Ray's annoying cousin Gerard is hired by Marie to help him write his book. Ray's entire family starts to see that Ray has many of the same annoying traits as Gerard. Ray decides to work on Gerard while trying to make himself feel better.
Robert is still recovering from his bull accident. He finds out he has to stay 3 more weeks with Frank & Marie before moving back to his apartment. He is cranky and taking it out on everyone. Debra tries to make his birthday festive.
It's that time of month for Debra and Ray walks on egg shells to avoid the mood swings. Encouraged by Robert, Frank, and fiends, Ray buys pills that are supposed to help her mood. Debra is not pleased.