The cast of Room and Bored is flown to New York City to introduce the media to Aunt Sassy and her attractive young charges. As that happens, the ever bubbly Valerie gets a reality check on just how far her star has fallen.
After a table read for the first official episode, Valerie invites her young costars to a "bonding lunch", but Juna doesn't show up. The two make up later with a one-on-one lunch, where Valerie learns why Juna is such a paparazzi favorite.
With the cast in a funk following Room and Bored's lackluster premiere, Valerie tries to boost morale with a late-night cookie delivery that gives new meaning to her trademark line, "I don't wanna see that!"
Valerie and Mark head to the desert for a long weekend in Palm Springs... with strings attached. While Mark draws the line with Jane's crew on the golf course, Valerie finds a new mentor in an old acquaintance.
At the insistence of the network, Room and Bored gets a makeover and two new cast members, spurring talk of a coup by the "original five". Meanwhile, Valerie spends some quality time with Franchesca and her rotten little friends.
With Juna getting all the hype and magazine covers, Valerie enlists a new publicist, Billy Stanton, to land her a cover. Billy scores a shoot for "Be Yoga", forcing Valerie to remodel her fitness room and take a yoga crash course.
Jane pulls rank on Tom and Paulie G. to get Valerie more lines on Room and Bored. Meanwhile, a stalker threat forces extra security on set, exposing old back problems as she's prepping for a big pratfall scene.