Starring Billy Gardell and Melissa McCarthy, the fourth season of Mike & Molly is filled with surprises. In the season premiere, Molly abruptly gives up her job teaching elementary school to follow her dreams of becoming a writer. With the ever-present support of her beat-cop husband Mike and her family, Molly sets out to become the woman she was always meant to be.
In the fourth season premiere episode, Molly (MELISSA McCARTHY) finds herself at a crossroads with her career and makes a huge decision to leave teaching to become a writer.
Molly goes on a ride-along with Mike and Carl (BILLY GARDELL and RENO WILSON) to research a crime novel she wants to write.
Molly has a “mind blowing” experience when she visits Victoria’s workplace, a funeral home. Meanwhile, Mike sneaks a peek at Molly’s racy writing when she’s out of the house.
Molly gets advice from her literary idol, J.C. Small (guest star SUSAN SARANDON) that has her digging up dirt on her family.
Molly recruits Joyce to spy on her suspicious next-door neighbor, while Mike and the guys get together for a poker game and end up sharing their hopes and dreams.
Molly needs to adjust her spending habits on shoes if she wants to maintain harmony in her marriage with Mike.
After being shot during a robbery, Mike decides he needs to live every day like it’s his last. As a result, he tells Carl it’s time for him to quit the police force.
Molly decides to take a break from writing her novel and accepts a job as a forklift driver at Vince’s warehouse…with mixed results.
Molly is determined to get Mike out of his routine and encourages him to embrace anything they want in life. They try new things together, until reality sets in and it’s time to pay the bill.
Following a dramatic argument with Joyce over money, Mike and Molly move into Mike’s childhood room at Peggy’s.
Mike asks Carl to replace him as Molly’s dance partner at a salsa class, but gets jealous when he realizes they’re having way too much fun.
Molly grudgingly goes to a therapist (guest star JOHN MICHAEL HIGGINS) at Mike’s urging.
A confident Molly offers her wisdom to Samuel who now wants to be a standup comic. Meanwhile, Molly’s advice to Harry causes him to challenge his protective mother.
Victoria brings home a new boyfriend, James (guest star MATHER ZICKEL) and the entire family wonders if he’s finally “the one.”
Molly meets the best buddy of her dreams when Peggy’s childhood friend, Kay McKinnon (guest star KATHY BATES) comes to town, but Peggy is not keen on sharing.
Molly looks to win some extra cash when she and the girls head to a riverboat casino for the weekend. Meanwhile, Mike and Vince try to enjoy some college basketball with the guys.
Carl, Mike and Samuel take a road trip to Memphis to meet Carl’s mother for the first time.
Mike learns a lesson after his car breaks down and he's forced to decide whether or not to accept a loan from Carl to fix it.
Mike and Carl arrest Molly’s literary hero, J.C. Small (SUSAN SARANDON), for driving under the influence.
Molly catches Carl coming out of Victoria’s room late at night, leaving her questioning whether or not she will tell Mike.
Mike wants Peggy to see a doctor after her bathtub falls through the ceiling.
On the fourth season finale, Molly gets accepted into an elite eight-week writers’ workshop in Iowa, but faces a big decision when Mike asks her not to go.