Original air date: 01/24/2020 Runtime: 21:30 min. Annie starts her freelance career by interviewing the Troll. Fran is heartbroken after she finds out Vic is not exclusive. When no one reads Annie’s article, she realizes going freelance may not be as positive a move as she thought when she quit The Thorn.
Original air date: 01/24/2020 Runtime: 24:45 min. After a month of being her own boss, Annie is starting to crack. She can’t find work and she misses her old friends from The Thorn. Ryan comes with her to Ruthie’s roller-skating birthday party to reconnect with her old friends and face Gabe.
Original air date: 01/24/2020 Runtime: 23:46 min. Annie comes back to The Thorn. She’s lost her footing there and now is relegated to the Freak of The Week Column. But she’s in a great place with Ryan and takes him to dinner with her parents. The newly single Fran takes herself out on a solo date.
Original air date: 01/24/2020 Runtime: 21:11 min. Annie goes with Fran to her cousin’s traditional Nigerian wedding. Fran reconnects with her parents and has to deal with their old issues. Annie reconnects with Fran’s brother Lamar and is forced to question whether Ryan is really a good match for her.
Original air date: 01/24/2020 Runtime: 23:52 min. Gabe finally gives Annie a meaty article to write — about a women in business convention. Initially impressed, Annie realizes that it’s really a way to monetize feminism. Gabe guides her to the conclusion that society just wants to put women in boxes.
Original air date: 01/24/2020 Runtime: 24:42 min. Annie receives an invite to Gabe’s monthly salon. There she meets the publisher of The Thorn who is impressed with her work. Annie sees that she has been selling herself short in her work life and her love life and maybe needs to push herself further.