Season 2

11 :02x01 - The Birthday Present

Tripp and Letitia Darling throw Nick a lavish birthday party on a yacht, despite the fact that the day before, Nick and his wife, Lisa, had been planning to celebrate privately. That was before Tripp called Nick to broker a reconciliation between himself and his eldest son, senatorial candidate Patrick, who's going through a rough patch in his own marriage as he searches for his missing transgendered mistress. Meanwhile youngest son Jeremy reveals his feelings for Lisa to the lovely and mysterious Nola Lyons; the relationship between Karen and Tripp's nemesis, Simon Elder, enters a new level of intimacy; the de-frocked Brian is reunited with his illegitimate son; the whole Darling family is dealt a blow by the death of one of their own, and someone is arrested for murder.
Guest Stars: Tamara Feldman as Natalie Kimpton | Sheryl Lee as Andrea | Bellamy Young as Ellen Darling | Alex Nesic as Kai
Director: Jeff Melman

12 :02x02 - The Family Lawyer

The newscasts report and speculate on the fiery demise of the Darlings' Valhalla estate, as well as a Darling's death in the fire. At the same time, the family must also deal with funeral arrangements and the aftermath of the arrest of an unforeseen suspect in the murder of Dutch George. Brian recommends to Tripp that, in order to restore confidence in Darling Enterprises, a successor be named - a role Simon feels that Karen deserves.
Meanwhile, a smitten Jeremy learns Nola Lyons' true profession, Nick and Lisa discuss having another child, and recording artist Kenny G performs.
Special Guest Stars: Kenny G as Himself |
Guest Stars: Chloe Moretz as Kiki George | Bellamy Young as Ellen Darling | Bella Thorne as Margaux Darling | Lolita Davidovich as Flavia Carozzi | Roxana Brusso as Maria | Madison Mason as Terry Deramian | Kathe Mazur as Connie Dallamuir | Alice Krige as Judge Alexis Wyeth | Jordan Feldman as reporter #1 |
Co-Guest Stars: Emily Happe as receptionist | John Burke as anchor | Jamal Thomas as reporter #1 | Kristin Holt as reporter #2 | Don Stark as Detective Moffett | Rick Scarry as minister | John McDonnell as deputy #1 | Kent Shocknek as channel 10 reporter | Tisha Terrasini Banker as press #1 | Brian Jones (1) as reporter #2 | Natasha Goss as press #3
Writer: Craig Wright

13 :02x03 - The Star Witness

When Nick agrees to defend Letitia in the murder case of Dutch George, he is shocked to learn that his mother is on the prosecutor's witness list. Meanwhile, Jeremy plans a surprise concert for Nola; Patrick tries to clear his mind of his wife's death; and Brian heads to Brazil to kidnap Brian Jr.
Guest Stars: Will Shadley as Brian Darling Jr. | Candis Cayne as Carmelita | Dan Rather as Himself | The Weepies as Themselves | Sheryl Lee as Andrea Smithson | Laura Margolis as Kaisy | Chloe Moretz as Kiki | Caroline Lagerfelt as Clare George | Cari Champion as TV Reporter | Mary Linda Phillips as Hillary Type | Michael Lerner as Martin | Ron Glass as Dennis Ford
Writer: Yahlin Chang

14 :02x04 - The Silence

Tripp opposes Patrick's plan to make his relationship to Carmelita publicly known and Ellen's bother's demand to know how his sister died. Meanwhile, Nick and Lisa head to couples therapy; Jeremy works to lessen Lelita's house arrest restrictions; and Brian Jr. is suddenly missing.
Guest Stars: Sheryl Lee as Andrea Smithson | Laura Margolis as Daisy | Candis Cayne as Carmelita | Elaine Kagan as Dr. Amy Wallace |
Co-Guest Stars: Jim Moret as anchor | Michael FitzGibbon as Tripp's Assistant | Ron Butler as Severin | Ken Rudulph as hospital reporter | Joseph Will as aide | Shawn Michael Patrick as Clark | Bruce French as doctor
Writer: Jake Coburn

15 :02x05 - The Verdict

Nick faces an uphill battle as he defends Letitia in the murder case. However, the tides change when Nick uncovers a secret about Nola. Meanwhile, Karen asks Nick to tell Tripp that she's marrying Simon Elder.
Guest Stars: Peter Krause as Nick George | Joel Madden as Himself | Will Shadley as Brian Jr. | Sheryl Lee as Andrea Smithson | Laura Margolis as Daisy | Isabella Hofmann as Judge Fey Powell | Thomas Kopache as Dr. Little |
Co-Guest Stars: Ron Glass as Dennis Ford | Roxana Brusso as Maria
Writer: Craig Wright

16 :02x06 - The Injured Party

After Wrenn is injured on her bike by Letitia's car, Tripp offers her to recuperate at his mansion. While there she manages to make some new friends, and makes others suspicious. Lisa and Nick have a fight over Nick. Meanwhile, Nola Lyons, the new chief of staff impresses Patrick by being aggressive, but others are not. Brian is surprised to learn that Andrea is refusing to fight her cancer through a medical trial.
Guest Stars: Sarah Carter as Wrenn | Laura Margolis as Daisy | Shawn Michael Patrick as Clark | Sheryl Lee as Andrea Smithson | John Rubinstein as Dr. Zwerling |
Co-Guest Stars: Will Shadley as Brian Jr. | Darcy Rose Byrnes as Kiki | Ryan Lee as boy
Director: Dean White
Writer: Paul Redford

17 :02x07 - The Summer House

Nick is sent in to work his magic on Karen while she prepares for her fifth wedding, this time to Simon Elder which doesn't sit well with others. Meanwhile, despite Nola advising against it, Patrick hires Jeremy to his team; Brian finds himself growing closer to Andrea as she lays in bed getting sicker; and Letitia believes someone has overstayed their welcome.
Guest Stars: Ken Howard as Evan Connello | Sheryl Lee as Andrea Smighson | Sarah Carter as Wrenn |
Co-Guest Stars: Jim Moret as Anchor | Shawn Michael Patrick as Clark | Bella Thorne as Margaux Darling | John Rubinstein as Dr. Zwerling | Marc Worden as D.J. Pillhead | Rick Scarry as Minister | Scott Alan Smith as Financial Executive
Director: Jamie Babbit

18 :02x08 - The Plan

Patrick invites Carmelita to his inauguration despite warnings not to do so. Meanwhile, Chase threatens to go public; Simon blackmails his younger brother; and Karen is mugged.
Guest Stars: Sheryl Lee as Andrea | Candis Cayne as Carmelita | Scott Holroyd as Chase Alexander | John Rubinstein as Dr. Zwerling | Richard McGonagle as Bishop Bascombe |
Co-Guest Stars: Eddie Driscoll as cop #1 | Dale Waddington Horowitz as attending nurse | Mel Fair as TV reporter | Dean Napolitano as state trooper | Daryl Keith Roach as chief of Police | Briana Lane as receptionist | Eric Curtis Johnson as patrolman
Director: Michael Schultz

19 :02x09 - The Organ Donor

The Darlings must deal with the aftermath following the inauguration, which leaves one person dead, one shot, and one with amensia. Meanwhile, Nick and Lisa discuss custody arrangements for their daughter.
Guest Stars: Candis Cayne as Carmelita | Darcy Rose Byrnes as Kiki | Sheryl Lee as Andrea | Scott Holroyd as Chase Alexander | Ty Treadway as Pete Bradley | Christopher Grove as Michael Collins | Amy Stewart as Janine Alexander | Richard McGonagle as Bishop Bascombe |
Co-Guest Stars: Roxana Brusso as Maria | Rafael J. Noble as Judge Firestone | Hannah Leigh Dworkin as Jillian Alexander | Bruce Nozick as Larry Brackman

20 :02x10 - The Facts

The Darlings go away, a reporter begins to dig into the truth regarding the rumors surrounding the family, and finds a chauffeur willing to talk. Meanwhile, the fashion show is held at the Darling mansion where one socialite confronts the Darling matriarch.
Guest Stars: Samaire Armstrong as Juliet Darling | Donna Mills as Society lady | Gina Torres as Ama |
Co-Guest Stars: Shawn Michael Patrick as Clark | Rena Sofer as news reporter
Director: Matthew Gross

21 :02x11 - The Convertible

Lisa takes Kiki out of town and Nick takes the Darlings' jet to go after them, but he has a surprise when Brian and Karen decide to go along for their own reasons.
Guest Stars: John Schneider as Congressman Skip Whatley | Shawn Michael Patrick as Clark | Michelle Krusiec as Mel Ling Hwa Darling | Darcy Rose Byrnes as Kiki | Victor Browne as Edward Rollins | Deborah May as Sperm Bank Employee |
Co-Guest Stars: Jean-Christophe Febbrari as Adrian | Nathan Dana Aldrich as Teacher | Molly Gross as Cute Kid
Director: Peter O'Fallon

22 :02x12 - The Unexpected Arrival

Karen and Nick profess their love for each other, and she reveals to him that she is pregnant with Simon's baby. Simon and Tripp plan to celebrate their new partnership and go public with their bio-fuel patent, with a party at the Darling mansion. Elsewhere, Simon chooses Jeremy to pull off his fake murder, but Nola believes he is being set up in a trap. She wants to save her bother, but fears Jeremy will be hurt by Simon. Meanwhile, Andrea learns of Brian's plans to cheat on her with his ex-wife and throws him out of the Imperial, forcing Brian to shack up with Nick. And Patrick meets again with with Congressman Whatley who hit on him, but this time it's Dana, the congressman's wife who is making moves on Patrick.
Guest Stars: John Schneider as Congressman Skip Whatley | Krista Allen as Dana Whatley
Writer: Paul Redford

23 :02x13 - The Bad Guy

Simon's stab wounds are healing and Nick discovers how Nola has been controlled by Simon. Meanwhile, begins penning a tell all book about the Darlings, and Nola heads to China in hopes of rescuing her brother.
Writer: Craig Wright
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama
Status: Canceled
Network: ABC ( USA)
Airs: Saturdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 26, 2007
Ended: August 08, 2009
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