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Girls: It's a Shame About Ray

Jessa meets Thomas-John's parents for the first time. Hannah tries to throw a grown-up dinner party but her guests problems with one another makes it anything but grown up. Marnie has a showdown with Audrey. Shoshanna realises her relationship with Ray has gone to the next level.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x4
Airdate: Saturday February 02nd, 2013
Special Airtime: 10:05 pm

Director: Jesse Peretz
Writer: Lena Dunham

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky ATLANTIC) Feb 04, 2013

Guest Stars
Christopher AbbottChristopher Abbott
As Charlie Dattolo
Christopher AbbottChristopher Abbott
As Charlie Dattolo
Andrew RannellsAndrew Rannells
As Elijah Krantz
Andrew RannellsAndrew Rannells
As Elijah Krantz
Chris OChris O'Dowd
As Thomas-John
Chris OChris O'Dowd
As Thomas-John
Griffin DunneGriffin Dunne
As Thomas-John's Father
Deborah RushDeborah Rush
As Thomas-John's Mother

Co-Guest Stars
Audrey GelmanAudrey Gelman
As Audrey
Audrey GelmanAudrey Gelman
As Audrey
Main Cast
Lena DunhamLena Dunham
As Hannah Horvath
Lena DunhamLena Dunham
As Hannah Horvath
Allison WilliamsAllison Williams
As Marnie Michaels
Allison WilliamsAllison Williams
As Marnie Michaels
Zosia MametZosia Mamet
As Shoshanna Shapiro
Zosia MametZosia Mamet
As Shoshanna Shapiro
Alex KarpovskyAlex Karpovsky
As Ray Ploshansky
Alex KarpovskyAlex Karpovsky
As Ray Ploshansky


The episode begins with Elijah packing his things to leave the apartment. Elijah isn’t at all happy that he has to move out, but Hanna seems adamant that he does. She informs Elijah that she would be keeping everything that George paid for. She says she talked to George and he wants her to. The two trade a few insults before, Elijah moves out with all his baggage. Jessa and Thomas-John on the other hand are meeting his parents. Audrey and Charlie are at Hanna’s place. She has called them over for a little celebration, as her first article is about to be published. Hanna is basically cooking dinner for them. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorLena Dunham
Executive ProducerLena Dunham  |  Judd Apatow  |  Bruce Eric Kaplan  |  Ilene S. Landress
Co-ProducerPeter Phillips (1)
Production DesignerMatthew Munn (1)
EditorPaul Zucker
CastingJennifer Euston
Unit Production ManagerIlene S. Landress  |  Regina Heyman
Second Assistant DirectorMarcos Gonzalez Palma
Staff WriterSteven Rubinshteyn
MusicMichael Penn
Music EditorScott Francisco
Music SupervisorManish Raval
GripGary Jackowitz  |  Ruark Behan  |  George Pattison III  |  Franz J. Yeich
Key GripChris Skutch
Set DecoratorKelley Burney
Location ManagerSuk Yi Mar
Property MasterPeter Dancy
Script SupervisorKim Delise
Post Production SupervisorTyler Thorpe
Supervising Sound EditorSusan Cahill
Re-Recording MixerMathew Waters (1)  |  Onnalee Blank
LeadmanJim Sten
Director of PhotographyTim Ives
Story EditorSarah Heyward
Stunt CoordinatorPeter Bucossi
Production SupervisorIgor Srubshchik
Production SecretaryJared Lynch
Art DirectorToni Barton
Assistant Production CoordinatorMolly Shifferly
Sound MixerJoseph M. White, Jr.
Executive Story EditorDeborah Schoeneman
Costume SupervisorBarbara Hause
Boom OperatorJason Benjamin (2)
Art Department CoordinatorMollie Laurienzo
Production AccountantAndy Wheeler
Extras CastingCentral Casting
Chief Lighting TechnicianDavid Skutch
Transportation CaptainEd Iacobelli Jr.
"A" Camera OperatorHernan Otaño
AssistantAmanda Glaze  |  Jenn Yeh  |  Liz Elverenli  |  Joe Amstater
Set DresserJames Bono  |  Sarah Fredericks  |  Peter Culen
Location ScoutMatthew H. Wiesner
CostumerAlison Parker
Title DesignerHoward Nourmand
Music CoordinatorJonathan Leahy
ElectricianJim Gregory (1)  |  Lou Gisone  |  Sara Skutch  |  Kevin Casaletta
On-set DresserDavid Brenner (2)
Office Production AssistantBenton Ferguson  |  Austin Thornton  |  Talya Davidoff
Set Production AssistantBecky Phillips  |  Christopher Staiger  |  Bridget Kane  |  Hayden Dunham  |  Rachel Jaros
ColoristSean Dunckley
Assistant Property MasterGlenn Gatti
Assistant Costume DesignerJoshua Marsh
Dolly GripKeith Bunting
Costume CoordinatorSteven Manuel
ADR MixerGreg Steele
Assistant Sound EditorJohn Matter
Foley ArtistJames M. Bailey
Foley MixerJames Howe
Rigging GripPatrick Taistra
Assistant Art DirectorRumiko Ishii
Payroll AccountantMaggie Hammerle
DriverJim Haskell  |  Sal Berritto  |  Kevin Larke  |  Walter Chomow  |  Michael O'Brien (1)  |  Salvature R. Maffei  |  Mike Canosa  |  Tom Breheny  |  Ted Manzo  |  Billy Curtin  |  Mario Berritto  |  Brian Buck  |  Billy Baker  |  Andrew Collins  |  Joey Buonocore
Key CostumerAneikit Bonnel
Digital Imaging TechnicianBen Cain (2)
Sound Effects EditorEdmond J. Coblentz, Jr.
Best Boy GripJohn Halligan
Dialogue EditorJivan Tahmizain
"B" Camera OperatorFrancis Spieldenner
Still PhotographerJessica Miglio
Project ManagerShannon K. Hall
Assistant Location ManagerRyan Scatenato
Second 2nd Assistant DirectorKeith Marlin
Assistant Set DecoratorLisa Kent
Sound UtilityT.R. Boyce, Jr.
2nd Assistant AccountantAlicia Guckin  |  Connor McClure
Accounting ClerkGregg Clare
Location AssistantJacob Metsa
Craft ServicesDavid's Gourmet Catering
Transportation Co-captainMichael Buonocore
Writers' AssistantMax Brockman
LoaderPatrick Bracey
Department Head HairstylistSherry Heart
Key Construction GripJames Gartland
B Dolly GripChris Gamiello
Key Rigging GripRich Yacuk
Voice CastingWendy Hoffmann (1)
UtilityPatrick Bracey
Location CoordinatorCarinne Fassari
Art Department Production AssistantShane Ingersoll
Best Boy ElectricSamuel G. Friedman  |  Jonathan Kealey
Post Production ServicesEncore Hollywood
Key MakeupJoseph Campayno
Key HairVanessa Sims
Key CarpenterRichard Bennett
Best Boy Rigging GripGary Potashnik
Generator OperatorRichard Porta
2nd Assistant Prop MasterNequain Riley
2nd Boom OperatorT.R. Boyce, Jr.
Shop ForemanBill Gregory (1)
Camera ScenicPhil Kennedy
Rigging ElectricianJames Ferris (1)
A Camera 1st Assistant CameraMichael Garofalo
B Camera 1st Assistant CameraTom Bracone
Video AssistT. Ray Treece
Graphics DesignerAdam Brustein
Post Production Sound ServicesTodd-ao Studios Lantana
Digital Dailies ByPIX
Charge ScenicTravis Child
Base Camp Generator OperatorShaun Gilbert
Costume Production AssistantAlexis Forte
Music LicensesEvan M. Greenspan Inc.
A Camera 2nd Assistant CameraSarah Hendrick
B Camera 2nd Assistant CameraSteve Doty
Department Head Make-up ArtistPatricia Regan
Set Dressing ForemanMarcus Newman
Construction GripJohn A. Boyd  |  T.W. John House
Construction Shop Production AssistantMaria Santos
Best Boy Rigging ElectricChristian Baldi
2nd Construction GripArthur Boyd
Script DistributionDavid Harry Yoon
Unit Production AssistantBenjamin J. Stern
Parking Production AssistantLloyd Bent
Art Department ClearancesPatricia Seely
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