Jake signs a new lease on his apartment, making Joan more jittery than usual. Also: Mark is catatonic after Betsy leaves him and moves to Australia with a guy she met on her honeymoon. Steinie: Jeff Garlin. Mark: Wallace Langham.
Joan Cusack recounts her first meeting with Jake (Kyle Chandler). The setting is a French restaurant. Joan's dining alone. Jake is by himself, too, but not for long: his girlfriend, Penelope (Dorie Barton), soon joins him. But that's not for long, either. Jake breaks up with her, and Joan has a front-row seat. Ruby: Donna Murphy. Alice: Kellie Williams.