The Starter Wife Episodes

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The Starter Wife episodes

Woman Over the Influence Season 2, Episode 10

In the season finale, Molly assesses her future with Zach during Lou's wedding. Elsewhere, Joan makes a confession, Rodney's relationship changes and Liz's life becomes turbulent. read more

Her Old Man and the Sea Season 2, Episode 9

Joan returns to Los Angeles as the police investigate Pappy's disappearance. read more

Look Who's Stalking Season 2, Episode 8

A confrontation with Molly's stalker prompts Molly and Zach to examine their relationship. read more

The French Disconnection Season 2, Episode 7

Molly has misgivings about Zach after discovering a secret from his past. Elsewhere, Molly thinks Lou's fiancée is hiding something, and Felix makes a surprising decision. read more

The Ex-Files Season 2, Episode 6

Molly goes to surprising measures to protect her movie after Kenny threatens to derail it. read more

Das Booty Call Season 2, Episode 5

Lou visits Molly just as her relationship with Zach progresses; Devon feels distracted by Liz's jealousy; Kenny coerces Joan into persuading David to appear in his movie; and Rodney learns the pitfalls of having a secret boyfriend. read more

Mollywood Season 2, Episode 4

Molly meets with Eve's husband, a Hollywood agent, and considers adding a P.I. element to her writing. Elsewhere, Liz is suspicious of Devon; Felix and Rodney have a fight; and Joan juggles her relationship with David and her friendship with Robin. read more

The Remains of the Snow Day Season 2, Episode 3

Molly goes into hiding at Destinies after being exposed as the Hollywood Ex-wife by a gossip blogger. Elsewhere, Rodney tells Molly about his relationship with Felix, and Joan begins an affair. read more

Diary of a Mad Ex-housewife Season 2, Episode 2

Molly's budding friendship with Liz Marsh is threatened when gossip from Molly's diary hits the Internet; Rodney's relationship with Felix takes an unexpected turn; and Joan feels disconnected from her husband. read more

The Forty Year Old Virgin Queen Season 2, Episode 1

Molly draws material from her diary in a writing workshop, which she hopes will help revitalize her career. Elsewhere, Joan's job at a rehab facility leaves her wrangling an abrasive ex-sex symbol; and Rodney develops a crush on a client, a macho action star. read more

The Forty Year Old Virgin Queen; The Diary of a Mad Ex-housewife

In the season premiere, Molly draws material from her diary in a writing workshop, which she hopes will help her revitalize her career. Elsewhere, Joan's job at a rehab facility leaves her wrangling an abrasive ex-sex symbol; and Rodney develops a crush on a client, a macho action star. read more

Hour 3; Hour 4

Molly goes on a date with Sam (Stephen Moyer), and pretends to be Joan's delinquent sister to help break her out of rehab. Then Joan is hurt in a drunken-driving accident and Sam is picked up for questioning after a witness claims he saw Sam attack Lou the night of the disappearance. read more

Hour 5; Hour 6

Molly is happy with Sam but her other relationships suffer when she tries to get Joan to quit drinking, and there's a blowup when Molly reports Joan to Pappy. Problems with the divorce force Molly to find the strength to take charge of her life and get what is rightfully hers from her marriage to Kenny. read more

Hour 6 Season 1, Episode 6

Molly causes a blowup with Joan after reporting her rehab stunt to Pappy. Then she faces a difficult choice between Sam, who wants her back, and Lou, who wants to start a relationship. Meanwhile, problems with the divorce settlement drive Molly to find the strength to claim what's rightfully hers and take charge of her own life. read more

Hour 5 Season 1, Episode 5

Molly is happy with Sam, but her other relationships suffer when she tries to get Joan to quit drinking. Meanwhile, the divorce proceedings aren't going well, and Sam begins to feel pressure from Molly to change. read more

Hour 4 Season 1, Episode 4

Joan is hurt in a drunken-driving accident; Sam is picked up by police and questioned after a witness claims he saw Sam attacking Lou the night Lou disappeared. Molly tries to come to his defense, but her story doesn't exactly help. read more

Hour 3 Season 1, Episode 3

Molly goes on a date with Sam (Stephen Moyer), then pretends to be Joan's delinquent sister to help break her out of rehab. Meanwhile, Cricket catches her husband with the nanny and Lavender is forced to accept Molly's offer to move in. read more

Hour 1; Hour 2

Molly Kagan (Debra Messing) becomes a social outcast when she is dumped by her movie-mogul husband and must move into a friend's summer home. Adapted from Gigi Levangie Grazer's novel. Joan: Judy Davis. Lou: Joe Mantegna. read more

Hour 2 Season 1, Episode 2

Molly moves in to Joan's beach home and befriends the security guard while growing closer to the mysterious Sam. read more

Hour 1 Season 1, Episode 1

Molly Kagen (Debra Messing) is let go by her movie-mogul husband, forcing her out of the powerful elite circles she once commanded and into hiding at the summer home of a sympathetic friend. Joan: Judy Davis. Lou: Joe Mantegna. read more

The Starter Wife Episode: "Hour 5; Hour 6"

Episode Synopsis: Molly is happy with Sam but her other relationships suffer when she tries to get Joan to quit drinking, and there's a blowup when Molly reports Joan to Pappy. Problems with the divorce force Molly to find the strength to take charge of her life and get what is rightfully hers from her marriage to Kenny.
Original Air Date: Jul 1, 2007
Guest Cast Paul Gleeson: Aaron Trilby Glover: Shoshanna Barry Langrishe: Pappy John Atkinson: Detective Parks Gigi Edgley: Chloe

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Premiered: May 31, 2007, on USA
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: Unexpectedly dumped by her movie-mogul husband of 10 years, Molly Kagen must reassess her life and her friends when she finds herself on the outside of the elite circles she once commanded.

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