Upon returning from vacation, Claude learns that her boss, network anchor Will Butler, has resigned, leaving her jobless. Luckily her trusty friends, Owen and Ramona, have secured her a position as a temp on the 4th floor, right back where she started three years ago. Jeb Denton, the new anchorman, has promoted his wife, Lydia, to producer, and Claude’s worst nightmare comes true when she’s offered a job as Lydia’s assistant. She hesitantly accepts the job on condition that she be given more responsibility, but working for Lydia proves to be a dangerous bargain. Meanwhile, Owen becomes addicted to Carl’s new soft serve ice cream machine.
After quitting as Lydia’s assistant, Claude is back to “floater” status. However, the only spot available is working with Lydia, so Claude reluctantly agrees to work for her, but with conditions. Lydia’s first major assignment is to produce a complicated segment for the news. She pretends to have everything under control, but ends up breaking down and begging Claude for her help. Claude saves her only after she’s given a raise, a promotion and an apology. Meanwhile, Ramona gets a call that she may need to quit and return to the National Guard, leaving Owen and Carl freaking out.
After a long week, Claude, Carl, Ramona and Owen enjoy a night out for happy hour at their favorite bar. A little tipsy, Claude and Carl head home, and, when one thing leads to another, they end up in bed together. They decide to keep it a secret from everyone at work to protect their friendship, but their attraction to each other makes that difficult. Meanwhile, Jeb incites a power struggle between Lydia and Kipp to keep them both distracted and out of his hair.
Claude reveals to Ramona that she and Carl are sleeping together and asks that she keep it a secret from Owen. Owen then senses that something is going on, so he asks Carl, who reveals nothing. But later that night, Owen pays Carl a visit and ends up walking in on Claude and Carl having sex. Meawhile, Jeb & Lydia are constantly fighting at work, and Kipp loses his trust fund and looks to Ramona to help him budget his money.
Flirting with De-feet Claude is concerned when Carl doesnt seem to be affected by her flirting with Ethan, the copy repairman. Meanwhile, Ramona finds out that Kipp is making money on the side as a foot model, and she demands to get involved. Owen takes the photos of their feet together, but when they find them online, it turns out that someone has turned their shoot into a bizarre sexual scene.
Claude attempts to protect the owls living on her apartment building's roof. Meanwhile, Owen desperately searches for someone to be his emergency contact.
When Jed is described as boring, Claude decides to get him publicity, but accidently ends up getting it herself.
When Kip loses his apartment, Carl decides to take him in. Kip then gives Carl advice on how to date Claude, he reveals he knows a lot more about her than he thought.
Owen helps Claude deal with a moody Lydia, Kip finds out that Jeb picks on him because he is a weak target, and are Ramona and Carl related?
When Lydia feels she doesn't get enough recognition, Jeb and Claude come up with a plan to give her a fake award, but they soon get too over their heads when Lydia gets too excited about the award.
Claude and Kip get into an argument when she is about to become assistant to Lydia and Jeb.
Ramona and Owen are forced to eat in their office when they are banned from eating on the 22nd floor.
In the last ever episode Claude realises that Lydia is about to cheat on Jeb after hearing a phone call, but later wishes she had stayed out of it.