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In this sitcom, a newly married couple decide to run away from their lives of privilege in New York City and become farmers in Nebraska. Of course, living off the land turns out to be harder than they expected. This modern take on Green Acres stars Lake Bell and Dax Shepard.

Tuesday at 9:30 PM on ABC (US)
1 Season, 20 Episodes
April 16, 2019
Comedy
6.6/10
Cast: David Koechner, Dax Shepard, Lake Bell, JT Neal
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Bless This Mess Full Episode Guide

  • When faced with choosing between meat judging (his dad Beau's preference) or playing music (his shared bond with Mike), Jacob realizes he must figure out what his passions are on his own. Meanwhile, Rio takes driving lessons from Kay, but their friendship hits a bump in the road when Kay learns that Rio has secretly been getting lessons from other townspeople.

  • Rio comes up with a plan when Sierra confesses something big on her wedding day, while Mike and Rudy devise a plan to make money from the New Yorkers who are coming in for the wedding.?Meanwhile, Beau and Kay fall back into their old arguments and soon find themselves at a crossroads.

  • Rio is excited to plan the perfect farm wedding for her best friend Sierra, but when she arrives in Bucksnort, she shows a different side which could affect their friendship forever. Meanwhile, Constance keeps her mind off of Ruby after their break, and Mike is determined to figure out a way to calm things between Constance and Rudy.

  • Rio is bummed she can't afford to go to Iceland for her best friend's wedding, so the nuptials are moved and brought to the farm. Meanwhile, Rio is forced to take on Deb's mail route after she quits, and Mike and Jacob help Rudy get over Constance.

  • Mike and Rio must decide on what seed they want to start growing on their farm, but Rio is distracted with her own project - getting Beau and Kay's relationship to set sail after Kay gives Beau an ultimatum that he deeply fears. Meanwhile, Jacob shadows Constance for a school project, making Rudy a nervous wreck while they discuss catching criminals.

  • Mike and Rio are thrilled about having their first Christmas alone together as a married couple, but a wrench is thrown into their romanticized holiday plans as they are interrupted by crisis after crisis. Meanwhile, Kay invites Beau home for Christmas so that they can give Jacob a proper holiday.

  • Rio tries to help Kay get over her jealousy of her sister Stacey who is in town visiting, but soon finds herself jealous of Kay's near-perfect sister when she learns that Mike and Stacey used to date. Meanwhile, Rudy and Constance want to take their releationship to the next Level.

  • Mike and Rio are at odds with each other when they consider having a kid of their own; and they soon get a taste of the parenting life when they are forced to take care of Portia's six piglets. Meanwhile, Kay and Beau may have found common ground during the annual Euchre tournament party

  • Donna springs a last-minute trip to Nebraska on Mike and Rio, which she claims is to relax, but Mike and Rio soon find out she has other plans in mind when she steps into competitive mode to get them to participate in the harvest. Meanwhile, Constance's son Brandon is driving her crazy working at the store, so she pawns him off on Rudy.

  • Mike and Rio first met on Halloween years ago, so now Mike loves to commemorate the holiday by scaring the wits out of Rio all night. Unbeknownst to Mike, Rio actually hates the scares but is afraid to tell Mike. When Rio turns the tables on Mike and tries to scare him into ending Scare Night, Mike gets bitten by a bat and the night escalates from there.

  • Mike decides to get back into journalism by reinvigorating the town newspaper, the Bucksnort Bugle, but ends up causing quite the stir when he discovers some town secrets and rivalries. Meanwhile, Rio's excitement to play the Maiden of Bucksnort in the Founders Day reenactment quickly fades when she is suddenly recast by a vindictive neighbor.

  • The ladies head to Omaha for their annual gyno exams, but the trip quickly goes off the rails: Jealous of Beau's new dating profile on FarmersOnly, Kay is determined to find a guy to hook up with, with Rio as her wing woman. Back home, Mike, Rudy and Beau bond when an accident leaves them stranded in a tree.

  • Mike and Rio attempt to reignite their love life after getting pressure about it from Beau. Meanwhile, Constance and Rudy grapple with how to unveil their relationship to Constance's son Brandon when he returns to Bucksnort early from his military assignment.

  • In the Season 2 premiere, Mike and Rio host the big event of college football season: the town's Huskers kickoff party. But no one in Bucksnort believes they can pull it off. They might be right when Rio loses Portia, the pig that's been selected for the lucky pig race. Beau and Kay frantically try to hide the fact that they've split up, with mixed results.

  • In the Season 1 finale, Mike and Rio enter the "best hen" competition at the county fair with their prized chicken Priyanka in order to prove themselves to the community. Meanwhile, romantic sparks fly between Rudy and Constance, only to be halted by a run-in with someone from Rudy's past; and Kay and Beau struggle with some marital issues.

  • In order to afford a new water heater, Rio and Mike must come up with ways to make money since Mike refuses to let Rio's mom, Donna, pay for it. Mike decides to sell their chickens' eggs at the local farmers market; and Rio tries to find new clients for therapy, but the town doesn't seem to want their business.

  • Rio is having trouble adjusting to social and cultural differences between New York and Nebraska, resulting in a few awkward encounters. Through their wild chase to catch an unwanted predator that is after their chickens, Mike and Rio soon convince Rudy and Beau to step out of their comfort zones by getting them to express their feelings.

  • Mike tries to impress the Coffee Boys in order to lose his old nickname.

  • After dropping everything, including their jobs and overbearing mother-in-law, to make the move from skyscrapers in New York City to farmhouses in rural Nebraska, newlyweds Rio and Mike soon realize that the simpler life isn't as easy as they planned. They must now learn how to weather the storm as they are faced with unexpected challenges in their new life as farmers

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