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Suburgatory is an American television sitcom that aired from September 28, 2011 to May 14, 2014, on ABC. The series follows a single father who decides to get away from New York City to the suburbs so he can give his teenage daughter a better life. However, the move to suburbs has the daughter wondering if they just entered the world of The Stepford Wives after they see how "perfect" their new locale is, right down to the neighbors who welcome them into the cul-de-sac.


Series overviewEdit

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 22 September 28, 2011 (2011-09-28) May 16, 2012 (2012-05-16)
2 22 October 17, 2012 (2012-10-17) April 17, 2013 (2013-04-17)
3 13 January 15, 2014 (2014-01-15) May 14, 2014 (2014-05-14)


Season 1 (2011–12)Edit

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11"Pilot"Michael FrescoEmily KapnekSeptember 28, 2011 (2011-09-28)2760549.81[1]
Single dad George (Jeremy Sisto) decides to move himself and his 15-year-old daughter Tessa (Jane Levy) out of New York and into the suburbs, where he hopes they will become closer, after finding a box of condoms in her drawer. However, Tessa is too horrified by all the big-haired, fake-boobed mothers, over-manicured lawns and shallow classmates to bond with her father.
22"The Barbecue"Michael FrescoBob KushellOctober 5, 2011 (2011-10-05)3X71039.11[2]
Tessa finds herself attracted to her exact opposite, jock next-door neighbor Ryan Shay (Parker Young), much to the dismay of her new friend and Ryan's sister, Lisa (Allie Grant). This crush starts when Tessa and George are invited by Ryan and Lisa's mom, Sheila (Ana Gasteyer) to her house for dinner. Tessa and Lisa go down to the Rumpus Room where Ryan and his friends are. Dalia (Carly Chaikin) dares Ryan to kiss Tessa, and when they do, Tessa starts finding herself attracted to Ryan and vice versa. Meanwhile, George is pressured by Noah (Alan Tudyk) into throwing a barbecue.
33"The Chatterer"Michael FrescoEmily KapnekOctober 12, 2011 (2011-10-12)3X71028.92[3]
When George joins the PTA, he becomes well-liked by all the moms, which has Sheila, the de facto PTA leader, feeling threatened. Meanwhile, Tessa joins the school newspaper and with some help from fellow outcast Malik (Maestro Harrell), turns it into a tabloid-style paper. But when Malik is overtaken by popularity Tessa has to go to desperate measures to get back her friend. Also at the end of this episode, Tessa reveals to her father she isn't going to college.
44"Don't Call Me Shirley"Ken WhittinghamPatricia BreenOctober 19, 2011 (2011-10-19)3X71048.82[4]
When Sheila's precious Shirley Temple doll collection is stolen, Tessa can't help but be amused and admits to the crime, despite being innocent, in a bid to move back to New York. Meanwhile, afraid of being burgled themselves, Dallas (Cheryl Hines) and Dalia stay at the Altman's house, annoying Tessa.
55"Halloween"Adam DavidsonAndrew GuestOctober 26, 2011 (2011-10-26)3X71059.73[5]
Tessa believes she has found the perfect costume for Halloween when she channels her inner "suburban girl", but her fellow students get more of a fright when her costume reminds them of Misty (Chloe Bridges) their recently "departed" classmate. Lisa and Malik attempt to exorcise Tessa to remove the former friend's spirit before Misty visits revealing that she didn't die as Lisa thought, she just moved to a boarding school called 'A better place'. George tries to help Dallas find the fun in Halloween, but receives a shock of his own when Dallas' husband Steven (Jay Mohr) returns home from his business trip.
66"Charity Case"Ken WhittinghamAdam BarrNovember 2, 2011 (2011-11-02)3X71068.50[6]
Tessa attempts to get her fellow students motivated in helping a charity, however the charity they choose to help isn't what Tessa was hoping for (help for people with oily skin). So Tessa decides to introduce her classmates to a transsexual homeless person as a lesson, but the plan backfires. Instead, her shallow classmates think that Tessa is trying to tell them that she is poor and so Tessa starts receiving charitable gifts from her classmates. Meanwhile, a huge dental bill from Noah puts a strain on his and George's friendship.
77"Sweet Sixteen"Adam DavidsonCorinne MarshallNovember 16, 2011 (2011-11-16)3X71078.19[7]
Dallas gets Dalia to plan Tessa's sixteenth birthday party, even getting her favorite band, 'Average shelf Life', to perform. Tessa is excited until Dalia shoves her own vision over Tessa's intended plans and shuns Tessa's friends saying they're 'not in my vision for this party' leaving Tessa annoyed. Meanwhile, George throws out his back and Sheila becomes his obsessive caretaker, even though George is terrified of her.
88"Thanksgiving"Alex HardcastleEmily KapnekNovember 23, 2011 (2011-11-23)3X71088.35[8]
Tessa can't stand the thought of spending Thanksgiving in the 'burbs, so Dallas takes her for a day in the city. While out having fun, the two come across George making out with a woman, Zoe, even though he said he'd be working. Tessa openly confronts George about his lying at the Royces' Thanksgiving dinner, ruining the event. Meanwhile, Sheila and Lisa are at odds over an Amish dress Sheila wants Lisa to wear for dinner making Lisa attempt to rebel.
99"The Nutcracker"Randy ZiskPatricia BreenDecember 7, 2011 (2011-12-07)3X71098.02[9]
Tessa decides to reunite George and his old flame Zoe (Gloria Votsis), because she blames herself for their breakup. But George is instead captivated by Aimee (Ellen Woglom), Tessa's art teacher. George then throws a tree-trimming party hoping for Aimee to become his girlfriend but Tessa's plans to reunite George and Zoe backfire when George admits he hated being with Zoe. George finds himself under the mistletoe with a special someone.
1010"Driving Miss Dalia"Ken WhittinghamBrian ChamberlayneJanuary 4, 2012 (2012-01-04)3X71108.75[10]
Tessa gets her driver's license and Dalia hires her to drive her around to stalk her crush, Scott Strauss (Thomas McDonell), who ends up falling for Tessa. George decides to join the local country club, but Noah refuses to sponsor him.
1111"Out in the Burbs"Elliot HegartyBob KushellJanuary 11, 2012 (2012-01-11)3X71118.75[11]
Tessa is asked to guide Josh Sherman (Dan Byrd), the new guy in school. After seeing him stare at the school jocks, she then believes that he is gay, unaware that he is really an undercover narcotics officer investigating the use of steroids. Lisa has a crush on Josh and tries to prove to Tessa that Josh is in fact straight. When Tessa asks Mr. Wolfe (Rex Lee) what she should do, she inadvertently inspires Mr. Wolfe to "come out" to the student body. George begins to re-evaluate his relationship with Dallas, after thinking that she is making sexual advances towards him. Dallas opens a crystal paper weight store.
1212"The Casino Trip"Ken WhittinghamAndrew GuestJanuary 18, 2012 (2012-01-18)3X71127.05[12]
George wins an all expenses paid trip to Atlantic City and takes Noah and Fred (Chris Parnell) with him on a "guy's weekend". Fred admits he has a gambling problem and is insistent that Sheila can tell what he's feeling. George catches Dallas' husband Steven chatting up a woman. Lisa believes that Tessa's meeting with Scott will end up with them having sex and so she lends Tessa her love box, containing condoms and syrup. Tessa tries to be alone with Scott, but it doesn't work out as planned. George gets a shocking surprise when he finds a box of condoms in Tessa's room again.
1313"Sex and the Suburbs"Julie Anne RobinsonAdam BarrFebruary 8, 2012 (2012-02-08)3X71137.27[13]
After finding a box of condoms in Tessa's room, George wants to keep Tessa in the house as much as possible so he plans a family game night with Tessa's friends. Tessa begins to gloat to Dalia about how Scott chose to be with her, but the more time she spends with Scott the less attraction she has for him. Ryan is shown to be jealous of Tessa and Scott's relationship. Dallas finally learns that Steven has been unfaithful to her. Jocelyn (Arden Myrin) seduces George and they finally have sex.
1414"The Body"Phil TraillPatricia BreenFebruary 15, 2012 (2012-02-15)3X71146.92[14]
When Tessa sees that the school is only interested in athletics and not academics, she decides to run for class president against Kenzie and Kaitlin. George becomes obsessed with a flower bud in his garden. Ryan injures himself in a wrestling match and George gives him advice in his time of need. George admits he used to be involved in a band and attempts to write a song.
1515"Fire with Fire"Alex HardcastleEmily KapnekFebruary 22, 2012 (2012-02-22)3X71156.76[15]
To get back at Tessa for "stealing" Scott Strauss, Dalia invites Lisa to be part of her "in" group, which Lisa eagerly accepts. So Tessa tries to recruit Kimantha (Abbie Cobb) into her group. Malik feels neglected after Lisa's betrayal to himself and Tessa. Meanwhile, frustrated with Noah's laziness and lack of attention to her requests, his wife Jill (Gillian Vigman) begins hitting the town with the newly-single Dallas and her new latin lover Yoni (Wilmer Valderrama), leading her to seriously consider divorcing Noah.
1616"Poetic Injustice"Elliot HegartyAndrew GuestFebruary 29, 2012 (2012-02-29)3X71166.85[16]
Tessa becomes jealous when her new poetry teacher is more fascinated with Dalia's poems than her own. Fred and Sheila compete against George and Dallas in croquet after Dallas parades a high number of men around the field distracting Sheila and Fred from their game. Fred becomes convinced that Sheila has been fantasizing about George after reading her diary.
1717"Independence Day"Ken WhittinghamEmily CutlerMarch 14, 2012 (2012-03-14)3X71176.21[17]
Dallas invites her sorority sisters to celebrate the opening of her store, but her party is gatecrashed by an uninvited sorority member (Robin Givens). George meets up with Tessa's maternal grandmother after reading the poem Tessa wrote. Meanwhile, Tessa tries to show George that she can be independent by working for Dallas and buying her own wheels.
1818"Down Time"Alex HardcastleBrian ChamberlayneApril 11, 2012 (2012-04-11)3X71186.04[18]
Dallas' divorce is finalized and George is worried about her, so he invites her to shop for a mattress with Noah. Malik and Lisa confess their feelings and begin to date. Lisa feels sorry for Tessa and tries to set her up with Evan the school nerd. Tessa and Ryan go out together, and are spotted by Lisa, who surprisingly takes it well. Dalia begins seeing a therapist Dr. Richard Rohl (James Lipton) and later makes a breakthrough with Noah, who buys her a new pet to keep her company.
1919"Entering Eden"Gail MancusoPatricia BreenApril 18, 2012 (2012-04-18)3X71195.69[19]
George begins dating Eden (Alicia Silverstone), a woman he met at the town's farmer's market. George later finds out that Eden is going to be the surrogate mother of Noah and Jill's child. Tessa helps Dalia find Dallas' missing dog, which their counselor Mr. Wolfe had found and wants to keep as his own.
2020"Hear No Evil"Peter LauerAndrew GuestMay 2, 2012 (2012-05-02)3X71205.79[20]
George signs a contract promising Noah that he will not have sexual relations with Eden until she gives birth to the Werners' child. George becomes concerned about Tessa when she becomes more enthusiastic about working at Dallas' store. Lisa starts to believe that she was adopted by Fred and Sheila.
2121"The Great Compromise"Randy ZiskCharlie Carlisle & Aimee JonesMay 9, 2012 (2012-05-09)3X71215.94[21]
Eden moves in with George and Tessa, shaking up the household. Sheila may be compromising Noah's relationship with Eden. Malik and Lisa look into attending a summer camp.
2222"The Motherload"Ken WhittinghamEmily KapnekMay 16, 2012 (2012-05-16)3X71225.42[22]
The residents of Chatswin have an all-out celebration for the town's moms, leaving a void for Tessa. Dalia wants to go to Israel for Mothers' Day without Dallas. George and Eden attend a baby shower for Noah and Jill, but Eden is taken aback by the Werners' endangered animal theme. Fred surprises Sheila with a performance by her favorite artist, while Lisa discovers that Ryan was adopted.

Season 2 (2012–13)Edit

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231"Homecoming"Ken WhittinghamEmily KapnekOctober 17, 2012 (2012-10-17)3X77517.54[23]
Tessa returns to Chatswin after spending the summer in Manhattan with her grandmother. Upon returning, she continues to be interested in her mother's life and decides to perform at the local talent show. While Jill is out of town for a book tour, Noah tries to get Carmen, Dallas' maid, to work for him. Lisa blackmails Sheila and Fred, after telling them she knows that Ryan is adopted.
242"The Witch of East Chatswin"Victor NelliAnnie WeismanOctober 24, 2012 (2012-10-24)3X77527.37[24]
Tessa believes she being haunted by a witch (Rachel Dratch). George and Noah dress up as each other for Halloween, after Dallas had openly hoped that George would portray "Ken" to her "Barbie".
253"Ryan's Song"Alex HardcastleAndrew GuestOctober 31, 2012 (2012-10-31)3X77536.32[25]
Lisa helps Ryan pursue Tessa after she feels guilty for not telling him that he was adopted, but Ryan mistakes her generosity for pity that he's seriously ill. Meanwhile, Dallas invites her life coach Tabitha (H. Jon Benjamin) on her first date with George. Tessa babysits Opus when Noah and Carmen go to the opera.
264"Foam Finger"Alex HardcastleBrian RubensteinNovember 7, 2012 (2012-11-07)3X77547.55[26]
George is confused by Dallas' behavior, when she overacts before they actually get romantic with each other. Tessa worries about Dalia when she becomes friends with her father's fiance Wan'Er (Dyana Liu) and abandons Kimantha, Kenzie and Kaitlin.
275"The Wishbone"Uta BriesewitzBrian ChamberlayneNovember 14, 2012 (2012-11-14)3X77557.07[27]
Tessa's mother, Alex (Malin Åkerman) unexpectedly shows up in Chatswin for Thanksgiving. Malik comes over to the Shay's house for Thanksgiving dinner, and annoys Lisa when he actually gets along well with Sheila. Sheila accidentally walks in on a naked Malik getting out of the shower, embarrassing Lisa.
286"Friendship Fish"Phil TraillDrew HancockNovember 28, 2012 (2012-11-28)3X77566.73[28]
Now that Lisa and Malik have broken up, Lisa decides to spend an entire weekend with Tessa, even though Tessa had plans to spend the weekend alone in her room with her new tablet computer. George's friends from Manhattan, Theo and Cyrus (Brandon Keener and Eugene Byrd), visit him unexpectedly and ridicule his new posh life in the suburbs.
297"Krampus"Julie Anne RobinsonEmily KapnekDecember 5, 2012 (2012-12-05)3X77576.09[29]
George arranges for Tessa to spend Christmas with Alex in Manhattan. Ryan finally finds out that he is adopted and doesn't want anything to do with his sister Lisa (Allie Grant) or the rest of the Shays anymore. Dalia makes a viral music video, to try to get Carmen to work for her again. Jill returns home from her book tour and feels uncomfortable about Carmen taking care of Opus, leaving Noah in the middle.
308"Black Thai"Alex HardcastlePatricia BreenJanuary 9, 2013 (2013-01-09)3X77586.84[30]
Tessa insults Dalia after finding out she received a better gift for getting a high score on her PSATs. To make amends, George makes Tessa go to Dalia's hip hop dancing class, where a dance battle between the two girls ensue. Malik's parents (Tim Meadows and Paula Newsome) invite the Shays for dinner, where Ryan who now goes by the name "Eugene Goldfarb" is staying. Noah and Jill ask for Mr. Wolfe's help on getting Opus eligible for a prestigious day care.
319"Junior Secretary's Day"Elliot HegartyMatt WardJanuary 16, 2013 (2013-01-16)3X77596.06[31]
Tessa gets her wisdom teeth removed and later gets hopped up from the wisdom teeth medication, making her act very strangely. Fred hides in the Altman's basement, scared to tell Sheila that he was demoted to a junior secretary at his job.
3210"Chinese Chicken"Alex HardcastleAndrew GuestJanuary 23, 2013 (2013-01-23)3X77606.09[32]
With the rest of the school now aware that Tessa and Ryan are dating, Tessa feels alienated by the other football girlfriends who spend all their time serving their boyfriends. George, Noah and Fred start a Dads-only band, until Sheila intrudes.
3311"Yakult Leader"Alex HardcastleMatt WardJanuary 30, 2013 (2013-01-30)3X77614.73[33]
Feeling that Yakult is not herself, Dallas hires Yoni (Wilmer Valderrama) to treat the dog, which puts a wedge between Dallas and George's relationship. Sheila asks Tessa to set Lisa up for a blind date.
3412"Body Talk"Michael Patrick JannBrian RubensteinFebruary 6, 2013 (2013-02-06)3X77625.73[34]
Tessa signs up to host a talk show about teen issues for the school, however the show is taken over by Ryan, who instead talks about his body. Tessa is taken aback when the student viewers are far more interested in Ryan's topic. Dallas finds out that her house is actually located in East Chatswin, meaning all of her Chatswin privileges are revoked while Dalia has to attend another high school.
3513"Blowtox and Burlap"Julie Anne RobinsonAnne WeismanFebruary 13, 2013 (2013-02-13)3X77635.91[35]
Tessa and Ryan spend Valentine's Day evening watching an arthouse film, that has Ryan emotionally moved, but ends up confusing Tessa. Malik continues to try to win Lisa back. Sheila's mother (Mary Kay Place), intrudes on Shelia and Fred's Valentine's Day plans. Dallas undergoes a major botox procedure, which ends up making her look disfigured, forcing George to eat an 18-course meal all by himself, prepared by Chef Julio (Michael Voltaggio)
3614"T-Ball & Sympathy"Phil TraillPatricia BreenFebruary 20, 2013 (2013-02-20)3X77645.74[36]
Tessa becomes a relationship adviser while Ryan is at an away game. Tessa agrees to help Mr. Wolfe, who suspects that Chef Alan is being unfaithful with his ex-boyfriend Chef Norman (J. P. Manoux). George is left stuck in the middle when Dallas and Noah manage competing T-Ball teams.
3715"Leaving Chatswin"Elliot HegartyDrew HancockFebruary 27, 2013 (2013-02-27)3X77656.12[37]
Marty, a friend of George's and Noah's at the country club, passes away. George is left with the ashes upon discovering that Marty had very few close friends or family members. Tessa and Ryan think about their lives after high school, after Ryan says he spent his three days away visiting college recruiters.
3816"How to Be a Baby"Victor NelliBrian ChamberlayneMarch 6, 2013 (2013-03-06)3X77664.60[38]
After revealing his love for Carmen to George, Noah tries to make his feelings a reality despite his marriage to Jill. Tessa interns for "published author" Jill, thinking the experience will look good on her college applications. The actual experience, however, becomes a strange one. Dalia agrees to give Mr. Wolfe a makeover, after his breakup with Chef Alan.
3917"Eat, Pray, Eat"Elliot HegartyCharlie Carlisle & Aimee JonesMarch 20, 2013 (2013-03-20)3X77674.19[39]
Dallas feels neglected after seeing that George does not have much interest in a Deryck Whibley-autographed guitar that she bought him for his birthday. So to make up for George's disinterest, Dallas indulges herself in Italian food with Jill. Tessa begins to think that living in the suburbs for so long has made her dull. Noah once again tries to seek Carmen's attention.
4018"Brown Trembler"Phil TraillPatricia BreenMarch 27, 2013 (2013-03-27)3X77685.33[40]
George is asked by the mothers of Chatswin to help Noah, who has been living in the local hotel with Opus, following his divorce from Jill. George has Noah and Opus move in with him, which doesn't turn out well. Tessa helps Fred be more hip in order to get a new job. Dallas forces Dalia to throw out some of her things, to overcome her hoarding addiction.
4119"Decemberfold"Linda MendozaAndrew GuestApril 3, 2013 (2013-04-03)3X77695.83[41]
George becomes obsessed about his figure to make the December page of the annual "Fathers of Chatswin" calendar. Dalia becomes jealous when Noah's college-age daughter spends time with Tessa. Tessa and Lisa discover some strange secrets about Dalia.
4220"Go, Gamblers!"Alex HardcastleMatt WardApril 10, 2013 (2013-04-10)3X77705.60[42]
Tessa helps Ryan with his decision on which college to attend. George contemplates moving in with Dallas, but Dallas becomes disappointed when it appears George is doing so to save money, rather than for romantic reasons. Sheila tries to sell George's house to Leslie (Johanna Braddy), a young single mother. Dalia, still fuming about Tessa sticking her nose where it didn't belong, reveals one of Tessa's secrets to Ryan.
4321"Apocalypse Meow"Ken WhittinghamAnnie WeismanApril 17, 2013 (2013-04-17)3X77715.33[43]
Dallas and George try to figure out a way to tell Tessa that he's sold their house and the two are moving in together. The rift between Tessa and Dalia becomes physical. Tessa tells George that she'll never live under the same roof as Dalia. Despite her dating his therapist, Noah continues to obsess over Carmen.
4422"Stray Dogs"Emily KapnekEmily KapnekApril 17, 2013 (2013-04-17)3X77725.45[43]
George buys a house for Dallas, and is then visited by her ex-husband, Steven. Sheila convinces Mr. Wolfe to throw a Chastity Ball at school, believing strongly that Lisa will be crowned queen. An emotionally distraught Tessa seeks solace in the bathroom stall.

Season 3 (2014)Edit

On May 10, 2013, ABC renewed Suburgatory for a thirteen-episode third season,[44][45] which premiered on January 15, 2014.[46] Former regular cast member Rex Lee did not appear in season three, while Alan Tudyk was demoted to recurring status.[47]

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451"No Me Gusta, Mami"Ken WhittinghamEmily KapnekJanuary 15, 2014 (2014-01-15)4X56515.30[48]
Tessa returns to her mother's apartment to find George there, along with yet another good-bye note from Mom. George admits that Chatswin was a mistake and proposes that the two move back to the city, but they eventually move back into their Chatswin home as renters. With Ryan away at college, Sheila throws herself into her real estate work, much to the dismay of some neighbors, while the still-at-home Lisa is irritated by her parents referring to themselves as "empty nesters". Meanwhile, Dalia surprisingly misses George being around, and blames Dallas.
462"Victor Ha"Amy HeckerlingAndrew GuestJanuary 22, 2014 (2014-01-22)4X56525.91[49]
Lisa convinces her parents to go on a romantic getaway to get over Ryan being gone, though Lisa has ulterior motives. On the way to the Catskills, however, Fred and Sheila stop by a foster home and adopt a 9-year old boy named Victor Ha. Meanwhile, George tries to talk things out with Dalia to help her get over his breakup with Dallas. This irritates Tessa, who is still furious with Dalia.
473"Open Door Policy"Ken WhittinghamPatricia BreenJanuary 29, 2014 (2014-01-29)4X56535.10[50]
George is still heartbroken over his breakup with Dallas, to the point where he refuses to leave the couch and has hired Nora (Natasha Leggero) to walk his dog Biederman. Tessa calls her grandfather, George's divorced father Emmett (Geoff Pierson), to get George back in the dating scene. Meanwhile, Ryan comes back home to visit with his new girlfriend June (Lindsey Shaw), whom Tessa views as a clone of herself.
484"The Birds and the Biederman"Clare ScanlonBrian RubensteinFebruary 5, 2014 (2014-02-05)4X56546.09[51]
George and Dallas have Tessa and Dalia speak for them, as part of a plan for them to have separate territories so they don't run into each other in Chatswin. Tessa begins to feel left out after finding out that Lisa has become good friends with June. Sheila is stressed from work, which starts to interfere with her romance with Fred at home. George and Dallas finally do run into each other at the dog park and have an uncomfortable conversation. Dallas then sees George run over to greet Nora.
495"Blame it on the Rainstick"Adam DavidsonBrian ChamberlayneFebruary 26, 2014 (2014-02-26)4X56565.22[52]
In order to graduate, Tessa is required to take a skin tanning class taught by Dallas. Feeling that the class is unimportant, Tessa skips it to spend time with a free-spirited, nomadic band led by Caris (Mae Whitman). Noah is released from court-mandated anger management and has a much calmer attitude, which George finds creepy.
506"About a Boy-Yoi-Yoing"Rodman FlenderAnnie WeismanMarch 5, 2014 (2014-03-05)4X56555.72[53]
Fred introduces George to a trendy new juice bar, with George breaking the pact he made with Tessa to avoid getting sucked into Chatswin culture. Evan (Sam Lerner), a nerd at school, invites Tessa, Lisa and Malik to his pirate-themed birthday party. Tessa only agrees to go so as not to hurt Evan's feelings, but she does so later anyway.
517"I'm Just Not That Into Me"Claire ScanlonAndrew GuestMarch 12, 2014 (2014-03-12)4X56575.39[54]
Tessa meets Mark, her male counterpart at a college party and they soon begin dating. George becomes concerned for Lisa, when she tells him that she wants to marry Malik. Dallas and Dalia sign up for a dating service. While Dalia has a long list of qualifications for her ideal date, Dallas can't think of anything.
528"Catch and Release"Robert Duncan McNeillPatricia BreenMarch 26, 2014 (2014-03-26)4X56585.24[55]
Lisa puts her plans in motion to propose to Malik, with Tessa being hesitant to give her blessing. Inspired by Lisa, Tessa tries to figure out if she still has feelings for Ryan, despite the fact that he and June are still dating. George becomes concerned that Nora may be too rude after seeing her interact with her employees, and he wonders if he should still date her.
539"The Ballad of Piggy Duckworth"Stuart McDonaldBrian ChamberlayneApril 2, 2014 (2014-04-02)4X56595.37[56]
Dallas' mother passes away, with Tessa accompanying Dallas to her mother's funeral in the South. While there, Tessa helps Dallas confront the feelings of her mother and family. George and Noah have Fred accompany them on a group date. While there, a woman named Linda (Amanda Schull) hits on Fred, and he tries in vain to keep Sheila from finding out.
5410"No, You Can’t Sit with Us"Silver TreeAnnie WeismanApril 23, 2014 (2014-04-23)4X56605.46[57]
Tessa helps a preteen girl with low self-esteem compete in a child beauty pageant, pitting her against Dalia and her protégé. George, Noah, Fred and Victor go on a camping trip.
5511"Dalia Nicole Smith"Tricia BrockBrian RubensteinApril 30, 2014 (2014-04-30)4X56615.51[58]
When Dalia is refused admission to the only college she applied to, Dallas tries to figure out what her daughter's calling in life will be. George forces a reluctant Tessa to double date with Karen and Kenny (Christina Moore and Patrick de Ledebur), a charming mother and son they met during Tessa's college tour.
5612"Les Lucioles"Alex HardcastleEmily KapnekMay 7, 2014 (2014-05-07)4X56634.99[59]
Lisa and Malik's wedding day arrives with Tessa planning the big day. Malik's parents are still opposed to the wedding and refuse to show up. Tessa decides to act on her lingering romantic feelings for Ryan, with June then sternly warning her to stay away from him.
5713"Stiiiiiiill Horny"Julie Anne RobinsonAndrew GuestMay 14, 2014 (2014-05-14)4X56625.23[60]
George is confused by his strong feelings after hooking up with Dallas on the night of Lisa and Malik's wedding. Newlyweds Lisa and Malik begin to argue almost immediately after declaring their vows. After losing her friend Lisa to marriage and failing at an attempt to reconnect with Ryan, Tessa joins some elderly ladies in a quilting circle. She eventually comes to realize that, despite June's objections, she must act on her feelings for Ryan one last time.


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