Mary Kay Place guest stars as Jackie's mother, Jeanette, who is visiting from North Carolina at a pivotal moment in Jackie's career as a fledgling screenwriter. Jeanette accompanies Jackie and Tara to an important film convention, where the two struggle to land their big break. Jackie juggles career advice from her overbearing mother and astrologically-obsessed former agent, while Tara gets a big career boost after Jackie talks her out of a meltdown.
Jackie falls for Kip (Tom Stern), a guy who lives life on the edge and takes Jackie along for a wild ride. Meanwhile, Tara falls for Josh, the perfect millionaire man, but is unable to perform in the bedroom. Have Jackie and Tara found their perfect match or will it end in self destruction?
Jackie has a new leash on life after Tara takes her to a yoga class; she decides to work as an all around journalist instead of a "wanna-be" screenwriter. Tara's new boss counts on her to find out the big secret at Night Sky where Tara finds out that the men at her work has created a secret Fight Club.
Tara is promoted, but only to get Night Sky into the trade magazines. Capitalizing on Tara's promotion, Jackie starts to write a script on a subject she is very unfamiliar with...love. Meanwhile, Tara discovers a room of unsolicited scripts and chooses one that she knows will be gold.