Robert hires a lawyer, much to Frances' surprise, so she counters with one of her own. Meanwhile, Frances tries to get the attention of a well-known artist; and Nick is wary of Robert's get-rich-quick scheme.
Frances and Robert try couples therapy in an attempt to discuss the state of their marriage. Meanwhile, Dallas gives Frances her two cents on how to proceed; and Robert discusses his personal life at work.
Frances hurries to stop Robert before he tells their kids about her plan to divorce him. Meanwhile, a crowd gathers at the hospital to wait for word on Nick's condition; and Frances takes a step toward the future of her art gallery.
In the premiere of a comedy about a middle-aged couple with two kids in suburban New York City struggling to come to terms with their failing marriage, Frances and Robert wonder if their relationship can be salvaged after a tragic event at a friend's 50th birthday party.