Tina's grief from her sudden miscarriage is eased when an unexpected opportunity arrives; a member of her and Bette's therapy group asks her to volunteer at a social insurance office. There she and her colleagues find some dirt on Fae Buckley (Helen Shaver), the fanatical leader of a religious group that's hell-bent on shutting down Bette's art gallery. Shane's relationship with Cherie becomes complicated when Cherie's unsuspecting husband, Steve, wants to help Shane open up her own hair salon and asks her to spend time with his emotionally distant daughter, Clea, who also makes a pass at Shane. Marina and Francesca have an argument over Francesca wanting to leave town again for a job back in Italy. Jenny tries to help Tim, who begins to date Trish, one of his swim team students. Dana also gets a new hairstyle and tries to have a fling with Jenny. Alice worries that she might be pregnant after her trysts with Lisa and Andrew. Kit makes her return to the stage during a club party with Slim Daddy.