My Wife and Kids
Season 2, Episode 4
Air date October 3, 2001
Written by Don Reo, Damon Wayans and Dean Lorey
Directed by James Widdoes
Season 2
Episode No. in Series 15
Production Code 204
Episode Guide
"Perfect Dad"
"Thru Thick and Thin"


When Jay's away, the kids complain Michael is too strict; so he makes a bet that Claire, Jr. and Kady can't go a week without any rules.

Main CastEdit

Damon Wayans as Michael Kyle

Tisha Campbell-Martin as Jay Kyle (credited only)

Parker McKenna Posey as Kady Kyle

George O. Gore II as Michael Kyle Jr.

Jennifer Freeman as Claire Kyle

Recurring Cast Edit

None for this episode

Guest Cast Edit

None for this episode


  • Technically Claire and Jr could still have used the regular phone aside from the pay phone because there were no rules
  • Claire could have just taken the ticket from Michael

Goofs Edit

  • When Michael is walking into the kitchen to show Junior and Claire the payphone, a crew member can be seen through the window off to the left

side of the screen, standing in the kitchen.

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