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When Annie's friend Jodie bakes a banana bread for her new flame Charlie, he feels threatened and tells her they should just be "friends." Suspecting it was the banana bread that scared him off, Jodie is livid and decides to be the best "friend" he ever had. Meanwhile, Ed and Faye Strathmore visit their son Kyle and his boyfriend in Venice, California and Faye is on a mission to make sure that Ed keeps an open mind and is on his best behavior. Also, when Judd and Colleen meet over-the-top television sex therapist Dr. O at a party, he offers some suggestions about their love life that have disastrous results for the couple.

Source: NBC

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x2
Airdate: Thursday June 09th, 2011

Guest Stars
Bret HarrisonBret Harrison
As Charlie
James MacDonald (1)James MacDonald (1)
As James
Keegan-Michael KeyKeegan-Michael Key
As Drew
Michelle TrachtenbergMichelle Trachtenberg
As Jodie
Mo MandelMo Mandel
As Charlie's friend
Stephen RannazzisiStephen Rannazzisi
As Kyle
Ayda FieldAyda Field
As Sapphire

Co-Guest Stars
Mathew BotuchisMathew Botuchis
As Todd
Steve HasleySteve Hasley
As Barry
Deji LaRayDeji LaRay
As Beau
Rich BankerRich Banker
As Officer #1
Taji ColemanTaji Coleman
As Woman #1
Main Cast
Becki NewtonBecki Newton
As Annie Matopoulos
Greg GrunbergGreg Grunberg
As Judd Rouscher
Constance ZimmerConstance Zimmer
As Colleen Rouscher


“Banana Bread”-----The scene opens with Jodie telling Annie that she has been seeing Charlie and she says that it is normal for Jodie to end the relationship after three dates. She tells that she made something for him. Meanwhile at Charlie’s place, he has Banana Bread from Jodie and he says that the bread means that she wants to get married. Annie says that Charlie is going to love it. However, one of Charlie’s friends tells that she is hot and she bakes, but others say that he needs to break it up. He says that he has the perfect excuse. Later, Charlie tells Jodie that they are better as friends. He returns the tray and Jodi asks if it was about the Banana Bread. He says that it wasn’t, but it is clear that it is. Jodie tells Annie that she didn’t see this coming and she tells that she was trying to be nice. Annie gives Jodie a good idea. Later that night, Jodie stops by and says that now that they are “friends” they can hang out. She pulls out movies and says that they are going to have a Katherine Heigl Fest. She says that she likes a “friend” to brush her hair too. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorCindy Chupack
Executive ProducerEric Fellner  |  Marc Buckland  |  Tim Bevan  |  Shelley McCrory  |  Tracy Poust  |  Jon Kinnally
Co-Executive ProducerDanielle Sanchez-Witzel  |  Liz Heldens
ProducerJoe Lawson (2)  |  Ed Roe
Co-ProducerColleen McGuiness
Consulting ProducerDavid Feeney  |  Sheila R. Lawrence  |  Greg Behrendt  |  Cindy Chupack  |  Liz Tuccillo  |  Elisa Zuritsky  |  Julie Rottenberg  |  Larry Wilmore
Associate ProducerVanessa Hayes
Production DesignerMark Worthington
EditorTim Boettcher  |  David Helfand
CastingMarc Hirschfeld  |  Blyth Nailling
Unit Production ManagerMeredith Zamsky
First Assistant DirectorFrancis R. Mahony  |  Paul B. Pedreira
Second Assistant DirectorCatherine Bond
MusicDanny Lux
Director of PhotographyNathaniel Goodman
Department Head HairAmy McHale
Department Head Make-upStephanie A. Fowler
Theme Song ByChrissie Hynde
Theme Song Performed ByEmily Zuzik  |  Art Hays
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