Hot on the heels of 'The Zoo Story' comes another cracking episode that finds David Hyde Pierce in stellar form. His sense of comic timing has never been better than in his encounter with the new marriage counsellor that needs to be seen to be truly appreciated.
Martin is set up with a woman from the dog park,or so he thinks. It turns out the woman he was hoping to meet introduces Martin to her mother. The closing credits add a nice touch of the absurd to an already fragile relationship.
By episode's end all three Crane boys concede defeat on their recent relationships,setting the scene for the rest of the season.