In the fourth season opener, the Bears throw a wedding shower in their backyard to celebrate Nelson and Todd’s upcoming nuptials, but things go south fast when Nelson’s mother Doris starts taking potshots at Todd, Nelson invites Todd’s estranged brother Jimmy without telling him, and a spiteful party crasher makes an insulting toast that threatens to ruin the entire event.
Determined to solve Dickie Calloway's murder for his new Inquisitive Channel true crime TV show, Reggie bribes Nelson and Todd by offering to pay for their entire wedding if they help him solve the case. Meanwhile, Wood auditions male models for his new swimwear line called "Sporting Wood."
Reggie feels pressure to solve the Dickie Calloway murder when his boss Maggie Dexter (Missi Pyle) insists he be more aggressive in order to beef up his show’s ratings. Meanwhile, Wood cuts a deal with the Inquisitive Channel to feature his new swimwear line on all their shows including Murder Time with Reggie Hatch.
The Bears confront kitchen maven Honey Garrett (Brooke Dillman) on the set of her Inquisitive Channel TV show Cooking Time with Honey Garrett after Reggie remembers seeing her having a heated argument with Dickie Calloway right before he choked on poisoned champagne at Nelson and Todd’s wedding shower.
As the Bears settle into their new house, Reggie (Rick Copp) has to break the news to Nelson that he may be starring as the host of a new true crime reality TV show and also finds his first major story to cover when word gets out about the grisly murder of Chunk Studios cover boy Cody Summers.
Reggie and Wood hit a roadblock at the local precinct when Detectives Winters and Martinez refuse to help them with their investigation of the Cody Summers murder. Meanwhile, Nelson finds inspiration for his audition as a small town southern sheriff in a low budget horror movie from the Detectives' tough talking grizzled boss Captain Frank Coley (Tim Hooper).