Jake and Ashley had an affair behind Tammy's back. She found out quick enough and was not pleased with the news. In the episode Bazinga! That's From a TV Show, Ashley's boyfriend, Jerry comes to win her back, but fails. Walden and Tammy have a heart-to-heart talk over her parenting and Walden believes Ashley and Jake will be happy together since Jake and Tammy were good together. Tammy returns to give the young couple her blessing. Unfortunately, Jerry comes back to the house later that night and proposes to Ashley, having her accept, with the promise of a Mercedes Benz. Jake is now left alone and Alan comforts him.