Hope’s early signs of above-average intelligence inspire Jimmy to return to school to take the high-school equivalency exam, but the GED class instructor turns out to be the teacher who used to torment him. Meanwhile, Virginia and Burt follow in Jimmy’s footsteps lest their son become the smartest member of the family.
Jimmy imagines a life without Hope when he enters a strange, dreamlike world where he never met her mother, Lucy (Bijou Phillips). Meanwhile, the Chances go to the movies, but are surprised to see cinematic versions of themselves on the screen.
When Jimmy starts hanging out with his coworker Frank, they realize they were both bullied by the same guy in high school, but their plot to get revenge on him years later doesn’t work out like they’d hoped
A 13-year-old’s obsession with Sabrina drives Jimmy nuts; Burt and Virginia wonder how to get Maw Maw’s gold tooth back—after she swallows it
Virginia, Burt, Jimmy and Sabrina go to Las Vegas when Delilah (Amy Sedaris) plans a big wedding, but Virginia is jealous of her cousin’s fancy ceremony because she never had one. Meanwhile, Jimmy hopes his luck with Sabrina will improve in Sin City.
Burt flashes back to a decades-old kidnapping story when the ponytailed drifter (Sean Bridgers) who was involved pays the Chances an unexpected visit. Meanwhile, Sabrina is anxious for a text from her boyfriend, which brings out Jimmy’s jealousy
Sabrina can’t keep her family hidden any longer after Burt learns a secret about them, so she introduces the Chances to her father (Stephen Root). Meanwhile, Jimmy thinks an invitation to Sabrina’s sister’s party will help Hope make friends.