The Taylor household has to say some robust goodbyes to Randy after he is unexpectedly accepted into a yearlong environmental-examine program in Costa Rica Meanwhile, Software Time holds auditions for a gaggle to write down lyrics to the Tool Time theme music.
Jill’s mother, Lillian ( Polly Holliday ), comes to visit for Mark’s birthday. She comes bearing items: a drum set for Mark, and a family heirloom for Jill. However as a substitute of the vintage clock that she loves and really needed, Lillian offers her a tea set, which Jill doesn’t know why she received it.
Tim waits for information on Jill’s surgery. Jill can be fine, though she had to have her ovaries utterly removed, not partially as was first thought. Jill’s mom comes to go to to help together with her daughter’s care and together with her mood swings.