Kit's break-up with Angus causes her to relapse into drinking. Bette introduces Jodi to the rest of the girls during a dinner party at her house. But Bette's controlling and bossy attitude doesn't sit well with Jodi... or anyone else. Alice discovers potential investors on her website. Jenny and Tina finally agree on hiring a director, the lesbian feminist Kate Arden (Annabella Sciorra), who becomes interested in Tina. Elsewhere, Max and Grace travel to his hometown for his mother's funeral, and they soon clash with Max's emotionally barren and bigoted father.