Tara is trying to come to grips with the emergence of her new alter, Bryce. She's upset over the disappearance of Chicken but two other alters will soon follow suit. Dr. Hatteras is fascinated by Bryce's emergence but the chairman of the college psychology department, Dr. Smolow, thinks he in way over his head, especially after Bryce makes a special dinner for him. Smolow thinks Tara is in need of serious help and recommends a doctor in Boston. Max and Marshall meanwhile are in New York City for the film festival and having fun until Max actually sees his son's film for the first time. Kate is still seeing her friend Evan but continues to worry about the impact his impish son is having on their relationship.