Diner. Marin's still making her list, and is up to late-night Chinese food and Off Off Broadway among New York's pros. Marin recalls, "Rocky!" "The movie?" asks Jane. Marin actually means the raccoon, and as Jane snips that a raccoon can't be a pro, we hear Marin's cell phone buzzing (though Marin herself does not). Oh, the pitfalls of choosing too quiet a ringtone!
Chieftain. Jack's on a pay phone, leaving Marin a message: "Hey, Marin. It's Jack. Uh. I read it. And I'm sorry. I've been, uh, trying to stop thinking about you, but I can't. And I think I might be a little bit drunk. And I think I might be falling in love with you. Anyway. Happy Thanksgiving, Coach." Oh, boy. I hope Marin's not standing in the street when she listens to that, because she's liable to lose her panties down a subway grate.
Inn. Buzz announces that he wants to say something: it's been a crazy month, but he's thankful for Mai, for understanding, and for his "great son, Patrick." His other son can go to hell, I guess. Mai is thankful for her "crazy old man," and for her stepson. Celia is thankful that she did something good with her life: "And that would be you -- Patrick!" And Patrick is thankful for "his new family." The four of them clink glasses as Annie looks on sadly, and then Patrick notices her -- once again, just a moment too late -- and desperately adds, "And Annie! I'm thankful for Annie." Annie smiles tightly, clinks with Patrick, and considers stealing the wine bottle and running off into the night.
Chieftain. Jerome is thankful that the Seahawks don't suck this year. Ben is thankful for that too, and for the health of everyone present. Jack takes a sip of wine, wondering why Marin hasn't called him back yet.
Speaking of: in the diner, Jane raises her glass of beer as she says she's thankful that Marin's home for Thanksgiving. Liza's thankful that Rob let her keep the ring. Marin says she's thankful that Graham cheated on her. Jane says that Marin's cut off from the $2 pitchers, but Marin means it: "Because he cheated on me, I ended up in Alaska. Because I ended up in Alaska, I was able to relax, be happy, and finally write something special. About Jack. This all happened because I met him." Marin finally admits that she really misses Jack. Liza, for her part, misses Rob, and Jane misses Sam so much that she can't call him by his proper name, but still refers to him as "Plow Guy." Marin, gazing past Marin, says, "Plow Guy." Jane admits that's what she said, but Marin's like, "No, Plow Guy. Behind you." Sure enough, Sam the Stalker is right outside. He enters, planting a huge smooch on Jane, while Marin, Liza, and Bathrobe Lady look on, totally jealous. Liza says that his appearance out of the blue is the most romantic thing she's ever seen; Marin agrees. And the kissing continues. "I gotta go," says Marin after a moment. Liza asks where. "Home!" says Marin, taking off and totally sticking Jane and Liza with the cheque. Eh, Sam's so chivalrous, he'll probably pick it up for all of them.