Recap: No Ordinary Family
This is the episode recap page for the Science Fiction TV series No Ordinary Family. Synopsis: The Powells, a typical American family, consisting of Jim (the father) Staphanie (the mother), Daphne (the daughter) and JJ (the son) mysteriously gains superpowers and must discover how, and what for. For more details see the main No Ordinary Family page.
Ep. 01 "No Ordinary Family"The Powells discover they gained superpowers after returning from a vacation in Brazil.
Ep. 02 "No Ordinary Marriage"Jim and Stephanie's marital stresses worsen from dealing with their secret powers.
Ep. 03 "No Ordinary Ring"Stephanie's ring is stolen by wedding-crashing thieves and Jim obsesses over recovering it.
Ep. 04 "No Ordinary Vigilante"Jim gets mistaken for a vigilante who kills criminals.
Ep. 05 "No Ordinary Quake"Jim must deal with a criminal who can create shockwaves.
Ep. 06 "No Ordinary Visitors"Stephanie's parents stay over at her house and the family must hide their powers from them.
- Note: Cybill Shepherd and Bruce McGill guest-star as Stephanie's parents. Jackson Rathbone also guest-stars as Trent.
Ep. 07 "No Ordinary Mobster"A mobster orders a hit on George's girlfriend to scare him away from prosecuting him.
Ep. 08 "No Ordinary Accident"JJ's teacher has a near-fatal accident and JJ feels responsible. Meanwhile, Jim's powers begin to fail when he needs them most.
Ep. 09 "No Ordinary Anniversary"Jim and Stephanie try to have a nice night out for their anniversary, but run into a pyrokinetic arsonist; JJ invites some classmates over for a poker game and cheats with his powers.
Ep. 10 "No Ordinary Sidekick"Jim and George have a falling-out, as do Stephanie and Katie. JJ finds his powers failing when faced with a cute girl, and Daphne gets her memory erased by Watcher.
Ep. 11 "No Ordinary Friends"Problems arise when Jim finds evidence that links a family of new friends to a string of art thefts. Meanwhile, Daphne and JJ bond with the kids of the family, and Katie again discovers that "Joshua" isn't quite what he seems.
Ep. 12 "No Ordinary Brother"Jim's brother makes a surprise visit, and discovers the family's secret, then tries to use it to his advantage. Katie gets an unexpected promotion, which puts a strain on her relationship with Stephanie. Meanwhile, Daphne learns that as class president, she sits on the peer disciplary committee.
- Note: Jason Wiles guest-stars as Jim's brother Mike.
Ep. 13 "No Ordinary Detention"While Daphne and JJ have to stay after school, Stephanie and Katie are under lockdown at Global Tech. Meanwhile, Jim handles a hostage situation at the precinct, Die Hard-style.
Ep. 14 "No Ordinary Double Standard"Stephanie tries to solve the case of her friend's attack before Jim does. Daphne calls foul when Jim allows JJ to date a senior, but won't let her. Katie discovers unsettling news about Joshua.
- Note: Ethan Suplee guest-stars as Tom Seeley, Lina's attacker.