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There is no Next Episode of Thicker Than Water planned.
Ben and Jewel are overjoyed when Marcus and Tish decide to move into the estate with their newborn son, Micah; Brooklyn decides to confront her father at Micah's dedication ceremony; Cyrene engages in risky behavior while away at college.
Jewel heads to Detroit to tape her talk show; while in the Motor City, Jewel gives her daughters a tour of landmarks from her past; Brooklyn opens up about the resentment she feels toward her father, while Britney shares revelations of her own.
The Tankard family is over the moon elated that the newest Tankard will arrive soon and excitement builds when Benji and Shanira reveal the sex of their baby. Britney decides to test the waters by telling Marcus a shocking revelation about the next chapter in her life, but can she find the strength to tell her father the big news? Meanwhile, Jewel continues to micromanage Cyrene creating tension. Brooklyn grows emotional about her unstable relationship with Ben and tensions build when Shanira criticizes Marcus and Tish on their parenting style, causing the entire family to engage in a very dramatic war of words.
After Shanira criticizes Marcus and Tish's parenting style, the Tankard Palace is flooded with chaos and full-fledged family feud erupts. Unable to bite his tongue, Benji reveals growing frustrations of his own, which encourages Marcus to weigh in with his own perspective on family matters. In an effort to escape more confrontations between the juveniles, Ben steals Jewel away to a secret location for a romantic date. Meanwhile, Brooklyn grows aggravated that her family won't address their issues head on and encourages them to sit down and talk face to face. Later on, Brooklyn takes her own advice and finds the courage to "be real" with Ben but their mild conversation escalates quickly.
Tensions rise as Ben and Brooklyn's conversation reaches an explosive point. Finding himself at a loss for words, Ben turns to Jewel who intervenes to help keep the peace. Meanwhile, Cyrene reveals her true feelings about her mother to Shanira. Britney continues to pursue her dream of having a child of her own but when Brooklyn criticizes her sister's intention to pursue single motherhood, the sisters can't see eye to eye, leading to frustrated tears and a bitter exchange.
The entire group sets off on a road trip to a gorgeous cabin in Chattanooga but while en route, Britney and Brooklyn get into a heated argument that escalates to new heights. Cyrene makes a shocking admission that makes Jewel happy, but with Britney refusing to speak to her sister, the family worries that this argument has officially gone too far. While Jewel works to diffuse the situation, Ben gathers the remaining juveniles together to devise a plan to surprise Jewel with the ultimate fifteenth anniversary celebration.
In an emotional mother-daughter moment, Cyrene shares a personal secret she's been keeping from Jewel. Benji and Shanira prepare to welcome their baby into the world while Brooklyn prepares to debut her music for the first time. Ben seizes the opportunity to finally prove his support for his oldest daughter but heavy tension still lingers between Britney and Brooklyn. The Tankards have one big day to prove their unwavering support for one another but if things don't go off without a hitch the ramifications could be colossal.