Charlie Harper is a wealthy bachelor with a house on the beach and an easy way with women. But his Malibu lifestyle is interrupted when his tightly wound brother Alan and Alan's son Jake come to live with him.
When Walden proposes to Zoey, she breaks the news that there's someone else. Rose begins seeing Walden, despite Alan's warning against it. Alan considers his future with Lyndsey. After announcing he'll be stationed in Japan, Jake goes on a trip with Alan.