Jenny's old college professor Nick (Julian Sands) (with whom she had a fling and whose opinion she values) shows up and tries to convince her that she's more complex than her latest work makes her out to be. Tim begins to suspect Jenny's infidelity. Meanwhile, Peggy Peabody prevents Bette from getting fired by storming into a meeting and announcing that she will lend the Provocations collection to the museum. Tina finally gets pregnant. Dana is ashamed about what happened on her first date with Lara. Alice learns that her vain and irresponsible actress mother, Lenore (Anne Archer), is not playing in high profile movies as she claims to be.