It’s Always Been This Way
Jimmy and Gretchen go for a long drive to force a conclusion on the confusing state of their relationship; Edgar finds closure with Max; Lindsay finds a way to solve Becca, Vernon and Paul’s problems all at once.
In an attempt to distract herself, Gretchen spends the day with Boone and his daughter; Jimmy tries to prove to himself that he has moved on; Lindsay tries to save Olivia from getting too close to Gretchen; Edgar trails Max.
From the Beginning, I Was Screwed
Gretchen participates in a family tradition with Boone and his daughter while Jimmy competes on an NPR game show; Lindsay’s desire to help people leads her back into Paul’s orbit; Edgar attempts to deepen his friendship with Max.
Jimmy spends a day with a woman from his past and attempts to fit in with her friends; Gretchen tries to impress Boone’s ex-wife; Lindsay reconnects with a former father figure; Edgar buys a car that he cannot afford.
Lindsay’s mother comes to town, shedding light on the origin of Lindsay’s issues; Jimmy attempts to get over Gretchen by hooking up with someone from his past; Edgar struggles to reconcile his new writer life with his old veteran life.
A Bunch of Hornballs
Jimmy goes out of town for a convention; Gretchen throws a divorce party for Lindsay, leading to an unintended deepening of Gretchen’s relationship with Boone; Edgar’s friend encourages him to overspend on party planning.
Not a Great Bet
Gretchen goes home for the birth of her brother’s baby, but instead ends up reconnecting with a friend from her past, who inadvertently reveals why Jimmy may have left her.
Fog of War, Bro
Gretchen moves back into the house and plays mind games with Jimmy, sabotaging his first interview for the new book; Edgar and Lindsay plot to get Jimmy and Gretchen back together.
This Is Just Marketing
Jimmy discovers that his novel is being marketed as erotica; Gretchen has been letting Jimmy off easy; Edgar and Lindsay babysit Tallulah.
After Jimmy returns to Los Angeles, he attempts to make amends with Gretchen, leading to their first confrontation; Lindsay and Edgar enjoy their new friends-with-benefits arrangement.