Rebecca goes overboard again, this time in the homework she does under therapy with Dr. Shin. In response, Dr. Shin wants her to dial-it-down to find some joy back in life. Elsewhere, Paula finds that in her effort to be more of a wife and mother, that her family has worked out a routine without her in the expectation that she will soon enough again find something else on which to focus her energies, whether it be Rebecca or someone/something else. As such, Paula reluctantly decides to oblige her mother's request to go back to Buffalo - while she herself needs to be out of town - to take care of Paula's recuperating alcoholic redneck father, Bob O'Brien, with who Paula does not get along. Rebecca tags along in the thought of the fun of hanging out with her best friend. However, things don't go quite as either Paula or Rebecca thought in Buffalo as Rebecca bonds with Bob while she figures out what fun she can or cannot have under therapy, while Paula, without telling either her father ...
Did You Know?
This is the first episode that doesn't have "Josh" in the title. See more
When Rebecca & Paula's Dad are playing darts, they show a dart going into a wooden wall panel, breaking a vase, & going through the eye of a taxidermy deer. However, the darts Rebecca is throwing have plastic tips which wouldn't be strong enough to do any of those things. See more
[Bob pours then hands an in-therapy Rebecca an alcoholic beverage
[pointing at the drink still in Bob's hands
Oh, ahh, I don't know if I can. Sorry. I don't know what my book says about alcohol.
Your book? You mean like a bible?
Kind of, but less sci-fi.
My Friend's Dad
Written by Rachel Bloom
, Adam Schlesinger
& Jack Dolgen
Produced by Adam Schlesinger
& Steven M. Gold
Performed by Rachel Bloom
with Eddie Pepitone
[Rebecca sings the song after she tells Bob he's like the dad she never had] See more