Original air date: 06/13/2004 Runtime: 57:16 min. Season Four premiere. In an attempt to honor Lisa's last wishes, Nate winds up at odds with her family. Meanwhile, David and Keith look for 'genuinely new' ways to start over; Federico seeks a priest for absolution; Vanessa gets tired of Angelica.
Original air date: 08/22/2004 Runtime: 49:13 min. George puts his stamp on the Fisher home. David cautions Nate about projecting his personal grief onto their clients; Keith applies for a glamorous new job; Joe challenges the logic of Brenda's 12-step plan; Claire reawakens her artistic muse.
Original air date: 06/20/2004 Runtime: 56:23 min. With Keith out of town on business, David gets taken for a ride by a hitchhiker. Meanwhile, Nate feels out of place in a bereavement group, Ruth tries to play matchmaker--to George's chagrin, Claire feels empty after a critique of her self-portraits.
Original air date: 07/11/2004 Runtime: 56:21 min. Ruth goes on a fossil hunt with George, and digs up Sarah and Bettina. Claire focuses her talents on Edie; Federico tries to unload on Sophia; Vanessa does some detective work; Keith goes 'out' to a bar with co-workers; David drowns his stress.
Original air date: 07/18/2004 Runtime: 52:37 min. Nate and Brenda take Maya on a train ride, getting caught in their tracks when they go a little too far. Meanwhile, David tries to 'sex-orcise' his demons; Keith straightens out a conflict of interest; and Federico starts sleeping on the job.
Original air date: 07/25/2004 Runtime: 54:39 min. Ruth and Bettina take a road trip to Mexico, leaving the men of Fisher & Diaz to some male bonding--and comic-book crime-fighting. David and Keith open up after closing their 'open' relationship; and Billy resurfaces as a substitute art teacher.
Original air date: 08/01/2004 Runtime: 48:05 min. Nate gives Maya 'one last look' at a memorial for Lisa, where some surprise discoveries ensue. David and Keith are inspired by a same-sex wedding; George agrees to Ruth's marriage stipulations; Federico is disturbed by the 'new and improved' Vanessa.
Original air date: 08/08/2004 Runtime: 48:51 min. Ruth is giddy about going to a tantric workshop with George, who retreats to the family's emergency shelter. Meanwhile, David's last bite at a sushi restaurant threatens to cost him--and Keith--a lot more than the bill; and Nate drops a bomb on Barb.
Original air date: 08/15/2004 Runtime: 58:53 min. In the Season Four finale, Ruth is delighted to meet George's daughter, but worries as his paranoid 'views' of the future escalate. 'Star' Claire gets high off her newfound fame; Federico pleads his case to Vanessa, who delivers a verdict.