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(2008–2009)

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Season 1

20 Oct. 2008
Pilot
Rita's life isn't what she used to dream about: She's unemployed, her younger daughter Shannon is a child prodigy, the older daughter Hallie makes her feel old, and even the mail-woman has a mouth on her. Is this the best she'll ever have?
 
21 Oct. 2008
Lies, Lies, Lies, Yeah-ah
Now that Rita has band practice to fit into her schedule, life is hectic. Hallie is against her boyfriend being in the band, but Kip feels it's his calling. Also, Rita is forced to lie to Shannon. Both things bode trouble.
 
24 Oct. 2008
Mother's Little Helper
Rita and Jay are going on a weekend get-away. When the babysitter cancels, Hallie volunteers for the job. At first Rita is against it, but Jay starts to turn her mind and Patty shows Rita how to use a hidden nanny-cam. What will it capture?
 
11 Nov. 2008
Take This Job and Shove It
Hallie gets a job - at the store where Rita works. Is it possible for them to work together? How responsible will Hallie be with her paycheck? And how does working life affect her schoolwork?
 
18 Nov. 2008
The Crying Game
Owen meets new friends at Jay's poker night. Rita fills in for Jay because he's late. She reveals Jay's soft spot to the others and he gets teased about it. Shannon is making a short film for school and casts Hallie and Kip as leads.
 
25 Nov. 2008
Under Pressure
Rita wants the connect better with Hallie, and decides to do it through Kip. When she embarrasses Hallie by being seen having coffee with Kip, it's just the start of a bigger teenage crisis.
 
2 Dec. 2008
Got No Time
Rita is starting to overextend herself with volunteering. Jay gets sucked in. Then he finds unexpected benefits. But does that mean Rita has similar ones too? Hallie and Kip turn vegetarian to save animals. How long will it last?
 
16 Dec. 2008
I Write the Songs
Patty tells Rita that unbelievably, Kip - yes, Kip - may be cheating on Hallie. Rita and Patty go on a stakeout, and witness a hug. Rita and Jay decide to tell Hallie, which leads to unexpected results.
 
5 Jan. 2009
The Girl Is Mine
Rita gets the flu from Jay, but Patty is ready to watch Shannon. And they bond a little better than Rita likes... Jay tries a guitar video game with Kip and gets hooked, leaving Hallie out of the fun. Drastic measures are called for.
 
12 Jan. 2009
Old Friends
Rita's college-time band-mate Cindy contacts her via facebook, and wants to meet. Rita is upset because Cindy broke their band and is better off now than Rita. And Jay claims Cindy used to have the hots for her. Yet Rita agrees to meet.
 
26 Jan. 2009
I Can't Make You Love Me
Jay's mother is coming to visit. Rita isn't on good terms with her, and tries to make it right.
 
2 Feb. 2009
Get Off Off of My Cloud
Jay convinces Rita to accompany him to a business dinner with a potential big shot client. However, the client takes interest in Rita's band and offers them a gig at a corporate banquet. Jay fears it'll destroy the potential deal.
 
9 Feb. 2009
Killer Queen
Rita gets into a cat-fight. Hallie buys a car for herself, but it is daddy who gets really excited about the car.
 
16 Feb. 2009
What's Love Got to Do with It
Valentine's Day. Though for Rita, it's not a special day, she over-talks Kip to buy a romantic gift for Hallie. When the others too have a romantic Valentine's Day, Rita starts longing for some romance in her life.
 
23 Feb. 2009
We Can Work It Out
Rita gets promoted to a store manager and that causes problems with both Hallie and the band who have just landed a gig at a festival and should really practice hard.
 

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