First Look: The Shorts Are Full Of Pranks And Puppy Love On Life In Pieces

Colleen and John take a trip to the dog park.

Colleen and John take a trip to the dog park.

John takes his new puppy on a date with Colleen and her dog, Princess, while Joan secretly lets Sophia chew gum, even though Heather forbids it.

Plus, Greg gets in touch with his more masculine side after feeling threatened by Jen's young and handsome assistant, Jake (played by Gregg Sulkin), and Tyler gets in trouble at school after his parents pull a silly prank on the next episode of Life In Pieces entitled "Prank Assistant Gum Puppy."
Matt and Colleen still communicate after their painful breakup.

Matt and Colleen still communicate after their painful breakup.

"Prank Assistant Gum Puppy" (Episode 20, Season 1 of Life In Pieces)
Greg tries to install a doorframe pull-up bar.

Greg tries to install a doorframe pull-up bar.

"Prank Assistant Gum Puppy" (Episode 20, Season 1 of Life In Pieces)
Greg comes up to Jen with a surprise hug attack.

Greg comes up to Jen with a surprise hug attack.

"Prank Assistant Gum Puppy" (Episode 20, Season 1 of Life In Pieces)
Three generations of Short women gather in the kitchen.

Three generations of Short women gather in the kitchen.

"Prank Assistant Gum Puppy" (Episode 20, Season 1 of Life In Pieces)
Tim and Heather are shocked by something Tyler says.

Tim and Heather are shocked by something Tyler says.

"Prank Assistant Gum Puppy" (Episode 20, Season 1 of Life In Pieces)
Jen tells Greg something before they hit the sack.

Jen tells Greg something before they hit the sack.

"Prank Assistant Gum Puppy" (Episode 20, Season 1 of Life In Pieces)
Joan is excited to spend quality time with her granddaughters.

Joan is excited to spend quality time with her granddaughters.

"Prank Assistant Gum Puppy" (Episode 20, Season 1 of Life In Pieces)
Heather is touched by her daughters, Samantha and Sophia.

Heather is touched by her daughters, Samantha and Sophia.

"Prank Assistant Gum Puppy" (Episode 20, Season 1 of Life In Pieces)
Tim and Heather have a hearty chuckle, but Tyler isn't laughing.

Tim and Heather have a hearty chuckle, but Tyler isn't laughing.

"Prank Assistant Gum Puppy" (Episode 20, Season 1 of Life In Pieces)
Tyler tells his parents how he really feels about an uncomfortable situation.

Tyler tells his parents how he really feels about an uncomfortable situation.

"Prank Assistant Gum Puppy" (Episode 20, Season 1 of Life In Pieces)
Matt musters a smile when speaking with his ex, Colleen.

Matt musters a smile when speaking with his ex, Colleen.

"Prank Assistant Gum Puppy" (Episode 20, Season 1 of Life In Pieces)

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