It is Election Day in America, and Ethan and Ryan make a bet on the outcome of the midterms, Kimberly tries to suppress the news that Ethan and Jamie are dating from getting to Rob and Oliver and Madeline hope to keep their jobs after Election Night
A blackout occurs after a storm roars through Burlington on Halloween, but Ryan's dorm and Ryan's friends attempt to make the best of it, and Ethan introduces his girlfriend to the rest of his office while Kimberly wonders why Jamie didn't come to the office Halloween party
Mayor Sarandonâ€™s administration receives surplus military equipment from the federal government, Ryan finds himself in a mad rush to prepare for a test and ends up doing poorly and Madeline has to choose whether to quit her job to get an AFL-CIO job that may not last past November or keep ...
Jacob and Renee consider their options when it comes to Reneeâ€™s pregnancy, Michelle confronts Ryan about his crush on Nick and Madeline and Oliver let a volunteer for Governor Kitzhaber stay at their house for a night
Ryan rescues Michelle from her tormented life at her parents' house and tries to get her a job on campus, Kimberly takes out her stress from the truck theft incident on her neighbors and Jacob tries to come up with an idea for a good tattoo
Ryan discovers bed bugs in his dorm and must make a decision about whether to move to a new dorm or not, Kimberly investigates a truck robbery while Ethan deals with his new relationship and a Super Smash Brothers Brawl tournament takes place at Ryanâ€™s dorm