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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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Monday 9:30 PM et/pt on CBS
4 Seasons, 93 Episodes - Returning Series
Comedy
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Mike & Molly Full Episode Guide

  • Molly is excited that she got into a prestigious eight-week writer's workshop, but Mike is upset that she'll be gone for the whole summer.

  • Peggy's bathtub crashes through the ceiling, Mike wants her to go to a doctor.

  • Molly catches Carl trying to sneak out of Victoria’s room late one night, and is trying to decide whether to tell Mike about it.

  • Mike and Carl arrest Molly's literary hero, J.C. Small, for driving while intoxicated.

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'Mike & Molly' Recap, Season 4, Episode 21: 'This Old Peggy'

Peggy seems unusually forgetful, and Mike and Molly worry that her mind is going.

'Mike & Molly' Recap, Season 4, Episode 20: 'Sex, Lies, and Helicopters'

Molly finds out that Carl and Victoria hooked up after a night of drinking.

'Mike & Molly' Recap, Season 4, Episode 19: 'Who's Afraid of J.C. Small?'

Molly helps her writing idol finish her novel, but J.C. Small is not an easy woman to work with.

'Mike & Molly' Recap, Season 4, Episode 18: 'Mike's Manifold Destiny'

Mike's beloved car dies, leaving him at the mercy of others - since he refuses to take a loan offered by Carl.

'Mike & Molly' Recap, Season 4, Episode 17: 'McMillan and Mom'

After believing his whole life that his mother is dead, Carl gets a call from her...

'Mike & Molly' Recap, Season 4, Episode 16: 'The Dice Lady Cometh'

Molly, Victoria, and Joyce go to a girl's weekend at the casino; Carl bugs Mike about an upcoming fitness test.

'Mike & Molly' Recap, Season 4, Episode 16: 'Three Girls and an Urn'

Molly meets Mike's godmother, Kay, and loves her, but Peggy gets jealous of their friendship.

'Mike & Molly' Recap, Season 4, Episode 15: 'Rich Man, Poor Girl'

Victoria brings home her new man, James, though Molly warns everyone not to get too attached, since Victoria has a habit of ditching nice guys.

'Mike & Molly' Recap, Season 4, Episode 14: 'Open Mike Night'

Samuel is an official American citizen; Molly encourages everyone to follow their dreams, to Mike's consternation.

'Mike & Molly' Recap, Season 4, Episode 12: 'Dips and Salsa'

When Mike convinces Carl to take over for him as Molly's partner in salsa class, he finds himself getting jealous of how close the two are becoming.

'Mike & Molly' Recap, Season 4, Episode 11: 'Weekend at Peggy's'

After getting in a fight with Joyce about money, Mike and Molly move in with Peggy.

'Mike & Molly' Recap, Season 4, Episode 10: 'Mike and Molly's Excellent Adventure'

On a high from her first publication, Molly drags Mike around town for some adventures… entirely against his will.

'Mike & Molly' Recap, Season 4, Episode 9: 'What Molly Hath Wrought'

Molly struggles with her life as she realizes she is a terrible writer, but finds hope when she proves a model employee at Vince's warehouse.

'Mike & Molly' Recap, Season 4, Episode 7: 'They Shoot Asses, Don't They?'

Those around Mike also have to deal with the emotional impact as Mike takes a bullet in the butt during a robbery.

'Mike & Molly' Recap, Season 4, Episode 6: 'Shoeless Molly Flynn'

When Mike yells at Molly for spending "his" money, Molly takes a job as a driver's ed teacher.

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