Jill, Andy and the children head to a party in the Hamptons, but the trip fizzles thanks to a traffic jam and Jill's ensuing dustup with Brooke's idol, author Joy Green (Molly Ringwald). Meanwhile, Lex gets an intriguing offer for Brooke's company.
Doormen go on strike, transforming the Upper East Side into a war zone. Meanwhile, Jill and Andy have a Valentine's Day dinner, where they pick sides in the strike, and Lex and Brooke take a big step in their relationship.
Jill's parents (Blythe Danner and Dan Hedaya) arrive for Yom Kippur to not only atone but to take care of a life-and-death matter. Meanwhile, Vanessa considers breaking off a relationship, and Brooke sets out to avenge a betrayal.