Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, decides it's time to find a girlfriend, a journey that sets Sam's mom on her own life-changing path as her son seeks more independence.
Episode 1: Antarctica - Interested in having a girlfriend, Sam researches dating advice and puts it to the test. Meanwhile, his overprotective mom Elsa must learn to let go.
Episode 2: A Human Female - When Sam Learns his crush is already taken, dad Doug helps him woo her. A lost credit card sends Elsa back to bar. Casey hears rumors about Evan.
Episode 3: Julia Says - Sam decides to update his look. Casey learns a family secret. Feeling like her family no longer needs her, Elsa seeks attention elsewhere.
Episode 4: A Nice Neutral Smell - When a classmate shows interest in him, Sam makes a list of pros and cons to see whether she's girlfriend material. Casey gets a prestigious offer.
Episode 5: That's My Sweetheart - Same becomes rattled after Paige invades his bedroom. Casey visits Clayton Prep and gets a taste of what life away from her brother would be like.
Episode 6: The D-Train to Bone Town - Paige proposes having an autism-friendly school dance to the PTA. Sam makes preparations for losing his virginity. Doug and Julia help each other.
Episode 7: I Lost My Poor Meatball - When Paige creates a checklist to figure how he feels. Things with Nick suddenly get to real for Elsa.
Episode 8: The Silencing Properties... - After a disastrous dinner with Paige's family, Sam makes amends at the school dance. Casey's Fury at her mom affects her relationship with Evan.
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