An inspiring program about the remarkable life of 'The Godfather of Soul.' This definitive biography highlights the significant moments in his life, while featuring interviews, celebrity guests and marquee performances.
After giving his great-grandson, Boyd, a spanking, Bud is surprised that Mike agrees with Kristen and Ryan about not using that style of discipline as a last resort. Meanwhile, Mandy gives her boyfriend Kyle a porkpie hat.
In the spirit of Christmas, the sometimes self-absorbed Mandy plays Santa by anonymously arranging a holiday surprise for Blanca, the Baxters' housekeeper. Also, when Vanessa gives Boyd a 'magical' elf doll, Ryan wants to tell Boyd it is just a doll.
Claire is caught off guard when Phil's father shows up in an RV with a little four-legged friend. Cameron offers to fill in as a drummer for Dylan's band, and Jay and Gloria suffer the consequences when they take Manny to a traumatizing horror movie.
For Jay's birthday, Gloria gives him the best surprise: a romantic getaway to Hawaii. The only kicker is she invited the entire family to come along. Everyone arrives at the airport, and it's quite a scene, filled with forgotten IDs and flying phobias.
Meg is thrilled to be recruited as a model, but it turns out to be for a very specific type of modelling: the foot-fetish industry. Meanwhile, Brian accompanies Stewie on an open-road adventure when Stewie decides he wants to experience life.
The Belchers attend open houses for the free food, per Linda's 'momnipotent' Mother's Day request. When Linda meets a charming real estate agent and agrees to a private showing, the kids stumble upon an unexpected surprise.
Segments feature the cast of 'Fantastic Beasts,' Tika Sumpter, the cast of 'Ralph Breaks the Internet,' Jacqueline Bisset, Paul Kim, the cast of 'A Private War,' Stephan James, Evangeline Lilly, and Sabrina Carpenter.