"Melanie sets Joy up with Alec's friend, Bill (Cameron Mathison), with whom Alec is quite competitive, while Elka fills in as Victoria's new assistant. In each pairing, secrets are revealed about others in the group, and tempers flare when they all come together for the girls' monthly game night."
"Mike goes on a junk food binge to cope with missing Molly while she is out of town for a teacher's conference. Meanwhile, Carl contemplates leaving Chicago after learning heartbreaking news from James."
"Carl attempts to get a date with an attractive woman he met at the diner."
Malik's long time friend confesses he's gay. Curtis loans Ella money.
Malik and Summer’s marriage gets annulled. Miranda gets a temp job as Janine's assistant.
"It's a Mother's Day to remember as Burt and Barney take a road trip to Maw Maw's childhood home and discover that her mother may still be alive."
Jerry is the unwitting cause of Elaine's boyfriend falling off the wagon. Elaine gets George a job, so he buys her a gift, an $85 cashmere sweater. The sweater has a little red dot on it; hence the price. Elaine gives it back, then George gives it to the
George picks up a bad habit from some visiting baseball officials. During the time of the New York City Marathon, Elaine has an out of country runner as her house guest. The runner had overslept and missed the big race at the last Olympics and Jerry obses
In an attempt to get away from Carrie's friends for Thanksgiving, Doug invites Spence over.
Doug and Carrie find an old, unopened wedding present – a gravy boat – from Doug's third cousin Ron and his wife Marcia. Little did they know that inside was a check for $1,500 that they never realized was there and therefore never cashed. However, becaus
"Secrets are revealed when the girls venture off to a rustic spa retreat, where Joy tests her newfound sleuthing skills on a suspicious Yogi (Ed Begley, Jr.), Mamie Sue confronts Elka about her bossiness, Victoria confronts her ability to be helpful in emergency situations, and Melanie's fasting causes hallucinations."
On the advice of Russell, Jack's flirtation with a colleague at work reveals that she's more than happy to have an affair. Russell, realizing he left his phone at the home of a one night stand, sends Timmy to find it.
Abed's research into the study group's history uncovers an overlooked series of chance encounters that led each of them to Greendale.
"Jules and Grayson receive a wedding invitation, but have conflicting plans. Tom has made a model of the neighborhood with eerily lifelike dolls of the gang. Bobby learns dog Travis fathered a litter of puppies."