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The O'Neals had always just been like any other family, until they find out that one of their family members is gay. Their youngest son reveals this to them, and as they have to deal with this revelation, the O'Neals find that their family bond is only growing stronger as they face everything that comes with their son's new revelation.

Tuesday 9:30 PM et/pt on ABC
2 Seasons, 29 Episodes
March 2, 2016
Comedy
6.4/10
Cast: Jay R. Ferguson, Noah Galvin, Martha Plimpton, Matt Shively
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The Real O'Neals Full Episode Guide

  • VP Murray is anxious to tell Pat about his intentions to ask Eileen to marry him and is relieved to receive Pat's blessing to do so.

  • When Kenny persuades VP Murray to hire a gay teacher, Kenny's allegience is put to the test when the teacher dejects Jimmy.

  • After his breakup with Brett, Kenny finds comfort with Pat and Jimmy at a Lonely Hearts happy hour and gets attention from the single ladies. Meanwhile, Eileen rejects Valentine's Day customs until she has a change of heart.

  • With her upcoming confirmation, Shannon asks VP Murray to be her godfather, but Eileen is afriad her own relationship with him might be moving too fast.

  • Jimmy decides it's time he teaches his younger brother how to drink, but his plan goes awry.

  • Kenny's jealousy over Brett's relationship with his best girl friend leads Kenny to realize he's been a bad friend to Allison. Jimmy and Shannon start their own ridesharing; company meanwhile, Eileen and Pat are shocked to catch Clive "cheating" on them, but ultimately discover that the three of them make a pretty good "throuple".

  • After Kenny and Brett make their relationship official, Kenny tries to think of a way he can break the news to his parents. Meanwhile, Jimmy surprises everyone when he scores a high SAT score.

  • Eileen and Pat's divorce papers finally come through, and Eileen realizes she is free to be with VP Murray. Kenny gets a tattoo in an effort to impress Brett.

  • Eileen wants to win the Christmas choir competition.

  • Kenny has an unexpected victory after hesitantly joining Jimmy's wrestling team for a one-time match.

  • Pat's brother Dwayne (who is also Aunt Jodi's ex-husband) comes to town to help Pat build his new "tiny house" in the garage. Shannon realizes Jodi and Dwayne still have chemistry, and tries to get them back together. Meanwhile, when Eileen becomes addicted to a CrossFit class she's taking with Kenny, he must find a way to break the cult-like hold it has over her.

  • Traditions are thrown out the window on Thanksgiving when Pat and Eileen invite Gloria and VP Murray to dinner as their dates.

  • When VP Murray starts sticking around the house, Pat realizes it's time to move out. Meanwhile, Eileen starts working at her new job.

  • Kenny refers to Halloween as "the gay Super Bowl" and is determined to go to Boystown to watch the festive costume parade. In an effort to discourage Kenny from going, Eileen agrees to let him throw his own Halloween party at home.

  • Kenny starts using a gay dating app; Jimmy goes to extremes to declare his love for Lacey; Aunt Jodi mistakenly believes Shannon needs her help with her love life.

  • In the second season premiere, it's back to school for Kenny, Jimmy and Shannon. Kenny decides to start the first LGBT club at St. Barklay's in honor of National Coming Out Day.

  • In the first-season finale, Kenny must decide who he can ask to the upcoming school prom. Meanwhile, Kenny and Jimmy get creative with their "promposals."

  • Upon their discovery that Pat left his police badge at home, Jimmy persuades Kenny and Shannon that he should use Pat's badge to pretend he's a police officer so they can receive free perks around town.

  • When Eileen encourages Kenny to get a job, she becomes envious when he starts to work as a tutor and instantly connects with the student's mom.

  • When Jimmy is surprisingly named Faith Leader for the weekend at the Catholic Youth Retreat, Kenny is green with envy and decides to take on his older brother's role as ring leader of the bad kids.

  • Kenny auditions for the school play, "Zombie Romeo and Juliet," and Eileen volunteers to help out. Kenny lands the lead the role of Romeo, but much to his dismay, his ex-girlfriend Mimi is playing Juliet.

  • Eileen attends her book club for the first time since everything was turned upside down. But instead of shunning her the ladies begin opening up about their own problems.

  • When Eileen's mother makes a surprise visit at the O'Neals' home, Eileen forces everyone to pretend all is well.

  • When Pat plans a camping trip for he and Jimmy, Kenny decides to go to prove that even though he's gay he can still be manly.

  • On the first warm day of spring, Eileen decides it's time for a new start and applies for her first job since her kids were born. When Shannon overhears her mom's plan, she misinterprets her mom's intentions.

  • It's Kenny's first day back at school since coming out, and he uses an offensive word to describe himself. Meanwhile, Eileen helps Pat choose a couch for his new living space in the basement but has a hard time accepting this new phase in their relationship.

  • Following the confessions, Eileen is desperate to make Kenny "un-gay." Meanwhile, Kenny tries to find the optimal time to break up with Mimi and has an intimate conversation with late-night host Jimmy Kimmel.

  • In the series premier, a Chicago based family seems to be picture perfect, but their lives soon take an unexpected turn when surprising truths are revealed.

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Confronting Allison's Parents Clip (00:02)