Season 2 of Mom was confirmed on March 13, 2014. Original episodes of this season aired from Thursday, October 30, 2014 to Thursday, April 30, 2015. The season was originally supposed to premiere on Monday, September 29, 2014, but CBS moved it to air "The Big Bang Theory" repeats.

The first episode of Season 2 is entitled "Hepatitis and Lemon Zest" and the finale is entitled "Fun Girl Stuff and Eternal Salvation".

Cast and Characters

Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Guest Cast


Image Episode Information
Mom 2x01 "Hepatitis and Lemon Zest"
Bonnie is furious when Christy's poor financial decisions threaten the family's living situation. Meanwhile, Christy agrees to help out Jill, a woman who is newly sober.
Title Meaning: Christy spreads a rumour about a rival waitress and has to endure Chef Rudy's taunts.
Mom 2x02 "Figgy Pudding and the Rapture"
  • Writers: Chuck Lorre, Susan McMartin, Alissa Neubauer, Sheldon Bull & Adam Chase
  • Director: Ted Wass
  • Airdate: November 6, 2014
  • Episode / Series Number: 02 / 24
Christy convinces herself that everything is fine even though her family is basically homeless. Surprisingly, Bonnie is the one who tries to bring her back to reality.
Title Meaning: Bonnie makes a sarcastic prayer and Baxter's deluded explanation for finding Christy's house empty.
Mom 2x03 "Chicken Nuggets and a Triple Homicide"
  • Writers: Chuck Lorre, Mike Binder, Eddie Gorodetsky, Alissa Neubauer & Adam Chase
  • Director: Ted Wass
  • Airdate: November 13, 2014
  • Episode / Series Number: 03 / 25
In an attempt to get the family back together, Christy and Bonnie rent a house with a colorful past. Meanwhile, Bonnie tries to broker a peace between Christy and Alvin.
Title Meaning: Christy brings fast food home for Roscoe and the rented house's history as a murder scene.
Mom 2x04 "Forged Resumes and the Recommended Dosage"
  • Writers: Chuck Lorre, Nick Bakay, Gemma Baker, Sheldon Bull & Marco Pennette
  • Director: Ted Wass
  • Airdate: November 20, 2014
  • Episode / Series Number: 04 / 26
While Christy tries to get to the bottom of Violet's erratic behavior, Bonnie attempts to get a job with multiple fake resumes. She manages to get a job as a building manager, with which she gets a free apartment.
Title Meaning: Bonnie's series of unsuccessful job interviews and Christy's allergies to Marjorie's cats.
Mom 2x05 "Kimchi and a Monkey Playing Harmonica"
  • Writers: Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Susan McMartin, Sheldon Bull & Marco Pennette
  • Director: Ted Wass
  • Airdate: November 27, 2014
  • Episode / Series Number: 05 / 27
Christy has mixed feelings about Baxter's new relationship with Candace. Meanwhile, things between Bonnie and Alvin heat up.
Title Meaning: Baxter begins learning Korean for an overseas job and Bonnie discovers an internet meme on YouTube.
Mom 2x06 "Crazy Eyes and a Wet Brad Pitt"
  • Writers: Gemma Baker, Alissa Neubauer, Adam Chase, Chuck Lorre & Nick Bakay
  • Director: Ted Wass
  • Airdate: December 4, 2014
  • Episode / Series Number: 06 / 28
Christy and Bonnie are in the lap of luxury when Christy's wealthy sponsee, Jill, asks them to keep her company on her first night out of rehab.
Title Meaning: Bonnie on Jill's erratic behavior towards Christy and Bonnie watching a movie in Jill's home theatre.
Mom 2x07 "Soapy Eyes and a Clean Slate"
  • Writers: Chuck Lorre, Alissa Neubauer, Gemma Baker, Marco Pennette & Adam Chase
  • Director: Ted Wass
  • Airdate: December 11, 2014
  • Episode / Series Number: 07 / 29
Christy is on a journey to right the wrongs of her past, but she has a blind spot when it comes to Baxter. Following Christy's example, Bonnie decides to come clean with Alvin about the terrible things she did to him over the years.
Title Meaning: Bonnie attends to a tenant's apartment and Bonnie comes clean to Alvin about every thing she's ever done to him (unknown to him).
Mom 2x08 "Free Therapy and a Dead Lady's Yard Sale"
  • Writers: Chuck Lorre, Susan McMartin, Gemma Baker, Marco Pennette & Adam Chase
  • Director: Ted Wass
  • Airdate: December 18, 2014
  • Episode / Series Number: 08 / 30
Family secrets come out when Christy and Bonnie are asked to join Violet's therapy session.
Title Meaning: The therapist at the free clinic and Bonnie's dealing with the death of a tenant.
Mom 2x09 "Godzilla and a Sprig of Mint"
  • Writers: Chuck Lorre, Nick Bakay, Eddie Gorodetsky, Alissa Neubauer & Sheldon Bull
  • Director: Ted Wass
  • Airdate: January 8, 2015
  • Episode / Series Number: 09 / 31
Christy's evening alone takes an unexpected turn when she meets her attractive, single neighbor, Andy. Also, Bonnie and Alvin's romantic plans are derailed by Alvin's ex-wife, Lorraine.
Title Meaning: Alvin's nickname for Lorraine and his dinner date with Bonnie.
Mom 2x10 "Nudes and a Six-Day Cleanse"
  • Writers: Alissa Neubauer, Sheldon Bull, Susan McMartin, Marco Pennette, Adam Chase & Gemma Baker
  • Director: Jeff Greenstein
  • Airdate: January 15, 2015
  • Episode / Series Number: 10 / 32
After realizing she's been a waitress for longer than she had planned, Christy takes steps towards a new career. Also, Bonnie and Alvin try to recapture their youth.
Title Meaning: A case file Christy handles and her reprimand from Violet.
Mom 2x11 "Three Smiles and an Unpainted Ceiling"
  • Writers: Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky & Nick Bakay
  • Director: Anthony Rich
  • Airdate: January 22, 2015
  • Episode / Series Number: 11 / 33
An unexpected death rocks the Plunkett household.
Title Meaning: Bonnie's term for sex with Alvin and the vacant apartment opposite hers.
Mom 2x12 "Kitty Litter and a Class A Felony"
  • Writers: Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Marco Pennette, Gemma Baker, Adam Chase & Susan McMartin
  • Director: Jeff Greenstein
  • Airdate: January 29, 2015
  • Episode / Series Number: 12 / 34
Christy does damage control when Bonnie acts out after the death of a loved one.
Title Meaning: Christy's substitute for Alvin's ashes and Bonnie's act of breaking into Lorraine's house to steal the ashes.
Mom 2x13 "Cheeseburger Salad and Jazz"
  • Writers: Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Nick Bakay, Alissa Neubauer & Sheldon Bull
  • Director: Ted Wass
  • Airdate: February 5, 2015
  • Episode / Series Number: 13 / 35
Christy is concerned with the way Bonnie is processing Alvin's death and tries to get her professional help.
Title Meaning: Bonnie's order at a Hooters-style restaurant and her attempts to turn Bill into a replacement for Alvin.
Mom 2x14 "Benito Poppins and a Warm Pumpkin"
  • Writers: Nick Bakay, Britté Anchor, Chuck Lorre, Alissa Neubauer & Susan McMartin
  • Director: Ted Wass
  • Airdate: February 12, 2015
  • Episode / Series Number: 14 / 36
When Christy gets promoted to manager of the restaurant, she discovers that being the boss comes with its own set of problems. Also, Bonnie has a nemesis in the building who wants her fired.
Title Meaning: Christy's twisting of Gabriel's metaphor for a successful manager and Bonnie's blackmailing taunts in a tenant meeting.
Mom 2x15 "Turkey Meatballs and a Getaway Car"
  • Writers: Eddie Gorodetsky, Marco Pennette, Susan McMartin, Chuck Lorre, Nick Bakay, Gemma Baker & Adam Chase
  • Director: Ted Wass
  • Airdate: February 26, 2015
  • Episode / Series Number: 15 / 37
Christy discovers she enjoys sex most when there's a risk of getting caught; Bonnie takes her new role as secretary of the women's meeting a little too seriously.
Title Meaning: Bonnie recounts a near-relapse while grocery shopping and Marjorie's memories of running with the Black Panthers.
Mom 2x16 "Dirty Money and a Woman Named Mike"
  • Writer: Chuck Lorre, Sheldon Bull, Nick Bakay & Alissa Neubauer
  • Director: Ted Wass
  • Airdate: March 5, 2015
  • Episode / Series Number: 16 / 38
Christy and Bonnie are shocked when they discover how prison has changed their friend Regina.
Title Meaning: The money Regina left with Christy before getting arrested and Marjorie's remembrances of a former cellmate who was a scrounger.
Mom 2x17 "A Commemorative Coin and a Misshapen Head"
  • Writers: Chuck Lorre, Susan McMartin, Sheldon Bull & Adam Chase
  • Directors: Anthony Rich
  • March 12, 2015
  • Episode / Series Number: 17 / 39
Christy and Bonnie worry when they find out that Violet's new boyfriend is old enough to be her father.
Title Meaning: Christy losing a coin toss and Bonnie's queries into Violet's reservedness over introducing her boyfriend.
Mom 2x18 "Dropped Soap and a Big Guy on a Throne"
  • Writers: Chuck Lorre, Gemma Baker, Eddie Gorodetsky, Nick Bakay & Susan McMartin
  • Director: Anthony Rich
  • Airdate: April 2, 2015
  • Episode / Series Number: 18 / 40
Christy and Bonnie face temptation when Bonnie is prescribed pain medication for a back injury.
Title Meaning: Bonnie's slipping in the shower that resulted in her injury and her drug-induced conversation with a pair of missionaries.
Mom 2x19 "Mashed Potatoes and a Little Nitrous"
  • Writers: Chuck Lorre, Marco Pennette, Gemma Baker, Sheldon Bull & Susan McMartin
  • Director: James Widdoes
  • Airdate: April 9, 2015
  • Episode / Series Number: 19 / 41
Bonnie goes to extremes to keep a major secret from Christy.
Title Meaning: A dinner date interrupted by Bonnie's sensitive tooth and the dentist she dates offering to help, leading to them both getting intoxicated.
Mom 2x20 "Sick Popes and a Red Ferrari"
  • Writers: Alissa Neubauer, Adam Chase, Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky & Nick Bakay
  • Director: James Widdoes
  • Airdate: April 16, 2015
  • Episode / Series Number: 20 / 42
After Bonnie's relapse, the women from her meeting rally around to help her through withdrawal from painkillers, but Christy wants no part of it.
Title Meaning: Christy's fury over the amount of care Bonnie is receiving and Jill describing her own mother's suicide by asphyxiation.
Mom 2x21 "Patient Zero and the Chocolate Fountain"
  • Writers: Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Nick Bakay, Marco Pennette, Adam Chase, Gemma Baker & Susan McMartin
  • Director: James Widdoes
  • Airdate: April 23, 2015
  • Episode / Series Number: 21 / 43
Christy and Bonnie's contentious relationship makes them unwelcome guests wherever they go.
Title Meaning: Christy's pandemic-themed joke about Bonnie's resentment and an elaborate decoration at Marjorie's secret party.
Mom 2x22 "Fun Girl Stuff and Eternal Salvation"
  • Writers: Alissa Neubauer, Sheldon Bull, Chuck Lorre & Warren Bell
  • Director: James Widdoes
  • Airdate: April 30, 2015
  • Episode / Series Number: 22 / 44
Christy blames Bonnie when Roscoe announces he wants to live with his father.
Title Meaning: Jill's plans to celebrate Christy moving in and Regina admonishing Jill for an insult to her religious nature.





Viewing Rates

# Title Viewers (millions)
1 Hepatitis and Lemon Zest 11.13
2 Figgy Pudding and the Rapture 10.80
3 Chicken Nuggets and a Triple Homicide 11.07
4 Forged Resumes and the Recommended Dosage 10.19
5 Kimchi and a Monkey Playing Harmonica 7.30
6 Crazy Eyes and a Wet Brad Pitt 8.61
7 Soapy Eyes and a Clean Slate 10.75
8 Free Therapy and a Dead Lady's Yard Sale 10.01
9 Godzilla and a Sprig of Mint 12.29
10 Nudes and a Six-Day Cleanse 10.84
11 Three Smiles and an Unpainted Ceiling 11.05
12 Kitty Litter and a Class A Felony 11.78
13 Cheeseburger Salad and Jazz 11.65
14 Benito Poppins and a Warm Pumpkin 10.22
15 Turkey Meatballs and a Getaway Car 8.30
16 Dirty Money and a Woman Named Mike 9.67
17 A Commemorative Coin and a Misshapen Head 9.09
18 Dropped Soap and a Big Guy on a Throne 8.62
19 Mashed Potatoes and a Little Nitrous 9.03
20 Sick Popes and a Red Ferrari 9.60
21 Patient Zero and the Chocolate Fountain 9.01
22 Fun Girl Stuff and Eternal Salvation 8.78


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