Molly is forced to make an important decision when she reaches a crossroads at her career.
Molly goes on a ride-along with Mike to get information about a crime novel that she's decided to write.
Molly has a "mind-blowing" experience when she goes to Victoria's workplace, a funeral home, to research her novel. Meanwhile, Mike sneaks a peek at Molly's writing when she's out
Molly meets her literary idol, J.C. Small, a cynic who advises her to write about things in her life that she wouldn't want people to know. Meanwhile, Mike invites his mother over for dinner in an effort to cheer her up
Molly believes her suspicious next-door neighbor is up to no good and recruits Joyce to help her spy on him. Meanwhile, the guys get together for a poker game and end up sharing their dreams and aspirations
Molly needs to adjust her spending habits on shoes if she wants to maintain harmony in her marriage
Mike decides he needs to live everyday like it's his last after being shot during a robbery. As a result, he tells Carl it's time for him to quit the police force