Stayin' Alive!

Episode: 519 | Aired:

After Victoria's husband escapes prison, she and the other women go to a hideout that Elka knows. Upon arrival, they discover the hideout is double-booked with other criminals. Guest Stars: Dave Foley, Alex Trebek, Ken Jeong


Episode: 501 | Aired:

Since Victoria's husband's disappearance, the women have been monitored closely by an FBI agent. Melanie tells Alec that she's pregnant and Joy discovers she's now irresistible to men. Guest Stars: Jaime Pressly

Dr. Who?

Episode: 502 | Aired:

Joy's baby daddy, Simon, meets his son and grandson for the first time as they pretend to be a happy family to get Wilbur into a prestigious pre-school. Melanie and Elka try to find the perfect doctor. Guest Star: Craig Ferguson

The Undead

Episode: 503 | Aired:

Elka throws a fake funeral for Victoria so she can join her husband in hiding. Her nemesis, Susan Lucci attends. Simon and Joy face a dilemma in their relationship. Guest Stars: Craig Ferguson, Susan Lucci

Elka Takes a Lover

Episode: 504 | Aired:

On the eve of Victoria's big movie premiere, Emmy visits with some surprising news while Elka announces she's taken a younger lover. Guest Stars: Dave Foley, Jennifer Love Hewitt

Rusty Banks Rides Again

Episode: 505 | Aired:

Victoria asks her friends to convince Academy members to nominate her for an Oscar: Melanie's assigned a teen idol; Joy's given an indie darling; Elka reunites with Roy. Guest Stars: Jason Priestley, John Mahoney

The One With George Clooney

Episode: 506 | Aired:

When the women try to adopt a puppy, the Rescue Center's volunteer, Doug, determines if they are dog-worthy. Elka's relationships with Mamie and Roy take an interesting turn. Guest Stars: Georgia Engel, John Mahoney

Brokeback Elka

Episode: 507 | Aired:

"Melanie uses her illness to get tickets to country star Chase Jackson's sold-out concert. Victoria starts an online romance but the object of her affection might not be the man he says he is. Guest Star: Chris IsaakMelanie uses her illness to get tickets to country star Chase Jackson's sold-out concert. Victoria starts an online romance but the object of her affection might not be the man he says he is. Guest Star: Chris Isaak"

Bad George Clooney

Episode: 509 | Aired:

The ladies take their depressed puppy, George Clooney, to Dr. Deb, a pet therapist who has her own radio show. Guest Stars: Cheri Oteri

Bucket: We're Going to New York

Episode: 508 | Aired:

Victoria resolves to come clean about something to her longtime friend, Maddie Banks. Melanie, Joy, and Elka cross things off their bucket lists. Guest Stars: Kirstie Alley

Undercover Lovers

Episode: 511 | Aired:

Lines get blurred when Joy and Bob go undercover as a couple and Elka gets a political rival. Guest Stars: Dave Foley

I Just Met the Man I'm Going to Marry

Episode: 512 | Aired:

The women fly to Los Angeles to watch Victoria announce the Oscar nominations and Elka gets campaign advice from a statistics expert. Guest Stars: Tim Daly

People Feeding People

Episode: 513 | Aired:

Elka needs Ross Barkley's endorsement for City Council so Melanie gets strong-armed into going on a date with him. Guest Stars: Chevy Chase, Tim Daly

Murder House

Episode: 510 | Aired:

During a super storm, the ladies get stuck in the house with some unwanted guests: Victoria's island boyfriend, Melanie's downer friend and Joy's mother. Elka thinks the ghost of a murdered woman has come back, seeking revenge.


Episode: 514 | Aired:

The ladies discover Elka's written and directed a play about them. They're shocked to see how they're portrayed and by whom - especially since Elka's role is performed by the glamorous Claudia. Guest Star: Morgan Fairchild.

Auction Heroes

Episode: 515 | Aired:

Joy decides to finally tell Mitch how she feels but a handsome dating coach gets in the way. Victoria is surprisingly taken with a very Clevelandy screenwriter. Guest Stars: Tim Daly, Dan Lauria.

Straight Outta Cleveland

Episode: 518 | Aired:

Victoria gets a visit from the son she always forgets and Joy and Mitch debate their compatibility. Guest stars: Tim Daly, Chris Colfer

The Animated Episode

Episode: 516 | Aired:

Our ladies go 2-D in a fun-filled animated episode that involves questionable beauty treatments, zombies, and a look at Cleveland had LeBron never left. Guest Stars: Georgia Engel, Steven Tyler

Strange Bedfellows

Episode: 517 | Aired:

Things heat up between Victoria and J.J. (Dan Lauria) and Melanie and Donald (Craig Bierko) during Elka’s City Council debate against Councilman Powell (Bill Bellamy). Guest stars: Queen Latifah, Dan Lauria, Craig Bierko, Bill Bellamy

The Italian Job

Episode: 520 | Aired:

Melanie feels replaced when the ladies go to her radio co-host (Will Sasso) for advice and Victoria meets J.J.’s (Dan Lauria) family. Guest stars: Dan Lauria, Will Sasso, Anita Barone, Nicole Parker, Gabriel Tigerman, Andrew Leeds

Mystery Date: Oscar Edition

Episode: 521 | Aired:

When Victoria has to choose between Melanie and Joy for her plus one to the Oscars, they compete with each other to show who's the better friend. Guest star Perez Hilton

Win Win

Episode: 522 | Aired:

Tensions are high in Cleveland: Victoria is up for an Academy Award, Elka is up for City Council election, and Melanie gets a visit from her mother (Debra Monk). guest stars: Georgie Engel, Debra Monk

Don Elka

Episode: 523 | Aired:

Just when Joy is happy in her relationship with Mitch, Simon (Craig Ferguson) sneaks back into her life. Meanwhile, Elka gets carried away with some new-found power. Guest star: Craig Ferguson

The Bachelors

Episode: 524 | Aired:

This "birthdates" episode has date-night suprises aplenty for Elka, Melanie and Victoria - and multiple marriage proposals for Joy. Guest Stars: Craig Ferguson, Dave Foley, Tim Daly, Carl Reiner, Luke Perry, Marion Ross