Paula refuses to help Rebecca get out of her continual messes until she stops being in denial about being in love with Josh. The latest example of that denial in Paula's eyes is that Rebecca tries to infiltrate Josh's group of friends not because she wants to be closer to Josh, but because she wants to be within a community of friends and she sees Josh's friends as her friends. Regardless of if Valencia has ulterior motives - which she does - Rebecca is buoyed when Valencia invites her along with Josh's friends on their weekend outing to the beach. In her want to impress Josh's friends and especially Josh in being within the group, Rebecca decides on a grand gesture of renting a party bus for their trip without telling them beforehand. In the confined space of the bus on what is generally the four hour trip to the beach (two without traffic), Rebecca will discover whether Josh's friends truly are her friends. It also provides a backdrop for Josh and his friends, especially Greg, to ...
Did You Know?
The writers composed a Disney villain song called "Women Are Not My Sisters, Women Are Not My Friends" for Valencia to sing, but it was deemed unfunny and too on-the-nose. With the previous episode in production and time growing increasingly short, they held a brainstorm meeting and replaced the song with the mean-spirited anthem "Women Gotta Stick Together." See more
When Rebecca is performing her pole dance, at several points (especially when she is upside down on the pole), you can clearly see that it is her stunt double. See more
References The Butterfly Effect
Written by Rachel Bloom
and Adam Schlesinger
Performed by Rachel Bloom
[Series theme song played over the opening title sequence] See more