Joan invites their recently widowed neighbor, Gary Timpkins, to Thanksgiving dinner, during which everyone has a bad reaction to Colleen's cauliflower dish. Also, Tim and Sophia try to find a last-minute replacement for Heather's spoiled turkey, Jen and Greg debate who to name as Lark's godparent and John takes Samantha to the Harvest Festival, where she sneaks into the corn maze with her boyfriend.
- Colin Hanks as Greg Short
- Betsy Brandt as Heather (Short) Hughes
- Thomas Sadoski as Matthew "Matt" Short
- Zoe Lister-Jones as Jennifer "Jen" Collins-Short
- Dan Bakkeddahl as Dr. Timothy "Tim" Hughes, M.D.
- Angelique Cabral as Colleen Brandon Ortega
- Niall Cunningham as Tyler Hughes
- Holly Barrett as Samantha "Sam" Hughes
- Giselle Eisenberg as Sophia Hughes
- James Brolin as John Bertram Short
- Dianne Wiest as Dr. Joan (Pirkle) Short
- Martin Mull as Gary Timpkins
- Griffin Gluck as Aiden
- Mark L. Young as Scarecrow
- Alejandro Patiño as Store Owner
- The football in the background is the Canadian Football League.