The guys encounter a python wrapped around a woman's neck and Theresa makes time for a sample sale.
Nina has some hard choices to make after she secretly reunites with Trent. Morris calls out Phil for being glib.
When Phil is up for an award, Nina insists on helping. His 10-year-old 'little brother' accompanies Trent to court for one week.
Nina faces a crisis of conscience when she discovers the D.A.'s plans to arrest the city's homeless.
An old friend asks Nina to set her up with Phil. A female judge makes advances to Carlos. Nina goes on an ill-fated double date.
When Nina is assigned one of Phil's old defendants, she bets him that she'll fix what he couldn't and get the guy out of the court system once and for all.
Nina finds a new friend in a forensics analyst but her new friend takes the meaning of loyalty too far. Carlos is forced to stay with Phil for a few days.
Nina's forced to accept that she can't win every case when she's up against Trent and that compromising is a fact of life. Carlos decides to quit smoking.
Nina fears she's being played. Phil's advances to a stenographer are rebuffed.
After her first jury trial, Nina finds herself in need of a refresher course on influencing jurors. Phil faces off with Trent in front of an ill-tempered judge.
Nina falls for it when Phil tells her that public defenders willingly go to jail.
Nina gives a speech seeking to gain acceptance back into the corporate world but things go amiss.
Bartender Dominic is flirted with by both Fab & Jessica.
Emma impresses a new client, and Stephen asks her to help with their big campaign pitch, but Alex has a hard time adjusting to being Emma's subordinate. Meanwhile, Helen begins seeing a therapist, but finds out she might be more interested in him romantically than professionally.moreless
Alex takes an important client out for a night of entertainment when the firm fears that they have decided to leave, and Emma tries to seduce a man who works in the building.moreless
Two co-workers, Alex, who is newly divorced, and Helen, who broke up with her fiancé a year ago, end up sleeping with each other and begin to navigate their new relationship.
Party Down holds a company picnic and, when Valhalla Catering shows up to provide the catering, a competition breaks out between the two crews over who are the better caterers. Meanwhile, Ron does his best to try to impress the new owner to earn the now vacant Operations Manager position.moreless
In the Not On Your Wife Opening Night episode of Party Down, the gang caters an event at a community theater. Initially it seems like a normal gig, but things go awry when Kyle (Ryan Hansen) is asked by his former mentor to try to get a wealthy older woman into bed in order to procure money to save the floundering theater.moreless