After finally reading David's book, Michael disappears. Frantic, David asks for Claire's help. David must face letting go and being alone. Eventually Claire finds Michael holed up in the basement of the father who abandoned him, Stanley Peter Dyer. Their relationship is awkward, to say the least. David busies himself with Mrs. Bronfman and her dead cat issues. Sammy tries to cheer David up - the book is finished! Michael returns to therapy to say goodbye to David. He's going to see Judy Song, a well-being coach recommended by his father.