Bette works on booking an art collection for her museum, the California Art Center, while her boss, Franklin (Michael Tomlinson), works against her. Mistaken for someone else, Bette meets with the influential Peggy Peabody (Holland Taylor) at a hotel in Santa Barbara. Meanwhile, Shane tries to convince her crazy ex, Lacey, to stop the rampage against her. Alice learns that Gabby is still untrustworthy and breaks up with her again. Dana finally musters the courage to ask Lara out on a date. Also, Jenny cannot resist temptation and begins an affair with Marina behind Tim's back. She continues to try to write but suffers from writer's block.