Among those who are depressed about their lives are Megan, Pete and Beth. Beyond getting what she believes are obscene phone calls, Megan is feeling that her acting career is going nowhere, especially after being duped by an unscrupulous agency who filmed a screen test for her. She feels she gets little support from her visiting mother, Marie, and Don. She uses a request from her acting friend Emily to what she hopes will be her own advantage, but she will need some help from Don to achieve her end goal, which he may not be willing to provide. Pete is still restless in his life, even more so when he sees Beth again, this time with Howard on the commuter train. He learns from Beth to where she is going which is directly related to her own depression. Her ultimate destination continues the vicious cycle which is her life. She hopes that Pete will be at least a minor sanctuary from that life. Meanwhile, Don, who refuses to see a dentist about a chronic toothache, continually sees visions...
Did You Know?
The man and woman at the bar are played by husband/wife Al Jean and Stephanie Gillis. Jean is the long-time showrunner of The Simpsons (1989), and Gillis has written several episodes of that series. See more
Near the end of the episode in a motel, Peggy appears to have come out of the shower - hair wet and in a robe. She looks outside the window then sits on the bed and stretches out her legs. The bottom of her feet are too dirty for her to have had a shower. See more
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References The Howdy Doody Show
A Beautiful Mine
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