Ms. Snap launches a campaign to ban selfies, Mr. Pearson learns being a substitute teacher is tough, and one of Mrs. Adler's students gives her pregnancy advice.
Liza and Kelsey make a deal with Reese Witherspoon's production company to work with Empirical Press, and Josh returns to Brooklyn.
The teachers rally to help a newly poor Ms. Watson throw a back-to-school mixer, a familiar face takes over as principal, and Mrs. Adler discovers a squatter in her classroom.
Sexual harassment allegations against a high-profile author spark unsettling revelations for Liza and Empirical Press.
With just hours to prepare for a meeting with Steven Spielberg, Larry must convince Rachel that it's for real and get Hugh to return from a mysterious trip to Phoenix.
Larry and Jen's romantic night away takes an unfortunate turn, Hugh gets a sign after visiting a former flame, and Rachel questions her relationship with Mark-Paul Gosselaar.
Hugh joins Larry in Austin to teach an unauthorized “Groundlings-style” workshop, and Rachel joins Mark-Paul at the Independent Spirit Awards.
CBS wants to make big changes to "Open Dorf Policy," and Mark-Paul asks Rachel to move in with him.
It's tape night for the newly revamped "Open Dorf Policy," and Larry’s scheme to get out of giving the cast and crew gifts backfires.
Larry's past fling with Rachael Harris leaves Jen jealous, and he's mortified when Rachael joins the cast, so he seeks help from Mark-Paul Gosselaar to get her fired.
Rachel and Larry attempt to convince Kristen Wiig to play Jen in the pilot for Open Dorf Policy. Hugh is put in an uncomfortable position when an accident lands Sam in the hospital.
Rachel and Hugh enlist the help of Blaine Kaine to break some unfortunate news to Larry. Mark-Paul, Sam, Rachel and Hugh have a tennis double date. Larry is forced to move in with Pat after Jen kicks him out.
Melissa wants the script finished in time for a table read the following day, so Larry, Rachel, Hugh, and newly appointed showrunner, Dave, attempt to finish the draft while taking care of a sick Lois.
Larry goes behind Rachel and Hugh’s back to rewrite a version of the pilot that Jen will like. Rachel has her first date with Mark-Paul; Hugh and Pat see Jen on a date of her own.
Rachel and Hugh write the script for Open Dorf Policy; Melissa will direct the pilot. An upset Sam leaves for Toronto, while Larry adjusts to living with his in-laws.