Season 2: 2012Edit

  • Season 2 will have 24 episodes. They were going to only have 12 but instead TV Land ordered another 12 episodes. The other 12 will air in the fall.
## # Title Directed by Written by Original air date Prod. Viewers
11 1 "The Reunion" Steve Zuckerman Jayne Hamil March 8, 2012 (2012-03-07) 204 1.44
Fran, not wanting to appear as single at her college reunion and before her college nemesis Jill (Morgan Fairchild), asks Elliot to be her pretend fiance for a night.
12 2 "Peter Comes Out, Again" Peter Marc Jacobson Jay Kogen March 15, 2012 (2012-03-14) 201 1.03
Peter's brother, Matthew, is in town for a visit. Fran forces Peter to come out to his brother. Meanwhile, Matthew confesses to Fran that she was the old flame of his youth and now asks her out. Peter reacts jealously.
13 3 "Daddy's Girl" Steve Zuckerman Caryn Lucas March 22, 2012 (2012-03-21) 203 1.25
Fran becomes worried about her father's mental health. Meanwhile, Glen buys a motorcycle, which frightens Fran. She decides to steal it with Peter in order to save Glen. But neither of them has ever motorcycled.
14 4 "The Burial Plotz" Peter Marc Jacobson Frank Lombardi March 29, 2012 (2012-03-28) 202 1.35
When the roof at Frantastic Flowers begins to leak, Fran decides to sell Peter's spot in the family burial plot to pay for it to Marilyn (Renée Taylor) for her alive but very old mother Mrs. Kapelmaster (Ann Guilbert). Dori and Peter are very upset, so Fran tries to buy it back.
15 5 "Swimmers and Losers" Bob Koherr Bob Myer April 12, 2012 (2012-04-11) 205 1.67
When Fran learns that a same-aged friend is already a grandmother, she realizes that she has buried the chapter on kids a long time ago and starts to doubt it. At the same time, Peter wants to serve as a sperm donor for a colleague, much to the indignation of Fran.
16 6 "Newman vs. Newman" Bob Koherr Diane Wilk April 19, 2012 (2012-04-18) 206 1.68
Dori gets in contact with her old flame of her youth on Facebook. Dori and Glen argue and Dori moves in with Fran. Fran's attempt to reconcile them backfires, so Fran asks Dori's friend Marilyn for advice.
17 7 "Adventure Man" Lee Shallat Chemel Mike Dow April 26, 2012 (2012-04-25) 208 1.92
Fran begins a romance with a commercial fisherman and outdoorsman (John Schneider), but Peter is skeptical of their compatibility. It appears Peter may be right when Fran and her beau take a weekend camping trip.
18 8 "Time in a Bottle" Lee Shallat Chemel Jay Kogen May 3, 2012 (2012-05-02) 209 2.04
Everybody's at Fran's and they all gather to watch Judi's commercial. When Fran raises the question of what made Peter come out two years ago, everybody tells their memories, but Fran then realizes some things are better left in the past.
19 9 "Mother's Day" Lee Shallat Chemel Caryn Lucas May 10, 2012 (2012-05-09) 210 2.03
Fran forgets to make Mother's Day brunch reservations, so she spends a day shopping with her mom to make up for it. But on that day they don't get along well, pretty much as Fran and her dog Esther. So she asks an old high school friend, Katy (Rosie O'Donnell), who is a dog psychologist, for advice.
20 10 "Fran-alyze This" Lee Shallat Chemel Bob Myer May 17, 2012 (2012-05-16) 211 1.99
Peter sets up Fran for a date with a psychologist (Dan Aykroyd), which just pushes her back to Elliot. Elliot asks Fran to join him at therapy to work on his commitment issues, but the therapist (who turns out to be Fran's failed date) is more interested in helping Fran figure out why she pursues unavailable men like Elliot.
21 11 "Cesar's Wife" Lee Shallat Chemel Frank Lombardi May 31, 2012 (2012-05-30) 212 1.39
When it appears that Cesar is having problems with his wife, Teresa (Judy Reyes), Peter advises Fran to stay out of it. But Fran can't stop herself from butting in.
22 12 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place" Lee Shallat Chemel Chad Drew June 7, 2012 (2012-06-06) 207 2.16
Fran meets an adorable New Yorker named Frankie (Ralph Macchio), who is opening a pizza parlor in LA. Just as Fran and Frankie start to get romantic, Elliot pops back into Fran's life and says he is finally ready to commit.