Bette enjoys her new romance with Jodi while at the same time, she clashes with Tina over Angelica's pre-school choices, and weathers the fallout over Alice's breakup with Phyllis thinking that it could affect her job. Papi teaches Helena, Shane, and Alice how to play poker in preparation for a party hosted by high-stakes gambler Catherine Rothburg (Sandrine Holt). Meanwhile, Alice meets Tasha Williams (Rose Rollins), Papi's friend who reveals herself to be in the military service. Max backs up a female colleague at work when sexism cost her a well-deserved promotion. Elsewhere, Jenny's twisted plans to destroy Stacey backfire and haunt her instead.