Jennifer enlists Lauren's help to get back in the good graces of a manicurist with an unusual massage chair. Robbie and Shrug go looking for 'American girls' at a local chain motel. Arthur tries to apologize for a brutal comment to a blind date and winds up attending therapy with the lady.
Robbie is thrilled to be dating an ex-girlfriend of Val Kilmer. Shrug is financing a "smell bar" to be opened by his friend Hilo. The Los Angelenos are fascinated by an image on a billboard that they think is God. Jennifer is pursued by a man whose car she hit, claiming that it caused him to lose an arm.
Shrug sees a famous doctor for a back injury, who convinces him the pain is due to lack of stress. Jennifer is asked to be one of the godmothers to a friend's twins, who may have been named for Robbie. Arthur starts his new job for the L.A. Times and has to be screened for a sexual harassment insurance policy.
Arthur is desperate to be seen as Lauren's boyfriend in other people's eyes. Robbie buys a house but struggles to tell Shrug. Jennifer rents out a police lineup room to root out a date. Robbie's house burns down.
Lauren's road rage becomes the subject for local news. Shrug's new trust fund girlfriend hates do-nothing rich people. He switches roles with Robbie. Arthur wants to write about plastic surgery and enlists Jennifer's expertise.
Lauren has a new black boyfriend who reads and dislike sports unlike her. Black people have never liked Shrug for some unknown reason. Robbie lowers himself to date a pedestrian in car-obsessed LA. Arthur's rental car is not cutting it.
Robbie starts dating his hard-nosed lawyer. Jennifer negotiates a dating contract. She also helps Shrug with his new girlfriend. Lauren is allergic to shellfish. Arthur reluctantly helps her try calamari. Soon she wants more than calamari.
Shrug wants Robbie to join him in buying a Van Gogh. Arthur dislikes Lauren's yoga teacher Wayne. Jennifer thinks his mechanic is the sleazy muckracker Evan the Dreadful. She enlists old friend Maureen McCormick's help in identifying him.