Mar 30, 2011 10:09 AM EDT
James Lesure has created a niche for himself as a go-to cool guy, playing a charming casino worker for five seasons on Las Vegas and now a charismatic… Read more
The acerbic Paul Stark is a blind English professor who could use a little sunshine in his life after the recent loss of his sight and his divorce from his wife.
Premiered: March 28, 1986
As Roman receives an unlikely promotion, a confusing email has Ben wondering if his office romance with Alice is really over. While the ensuing confusion reveals that Alonzo is keeping a secret about his ex-wife (guest star Nadege August), Crystal orders Ben (Matthew Perry) to fire their unpredictable P.A. announcer (guest star Richard Kind). Meanwhile, after the Sunshine Center's cleaning woman dies, Crystal offers to arrange the memorial service.
When an important audit reveals a sentimental side of Crystal (Allison Janney) he's never seen before, Ben (Matthew Perry) helps her resolve her lingering feelings for an ex-husband (guest star James Taylor). Alonzo hopes to use a lingerie football game to persuade a pair of do--com millionaires to donate to a new children's center, it's Alice's sales wizardry that closes the deal.
The chaos created by a broken air conditioner reveals how little respect the Sunshine Center's staff has for Ben (Mathew Perry)-and just how little he knows about them. As Ben is forced to reach out his disgruntled employees, Crystal's (Allison Janney) request for a double date puts Alonzo (James Lesure) and Alice (Andrea Anders) in an awkward spot.
Expecting recognition on his tenth anniversary at the Sunshine Center, Ben (Matthew Perry) instead finds himself dealing with a difficult teen pop star (guest star Nick Jonas) and a contest that has the staff vying for Crystal's attention.