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As the name suggests, the sitcom's main characters are Mike Biggs and Molly Flynn. Mike is a Chicago police officer and Molly is an elementary school teacher. Both struggle with their weight issues and attend a support group. That is how they met and started dating.
Mike's main family and friends consist of his mother Peggy Biggs, his work partner Carlton (Carl) McMillan, and Samuel, the African waiter at Carl's and Mike's favorite restaurant. Later on Mike's father, Jack, who left Peggy a long time ago for a prostitute, appears as well.
In addition to her relationship with Mike, the show focuses on Molly's sister Victoria, their mother Joyce and occasionally her teaching career. Molly is not only physically different from her family, they are both very slender, but also seems more level-headed.
Victoria and Joyce are hardly ever without a big glass of red wine, and Victoria is also high most of the time on marijuana. Mike knows about this, but does not arrest her and even jokes about it at times. Joyce eventually gets engaged to Vincent, a chauvinistic man she first tried to hook Molly up with.
Other than that, Molly does not seem to have her own friendship circle, although she befriends Mike's friends later. However, her relationship with Peggy, despite Molly's efforts, is rocky and they often butt heads, especially over Mile.
Some of the funniest scenes of the sitcom take place between Mike and Carl when they discuss life, relationships and food in the patrol car. While they are cops, neither of them is particularly courageous. Their favorite hangout is the restaurant where Samuel works, who often makes derogatory comments about Mike's dietary habits, Carl's choice of women and about poverty in his home country of Senegal.
Carl teases Mike mercilessly, but at home he is at the receiving end of his grandmother Rosetta's biting tongue. Despite her church-going ways, a lot of her jokes hit Carl below the belt.
Mike's relationship with his mother is characterized by her need to control him, but she genuinely cares about him. Peggy also dotes on Jim, her faithful canine companion whom she sometimes treats better than Mike.
Mike and Molly's relationship progresses from dating to him moving in with her, to engagement to marriage. They deal with any issues that couples have, including intimacy and family issues as well as the never-ending battle with their weight.
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- First Aired: December 09, 2013
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- First Aired: December 02, 2013
Molly thinks her next-door neighbor is up to something and recruits Joyce to help her spy on him. Meanwhile, during a poker game, the guys end up sharing their dreams and aspirations.
- First Aired: November 25, 2013
Molly is introduced to her idol, J.C. Small, a cynic who advises her to write about her secrets. Meanwhile, Mike invites his mother over for dinner in an effort to cheer her up.
- First Aired: November 18, 2013
Molly has a startling revelation while gathering information for her novel at a funeral home where Victoria works. Meanwhile, Mike sneaks a peek at Molly's writing when she's out.
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Molly runs into her hero, an author, and is determined to find out if she has any talent.
Mike becomes concerned about his sex life when he reads an erotic story written by Molly; Molly goes to see Victoria at the funeral parlor.
Having a life crisis, Molly unexpectedly walks out on her job as a teacher.
Molly, stressed about not being pregnant yet, doesn't realize she has an admirer as she organizes the spring recital.
Molly leaves for a trip, and Mike isn't sure what to do with himself; Carl gets some upsetting news.
Finding an old talent of Joyce's--painting--Molly realizes she has things she wants to do before she gets pregnant.
Molly and Peggy try to arrange a birthday party for Mike, but, as usual, clash.
Molly and Victoria head to Dayton Beach for spring break, while Mike picks up extra shifts at work to bring in some more cash.
Molly and Mike work on conceiving; Carl prepares for a St. Patrick's Day blow-out; Victoria and Harry take their "study buddy" relationship to the next level... with a big surprise.