Waffle Permission Kidless Boyfriend+
Jen and Greg get their first overnight away from Lark. Matt and Colleen regret returning their wedding presents for cash when they learn what John and Joan hid inside their gift, and Tim goes overboard when keeping a watchful eye on Samantha and her boyfriend.
Thirty-Five Teacher Escape Lottery+
When Jen and Greg hire Clementine as a part-time nanny for Lark and invite her to join them for dinner, the waitress mistakes Jen for Lark’s grandmother.
Twelve Shorts of Christmas, The+
The holiday spirit is alive, well and wildly different for each member of the Short family.
Reading Egg Nurse Neighbor+
When Sophia asks Matt and Colleen about having children, an animated sequence featuring the whole family as farm animals reveals that they have been struggling to have a baby.
Emergency Interview Driving Lunch+
When Matt is in a hurry to get to the fertility clinic, each member of the family has a crisis that prevents him from getting there on time.
Fog Friends Auction Goose+
When Jen sings in Tyler’s band, she gets caught up in the excitement and creates an awkward situation for him.
Stuck Fertility Toilet Shaving+
When Greg and Jen’s crazy neighbors invite them to a party, Greg makes up a lie so they can get out of attending.
Shoes Therapy Cheating Movie+
When Matt drives Greg to a job interview, they encounter a few bizarre obstacles that jeopardize getting him there on time.
Chaperone Parents Coupon Ancestry+
Jen and Greg decide to take turns dealing with her annoying parents when they come to visit.
Cute Graffiti Jewelry Shots+
When Sophia feels like she is no longer the cutest kid in the Short family, she tries frantically to regain her status. Also, Joan gives Jen a beautiful necklace, forgetting she already gave it to Heather for her Sweet 16, and now she has to get it back;
Pageant Bike Jerky Animals+
When Heather tells Sophia she has to get rid of her stuffed animals, Sophia stages a musical with them to see if she can change her mother's mind. Also, Colleen babysits Lark, and Jen comes home to find her dolled up in Colleen's old pageant dress.
Mattress Sitter Dating Sister+
Jen and Greg go to great lengths to find the perfect babysitter for Lark. Also, John becomes testy when shopping for a mattress and Joan realizes the unusual source of his aggravation, Heather learns information about Samantha’s boyfriend that she isn’t sure she should reveal, and Matt believes he may have a history with Colleen’s sister after he meets her for the first time.
Portrait Plagiarism Renter Scam+
When Jen is offered a custom painting as payment from a hot new artist, she is thrilled until she sees the final product. Also, Sophia convinces Matt and Colleen to use her idea for a children’s book, but it isn’t a new concept; Tyler and Clementine advertise their tiny house as a rental property; and John and Joan fall prey to a sleazy IRS scam.
#TBT: House Destiny Introduction Retirement+
The Short family's quirky history is revealed with stories of when Tim met Heather's family for the first time; when Jen and Greg bought their dream home; when Matt got sidetracked after he saw Colleen while waiting for a blind date.
Lingerie Cookbook Gamble Surrogate+
Tyler and Tim realize they are in over their heads when Heather tasks them with buying a bra for Samantha. Also, Joan asks Jen to submit a recipe for the family cookbook, prompting Jen to steal one from her favorite restaurant; John gets Samantha and Sophia hooked on gambling while babysitting for them; and Colleen and Matt obsess about their surrogate’s unhealthy lifestyle.
Video Piercing Model Hangover+
John embarks on a surprising new career, Sophia is determined to get permission to have her ears pierced, Colleen and Matt make a video instead of writing thank you cards for their wedding gifts, and when Greg and Jen awaken with terrible hangovers, they learn that Lark may be more self-sufficient than they realized.
Sixteen Spanish Car Leak+
Tim and Heather plan a surprise birthday party for Samantha, but the night takes an unexpected turn when she doesn't come home alone. Also, Matt and Colleen learn their surrogate can no longer carry their baby; John and Joan decide to learn Spanish for their next adventure; and Jen and Greg have to find a way to keep their secret from the family.
Annulled Roommate Pill Shower+
Heather and Tim enlist Clementine's unusual parents, Mary-Lynn and Spencer, to help convince Clementine and Tyler to annul their unexpected marriage.
Receptionist Pot Voting Cramp+
When Greg avoids voting in the presidential election because the lines are too long, he lies to Jen and says he did to get her off his back.
Eyebrow Anonymous Trapped Gem+
When Tim accidentally shaves off a huge chunk of eyebrow before an important photoshoot, he hopes Jen and Colleen's grooming expertise can fix it.
Cheap Promotion Flying Birthday+
When Colleen teaches Matt her frugal ways, he gets hooked when he realizes how much saving money turns her on.
Dinner Professor Steps Lesbian+
John assumes that Joan's creative writing teacher has a crush on her; Tyler and Clementine have Matt and Colleen over for dinner; Lark takes her first steps while Greg is away on business.
Boxing Opinion Spider Beard+
Behind her mother Heather's back has unexpected consequences. Also, Jen tries to discreetly seek a second opinion when Tim tells her she needs tonsil surgery.
Swim Survivor Zen Talk+
When John decides to try out for "Survivor," Tim gets jealous and attempts to undermine his audition tape. Also, Colleen confesses she can't swim when she and Matt discuss Hawaii as a honeymoon destination.
Window Vanity Dress Grace+
When Colleen goes wedding dress shopping with her future in-laws, she must deal with Joan's unfiltered opinions. Also, when Clementine feels she's overstaying her welcome at the Hughes house, she starts being extra nice to Tim.
#TBT: Y2K Sophia Honeymoon Critter+
The Shorts take a trip down memory lane with a #TBT to Y2K, when John and Joan throw a party to celebrate the turn of the century and John convinces everyone there will be chaos when the clock strikes midnight.
Musical Property Motel Bingo+
Heather freaks out when Samantha auditions for the high school musical and the director, Julius Black, doesn't give her a part. Also, Matt, Greg and Heather suspect Joan is having an affair; Tyler and Clementine decide to find a home of their own;
Tailgate Spiral Souvenir Seating+
When Colleen and Matt host the family tailgate party at the L.A. Rams game, they invite former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner to spice up their so far dismal event.
Best Waxing Grocery Rental+
When Greg insists on being Matt's best man at his wedding, Matt is forced to reveal his secret about their plans. Also, Colleen refers Jen to her aggressive bikini waxer in order to get a referral discount;
Chef Rescue Negotiator Necklace+
On Valentine's Day, Greg and Jan hire Allie to cook for them, Matt and Colleen attempt to adopt a dog from a judgmental animal advocate, John and Joan try to buy a classic car and a boy gives Sophia a necklace.
Facebook Fish Planner Backstage+
Tim gets tickets to the Grammys; Matt and Colleen meet with their wedding planner; John and Joan join Facebook; Heather attempts to save Sophia's goldfish.
Awkward Automated Bra Ordained+
Jen and Matt have an awkward dinner without Greg and Colleen.
Dirtbike Old Mechanic Earthquake+
Greg stirs up an old family feud when he finds money he accused Matt of stealing from him when they were younger. Also, Joan takes offense when Heather writes off her forgetfulness as "old age"
Sleepover Dream Light Haze+
When Matt and Colleen take a strong sleep aid, they start experiencing crazy sleepwalking adventures. Also, Greg gets upset when Jen reveals she had a sex dream about a member of the family
Favorite Vision Miguel Matchmaker+
Greg becomes frazzled when Lark only wants to be held by Jen; Heather refuses to get the reading glasses she desperately needs;
Babysit Argument Invention Butterfly+
Matt and Colleen have a disastrous time babysitting Lark while Jen is at work. Also, Sophia is far from pleased when John buys her a butterfly kit for her birthday;
Ear Scorn Registry Manuscript+
Colleen turns to Tim for help with an embarrassing ailment; Dougie enlists Joan to help her buy a gift for Matt and Colleen's wedding; Heather gets jealous when her friends want to include Jen in their mommy group;
Late Smuggling Dreambaby Voucher+
When Greg and Jen take Lark on her first airplane trip, their parental skills are upstaged by another couple travelling with their baby. Also, Joan and John attempt to smuggle their dog, Tank, onto the plane;
Poison Fire Teats Universe+
When Colleen and Matt miss all the flights to Mexico for their wedding, they question if they will ever get married.
As the Short family's lives unfold in four brief stories each week, they try to savor the moments that add up to what life's all about.
Interruptus Date Breast Movin'+
Joan attempts to lead an impromptu family therapy session, and Matt and Colleen have a great bad date.
Sleepy Email Brunch Tree+
Matt invites Colleen to brunch with the family and coaches her through the difficult task of connecting with them.
Prison Baby Picking Golf+
The siblings congratulate Greg after word spreads that he stood up to Joan for passive-aggressively questioning Jen's parenting skills.
Babe Secret Phone Germs+
Tim and Heather unintentionally make things incredibly awkward for Tyler when he brings his gorgeous new girlfriend, Clementine, to meet the family.
Ponzi Sex Paris Bounce+
When Matt and Colleen catch Chad trying to kidnap her beloved pup, Princess, Chad uses the opportunity to pitch them his new business venture.
Nanny Tent Earrings Cheeto+
When Jen and Greg interview potential nannies for Lark, they find it difficult to find one they trust.
Godparent Turkey Corn Farts+
Joan invites their recently widowed neighbor, Gary Timpkins, to Thanksgiving dinner, during which everyone has a bad reaction to Colleen's cauliflower dish.
Hospital Boudoir Time-Out Namaste+
When Jen cuts her finger and Greg takes her to the hospital, they finally have the first quality alone time they've had in months.
Burn Vasectomy Milkshake Pong+
Greg is still bitter over an accident that sidelined a competitive game of ping-pong he and Matt had started years ago, so they decide to finally settle the score.
College Stealing Santa Caroling+
Colleen joins John and his Air Force buddies for his annual tradition of dirty Christmas caroling. Also, Joan tries to hijack Lark's first Christmas from Jen and Greg, Samantha gets lice from a mall Santa, and Tyler announces his plans for college.
Bite Flight Wing-Man Bonnie+
Heather and Tim finally find another couple they actually like to socialize with, but Sophia and their son don't hit it off.
Gym Party Garage Lobster+
Greg joins Colleen's gym and goes overboard gearing up to work out.
Will Trash Book Spa+
When Greg and Jen slip away for a couples massage, the afternoon doesn't turn out to be as relaxing as they expected.
Soccer Gigi TV Mikey+
When Joan's freewheeling nephew, Mikey, comes for a visit, the family members are on edge since nobody really likes him.
Tattoo Valentine Pregnant Guitar+
When Tyler and Clementine go to a guitar store, Tyler gets uncomfortable when the attractive salesman, Ian, repeatedly hits on her.
Hair Recital Rainbow Mom+
When John starts feeling old, he attempts to make himself look younger, much to the dismay of his family.
Sexting Mall Lemonade Heartbreak+
After realizing that Sophia is growing up faster than he'd like, John buys himself a pet, but it doesn't get along well with Joan.
War Pestilence Famine Death+
John and Joan disagree with their neighbors, Jerry and Pam, about who gets to use the hot tub when new property lines are drawn.
Puppy Prank Gum Assistant+
Feeling threatened by Jen's very handsome new assistant, Jake, Greg tries to appear more masculine.
Cinderella Fantasy Prom Dougie+
Tim thinks wearing a Cinderella dress during March Madness is good luck, so he refuses to take it off in hopes his alma mater will win.
Crytunes Divorce Tablet Ring+
Part 1: Greg had an idea. Tim is superstitious. Tyler goes to his prom with Clementine. Matt goes on a date, but can't get over Colleen. Part 2: Colleen and Matt have a party for their book release and Matt makes a big decision.