Brad signs up for home economics as his elective to meet girls, but his plan goes awry when every other boy in school does the same thing as Brad, filling the class with boys instead of girls.
Mark fears that his father is going to die.
Jill, worried for Brad's safety, goes against it.
This prompts an all out argument between the two.
The boys suffer at Al's for a weekend, until they see the Tool Time game he invented.
Tim discovers that his biggest rival in the annual neighborhood-lighting contest is Al--who gets stuck on the roof with Trudy after winning.
The boys take on Doc Johnson in the Christmas Lighting Contest in Tim's absence.
Randy finally gets up the nerve to ask Lauren out on their first official date, and the date fails until Wilson's advice turns it around for the better.