Hot in Cleveland has its first live episode.
Secrets are revealed when the girls venture off to a rustic spa retreat, where Joy tests her newfound sleuthing skills on a suspicious Yogi (Ed Begley, Jr.), Mamie Sue confronts Elka about her bossiness, Victoria confronts her ability to be helpful in emergency situations, and Melanie's fasting causes hallucinations.moreless
Melanie fakes sex with Alec, but then has trouble keeping up the charade. After a day on Victoria's set as an extra, Joy makes a date with her scene partner, who turns out to be Emmett's resentful brother. While Joy's out, Elka and Mamie Sue babysit Wilbur, but get into hot water when he picks up a few choice words.moreless
Joy discovers her perfect fireman boyfriend may actually have a few flaws, while Melanie finds out Alec likes her, too, but that he's still in a relationship with Chloe. Victoria becomes preoccupied with spying on Emmett while he's away in Venice, and Elka and Mamie Sue begin their secret "business venture."moreless
When Chance eats Joy's car keys, the gang takes a trip to the vet, where Elka teaches Mamie Sue (Georgia Engel) how to flirt with men. Victoria's daughter, Oscar, wants to interview the girls on their personal changes since their move to Cleveland, but her interview with her mother takes a turn. Joy lands a date with a fireman (Eddie Cibrian).moreless
In an attempt to cover up their money laundering scheme, Elka and Mamie Sue (Georgia Engel) scheme up a fake company and trick Joy into being their spokesperson. Meanwhile, Melanie attempts to break in to Alec's apartment to erase her text messages from his phone, and after a tabloid rumor spreads that she and Emmet (Alan Dale) are dating, Victoria finds she might actually have real feelings for him.moreless
Walden knows Zoey won't be thrilled to learn Bridget is a partner in his new venture with Billy. Meanwhile, Alan and Lyndsey try to cope with their mothers dating each other and deal with Eldridge and Jake's questions.moreless
When Lyndsey's mother comes for a visit, Alan suggests she meets Evelyn. Walden is stuck hearing out iPhone app ideas from Jake and Eldridge.
Principal Simmons: When Mr. Simmons is upset that Principal Wartz is being too strict with the students, Wartz decides to resign and he selects Mr. Simmons to take his place. The newly promoted Principal Simmons decides to make massive reforms to permit the school environment to be more liberal, though will the students at P.S. 118 appreciate his authority?moreless