Hannah and Adam talk about a plan for their relationship. Desi and Marnie perform at a brunch.
Hannah learns that she can get more for her money in Iowa and she also prods Marnie for information.
Hannah's single class each week leaves her with a lot of free time on her hands.Elijah pays a visit to Iowa.
Hannah's classmates confront her. After she is rejected at another job interview, Shoshanna spends the day with Ray. The tension between Marnie and Desi increases.
Hannah's friends attempt to help her get through a crisis in her life. Hannah and Adam have an honest conversation together.
Some soul-searching leads Hannah to an epiphany. Meanwhile, another disastrous interview for Shoshanna ends in a positive; Ray attempts to solve his neighborhood noise issue at a community board meeting; Marnie and Desi disagree on how to define their sound; and Adam is shocked by a revelation.
Hannah goes for drinks with Fran, a new coworker, before attending an unusual art show. Later, she spends some time alone with Mimi-Rose, while Adam is unnerved by Mimi-Rose's friend, Ace. Meanwhile, Shoshanna helps Ray with his community board election campaign.
Hannah spends an afternoon with a new young friend; Marnie and Desi fight over money; Jessa gives Shoshanna advice on the art of seduction; Loreen and Tad have a tense dinner party with their friends Avi and Shanaz.
Hannah's maturity is called into question after she is confronted with a family dilemma; Jessa, Ace, Mimi-Rose and Adam have an awkward encounter; Marnie makes an announcement at Ray's campaign party.
Hannah, Adam, and Jessa each try to convince Caroline and Laird to forgo their planned home birth. Shoshanna faces a crucial decision when presented with a unique job opportunity. After Marnie and Desi's meeting with a record label exec, Ray lets Desi know what he really thinks of him.