Bob thinks he may find the perfect way to avoid talking to his mother-in-law; a cow placed in front of the restaurant scares customers away; Tina develops a crush on a martial arts instructor; and Linda stages a musical murder-mystery dinner.
Bob and Linda are forced to rescue the kids from an abandoned factory before it is demolished; Bob finds himself at the centre of a hostage crisis; Louise, Gene and Tina find a novel way to get out of PE class; and Bob becomes obsessed with getting a high score on an arcade game.
In Season 3, Louise gets her bunny ears stolen by a high-school bully, the kids go trick-or-treating in a posh neighbourhood, and Bob feels he is depriving the kids of their summer fun.
In Season 4, the Belchers go camping, Halloween celebrations go awry, Linda takes flying lessons, Bob gets involved in college pranks, and the Thanksgiving turkey ends up in the toilet.
In Season 5, Louise helps Gene stage a Die Hard musical, Tina begins a romance with a ghost, Bob and Teddy enrol in a stuntman boot camp and a wild bird attack causes chaos at a festival.
In Season 6, Linda explains how important Bob's moustache was when they met, Tina decides to do some minor vandalism and Gayle introduces the family to her new love interest.
In Season 7, Louise comes down with the flu, Tina tries to prove she is responsible enough to have a mobile phone and Bob secures a new meat provider who claims to save money on every order.