Just the Tip
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by</b> Dmitry Lipkin & Colette Burson<br><b>Directed by</b> Dan Attias</p><p>Ray finds himself thinking about Jessica (having discovered his ex-wife was willing to hire a gigolo) and reaches out to her "to discuss the kids." Jessica, meanwhile, faces resistance from Darby when offering advice in the romance department, when the girl accuses her mother of living her life through men.</p><p>In spite of budget cuts at the school, Ray has high hopes for the baseball season and puts his own money toward team transportation costs.</p><p>Lenore reinterprets Diego Rivera for Ray and Tanya, insisting they all need to get more aggressive with the business. She wants to know why his latest client, Claire, was unhappy with his services. Ray admits that because she was pregnant, he gave her "just the tip." Lenore orders him to "give her the whole dick," but Ray continues to struggle with his issues during Claire's do-over appointment.</p><p>When Tanya learns that Lenore is making Ray pay her reduced commission out of his cut, she decides to do some research to regain control of her business. She meets a pimp, Charlie, and corners him for advice about how to get her prostitute to bond with her. "Make him want the leash," counsels Charlie.</p><p>Yael and Ray's post-coital discussion is interrupted by a visit from Tanya, who is on a mission to gain Ray's confidence. She probes about his issues with Claire, and Ray admits it reminds him of happier times with Jessica. Tanya suggests he pretend Claire is Jessica. "That's my pimp advice," she asserts.</p><p>Jessica meets Ray at the bowling alley and is surprised when he just wants to listen - and bowl.</p></div>
'Tucson Is the Gateway to Dick' or 'This Is Not Sexy'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><P>Ray awakes to a mattress delivery - a gift from Yael - but he refuses it.</P><P>Tanya follows Lenore to a client meeting with a wealthy widow, Frances, whom Lenore has been courting for months. Cornered, Lenore introduces Tanya as her intern. After one too many requests for sweetener, Tanya interrupts Lenore's sales pitch with a hard sell of Ray's services. Frances flees.</P><P>Ray finally hits his stride with the pregnant client Claire but is disturbed when he realizes her husband is trying to reconcile. Ray pushes Claire to talk to her ex and she throws a fit - this is not the kind of "sexy" she is looking for.</P><P>Jessica's mother Lotte quizzes her daughter about why she's making plans to bowl with Ray. "Friends with first husband, goodbye second husband," she warns. Later, Ray is disappointed when Jessica brings the entire family along - including Lotte and Ronnie - on their bowling date.</P><P>Tanya brings an "I'm sorry basket" of Lyric Bread to Frances and talks her way into her home. Frances gives Tanya a Christmas gift, leftover from her husband who died on Christmas Eve. On her way out, Tanya makes one last pitch for Ray's services.</P><P>Lenore chastises Ray for counseling Claire to go back to her husband. Running into her fellow pimp, Lenore is suspicious of the Lanvin sweater Tanya is sporting and Tanya brags that it is a gift from Frances. Lenore is not pleased Tanya saw her client behind her back.</P><P>Jessica drops Darby off at the mall and spies the Fat Girl protest she is taking part in. Humiliated, Darby orders her skinny mother to go home. Upset, Jessica finally returns Lenore's calls.</P><P>Ray shows up at Claire's to quit, but she entices him with $1000 to stay. "Make it $1200," he agrees. Later that night, he pulls the mattress that has been sitting outside into his house and gets a good night's sleep.</P></div>
'Mind Bullets' or 'Bang Bang Bang Bang Motherf**ker'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by</b> Colette Burson & Dmitry Lipkin<br><b>Directed by</b> Jennifer Getzinger</p><p>Having been dragged out for a family jog by their father, Damon and Darby complain to Ray that they are just too different from him and Jessica, and that he would never have been friends with kids like them in high school.</p><p>Tanya learns that Horny Patty is her new supervisor at the law firm and she's "downshifting" Tanya -- unless she provides a deep discount with "Richard." (Free.)</p><p>Desperate to regain control of the Lenore/Ray situation, Tanya reaches out to Charlie again for more advice. "Mind bullets," he urges, when Tanya rejects the idea of actual violence. He assures his skeptical mentee that she'll know how to strike out against Lenore when the time is right.</p><p>At their next meeting, Ray tries to broker a peace between Tanya and Lenore when they argue about commissions. But Lenore balks at Tanya booking Patty for $300. And when Tanya suggests she is closing in on a booking with Frances, bragging about the sweater the widow gave her, Lenore pulls out her own Lanvin and puts it on. Tanya accuses her of stealing her sweater but Lenore insists hers is an $1800 Lanvin and Tanya has a cheap imitation ("Lankin"). Tanya throws a fit and insists she can play hardball as she snatches Lenore's little dog ("Horny Patty") and runs off.</p><p>Ray stops by Tanya's for a "post-game recap" about the commission disagreement at their meeting and invites her to movie night with his kids (eager to prove to the twins that he likes interesting people). At the movies, Ray chastises Tanya for stealing Lenore's dog and Tanya begs Ray to see Horny Patty for free. "Stop trying to knock me back to the minors," he complains. She explains the predicament she's in and he agrees to a date -- for $250, paid by Tanya.</p><p>When Tanya returns Horny Patty to Lenore, she has already replaced her dog "It was time to move on." She says, slamming the door.</p><p>Jessica, struggling with Ronnie's newly announced desire to have a baby, calls Ray from the bowling alley wondering where he is; he thought she'd canceled their date. Ray catches her in the parking lot as she's leaving. Lenore shows up, responding to a call from Jessica, just as Ray has embraced his ex to comfort her. Ray and Lenore cover their surprise (and working relationship) as Jessica introduces them.</p></div>
'Sing It Again, Ray' or 'Home Plate'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by </b>Brett C. Leonard<br><b>Directed by</b> Uta Briesewitz</p><p>Ray wakes Lenore up to warn her to stay away from Jessica but she refuses, insisting she's more concerned about his ex-wife's best interests than he is. Upset, he heads to Tanya's suggesting they dump Lenore. She advises him not to be rash, but vows to land their "Moby Dick" client (the wealthy widow Frances), to prove they can make a go of it with just one pimp.</p><p>Ronnie continues to pressure Jessica to have a baby and throws a fit when she says no. He apologizes, explaining he's loved her since high school, and when she responds sympathetically, he interprets her reaction as agreement to have his baby.</p><p>Mike comes to Ray with news that Damon peed on home plate at 2 am. Tanya observes that Damon may need an artistic outlet and urges Ray to bring him to a poetry slam.</p><p>Ray's next client (lined up by Lenore) enjoys her birthday present to herself, but the many renditions of "happy birthday" she demands leave him exhausted.</p><p>Over an afternoon glass of wine, Jessica vents about Ronnie's desire to be a father and Lenore suggests Jessica could say "yes." She counsels Jessica to save her marriage - and enquires about Ray's eligibility.</p><p>Taking Lenore's talk to heart, Jessica tells Ray they shouldn't go bowling any more - and lets him know Ronnie asked her to have a baby.</p><p>At the poetry slam, Tanya performs "Phallus," engaging the audience in a call and response. Afterwards, she talks up Damon's art to her fellow poets - explaining how he pissed on home plate. When an uncomfortable Ray rises to go, Damon opts to stay and get a ride from Tanya, leaving his father to make his way home alone.</p></div>
'A Man, A Plan' or 'Thank You, Jimmy Carter'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by</b> Eileen Myers<br><b>Directed by</b> Adam Davidson</p><p>Mike is down in the dumps after reading his mid-semester evaluations so Ray gives his friend a pep talk, urging him to repeat his affirmation: "Today's a great day, and I feel wonderful."</p><p>Tanya tracks down Frances while she is donating blood and presses "Richard" on her again, but Frances insists she's not interested in his services. Tanya convinces her to just have dinner.</p><p>At their meeting with Ray, Lenore refuses to talk to Tanya, claiming Horny Patty (her dog) is still traumatized from the kidnapping. Meanwhile, Horny Patty (the person) squeezes Tanya for more free sessions with Richard but Tanya refuses, firing her as a client.</p><p>Damon reads his poem about his twin at the open mic poetry night, embarrassing Darby. On his way out, he buys three scones from a patron, not realizing they are pot pastries. When he starts acting strangely, Darby calls Ray to come help. Ray gets Mike to pinch hit for him on his date with Frances - saying only that she pays him to be a dinner companion. Tanya shows up at Ray's to take care of Damon, insisting Ray show up at his date with Moby Dick (Frances), but Ray refuses to leave his son. "We lost the white whale!" sobs Tanya when she realizes he sent Mike as a sub.</p><p>Ronnie is full speed ahead on his plan to impregnate Jessica, but she becomes irate when he accuses her of still taking her birth control pills.</p><p>Embarrassed, Mike finally admits to Ray that Frances wants to see him again. "Today's a great day, and I feel wonderful!" he exclaims. </p></div>
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by</b> Angela Robinson<br><b>Directed by </b>Lisa Cholodenko</p><p>Jessica sees a beaver in the basement but no one believes her: "I'm not bringing a baby into a house full of beavers!" she insists to Ronnie.</p><p>Tanya follows up with Frances, and offers her a free date with Richard. But Frances wants to book Mike for a flat weekend rate: $1500. When Tanya explains the situation to Ray, he insists she keep Mike out of it and give the money back. Tanya blows up, accusing Ray of sabotaging all of their viable clients.</p><p>Mike's success with Frances creates a wedge of doubt for Ray about his skill set. The situation is only aggravated when his newest client, Liz, who wants Ray to cure her dissatisfaction with sex - finds Ray's techniques don't get her over the hump. Meanwhile, Lenore is after Ray to get over the fact that she's friends with Jessica, and to trust that she will keep their business dealings confidential.</p><p>Out drinking with Lenore, Jessica confides that she sometimes fantasizes about Ray. When Lenore lets slip she knows about Ray's burnt-out house, she covers, saying she is interested in dating Ray. Flustered, Jessica gives Lenore her blessing to call her ex. </p><p>At a pawn shop, Tanya asks Charlie's advice about what to do with Frances' money, and he urges her to keep it. Later at her mother's birthday dinner, Tanya gives her mother a diamond necklace from the pawn shop. Her mother urges her to return the gift and put the money towards her rent. Insisting her new business is very successful, Tanya grabs the pricey dinner bill and pays the tab: "I'm a f**king baller, mom!" she says, storming out.</p><p>Ray brings by his old-fashioned beaver traps and sets them in Jessica and Ronnie's yard. When Ronnie arrives home with his own, humane, traps, he orders Ray to go - and take his deathtraps with him.</p><p>Lenore shows up at Ray's insisting she believes in him - and urges him to let her in.</p><p>Ronnie tells Jess he believes her about the beaver, just as they hear one set off his trap. Ronnie heads out with a shovel to finish things off.</p></div>
The Middle East Is Complicated
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by </b>Brett C. Leonard & Kyle Peck<br><b>Directed by </b>Gloria Muzio</p><p>Ray struggles to get Lenore out of his house the morning after they've had sex, and insists they not say a word to Tanya when Lenore wants to come clean about being "f**k buddies."</p><p>At a dive bar, Tanya freaks out about spending all of Frances' money but Charlie urges her to keep collecting: "What are you, a moral pimp?" He suggests they have sex to help Tanya calm her nerves but she demurs.</p><p>Jessica develops a rash, and goes to a dermatologist (not Ronnie) who can't quite place how he knows her. She claims to not recall the diagnosis she received for her previous outbreak, but does know which ointment she was prescribed.</p><p>Mike is ecstatic about his new relationship with Frances and Ray quizzes him about what it is he does to make her so happy. "Whatever she wants," says Mike. "I'm an old fashioned guy."</p><p>Ray tries out some new gentlemanly behaviors with Samara, the new client Lenore has lined up. When Ray compliments her homemade hummus, saying he loves Middle Eastern food and that his Israeli neighbor also brings him hummus, Samara corrects him: Israel is not really the Middle East; and the Israelis stole hummus from the Arabs.</p><p>Tanya heads to Frances' to make things right but when Mike answers the door, she flees. Showing up at Ray's to make amends, Tanya can't bring herself to tell him she kept the money. Using his bathroom, she finds Lenore's sweater hanging on the door and the realization something has transpired sends her running to Charlie to take him up on his offer of stress relief.</p><p>Ray calls Lenore and lays down the law: no more sex and it's time to give Tanya a cut. His call is interrupted by Yael who has discovered her husband is screwing prostitutes. "He prefers dirty whores!" she shouts. "Why would he do that?" When she spots the Arab hummus in his fridge, she really goes off the deep end.</p><p>Charlie and Tanya have a post-coital discussion about pimp techniques for collecting from deadbeat clients. When she expresses discomfort with his violent suggestions, he urges Tanya to find what works for her.</p><p>At book club, Lenore discovers that Frances has been dealing with Tanya. As they begin their discussion of 'The Road,' a simmering Lenore presents a chilling description of what she'd do if someone tried to take what's hers. </p><p>At their next session, Samara challenges Ray to take a side in the Israeli-Arab hummus war. Later, hearing Koontz sobbing outside, Ray offers him a beer. Koontz confides about his prostitute habit. "They're pros, they say all the right things," he explains as Ray takes it in.</p><p>At her house, Frances enjoys Mike playing the piano. Meanwhile, Ray, having finally gotten a handle on what women want, showers Liz with compliments. "I'm on your side," he assures his finally satisfied client.</p></div>
'Third Base' or 'That Rash'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by</b> Julia Brownell & Eileen Myers<br><b>Directed by </b>Bronwen Hughes<br><br></p><p>Ray steps out of the coaching box; Tanya's deception is exposed; Jessica scratches an old itch. Bronwen Hughes</p><p>When the team locker room is vandalized and all of the equipment is stolen, Ray is ready to give up, but Mike convinces him if he plays in the Alumni game, it will revitalize morale and raise more money: "People wanna see you hit the ball." But Ray is scared of coming up short.</p><p>Mike and Frances' relationship hits a bump when Mike asks her to buy tickets to the Alumni game. She is disturbed by the direct discussion about money.</p><p>At a diner, Ray questions Damon about the graffiti at the school and his son is insulted at the implication. He spots Claire, the pregnant client, who leaves him a note on a napkin: "Call me." Later at her place, Claire tells Ray she's lonely. Feeling, "too fat to f**k," she relaxes in the tub while Ray takes her to third base, but the tricky angle causes him to reinjure an old rotator cuff tear.</p><p>Tanya puts the squeeze on Frances for unlimited access to Mike. Confused, Frances says she already gave him a check. Feeling like a human ATM, Frances cuts things off with Mike.</p><p>Ronnie discovers Jess's rash -- the same one she got when she was unhappy with her marriage with Ray.</p><p>Hanging out in his yard, Ray tells Mike he can't play with his injury. Mike blames himself for screwing things up by asking Frances to sponsor the team -- now she won't call him back. Suspicious, Ray goes to Tanya to apologize for banging Lenore -- and to ask if she gave the money back to Frances. Tanya insists she did.</p><p>Jess forces the twins to go to the Alumni game and ends up joining them. Damon wanders off and finds Tanya sitting in her car, gearing up "to confess a crime." Ronnie shows up and confronts Ray on the baseball field about Jessica's rash, accusing him of causing her hives and ordering him to stay away. "Ever think Ron, maybe she's allergic to you?" asks Ray. Needing to prove something, Ray removes his sling, laces up and heads up to bat. The pitcher suggests the third pitch might be high and fast and Ray tells him "no" -- but can't resist when the pitch comes his way. He hits it out of the park.</p><p>Frances approaches Mike at the end of the game to speak frankly about her arrangement with Tanya but he has no idea what she's talking about. They spot Tanya and when Frances calls her over Tanya bolts.</p><p>In the parking lot, Ray and the twins talk Jessica into doing a cheer, like the old days.</p></div>
'Fat Off My Love' or 'I'm the Allergen'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by</b> Angela Robinson<br><b>Directed by</b> Colette Burson</p><p>Lenore interrupts Ray's history class to accuse him of sleeping with Frances and cutting her out of her 40 percent. Ray insists he didn't do anything with Frances and that Tanya gave the money back but Lenore is on a rampage: Tanya is a "dead poet walking," and if Ray doesn't hand over her cut in 24 hours, she will "do things" she will "later regret."</p><p>Tanya begs Charlie to be her back-up in talking to Mike and Ray. "My business is headed off a cliff!" she pleads. But Charlie refuses, urging her to figure out what she's doing with "one white guy ho who don't do dudes...that shit cannot be about business."</p><p>Lenore invites Horny Patty out for a drink and plants the seed that Tanya is a sociopath. But Patty says she needs "cause" to fire Tanya.</p><p>Ray and the teachers get their termination notices, and Mike tells off Ray about the Frances situation: "You've been getting fat off my love!" and terminates their friendship. Realizing Tanya lied to him, Ray chases Tanya down to get Frances' money back. She finally admits she spent it and runs off, collapsing on an abandoned ball field at the site of the old Tiger Stadium. Ray lectures her about disappointing him and Tanya counters: "Good people get f**ked Ray!....We're not good people! We're criminals!"</p><p>Jessica begs Ronnie not to leave her, but at the dermatology awards dinner the doctor Jess saw for her rash recognizes her, upsetting Ronnie just before he accepts his award. He has a meltdown at the podium, telling the audience "I'm the allergen!" Jessica leaves, humiliated, as Damon and Darby follow her out.</p><p>At the law office, Patty spreads more rumors about Tanya - and accuses her of stealing her Paris snow globe. As she berates Tanya, chanting "T Brain," over and over, Tanya snaps and whips Patty with her belt.</p><p>Jess wakes Ray up with a late night phone call from outside his house, wanting to go swimming. They dive into the lake, and their water play leads to kissing.</p></div>
'Even Steven' or 'Luckiest Kid in Detroit'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by </b>Dmitry Lipkin & Eduardo Machado and Julia Brownell & Brett C. Leonard<br><b style="font-size: 0.8125rem;">Directed by</b> Dan Attias</p><p>Ray and Jessica start to make love in his tent, but she breaks away and runs off. Meanwhile, Ronnie calls Mindy from the men's room of the awards banquet needing a ride home.</p><p>Returning home, Tanya finds Damon sitting on her front step. He asks to come in and believing they are kindred souls, pleads with her to be his poetry mentor. She begs off, claiming she's unworthy of being a mentor since she whipped her boss with her belt, but Damon assures her she is.</p><p>Mindy's husband accompanies Mindy to fetch Ronnie but when the husband runs into the convenience store, Mindy confides her marriage is dead and reaches for Ronnie's zipper and starts jerking him off. Her husband returns with Ronnie's Twix bar before she can finish. At home, Ronnie confesses to Jessica that Mindy tried to jerk him off, suggesting they are now "even Steven" after her seeing another dermatologist. But Jess says she and the kids need a break.</p><p>Ray brings $1000 to pay off Lenore and she insists he owes her another $500. But Ray announces he's quitting, insisting he's not the nobody she accuses him of being: "I'm a father, I'm a coach, I'm a teacher. And I used to be a pretty good husband."</p><p>Tanya accosts Frances in her driveway to apologize and beg her to reconsider Mike. But Frances fears Mike will hold it against her one day, knowing she was paying for sex. Meanwhile, Mike resists Ray's attempts at reconciliation. But later, he goes to Frances to try again.</p><p>Jessica stops by and Ray tells her he's decided to sell his house -- and asks what he needs to do to get her back. But Jessica asserts she has to be on her own for awhile. She and the twins check into a hotel.</p><p>Swallowing her pride, Tanya visits her mother to ask for the necklace and the birthday-dinner money back.</p><p>Barbecuing with the twins in the yard, Ray contemplates a low-ball cash offer on his house from Koontz and his kids urge him not to sell. Tanya shows up with cash to show Ray she's returning it to Frances. "I just got off track," she explains in tears. "I need you to forgive me." He walks her out to the end of his dock and tells her he told Lenore he quit - but he wants Jess back and she's best friends with Lenore (who doesn't want Ray to quit). "What am I supposed to do?" Tanya offers to help as a dubious Ray agrees - and lets her stay for the cookout.</p></div>
'Don't Give Up on Detroit' or 'Hung Like a Horse'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by </b>Dmitry Lipkin & Colette Burson<br><b>Directed by</b> Colette Burson</p><p>Tanya and Ray attempt to take Happiness Consultants to the next level, seeking a loan to open a Wellness Center for Women. After many rejections, they convince a female loan officer, Judy, and her co-worker, Joanie, to attend Tanya's Orgasmic Living Class in her living room to understand their business model.<br><br>Ray asks Jessica to move in with him now that he's doing better, offering to take care of her, but she insists she needs to be independent.<br><br>Joanie talks Judy into trying out Ray's practicum and Ray smooths things over between the two women when Joanie accuses Judy of being repressed. Up in the hotel room, the two women begin kissing and dismiss Ray, whose services are unnecessary. Still, their loan is approved and the Wellness Center opens.<br><br>Meanwhile, Lenore finds the new talent she has been looking for at the local diner: Jason a well-endowed waiter.</p></div>
'Take the Cake' or 'Are You Packing?'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by</b> Julia Brownell <br><b>Directed by</b> Uta Briesewitz</p><p>Ray shows up for an appointment with one of his regulars and discovers she has a date with a younger model (Jason). He reports the situation to Tanya, who investigates and realizes Lenore has hacked her email and is stealing their clients.</p><p>When Lenore tries to fill Jason's schedule with appointments, he confesses that he is engaged to Sandee. Lenore shows up at the bakery where Sandee works and breaks the news that Jason is screwing around with her and urges her to dump him.</p><p>Ronnie cuts Jessica's alimony off and Jessica has an unpleasant run-in with Mindy (the woman Ronnie cheated with). Jessica's mother Lotte has to go to the ER – where the doctor on call is Mindy's husband who informs Jessica her mother is fine – and offers to help in any way he can while Ray watches with jealousy.</p><p>Charlie contacts Tanya to ask her to bail him out of jail but she needs to think about it.</p><p>Ray, already unhappy about his new client Lydia, a cop who likes to play rough, tells Tanya he will take care of Jason. But Tanya stakes out the young Hoho on her own and warns him to stop stealing her clients -- and not to trust Lenore. When Ray shows up, he hears Tanya and Jason hooking up in the men's room and questions her business decision. He chases after Jason, but loses him.</p><p>Tanya is stunned to find Lenore in her next Wellness Center workshop and the two pimps have a cat fight in the bathroom.</p><p>Ray intercepts Jason at his next appointment with the birthday girl and handcuffs him to the elevator.</p></div>
'Mister Drecker' or 'Ease Up on the Whup-Ass'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by</b> Eduardo Machado & Drew Lindo<br><b>Directed by</b> Gloria Muzio</p><p>At a bar, Ray mistakes a young blonde woman for his new client – and even worse, she turns out to be a former student named Logan Lewis. Terrified that he's blown his cover, Ray calls Tanya, who tries to reassure him, but the conversation gets pulled off track by Ray's gripes about another new client: The dress-up fantasies of his police-impersonating client, Lydia, are bordering on brutality. Tanya suggests choosing a safe word, but even that isn't enough – Tanya later learns that Lydia is not just a kinky role player – she's packing a real badge.</p><p>Lenore's new ho, Jason, is worried that his now-pregnant girlfriend will hold him back from his budding career. Recognizing a fake-pregnancy ploy when she sees one, Lenore makes a deal with the girl and a new HDTV puts Jason back in business. Jessica hits a snag at work when she lets slip that her boss's wife gave Ronnie a handjob while they were still together. Despite a workplace blowup from the guilty wife, Jessica manages to shake off the drama and earn her boss's affection, perhaps more than she bargained for.</p><p>Ray pays a visit to Logan, trying to cover his tracks, but his former D-student has already put the pieces together. He initially flees the situation, but when he realizes how deeply Jason is biting into his bottom line, Ray decides that Logan's money is good. He returns to her house to close the deal, and when she samples the goods, she tells him, "Oh my God, Mr. Drecker – I knew it!"</p></div>
'F**k Me, Mr. Drecker' or 'Let's Not Go to Jail'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><P>Outside her house, Logan straddles Ray in the driver's seat of his Mustang, definitely getting her money's worth. Afterward, he follows her inside and joins a crowd of her friends (and his former students) for a night of intense partying, which makes the age gap achingly clear the next morning. Returning to his house, Ray finds Tanya, who tells him - far too loudly for the condition he's in - that his client Lydia is actually a cop. She urges him to continue suffering Lydia's rough ways so she doesn't arrest the both of them. But when Ray meets her to "break up," he muddies his message by hooking up with her one last time in the men's room.</P><P>Later, Lydia comes by Tanya's office to book another appointment, and she's unwilling to take "no" for an answer. With Ray unreachable, Tanya recruits Jason to pay Lydia a visit for a little simulated breaking and entering. But the cop isn't into the new talent, and Jason earns every penny of the raise Tanya gave him when his new client cold-cocks him. Ray spends the night at his house, playing teacher with Logan, but their session is interrupted by Jessica, who's just finished having uncomfortable, singing-laced sex with her new boss. That doesn't stop her from criticizing Ray for robbing the cradle, and his problems only get worse when Logan leaves - and Lydia's cruiser lights flare toward him from down the block.</P></div>
'We're Golden' or 'Crooks and Big Beaver'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p>A handcuffed Ray rattles around the back of Lydia's police cruiser, bashing his face off of various surfaces while trying to figure out what exactly she plans to do with him. When the cop/client stops to pick up a pack of smokes, Ray voice-dials Tanya, who rushes out to help despite Charlie's advice to cut her ho loose. Lydia returns to drive Ray to the police station, but instead of booking him, she points to another officer standing on the step. It's her husband, who broke her heart by sleeping with a prostitute. Before they can delve any deeper into Lydia's trust issues, Ray's phone rings. It's Damon. The kids have found out that Jessica slept with her new boss, and a family meltdown is in progress as Darby threatens to leave.</p><p>Warning Ray not to make a break for it, Lydia drives him to Jessica's house, where he sorts out the argument under extreme duress (and without shoes). As the cruiser pulls away, Lydia catches Tanya tailing them, so she pulls the pimp over and takes her into custody as well. Intent on outing the both of them to her husband just to see the look on his face, Lydia drives to a coffee shop filled with cops. But in the moment, she loses the nerve to stand up to him.</p><p>In the last stop of the night, Lydia drives the pair to a remote park, where she cuffs Tanya to a post and climbs into the back seat with Ray. "You hurt me, too," she tells him, softening, and Ray realizes that even his aggressive clients can be more fragile than they appear. To make amends – and earn his freedom – Ray offers a freebie: "No cops and robbers. No money. Just you and me." After the cruiser stops shaking, Ray unlocks Tanya's cuffs and leads his pimp home.</p></div>
'Money on the Floor'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by</b> Angela Robinson & Julia Brownell<br><b>Directed by</b> Uta Briesewitz</p><p>Ray sits nervously on a crowded airplane, and an attractive flight attendant asks him to move his luggage. He follows her to the back of the aircraft, where he joins her in the bathroom and gets paid to join the mile-high club while the plane works its way through some unexpected turbulence. When he returns home, he's shocked to find his kids have defected to his house - and even more shaken to discover that someone has stolen his shoebox full of hard-earned cash. Tanya suggests that this "has Lenore written all over it," but when he confronts the pimp at her day job as a suicide hotline operator, she denies any involvement. He leaves the office, at least managing to pick up a referral from Lenore - a tall woman named Kyla.</p><p>Tanya receives a visit from Sandee, who asks her to take Jason under her pimpdom; Jason will even "do dudes," Sandee promises. Tanya takes a shine to the idea of a merger, but Ray is in no mood for negotiations as he searches for his cash. He also doesn't appreciate finding out that Charlie, the man Tanya describes as her boyfriend, is getting into his business. Ray pays him a visit, and Charlie advises him to think long term: Ray's not getting any younger, and Jason could be his 401k. Ray sees the light and tells Tanya he wants first pick plus 20 percent of Jason's earnings - and she's aware that Charlie is obviously a pimp, right? Ray then rushes off to start refilling his empty shoe box with the assistance of Kyla. But as he and his new client start getting down to business, Tanya gets an unsettling phone call from Lenore: Kyla is actually a man.</p></div>
'What's Going on Downstairs?' or 'Don't Eat Prince Eric!'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by </b>Eduardo Machado & Micah Schraft<br><b>Directed by </b>Bronwen Hughes<br></p><p>Ray goes ice-skating with his new client, Kyla, and Tanya comes stumbling onto the rink to tell him that the tall blonde is, in fact, a man. At first incredulous, Ray begins to examine his date and realizes that Tanya might be right. When he confronts Kyla, she says she thought he knew.</p><p>The decision to add Jason to Tanya's stable makes things complicated as Sandee goes scrounging around Arby's for new clients and decides to start a side-business filming Jason's transactions for a porn site. All this falls to the wayside, though, when Tanya discovers Ray's stolen box of cash hidden in the couple's bathroom. With a little strong-arming from Charlie, she convinces the thieves to pay restitution. He leaves a note for Tanya and walks out with the shoebox full of cash.</p><p>Lenore pays a visit to Jessica to tell her about the new wellness center she's been attending. Jessica flips through the Happiness Consultants pamphlet and considers it.</p><p>Ray, despite the unwelcome shock Kyla gave him, can't say no to the cash she's willing to pay him to pose as her fiancé at her high-school reunion. He attends the party and finds himself sitting at a table with a bunch of rival jocks who remember him from his high school athletic career. He's uncomfortable dancing with Kyla and wants to leave, but when word circulates that she's really "Dan," Ray decides that standing by his man is more important than his reputation. Ray and Kyla dance the night away, not giving a damn what anybody thinks.</p></div>
'I, Sandee' or 'This Sex. Which Is. Not One.'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by</b> Angela Robinson & Alex Kondracke<br><b>Directed by </b>Adam Davidson</p><p>Ray walks in on Logan as she tries on a bridal gown and quickly - but loudly - hooks up with her in the fitting room. Tanya finds out that Charlie violated his bail and tries to track him down, but all she gets for her trouble is the pimp's two sons dropped off at her house.</p><p>Ray gets blocked out of his own place of business when Lenore refers Jessica as a client. He wants Tanya to kick his ex-wife out of the class, but she refuses because Jessica actually seems to be getting a lot out of the program. As she get in touch with herself, Jessica reveals in group therapy that she faked orgasms when she was married to Ray - and Tanya makes the mistake of telling him. The news shatters his ego, and it gets even worse when he finds out that Jason is meeting Jessica for "the practicum." Fed up, he rushes to the restaurant where they're eating and slugs Jason in the face.</p></div>
'A Monkey Named Simian' or 'Frances is Not a Fan.'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by</b> Brett C. Leonard & Eileen Myers<br><b>Directed by </b>Howard Deutch</p><p>Ray revs up a chainsaw in his backyard, just as Tanya shows up to reprimand him for punching Jason out at his dinner with Jessica. When Tanya follows him inside, she notices the invitation he received to Mike and Francis' wedding and is hurt that she was left out. "Pimps don't get invited to weddings," Ray consoles her, adding that he prefers to take Jessica as his guest.</p><p><br>Tanya goes home and tries to call Charlie while his abandoned children jump up and down on her furniture. She manages to calm them by reading a bedtime story, and just as she's starting to like the kids, their mother shows up to drag them away. Tanya follows her outside and finds Charlie about to drive off. He promises to pay Tanya back the money he stole and says that their time together meant something to him - but she doesn't believe him on either count.</p><p>At Mike and Francis' wedding ceremony, Tanya crashes the gate as Ray's "plus-one," and Jessica also shows up, deciding to be his date after all. Between Tanya's presence and Ray's fight with Jason she's figured everything out: "You're his pimp," she says to Tanya while Ray gives his best-man speech. Afterward, Ray finds Jessica and apologizes, but she doesn't want to get into it, wrapping her arms around him and saying, "Let's just dance."</p></div>
'The Whole Beefalo'
<div class='episode-body-left-aligned' style='text-align: left'><p><b>Written by </b>Kyle Peck<br><b>Directed by </b>Adam Davidson</p><p>After performing a fake marriage proposal for a client, Ray returns to the wellness center and finds two people from the bail bondsman's office ransacking the place. Now that Charlie's jumped bail, they want to claim the $40,000 Tanya posted for him. Ray and Tanya get Lydia, a police office and their former client, to run Charlie's license plate and find out that the pimp lives on a farm stocked with valuable beefalos.</p><p>Dr. Matt calls Jessica into his office and fires her over some mislabeled urine. At first she leaves, but after a confrontation with her neighbors works her into a rage, Jessica returns to lay into Matt for sexually harassing her, being lousy in bed and firing her. "I want severance," she tells him." Jason breaks up with Sandee (despite her grandmother's recent death) so he can hook up with Lenore again. Sandee goes off the deep end and pays her rival pimp a visit - to shoot her.</p><p>Ray and Tanya return to the farm to rustle $40,000 worth of Charlie's beefalos, but he catches them mid-heist. Ray berates him for taking advantage of Tanya, but Charlie fires back that Ray is a "bottomless ho" who has wasted her time and money. Tanya ends the debate by threatening to turn Charlie in to the bondsman. Not willing to call her bluff, Charlie hands over 10 of the animals to cover his debt. Finally made whole, both pimp and ho ride off into the night in search of a butcher with some cash on hand.</p></div>