Burt's parents come to town with the surprising news that he actually is Jewish, prompting Burt to take a musical crash course in his newfound heritage to prepare for the Bar Mitzvah he never had.moreless
Tom's new position isn't helping him to connect with Karen in rehearsal; Jimmy struggles to thematically expand Hit List; Eileen enlists her daughter, Katie (Grace Gummer)'s help in fighting back against Jerry; Ivy's advice sends Terry (Sean Hayes) in a wildly different direction at Liaisons opening; Karen makes a big career decision.moreless
While Jimmy and Kyle prepare Hit List for the Fringe festival, Karen finds out she must choose between that show and Bombshell. Peter asks Julia to go away with him, Ivy confronts Terry Falls regarding his contributions to Liaisons, Eileen finds out about Jerry's scheme, and Derek makes a decision regarding his commitment to Bombshell, putting Tom in a new position.moreless
Tom, Julia and Derek await a read-through of Bombshell, in which Julia and Peter's tailored new book will be revealed. Karen and Ana help Kyle and Jimmy with Hit List after they receive disappointing news. Ivy clashes with Liasons lead Terrence Falls (Sean Hayes) during a rehearsal. Eileen butts heads with Jerry, but will do everything to make sure she's not out of the Bombshell team completely.moreless
While John Ross tries to convince his mother to help him take over Ewing Energies, Christopher enlists Drew's help resulting in a revelation that could change the fate of Ewing Energies. The Ewings come together when an outsider threatens them all.moreless
Danny investigates when a man with multiple rat bites is thrown from a moving car. Curtis Swint, a bigoted radio host, broadcasting from New York City proves trying for Frank.
J.R. and John Ross strike a deal to wrestle control of Ewing Energies away from Bobby and Christopher, while the newly revealed Pamela Rebecca Barnes schemes with John Ross to take half of Christopher's shares as part of her father's revenge against the Ewings. Meanwhile, Harris Ryland's mother Judith proves to be just as ruthless as her son.moreless
Alicia counsels a client whether to accept a strict plea deal. Meanwhile, Peter's newest political rival forces her back into the public spotlight.
A young man, Sam Gilula, arrives at Frank and Marie's and everyone is surprised when he and Frank fondly embrace. Sam explains Frank had been quite an inspiration to him as a lad, a mentor in fact, much to Ray and Robert's disbelief. Later, Ray and Robert make fun of Frank, wondering how he could have inspired anyone.moreless