Season 8 Episodes

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Heaven Opposed to Hell

Season 8, Episode 18 - Air Date: 7/1/2009
Jim must stand trial in heaven after he chokes on a chicken wing.
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Diamonds Are a Ghoul's Best Friend

Season 8, Episode 17 - Air Date: 7/1/2009
Jim is haunted by a ghost.
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I Hate the High Road

Season 8, Episode 16 - Air Date: 5/26/2009
Cheryl makes Jim donate time to charity; Jim tries to test Cheryl's integrity.
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King of the Nerds

Season 8, Episode 15 - Air Date: 5/26/2009
Jim tries to bond with his son Kyle through sports, but Kyle identifies more with Andy, a fellow sci-fi nerd.
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Happy Jim

Season 8, Episode 14 - Air Date: 5/5/2009
When Jim injures his back and is prescribed pain pills, the family takes advantage of an unusually mellow, docile Jim by informing him of the kids' and Andy's major mishaps, which would normally cause him to hit the roof.
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The Cooler One

Season 8, Episode 13 - Air Date: 5/5/2009
Jim tries to be the coolest dad to impress Ruby's friends, but soon realizes she's just manipulating him to get away with privileges that Cheryl would never condone.
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Physical Therapy

Season 8, Episode 12 - Air Date: 4/30/2009
Andy plays snow football with Jim, despite his girlfriend Mandy's warning. Not surprisingly, Andy is injured and tries in vain (with Jim's help) to hide his injuries from Mandy.
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The Daddy Way

Season 8, Episode 11 - Air Date: 4/30/2009
Jim turns babysitting his twin kids into a sporting event.
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The Meaningful Gift

Season 8, Episode 10 - Air Date: 4/21/2009
Andy, desperate to impress Mandy with the perfect birthday gift, turns to Jim for advice. Jim counsels against giving fancy jewelry, urging Andy instead to give a sentimental gift to win her over.
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Kyle’s Crush

Season 8, Episode 9 - Air Date: 4/21/2009
Jim prepares Kyle for his first "date" with Ruby's slightly older piano teacher, Mandy.
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The Yoga Bear

Season 8, Episode 8 - Air Date: 4/14/2009
Jim is jealous of Cheryl's yoga instructor.Cheryl
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The Ego Boost

Season 8, Episode 7 - Air Date: 4/14/2009
Jim is certain a former girlfriend he runs into at a restaurant wants to rekindle their romance.
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Cabin Boys

Season 8, Episode 6 - Air Date: 12/30/2008
Jim and Andy plan a cabin retreat at Andy's girlfriend's cabin along with Emily's ex-husband
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Two for the Money

Season 8, Episode 5 - Air Date: 12/16/2008
Jim, in a last ditch effort to earn money for Christmas gifts for his five kids, lands his twins in a role in a movie opposite Steve Guttenberg.
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Andy's Proposal

Season 8, Episode 4 - Air Date: 12/9/2008
Andy plans a proposal to his girlfriend, which is quickly halted.
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Jami McFame

Season 8, Episode 3 - Air Date: 11/9/2008
Jim and his band win a contest, providing them with the opportunity to play for child pop sensation Jami McFame.
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New Best Friend

Season 8, Episode 2 - Air Date: 12/2/2008
After Dana, Jim's sister-in-law and Cheryl's best friend moves away, Jim must find Cheryl a replacement best friend ASAP.
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The Blankie

Season 8, Episode 1 - Air Date: 12/2/2008
Jim guilts the kids into doing household chores as repercussion for losing one of the twins' blankies.