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The Playboy Club: A Matter of Simple Duplicity

Carol-Lynne insists on hiring a new bunny named Doris over Billy's objection and soon comes to regret it. Carol-Lynne is upset when Nick gets talked into socializing with Frances Dunhill instead of her as part of his public persona for the election. John Bianchi insists that Maureen knows more than she is telling about his father and she decides on a strategy to deal with him.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x3
Production Number: 1ATE02
Airdate: Monday October 03rd, 2011

  • Currently 7.9/10
7.9/10 (7 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Sean Maher
As Sean Beasley
Troy Garity
As John Bianchi
Cassidy Freeman
As Frances Dunhill
Joel Gretsch
As Jimmy Wallace
Carrie Coon
As Doris Hall
Terry Hamilton
As Arthur Dunhill
Colbie Caillat
As Lesley Gore

Co-Guest Stars
Katherine Cunningham
As Kate (door bunny)
Mandy Modic
As Prospective Bunny
Jim Carrane
As Stan Jacobi (as Jimmy Carrane)
Main Cast
Eddie Cibrian
As Nick Dalton
Laura Benanti
As Carol-Lynne Cunningham
Amber Heard
As Maureen
Jenna Dewan
As Janie
Leah Renee
As Alice Beasley
David Krumholtz
As Billy Rosen


Carol-Lynne and Billy interview Bunny candidates so that one of them can fill up the burgeoning requirements at the club. Carol-Lynne chooses Doris Hall. Although Billy does not approve, Carol-Lynne is sure about taking her in.
Later, when Alice and Maureen moon over Nick – both agree he is a perfect guy. Maureen then tells her that she had made a big mistake of being in a relationship with a serious boyfriend. When she asks Alice about her husband Sean, she has to admit that their relation is just too complicated to talk about. Later, Max and Janie have a bout over the issue that she has not mentioned her marriage to Max. Janie claims hers is not the conventional marriage, and Max better get used to it...

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ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Frank SinatraI've Got You Under My SkinStart of episode (unknown cover artist)
Frank SinatraThe Lady Is a TrampCovered by Carol-Lynne
Lesley GoreIt's My PartyCovered by Colbie Caillat
Little EvaThe Loco-Motion 

Warning: The Playboy Club season 1 episode 3 guide may contain spoilers
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