Mike's last birthday party was when he was nine, and it didn't end well. Since then, he and his mom have been going to IHOP to celebrate each year. Molly wants to change that and throw him a surprise party. Carl spills the secret, and Mike promises to act surprised. Due to transportation problems, Mike shows up two hours late. Molly and Peggy convince him that everyone has already left. Mike is crestfallen, but then everyone jumps out of hiding and the bash gets started.
Samuel falls for a gold digger named Amira. To impress her, he pretends to have a lot of money. Mike counsels him to come clean about his finances, but Samuel is afraid he'll lose Amira.