Adam comes to Hannah with surprising news; Jessa spends a day on her own; Shoshanna slogs through helping Ray with his oral history project until a run-in with her old boss infuses the venture with new energy.
Elijah prepares for an open-call audition for a new Broadway musical; Marnie tries to pawn a family heirloom; Hannah reconnects with Paul-Louis.
Marnie tries to convince Desi to follow through with their planned gig at her mother's birthday party; Hannah gets advice on an important decision from her father and his new partner; Elijah helps a co-worker run lines for an audition.
Hannah interviews influential writer Ode Montgomery; Adam storms off the set of his latest acting job; Ray considers the course of his life after a regular at the coffee shop dies suddenly; Marnie is confronted with her narcissism.
Hannah provides cover for Marnie's secret weekend in Poughkeepsie; Shoshanna enlists Elijah to be her plus-one at a networking event; Jessa's antics lead Shoshanna to reevaluate her post-college friendships.
Hannah gets an assignment to write about a female surf camp in the Hamptons, where she meets an uncomplicated water-skiing instructor; Marnie tells Ray that he needs to spend more time at his own place.
Hannah plans to participate in the Moth Story Slam; Marnie prepares to go on tour with Desi; Shoshanna's idea for Ray's takes off; Jessa and Adam argue.
Hannah gives Principal Toby some unexpected news; Marnie has an unsettling dream; Shoshanna offers to help Ray with marketing his business; Elijah wants an exclusive relationship with Dill.
Hannah becomes stranded after her road trip with Fran gets cut short; Adam stops by Laird's place and stays to help with the baby; Shoshanna gets a wake up call; while recording a new song, Marnie receives parameters for her relationship with Desi.
The school principal reprimands Hannah; Jessa worries about seeing Hannah at Adam's play; Marnie shares news with Ray; Elijah attends a swanky party at Dill's apartment.
Marnie needs space after an argument with Desi and while on her walk, unexpectedly sees someone from her past.
Hannah and her mother attend a female-empowerment retreat; Shoshanna gets a surprise visitor in Japan; Jessa asks her sister for a favor.
Hannah and Fran disagree about their teaching methods; Desi decides to launch a major construction project; Jessa pushes Hannah away; Elijah gets closer with Dill.
Shoshanna enjoys her time in Japan; Hannah discovers something unexpected on Fran's phone; Jessa assesses Adam's character.
An erratic roommate leads Fran to move in with Hannah; Hannah gets an urgent call from her father; Adam and Jessa spend the day together; Ray worries that a new cafe is hurting his business; a famous news anchor hits on Elijah.
Marnie micromanages her upstate wedding to Desi; Shoshanna is tasked with carrying out Marnie's wishes; Fran has an awkward moment with Adam; a dejected Ray steps in to help Desi.
Hannah, Adam and Jessa try to convince Caroline and Laird to forgo their planned home birth; Shoshanna is presented with a unique job opportunity; Ray tells Desi what he really thinks about him.
Hannah is confronted with a family dilemma; Jessa, Ace, Mimi-Rose and Adam have an awkward encounter; Marnie makes an announcement at Ray's campaign party.
Hannah spends an afternoon with a new friend; Marnie and Desi argue over money; Jessa gives Shoshanna advice; Loreen and Tad have a tense dinner party with their friends.
Hannah goes out for drinks with a new coworker before attending an unusual art show; Adam is unsettled by Mimi-Rose's friend, Ace; Shoshanna helps Ray with his community board election campaign.
After doing some soul-searching, Hannah has an epiphany; Shoshanna has a disastrous interview; Ray attends a community board meeting; Marnie and Desi disagree about how to define their sound; Adam is shocked by a revelation.
Hannah's friends try to help her through a crisis; Hannah and Adam have an honest conversation about their relationship.
Hannah is confronted by her classmates; after getting rejected at another job interview, a frustrated Shoshanna spends the day with Ray; the tension between Marnie and Desi reaches a breaking point.
Hannah's one class a week leaves her with a lot of free time; a visiting Elijah becomes the social butterfly of Iowa; Ray warns Marnie about Desi's true intentions; Shoshanna has a job interview; Adam is unwittingly drawn into Jessa's web.
Hannah discovers she can get more for her money in Iowa; during a video chat, Hannah prods Marnie for information about Adam; Hannah warns her fellow workshop writers that her piece might trigger some intense emotions.
Hannah and Adam discuss a plan for their relationship; Marnie and Desi perform as part of a jazz brunch; Shoshanna signs for her diploma with her parents; Jessa is confronted by Beedie's daughter.
Shoshanna is let in on a secret by Marnie and Jessa is asked for a favor by her boss. Hannah recieves some news.
Hannah invites Elijah to join her in her quest to complete an assignment; Jessa looks for a job; Hannah, Shoshanna and Elijah attend Marnie's performance.
Hannah worries about her relationship with Adam; Marnie starts working at an art gallery; Shoshanna surprises Jessa.
Hannah gets a strange request from her mother while visiting her grandmother in the hospital; Hannah has a drink with her cousin.
Hannah is warned that Adam's new career path might cause problems; Jessa gets an unexpected visit; the group celebrates some good news; Marnie is captivated by Adam's new friend.
Hannah and her friends go on a weekend getaway; Hannah runs into Elijah and invites him to the beach house.
Hannah gets a job writing advertorials; Shoshanna reconsiders her break up in light of Ray's success; Ray and Marnie clash.
Hannah learns that her book deal might be in jeopardy; Hannah tries to help Adam and Caroline work through their issues; Jessa makes some positive changes; Ray gives Marnie advice.
Hannah tries to process an untimely death; Jessica tracks down an old friend; Marnie discovers a video that Charlie posted online.
Adam's eccentric sister arrives unannounced; Marnie becomes controlling over Hannah's 25th birthday party; Ray settles into his new role as manager at the new restaurant
Hannah, Shoshanna and Adam take a road trip; Marnie moves into her own place; Hannah seeks inspiration to meet her editor's deadline.
Hannah and Adam host a dinner at their apartment; Marnie is still upset about her breakup with Charlie; Shoshanna alternates between nights of sexual freedom and academia.
Hannah must write her book in a single day; Marnie misinterprets Charlie's intentions; Ray makes a career move in hopes of impressing Shoshanna.
Hannah is pressured by her publisher; Adam has a misunderstanding with his new girlfriend; Marnie makes a step toward following her dreams.
Hannah tries to hide her anxiety from her visiting parents; Marnie is surprised by news of Charlie; Adam meets a boisterous woman; Ray's aversion to college parties gives Shoshanna pause.
Hannah accompanies Jessa to visit her estranged father. Jessa doesn't receive the warm welcome that she had hoped for from her father and subsequently abandons Hannah who is forced to return to New York alone.
Hannah signs an e-book deal; Marnie plays hostess for Booth Jonathan's art party; Adam convinces Ray to go on an adventure; Jessa stays with Hannah.
Hannah is surprised to find herself attracted to her 42- year-old doctor neighbor and his conventionally successful lifestyle.
Hannah hosts a dinner party; Marnie and Audrey square off; Shoshanna realizes that she has entered a new phase with Ray; Jessa meets Thomas-John's parents.
Elijah and a junkie who lives downstairs help Hannah with a freelance assignment. Marnie unexpectedly runs into Booth Jonathan at her new workplace.
Hannah gets some attention from Adam; Elijah questions his sexuality; Marnie makes a career compromise; Jessa revels in married life; Elijah and Marnie harbor a secret.
Hannah throws a housewarming party; Marnie gets some bad news at work and a visit from her mother; Shoshanna avoids Ray; Jessa returns from her honeymoon.
Hannah begins to question her relationship with Adam; Jessa throws a party; Marnie embraces her free-spirited side.
Hannah starts work at Grumpy Café; Marnie finds it difficult to support Hannah; Jessa is confronted by her former boss; Shoshanna goes on a date.
Hannah ventures further into Adam's world; Jessa and Marnie meet an eligible bachelor who is not what he seems.
While at a party, Hannah learns Adam's main defining trait; Marnie grows tiresome after seeing Charlie; Ray becomes Shoshanna's spirit guide.
Hannah flies to Michigan for her parents' 30th anniversary celebration; Hannah spends time with old friends.
Hannah propositions her boss; Adam has a different idea about his relationship with Hannah; Marnie and Charlie assess their relationship; Jessa is determined to conquer someone she used to date.
A text from Adam sends Hannah into a tailspin; Shoshanna reunites with a boy from camp; Jessa gets distracted; Ray and Charlie snoop in the girls' apartment.
Hannah meets up with her college boyfriend; Marnie meets a cocky artist; Jessa gets a babysitting job.
Hannah worries when she realizes that Adam might not be practicing monogamy; Marnie denies her growing boredom; Shoshanna confesses a secret.
Aspiring writer Hannah Horvath is shocked when her parents stop supporting her financially. Her flatmate Marnie is beginning to feel suffocated by her long-term boyfriend, while their bohemian friend Jessa has just returned from traveling.