Tina hires a feminist lesbian lawyer named Joyce Wischnia (Jane Lynch) to help with her separation from Bette. Dana and Tonya have a get-together with Dana's parents to discuss their upcoming nuptials. Ivan gives Kit the cold shoulder as she prepares to finalize her purchase of The Planet coffeehouse from Marina's visiting estranged husband. Jenny enrolls in a creative writing class at UCLA taught by the stern and cynical Charlotte Birch (Sandra Bernhard) in which the latest writing assignment makes Jenny decide to have a serious discussion with Robin regarding their relationship. Dana and Tonya take Alice, Shane, and Tina for a night on the town to a strip club where a girl,who looks like Bette, dances in front of her.