Dana, Alice, Shane, Carmen and Jenny take an eventful Olivia Cruise on a ship around the Caribbean. During it, Alice and Dana attempt to roll-play as characters from "the Love Boat" only to end up with Dana becoming seasick. Both Carmen and Shane question Jenny's moody behavior throughout the trip, in which after wards, Jenny confronts Mark and forces him to come clean to them about his video project and Carmen's feelings for Shane. Back in Los Angeles, Bette and Kit struggle to reconcile with their estranged father, Melvin, who comes for a visit. Also, Tina attends a formal dinner banquet with Helena to receive a prestigious award for Tina's social work.