In the pilot, new arrival Kate is dumped by the boyfriend she left in L.A., and her new roommates try to raise her spirits---at the local tavern. Billy: Anthony Starke. Andy: Patrick Labyorteaux. Reed: John Terlesky. Matt: David Kriegel.
Kate (Jessica Tuck) turns mediator when Reed's freeloading angers Billy; Joy is upset when Matt forgets "their song." Reed: John Terlesky. Billy: Anthony Starke. Matt: David Kriegel. Andy: Patrick Labyorteaux.
Matt and Reed quarrel over a set of darts given to Reed by their father (John Schuck). Meanwhile, Billy tries to get his project approved by a building inspector. Matt: David Kriegel. Gretchen: Gretchen German.
Kate (Jessica Tuck) reveals her dark side when the short winter days give her the blues, while Andy (Patrick Labyorteaux) cares for a mouse from his research project. Steven: Tim Conlon. Billy: Anthony Starke. War Veteran: Jason Azikiwe.
Joy (Leigh-Allyn Baker) declares herself off-limits when Matt arranges for the Lucky Knave Beer twins to visit the bar. Meanwhile, an anesthetized Andy fantasizes about Kate while in the dentist's chair. Andy: Patrick Labyorteaux.