Traffic Light revolves around three best friends since college, Mike, Adam, and Ethan, who are now in their thirties. Each man finds himself in a different stage of life. Ethan is perpetually single, while Adam just moved in with his girlfriend, and Mike is married and has a son. The series follows the group as they try to balance their friendship with the different demands in each of their romantic relationships. The series is set in Chicago and filmed in Los Angeles.
Traffic Light - S01E04 - Credit Balance(Aired: 2 Mar. 2011) When free-spirited Callie admits to frugal Adam that she is in major debt and then goes to extreme measures to secure a royal interview for him, Adam worries that the differences in their approach to finances might be too much for their relationship to handle. Meanwhile, while taking care of Tommy in the mornings for Lisa, Mike is surprised by how much he enjoys the morning coffee dates with the other neighborhood moms, who welcome him immediately into their tight-knit group, and Ethan finds it difficult to break up with a girl after she makes a bold move.
Traffic Light - S01E05 - Breaking Bread(Aired: 8 Mar. 2011) Callie finds a lost puppy belonging to one of their elderly neighbors, but when Adam unintentionally takes credit for rescuing the puppy, the neighbor shows her appreciation to Adam almost too generously. When Lisa complains about the noise coming from their music-blasting neighbor, Mike's plan to confront his neighbor and ensure peace and quiet takes an unexpected turn. Meanwhile, Ethan's girlfriend takes interest in meeting his wise next-door neighbor face-to-face.
Traffic Light - S01E06 - No Good Deed(Aired: 15 Mar. 2011) When Adam accidentally gets Callie's car stolen, he tries to make it up to her by replacing the old car with a brand-new hybrid. In an effort to surprise Callie with a brand-new car, Adam enlists the help of Mike and Ethan to get the best deal on the car, but the hunt for the best bargain turns into a competition. Meanwhile, Mike's grown-up "little brother" from a mentor program he used to volunteer for visits Mike and Lisa and surprises them both with an unexpected book dedication, and Ethan befriends a loner car salesman.
Traffic Light - S01E13 - Help Wanted(Aired: 31 May 2011) Mike and Lisa hire a hot young babysitter for Tommy, but the skimpily clad teen brings more teen angst to the household than the Rileys can handle. Meanwhile, when a disabled food-delivery guy accidentally intrudes upon Callie's naked dance party, Adam finally confronts her about her habits in the apartment. But when they find out the delivery guy is also a computer whiz and decide to hire him, Adam learns a lesson in indecent exposure the hard way. Also, Mike and Adam try to convince Ethan to get rid of his hideous necklace, but he finds comfort in a new fling who ...