From hit-maker Chuck Lorre comes his next big comedy‐an irreverent and outrageous take on true family love‐and dysfunction. Newly sober single mom Christy struggles to raise two children in a world full of temptations and pitfalls. Testing her sobriety is her formerly estranged mother, now back in Christy's life and eager to share passive-aggressive insights into her daughter's many mistakes.
Bonnie's mother, Shirley (Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn) --- who abandoned Bonnie when she was young --- suddenly wants to be a part of Christy and Bonnie's lives!
After Bonnie and Christy meet a teenage addict named Jodi at a meeting, they try to help her.
After helping a recovering drug addict, Bonnie and Christy get addicted themselves to the rush of assisting others. As a result, they take on a new "project" named Michelle (Judy Greer).
Christy is overjoyed when Violet wants to improve their relationship and spend more time together; Bonnie tries to make amends with an enemy.
Christy feels threatened by Baxter's girlfriend in the wake of Roscoe's parent-teacher conference. Bonnie flirts with an unlikely target.
Regina doesn't think she's an alcoholic and Wendy encourages the ladies to attand a sober holiday dance.
Christy hosts a dinner attended by Violet's future mother-in-law, who is hard to please. Steve wants to take his relationship with Bonnie to the next level.
When Christy catches the eye of Candace's wealthy, charming father Fred, Candace and Baxter are outraged while Bonnie pushes Christy to give him a chance.
Christy's burgeoning relationship with Fred gets more and more difficult for Candace to handle. However, Bonnie enjoys the perks of Chrsty dating a wealthy man.
In order to avoid her ex-boyfriend, Bonnie drags Christy to a new AA meeting, only to run into her ex-girlfriend, Jeanine, from 30 years ago.
Christy tries to help Julian (Joe Manganiello), a handsome, newly sober AA member, but her attraction to him complicates things. Meanwhile, Bonnie jumps at the chance to attend a lavish charity gala with Jill.
When Marjorie announces she getting married, Christy and Bonnie are determined to make it a perfect day.
Christy, Jill and Wendy find themselves in a sticky situation when they agree to help Bonnie smuggle an illegal substance across the Canadian border.
Christy tries to be supportive when a health scare throws Bonnie into a tailspin.
Bonnie tries to get Christy to admit she still has feelings for her ex-husband, Baxter.
When the restaurant closes for renovations, Christy takes a job as Jill's personal assistant. Also, Bonnie answers a wrong number and falls for the guy on the other end of the line, Adam.
Christy encourages Bonnie to go out with a great new guy, Adam, only to find out he's not as great as she thought.
When Jodi's boyfriend, Travis (Jesse Luken), who was with her when she overdosed, shows up at an A.A. meeting, Christy struggles to show him the compassion he needs. Also, Bonnie's new boyfriend, Adam (William Fichtner), feels left out because she spends so much time at A.A.
Despite being extremely ill, Christy insists on taking her final exams. Also, Bonnie is furious when she suspects her boyfriend, Adam, is cheating on her.
When Christy learns she made the Dean's List at school, she is disappointed by Bonnie's lackluster response.
Christy and Bonnie don’t know who to believe when they hear conflicting stories about Violet and Gregory’s break-up,
In the fourth season opener, Bonnie and Adam's relationship is tested when he moves in with her and Christy for a few weeks. Also, Christy learns the hard way that it may be a mistake to try and meet men with Jill.
Christy considers giving up her dream of becoming a lawyer when Bonnie's ex-girlfriend, Jeanine, offers her a lucrative job in real estate. Also, Adam is very curious about Bonnie's past with women.
Bonnie fears she's become undesirable when she catches Adam smoking pot before sex, and Christy tries to smooth things over between them.
Christy and Bonnie worry that Roscoe has a drug problem when Baxter and Candace catch him smoking pot.
Christy and Bonnie rush to a sick Violet's side, only to find out that having mono is the least of her worries.
Christy becomes overprotective and keeps a constant eye on 12-year-old son Roscoe after discovering he's been using drugs and alcohol.
Christy and Bonnie worry about Jill after her cry for help on the anniversary of her mother's suicide.
Christy and Bonnie dip back into illegal activities, and Adam questions their morality.
Christy and Bonnie have their hands full when Adam's hard-partying friends come for a visit.
Christy feels left out when Bonnie and the ladies keep Jill’s pregnancy a secret,
Bonnie encourages Christy to pursue Marjorie's charming nephew, Nick, despite the fact that he's been declared off limits.
Christy, Bonnie, Jill and Wendy get high after accidentally eating cookies filled with marijuana.
When Bonnie connects with a handsome, sober stranger, Christy worries that she’s jeopardizing her relationship with Adam,
When a heartbroken Bonnie drives everyone crazy, Christy begs Adam to take her back.
When Bonnie discovers Adam is still close with his ex-wife, Christy worries the emotional fallout could jeopardize Bonnie's sobriety.
When Christy and Adam get into a car accident, Bonnie is hurt to discover she is neither of their emergency contacts.
Christy helps Jill adjust to being a new foster mother, and Bonnie has trouble convincing tenants that she's a good building manager.
Following the death of Bonnie's mother, Christy and Bonnie learn that she kept a very big secret.
Christy annoys everyone when she adopts her new boyfriend Brad's healthy lifestyle, and Bonnie and Adam decide to take the next step in their relationship.
When Marjorie takes a break from the group, Bonnie becomes the go-to for everyone's problems and Christy tries to overcome a painful memory from her past.
Christy and Jill take Emily to see her biological mother, Natasha, in rehab where they make a surprising discovery, and Bonnie watches Adam’s dog while he’s out of town.
Bonnie gets cold feet when considering her future with Adam, and Christy risks failing an important test in order to help a fellow alcoholic.
Bonnie is suspicious when her brother, Ray, returns from rehab and strikes up a friendship with Adam, and Christy and Bonnie have a brush with the law when they take Ray’s fancy car for a joy ride.
Christy blames Bonnie when Roscoe announces he wants to go live with his father, on the second season finale.
Christy and Bonnie’s contentious relationship makes them unwelcome guests wherever they go
After Bonnie’s relapse, the women from her meeting rally around to help her through withdrawal from painkillers, but Christy wants no part of it.
Bonnie goes to extremes to keep a major secret from Christy.
Christy and Bonnie worry when they find out that Violet's new boyfriend is old enough to be her father.
Christy and Bonnie face temptation when Bonnie is prescribed pain medication for a back injury.
Bonnie is furious when Christy's poor financial decisions threaten the family's living situation. Meanwhile, Christy agrees to help out Jill, a woman who is newly sober.
The family becomes essentially homeless, yet Christy convinces herself that everything is fine as Bonnie tries to get her to face reality. Jaime Pressly and Kevin Pollak guest star.
In order to get the family back together, Christy and Bonnie rent a house with a colorful past. Meanwhile, Bonnie tries to broker a peace between Christy and Alvin.
Christy tries to determine the reason behind Violet's strange behavior; Bonnie goes on a search for a job.
Christy is not sure how she feels about Candace and Baxter's relationship.
Christy and Bonnie are in the lap of luxury when Christy's wealthy sponsee, Jill, asks them to keep her company on her first night out of rehab.
Christy is on a journey to right the wrongs of her past, but she has a blind spot when it comes to Baxter. Following Christy's example, Bonnie decides to come clean with Alvin about the terrible things she did to him over the years.
Family secrets come out when Christy and Bonnie are asked to join Violet's therapy session.
Christy's evening alone takes an unexpected turn when she meets her attractive, single neighbor, Andy. Bonnie and Alvin's romantic plans are derailed by Alvin's ex-wife, Lorraine.
After realizing she's been a waitress longer than she planned, Christy takes steps towards a new career. Also, Bonnie and Alvin try to recapture their youth.
An unexpected death rocks the Plunkett household.
Christy does damage control when Bonnie acts out after the death of a loved one.
Christy is concerned with the way Bonnie is processing Alvin’s death and tries to get her professional help.
When Christy gets promoted to manager of the restaurant, she discovers that being the boss comes with its own set of problems. Also, Bonnie has a nemesis in the building who wants her fired.
Christy discovers she enjoys sex most when there's a risk of getting caught. Meanwhile, Bonnie takes her new role as secretary of the women's meeting a little too seriously
Christy and Bonnie are shocked when they discover how prison has changed their friend Regina.
Christy is a mother struggling with raising her kids and staying sober at the same time. It doesn't help when her mother reappears in her life and she discovers a life changing fact about her teenage daughter.
Christy and Bonnie set aside their differences to deal with a family crisis together.
Christy goes on her first date since she stopped drinking. Meanwhile, Bonnie teaches her grandson Roscoe to gamble.
Christy’s patience is tested by everyone she knows. Meanwhile, Bonnie runs into an old rival.
Christy makes a new friend who has big problems. Meanwhile, Bonnie attempts to put someone else's needs ahead of her own.
Christy is determined to take things slow in her relationship with Adam. Meanwhile, Bonnie and her rival from AA, Marjorie, disagree on what "taking it slow" means.
Christy squares off against Luke's conservative parents, who are upset about Violet's pregnancy. Meanwhile, Bonnie is determined not to let menopause get the best of her.
Christy is nervous about going on a romantic weekend getaway with Adam. Meanwhile, Gabriel's wife suspects he is cheating and seeks comfort from Christy.
When Bonnie loses her job and struggles to keep her life together, Christy tries to get her back on track.
Christy has trouble accepting how much easier life is with Bonnie in the house. Meanwhile, Baxter sets up camp in the driveway.
Christy and Bonnie go above and beyond to help a sick friend. Meanwhile, Violet is frustrated by the realities of pregnancy.
Christy gets stuck in the middle when Bonnie and Chef Rudy start dating.
When Christy gets injured, she refuses to admit she needs Bonnie's help. Meanwhile, Luke turns to Baxter for advice about being a father.
Christy and Bonnie come clean about secrets they've been keeping from each other. Meanwhile, Violet and Luke discover they have different ideas about parenting.
Christy tries to start a relationship with her father, Alvin, while Bonnie struggles to accept that Christy wants him in her life.
Christy is tempted by her old vices when she dates an attractive, hard-partying man. Meanwhile, Bonnie decides her advice is worth money and becomes a life coach.
When Christy puts her new relationship ahead of friends and family, Bonnie has to pick up the slack.
Christy plans a baby shower for Violet, who is nervous about becoming a mom. Meanwhile, Bonnie scores a new life-coaching client.
Christy and Bonnie help Regina tie up loose ends on the way to drop her off at prison. Meanwhile, Alvin spends the day getting to know his grandkids.
Christy and Bonnie try to make sure everything goes smoothly when Violet finds the perfect couple to adopt her baby.
Christy is caught in the middle when tensions rise between Bonnie and Alvin. Meanwhile, a very pregnant Violet is apprehensive about going to her senior prom.
Christy and Bonnie help Violet through labor. Meanwhile, Christy is convinced that Bonnie still has feelings for Alvin.