Meanwhile, there are reports of eggings and toilet-paperings all over the neighborhood.
It's soon revealed that Paul had collapsed and died in the grocery store. Later that evening, Cate's separated parents Jim and Laura arrive to help them through their grief.
Bridget is wracked with guilt over the last words she ever said to her dad (which were "I hate you") and Kerry tries to talk to her to ease her guilt.
Meanwhile, as she waits for the results of her pregnancy test, Cate is stunned and angry when Paul, Bridget, Kerry and Rory seem more concerned about how the baby could disrupt their lives than the blessed event itself.
In fact, the only support Cate seems to be getting is from her nosy neighbors, the Doyles, who share a well-kept secret about their own family – namely, all their children are adopted.
Cate teaches sex education at Bridget's school and gets suspicious when she reads a submission where a girl's older boyfriend was coming from Maryland and she felt pressured to have sex.
Bridget tries to cover it up by saying that this was a girl from Maryland, Lara O'Neal (which turned out to be made-up; Bridget herself was the one who wrote the question).On what begins as just another morning in the Hennessy household, Cate receives a phone call.Seconds later, she hangs up and runs out of the house in tears, leaving the kids to wonder what is going on.Meanwhile, Paul is worried about Kerry after they saw a French movie with a sex scene in it.The Doyles are sending a video postcard to Donny, which they let Bridget have a part in.However, Bridget breaks up with Donny on the video, which leads to a feud between the Hennessys and the Doyles.