When Max becomes smitten with an old stray cat that's been hanging around the apartment, Caroline tries to convince her they need to find it a better home. But just when they think they've found one, the cat's fate takes a turn.
Feeling guilty for buying hair extensions with their joint funds, Caroline splurges on a new bedding set for Max but gives the old one to charity, not realizing her old pillowcase has sentimental value.
After Han emails photos of a stripper’s face to his mother claiming she’s his girlfriend, he begs Max and Caroline to find her and convince her to play his girlfriend when his mother arrives from Korea.
Max attempts to make a good impression on her first day of pastry school, but finds the class clown to be extremely distracting – and intriguing. Meanwhile, Caroline dresses to impress Max’s handsome teacher, Nicolas.
When Deke takes Max to his place after a great first date, his "home" is nothing like she expected. Meanwhile, Caroline feels empowered - then scared for her life - after having a shady car towed from the front of their apartment building.
Caroline asks Max and Deke to join her on her dinner date at Nicolas’s loft to help make sure she doesn’t do anything she might regret. Also, Max and Caroline treat themselves to very special hair appointments.
Caroline tries to fit in with Max and the diner gang as they go out to get wild and crazy at the St. Patrick's Day parade, but finds herself longing to practice her former holiday traditions at the Plaza Hotel.