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Some people wait for the groundhog to signal the end of winter. Instead, the friends wait for Brad and Jane's annual "spring smackdown," their yearly blowout of a domestic squabble, to let them know when Max will come out of hibernation and when winter will end.
The scene opens and Dave, Penny and Alex are playing some version of indoor baseball due to the winter snow. Penny’s collision with a table wakes up Max who is full hibernation, with a beard and unable to speak merely grunting out his responses. Apparently this is a good sign as it means it’s almost time for Brad and Jane’s annual fight, also known as the “Spring Smackdown” which is Dave mentions and is then shown in a flashback where they are wearing “Spring Smackdown” t-shirts. Brad and Jane arrive late due to Brad getting a full Brazilian wax which he refers to as a “Bro-zilan” and when Jane insists no one does that he also mentions a “Scro-tini”. ..Read the full recap