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The Starter Wife

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.

Premiered: May 31, 2007

Rating: TV-14

TV Guide Rating:(127 ratings)

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Woman Over the Influence Season 2, Episode 10 Dec 12, 2008 Paid

Molly finds her life in transformation as The Starter Wife season finale kicks off. Although Molly's movie Wife Goes On is green lit, she is unable to enjoy fully the moment as her life and the lives of her friends seem to be in turmoil.

Her Old Man and the Sea Season 2, Episode 9 Dec 5, 2008 Paid

Worried about her missing friend Joan, Molly does not know where to turn. When Molly spies Joan's former lover David Shea grocery shopping and sees Joan's favorite items in his cart, Molly's inner private eye kicks in. She follows David and discovers that Joan returned to LA and has been in a Malibu retreat with David. Joan says that she and Pappy had a fight and she left him on the cruise. Though Molly is furious with Joan, she is also relieved to find out that she is all right.

Look Who's Stalking Season 2, Episode 8 Nov 21, 2008 Paid

A hung-over Molly is horrified to wake up in her bed and see Kenny asleep next to her. Molly is hurrying Kenny out of bed when her doorbell rings; Zach comes over to apologize for his behavior. Zach barges in as Kenny quickly slips out of the window. In Molly's kitchen, they see a threatening message from Molly's stalker.

The French Disconnection Season 2, Episode 7 Nov 14, 2008 Paid

Kenny calls Molly to tell her that feature film star Dana Fields wants to star in Molly's movie Wife Goes On and Molly is overjoyed. When eating with uber-agent Jolie Driver (Zach's ex-wife), Molly learns that Zach had an affair with Dana when he was married to Jolie. Suddenly, the idea of Dana starring in her movie doesn't seem like such a great one. As Molly struggles with this revelation about Zach's past, she is planning an engagement dinner for Lou and his French fiancée, Alizee. When the two women meet, Molly suspects that Alizee isn’t really who she says she is. Molly is convinced that Alizee is actually Ann, a neighbor from 20 years ago.

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  • Premiered: May 31, 2007
  • Rating: TV-14
  • 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. (more)

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