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Episodes American Broadcasting Company May 27, 2009 and August 7, 2009

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101 "Pilot" Wes Archer John Altschuler, Mike Judge & Dave Krinsky May 27, 2009 101
Bliss takes drastic action and joins an abstinence group after hearing more than her fair share of safe sex talk from her mother. Ubuntu wants to learn to drive now that he has turned sixteen.

Series Premiere

102 "Pleatherheads" John Rice Matt Silverstein & Dave Jeser June 3, 2009 102
Ubuntu finds himself as the main man on the football team so Helen and Gerald need to learn what being a "football family" actually means. Bliss is worried she might not get into college so she goes to great lengths to give herself a better shot at getting in.
103 "Goodes Gone Wild" John Rice Jordana Arkin June 3, 2009 103
Helen adopts an uncategorized animal in an effort to get Charlie to notice her good deeds. With no way of knowing how it acts and what it eats, she has quite an undertaking. Elsewhere, Gerald gets a helping hand from Che in order to get rid of the squirrels plaguing the college.
104 "Helen's Back" Jennifer Coyle Jonathan Collier June 12, 2009 104
When Helen loses the ability to walk through a back injury, the family turn to a Latino gardening team in order to be part of an organic garden tour. Elsewhere Bliss and Ubuntu try out the 'trading up' scheme.
105 "A Tale of Two Lesbians" Anthony Chun Franklin Hardy & Shane Kosakowski June 19, 2009 105
Gerald and Helen offend a lesbian couple so must seek out new lesbian friends in order to prove they aren't being offensive. Meanwhile, Ubuntu discovers he is quite adept at playing bingo.
106 "Freeganomics" John Rice Brad Pope & Howard Kremer June 26, 2009 106
Helen gets the support of 'Freegan' Heinrich in order to get more people to come to the Eco Festival. After realizing what sort of person he is, they have difficulty getting him to leave their home.
107 "Graffiti in Greenville" Seth Kearsley Leila Strachan July 3, 2009 107
Helen becomes a graffiti artist in order to make Bliss do some actual work, because she has been lying to her about the work she's been 'doing'. When her work begins to get noticed, Helen realizes she will need to come out of the shadows if she wants to get recognition for what she has done.
108 "A Goode Game of Chicken" Jennifer Coyle Gene Hong July 10, 2009 108
Gerald eats a meal that contains chicken even though it is not supposed to. He decides to take on Cranky (a chef) to protest what happened. Elsewhere, nobody can find Che so they assume he is missing.
109 "After-School Special" Anthony Chun Franklin Hardy & Shane Kosakowski July 17, 2009 109
When Helen and Gerald stop paying attention to their own kids due to mentoring at-risk children, Bliss and Ubuntu start causing trouble of their own.
110 "Public Disturbance" Anthony Chun Owen Ellickson July 24, 2009 110
In an effort to bring public radio to the town, Gerald tries to get the other residents to become involved as well.
111 "Trouble in Store" Seth Kearsley Jordana Arkin July 31, 2009 111
Helen is banned from One Earth on the day of Gerald's big meal, after 'stealing' something from the store.
112 "Gerald's Way or the Highway" Seth Kearsley Jace Richdale August 7, 2009 112
Gerald takes over a highway in order to show his kids what one man can do to change things for the better. Unfortunately, the highway is being used to traffic drugs, and Gerald unknowingly gets into a turf war with the dealers.

Series Finale

113 "A Goode Man is Hard to Find" Jennifer Coyle Dave Jeser & Matt Silverstein August 7, 2009 113
Gerald is under the impression that he is to become a sperm donor, and Charlie teaches Ubuntu about being a man after he gets his first facial hair.

Series Finale