The first season concludes with the identity of Eddie's killer being revealed. Johnny is certain Eddie's mom is involved in her son's death and that the evidence is on her laptop computer. Meanwhile, Cliff attempts to get Nikki to give him a second chance; and Karen and Bob decide whether they should stay together or separate.
Cliff attempts to break up with Maria and get back together with Nikki, but Maria won't take no for an answer. Meanwhile, Maria sends Skip an incriminating video; and Johnny and Greta go out on their first date to see Jesse Jo's drag show.
Johnny confronts Cliff about Greta's bloody Halloween dress; and Nikki discovers a surprising secret about Cliff. Meanwhile, the Hardys host Tess' birthday party; and Bob gets jealous when Skip flirts with Karen because it reminds him of how he met her.
Liza makes a shocking discovery when she breaks into Cliff's room to find evidence that Eddie was murdered. Meanwhile, Johnny reluctantly plays in a charity golf tournament with Bob; and Greta's dad returns unexpectedly and starts wooing Tess.
Greta reveals disturbing information about the night Eddie died; and Johnny learns that Eddie's mother still lives in the area, so he pays her a visit. Meanwhile, Cliff plots to get his mom to dump her gold-digger boyfriend; and Nikki goes on a wild car ride with Cliff.
Johnny leaves Nikki alone at his house for an hour and she promptly falls off the wagon when some friends show up. Meanwhile, Greta confronts Cliff about harassing Johnny; and Cliff's mom invites her new boyfriend to move in, much to Cliff's dismay.
Nikki (Tessa Thompson), a friend from Johnny's rehab days, arrives and makes Greta jealous. Meanwhile, Johnny receives disturbing e-mails from an unidentified sender and learns a horrifying fact about Eddie's death; and a benefit at the country club turns into an unplanned and unwelcome spectacle.
Johnny (Taylor Handley), fresh out of rehab, moves to Palm Springs with his mother and stepfather, and meets his unconventional neighbors, including Greta (Amber Heard), a mysterious beauty, and Cliff (Michael Cassidy), a charming high-school junior with a frightening dark side. Johnny also learns that the previous boy who lived in his room died tragically.