Alex gets jealous of Scott's couch after she learns that he bought it with a former live-in girlfriend back in Montana. She considers getting rid of it, but Julian tries to talk her out of it. Back at the office, Stephen tries to get away to go on a blind date with a beauty queen, but Bill keeps giving him more work to do.
Alex plays matchmaker for Molly and sets her up with one of Scott's friends, but Alex soon regrets it; Bill hires Julian to paint a portrait of his wife's dog so he won't have to take care of it while she is out of town.
Julian gets upset with Alex when she continually forgets plans she made with him because all of her time is now spent with new boyfriend Scott. At the office, Bill comes down with a cold but refuses to admit that he's sick.