Factory is the story of four guys who grew up together in the same small town, who drank a lot of beer, and dreamt of one day making a name for themselves. The four guys are still friends and still drink a lot of beer, only now they all work in the town's local factory. When not figuring out new ways to avoid doing their jobs, the guys are usually trying to appease their wives and girlfriends, without great success. When a work-related accident creates a job opening, the guys have to decide who should get the promotion, which unfortunately might require actual work.
An untimely death at the factory pits four coworkers against each other as they vie for the new opening in the inaugural episode of the sitcom series.
Gary has some trouble with the town's creepy car dealer and the guys go on an adventure to save Tracy from a sorority party.
After a bag of marijuana is found in the locker room, drug counselors are sent to the factory. Elsewhere, the guy's wives are finding it thrilling to break the law.
A new piece of machinery makes its debut on the factory floor, and Chase promptly cuts his finger off. As he and Gus attempt to woo an attractive nurse, Gary and Smitty decide to goof off around the hospital.
The guys try to look sexy after they learn that one of their peers will be posing for a "Blue Collar Boys" calendar.
The middle school's career day finds Smitty and Gary upstaged by a butcher. Meanwhile, the guys find a way to bond while on a camping trip, drinking alcohol.