Cast and Characters
Cast listed in order of appearance.
- Anna Faris as Christy Plunkett (22/22)
- Allison Janney as Bonnie Plunkett (22/22)
- Mimi Kennedy as Marjorie Armstrong (22/22)
- Beth Hall as Wendy Harris (21/22)
- William Fichtner as Adam Janikowski (17/22)
- Jaime Pressly as Jill Kendall (22/22)
|"Pre-Washed Lettuce and a Mime"|
|When Christy has hard time juggling the workload at law school, her job at the restaurant and her meetings. She considers quitting school until a new AA attendee gives her perspective about overcoming obstacles. Meanwhile, Adam gives Bonnie permission to plan the wedding, but soon wants him to be involved.|
|"Go-Go Boots and a Butt Cushion"|
|With very little time in her life to get her studies done, Christy considers quitting Gambler's Anonymous, thinking she doesn't need it because she's only had three incidents in her life. Bonnie disagrees with her daughter, and turns out to be correct when Christy gets a good-sized check for incidentals as part of her student loan and finds herself in a casino parking lot.|
|"Ambulance Chasers and a Babbling Brook"
|Bonnie tries to trick Adam into choosing the outdoor venue she wants for their wedding by showing him an old barrel factory as an alternative, but it backfires. Although Adam agrees to Bonnie's wedding site, he uses his life savings to buy the barrel factory with hopes of turning it into a bar. Meanwhile, Christy learns her hardass law professor is a fellow alcoholic.|
|"Big Sauce and Coconut Water"|
|After Tammy Diffendorf is paroled, Bonnie invites her to stay at the apartment instead of going to a halfway house. As Tammy struggles to integrate into free society, she starts to affect those around her, particularly Christy and Adam.|
|"Flying Monkeys and a Tank of Nitrous"|
|Marjorie's husband Victor dies after another stroke, yet she does not seem upset as Christy thinks she should be. Marjorie finally admits that her first feeling after Victor died was relief, and scolds herself for it. Wendy tells her that when someone passes who was ill for a long, the survivors often already mourned them. Marjorie finally breaks down while holding Victor's favorite cat.|
|"Cottage Cheese and a Weird Buzz"
|When Tammy takes on a loud house improvement project at the apartment, Christy spends time at Jill's house to get her studies done in peace. However, Christy gets mad when she sees what Jill does with the $75 payment on her gambling debt. Meanwhile, Bonnie talks Adam into both of them getting tatoos, later getting somewhat addicted to being jinked.|
|"Puzzle Club and a Closet Party"
|Christy and Wendy agree to help Jill clean out her huge walk-in closet with hopes of scoring some nice items for themselves, but the process causes a dejected Jill to be reminded of all her failures. Elsewhere, Bonnie invites a lonely Marjorie to spend time at the apartment, where they do a jigsaw puzzle with Tammy. Seeing Marjorie needing companionship with Victor gone, Bonnie suggest that Tammy move in with her.|
|"Jell-O Shots and the Truth about Santa"
|Violet makes a podcast about Christy titled Jell-O Shots and the Truth About Santa on one of her episodes. As Bonnie pushes Christy to make peace with Violet, Violet makes Christy tell the whole world how sorry she is. Meanwhile, Adam gets ready for his business opening, but goes unsuccessful when no-one comes. Bonnie brings in the AA members in order to make Adam's business work which doesn't go well.|
|"Pork Loin and a Beat Up Monte Carlo"
|Christy competes with her classmate for an internship and Bonnie babysits Tammy for her upcoming oral surgery.|
|"Flamingos and a Dance-Based Exercise Class"
|Bonnie and the ladies help Tammy prepare for a date and Christy visits one of her old vices.|
|"Foot Powder and the Barrelworks Pirates"
|Christy searches for a perfect Secret Santa gift which leads her that Adam has been hiding something from Bonnie. Tammy looks for a job to avoid going back to prison.|
|"Hacky Sack and a Beautiful Experience"
|The ladies take a road trip to see a woman who is famous for her hugging therapy, but Christy's smoking habit causes her to lose their tickets. Meanwhile, Bonnie and Adam try to come up with ideas to save the bar from financial ruin.|
|"Big Floor Pillows and a Ball of Fire"
|Mitch is back to make amends with Christy and Bonnie, who reluctantly accept his apology. Mitch says he is sober, claiming it caused his breakup with Leanne because she refused to stop drinking. However, a visit to Adam's bar tells a different story.|
|"Kalamazoo and a Bad Wedge of Brie"
|Jill's house gets broken into and a police officer named Andy is assigned to guard the place for a few days, they bond despite their differences. Meanwhile, Christy becomes frustrated at Nora for not offering much validation of their sponsor-sponsee relationship.|
|"Sparkling Banter and a Failing Steel Town"
|At a Valentine's Day dinner with Bonnie, Christy laments her empty love life and blames Bonnie for her lack of trust in men. Meanwhile, Jill goes on a first date with Andy and Tammy has sex for the first time in seven years while riding in an uber with Yuri.|
|"Skippy and the Knowledge Hole"
|Christy gets her credit card bill and sees how much she spent on cigarettes, she becomes irritable around the rest of the group while trying to quit. Tammy encourages Bonnie to take the GED exam with her, but Bonnie fails. After Bonnie describes to the group how she felt while taking the test, Wendy suggests she may have Attention Deficit Disorder.|
|"A Dark Closet and Therapy with Horses"
|Christy gets caught up with a group of guys using phone apps to gamble, receiving tip money for making correct picks for them. Meanwhile, Bonnie is at her prickly but vulnerable best during her first sessions with her new ADD therapist, Trevor.|
|"Soup Town and a Little Blonde Mongoose"
|Bonnie gives up a chance to go with Adam to an Eagles concert so she can take care of Christy, who has a bad case of the flu. However, the challenge of being a mother to a sick child soon wears on Bonnie. Meanwhile, Jill, Marjorie, Wendy and Tammy notice a change in their group dynamic with the Plunketts absent.|
|"Lumbar Support and Old Pork"
|Bonnie has an unexpected reaction when she learns that Adam's bar is doing well. Also, Tammy and Christy go on a double date with Yuri and his cousin, Sergei.|
|"Triple Dip and an Overhand Grip"
|Bonnie and Tammy take a trip to their old foster home to make amends to their former caretaker, Claire. Marjorie and Wendy attend a play at the senior center and Christy and Jill hesitantly accept a coffee date with a pair of men from their Tuesday meeting.|
|"Finger Guns and a Beef Bourguignon"
|Bonnie procrastinates on getting rid of her old car and goes to her therapist for help. Meanwhile, Christy is annoyed that her new law firm job isn't what she expected.|
|"Crazy Hair and a Teeny Tiny Part of Canada"
|Christy struggles to enjoy her sober birthday after she learns her sponsor, Nora, is moving away. An argument leads Bonnie and Adam to make a hasty decision.|
Notes will be added after Season Premiere or when there become notes on episodes, seasons or information on characters and cast members.
|1||Pre-Washed Lettuce and a Mime||7.94|
|2||Go-Go Boots and a Butt Cushion||7.83|
|3||Ambulance Chasers and a Babbling Brook||8.21|
|4||Big Sauce and Coconut Water||8.12|
|5||Flying Monkeys and a Tank of Nitrous||7.98|
|6||Cottage Cheese and a Weird Buzz||7.90|
|7||Puzzle Club and a Closet Party||8.09|
|8||Jell-O Shots and the Truth about Santa||7.93|
|9||Pork Loin and a Beat Up Monte Carlo||7.47|
|10||Flamingos and a Dance-Based Exercise Class||7.92|
|11||Foot Powder and the Barrelworks Pirates||7.72|
|12||Hacky Sack and a Beautiful Experience||9.35|
|13||Big Floor Pillows and a Ball of Fire||8.45|
|14||Kalamazoo and a Bad Wedge of Brie||8.55|
|15||Sparkling Banter and a Failing Steel Town||7.65|
|16||Skippy and the Knowledge Hole||8.41|
|17||A Dark Closet and Therapy with Horses||8.30|
|18||Soup Town and a Little Blonde Mongoose||7.61|
|19||Lumbar Support and Old Pork||6.62|
|20||Triple Dip and an Overhand Grip||7.91|
|21||Finger Guns and a Beef Bourguignon||7.89|
|22||Crazy Hair and a Teeny Tiny Part of Canada||8.08|
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