Surveillance cameras capture the intersecting lives of a variety of people: convenient store clerks, high school girls, a lawyer, security guards,a homeless man, a drug-abusing mom, a weatherman, a TV producer, and a criminal on the prowl.
A series of flashbacks to Iraq hint at the past of a major character. Stella gets a disturbing phone call while at a family birthday party. Officer Lewis and Officer Munson have a deep conversation about their careers.
At the seedy motel, we find Tom, Stellas boy friend, complaining about her while he scores coke. Theres no love lost between these shameless losers. Stella uses Tom for sex and drugs; he uses her for sex and money.
Officers Munson and Lewis, who we met in Episode 1 at the mini-mart, run into a foul-mouthed character during a routine traffic stop. Thanks to surveillance cameras, Stella is caught shoplifting clothes at the mall.
Hannah shamelessly seduces Shane on her webcam. Fearing for his job, Dan dons a new, hipster look. He surprises Hannah with the change, but shes mortified. At the mini-mart, Carl shows Willie and Amanda some costumes he got from a buddys shop.
Hannah and Molly ditch class to walk around Farmers Market. Ron approaches Andy for some spare cash. Hes got the wrong guy for Andy has no intention of giving this bum anything. Ron ends up getting money from a seemingly nice taxi driver.
In the Season 1 premiere, mini-mart slackers Willie and Carl confront a homeless man; high school hotties Hanna and Molly plot their love lives; Dan the Weatherman is shot by paintballs; trophy wife Stella curses the day she had kids.