Mike & Molly

It's Valentine's Day on Mike & Molly, but is Carl (Reno Wilson) looking for love in all the wrong places?

In our exclusive first look at Monday's episode below, Carl tells Mike (Billy Gardell) and Samuel (Nyambi Nyambi) about his plan to woo the ladies — in a laundromat.

"He put a lot of thought into a new and innovative way to pick up women on Valentine's Day," Wilson tells TVGuide.com of his character's big idea.

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Why a laundromat? Well, according to Carl, it's "a place where a single man can stroll in with no agenda other than, 'Hey, can I borrow a cup of detergent?'"

It's not the first time this season the recently-single Carl has put an ill-advised plan for romance into action.

"Him breaking up with Christina has just sent him down a road of poor choices," Wilson explains. "This is the same man who goes to pick up women at church, so we can't put it past him to figure out, this is a good idea. ... It's kind of creepy if you think about it.

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"One thing you've got to say about Carl, he's always thinking," Wilson adds. "You've got to give the boy credit for that."

Watch Mike & Molly Monday at 9:30/8:30c on CBS to find out whether Carl's plan succeeds — and check out the exclusive clip below: