Ann matured faster than Andy did; while Ann entered into a career in nursing, Andy was lazy and unmotivated.
After being dumped by Ann, Andy begins living in the pit.
Andy also possesses a wild imagination, which helps him become a children's performer named Johnny Karate and then get his own children's television show.
As time goes on, Andy begins to develop feelings for April, though he is unsure about dating her due to their age difference and his own unresolved feelings for Ann.At the end of the season, he is encouraged by April to pursue a career as a police officer as all his "dream jobs," with the exception of rock star, revolve around law enforcement.During the fifth season, Andy continues to pursue his ambition to become a police officer and seeks help from others to better his chances of passing the police academy entrance exams.Andy moves into a tent pitched in the pit and watches Ann, claiming to be protecting her.He makes many failed attempts to reconcile with Ann.
Pratt was credited as a guest star for the first season, despite appearing in every episode; he is part of the main cast for every season after season one.