Season 1 Episodes

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The Motherload

Season 1, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/16/2012
From ABC: Tessa feels a void as Chatswin celebrates mothers; Dalia goes to Israel without Dallas; Eden reacts to a baby shower's theme.
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The Great Compromise

Season 1, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/9/2012
From ABC: While Tessa tries to adjust to living with Eden, George takes issue with Eden's parenting; Lisa and Malik consider which camp they should attend.
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Hear No Evil

Season 1, Episode 20 - Air Date: 5/2/2012
From ABC: George introduces his girlfriend, Eden (Alicia Silverstone), to Tessa; Noah and George make a deal; Sheila's meddling overwhelms Eden.
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Entering Eden

Season 1, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/18/2012
From ABC: George becomes smitten with a woman he meets at the farmer's market; Tessa and Dalia search for a missing Yakult; Noah and Jill make an announcement.
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Down Time

Season 1, Episode 18 - Air Date: 4/11/2012
From ABC: Dalia's therapist, Dr. Richard Rohl (James Lipton) helps her make a breakthrough; Ryan and Tessa go on a date.
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Independence Day

Season 1, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/14/2012
From ABC: Tessa gets a job working for Dallas; when Dallas throws a party celebrating the opening of her new store, her rival sorority sister, Tulsa (Robin Givens), crashes the event.
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Poetic Injustice

Season 1, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/29/2012
From ABC: Fred thinks Shelia is interested in George; the new poetry teacher, Ms. Evans, takes an interest in Dalia's prose despite Tessa's efforts to impress.
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Fire with Fire

Season 1, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/22/2012
From ABC: Jill's marriage suffers after she starts seeking support from newly single Dallas; Dalia tries to get back at Tessa by befriending Lisa.
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The Body

Season 1, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/15/2012
From ABC: Although Tessa hasn't failed a class in her whole life, she learns there is a first time for everything.
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Sex and the Suburbs

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 2/8/2012
From ABC: In order to prevent Tessa from using the XL condoms George discovered in her bedroom, he has to find something for her to do that's more fun than sex.
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The Casino Trip

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/18/2012
From ABC: George plans a getaway for the guys after winning a trip to Atlantic City; during the trip they encounter Steven (Jay Mohr); Tessa wants time alone with Scott Strauss (Thomas McDonell).
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Out in the Burbs

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/11/2012
From ABC: Tessa is asked to show a new guy, Josh (Dan Byrd), around school; Lisa develops an infatuation; George re-examines his relationship with Dallas.
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Driving Miss Dalia

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 1/4/2012
From ABC: Dalia hires Tessa to drive her around to stalk her crush.
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The Nutcracker

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 12/7/2011
From ABC: When Tessa overhears George break up with his girlfriend, Zoe, on Skype, she blames herself for his failed relationship and decides that she's going to get them back together.
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Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/23/2011
From ABC: Depressed that she has to spend Thanksgiving in the suburbs, Tessa convinces Dallas to take her to the city for a girls' day out.
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Sweet Sixteen

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/16/2011
From ABC: When Tessa tells Dallas that she wants a simple get together for her sixteenth birthday, Dallas convinces her to let Dalia plan the ultimate birthday extravaganza at the country club, complete with a live performance by her favorite band, specialty drinks and go-go cages.
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Charity Case

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/2/2011
From ABC: Irritated by all the cafeteria waste at school, Tessa motivates the student body to get involved with giving back.
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Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/26/2011
From ABC: Tessa's costume reminds the kids at school of a recently departed neighbor; George tries to convince Dallas that Halloween is fun; Dallas' husband returns from a business trip.
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Don't Call Me Shirley

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/19/2011
From ABC: Tessa is excited to see some action in the suburbs when Sheila Shay's Shirley Temple doll collection is stolen, but not so thrilled at the consequences -- Dallas and Dalia are afraid of being burglarized so they crash at the Altmans.
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The Chatterer

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/12/2011
From ABC: George joins the PTA and quickly becomes well-liked by the other moms, but in the process former PTA queen bee Sheila Shay starts to feel threatened.
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The Barbecue

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/5/2011
From ABC: Tessa is horrified when she finds herself unexpectedly attracted to her exact opposite, her jock suburban neighbor (Parker Young as Ryan Shay, son of Sheila Shay), and George is pressured by the town to throw the perfect barbecue.
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/28/2011
From ABC: When single dad George moves 16-year-old daughter Tessa out of their NYC apartment to a house in the suburbs, it's because he wants a better place for her to spend her teen years.