Unfortunately there was a harmonica amongst Elke's husband's booty which is her only friend in jail until Elke discovers her cell mate is a member of "the Family" and Joy drops in inappropriate comment in front of the police. The girls hold an estate-, make that garage-, sale to raise bail money.
Rick sees posing as Joy's husband for her immigration fraud as an opportunity to appeal to other women but joy becomes concerned when his first target is her immigration lawyer. Malanie meets Pete's mother and brother who both turn out to be blasts from the past.
Visiting Los Angeles Susan Lucci sticks it to Victoria again. Elka's on the hunt for celebrities. Melanie tries to sell her house but can't bear to part with it. And, of course, Joy gets insulted and manipulated.
Joy finds a homeless man willing to marry her. Melanie takes a liking to a Cavaliers player and gets a crash course on the game from Elka. Victoria find a newscasting job that is a bit too quaint for her tastes.
Elke's beau can't even handle a mild Cleveland winter. Victoria's latest potential mate has a couple kids that are tougher than Susan Lucci. The girls try some volunteer work to get Joy her green card.
Elka's lawyer, disfigured in a sporting accident, loses favor with the judge, so Elka tries a little jury pandering. Victoria hits it off with the governor's ambitious wife and gets a juicy story that once again leaves Joy compromised.
With Elka on the lam and in the hay, the girls manage to set aside their own peculiar issues to track her down in Amish country. Curiously, they all take to the Amish life each in her own peculiar way.
Joy goes to a fertility clinic planning to have a child but her preferred donor is a little too close to home and has his eye on Melanie. Victoria gets a part as an old lady and attracts more attention than Elka.
When the drycleaners lose Melanie's favorite dress, Elka takes them funeral crashing to track it down. Joy and Victoria are forced to face their pasts and Elka is reunited with someone who might be part of her future: Roy (John Mahoney).
The neighborhood woman, distressed by the attention the LA ladies are receiving from their husbands, persuade the girls to give them makeovers. Elka hooks up with a younger man and does whatever it take to keep up with him.
Elka meets Roy's mother who is determined to hate her. Victoria dates a self absorbed hand model and loves his touch. Melanie get's it on with a guy who is reminiscent of Winnie the Pooh. Joy dates a doctor of indeterminate age but she fears he's ancient.