‘Good Girls’: What is Rio Going to Do to Beth? (Season 3 Episode 2 Recap)

by Jeremy Spirogis
‘Good Girls’: What is Rio Going to Do to Beth? (Season 3 Episode 2 Recap)

Now that we all know Rio is alive on Good Girls, the query stays: What will occur when he and Beth meet once more? After she tried to kill him within the Season 2 finale, their once-steamy partnership seemingly got here to an finish. So how will he make her pay? Here’s what occurred on Season 3, Episode 2 “Not Just Cards.”

Mother-in-law drama

'Good Girls' Episode 302: Christina Hendricks as Beth Boland
‘Good Girls’ Episode 302: Christina Hendricks as Beth Boland | Jordin Althaus/NBC

Beth is promoting off a lot of their home goods so as to pay again Rhea, together with an enormous grandfather clock. Her mother-in-law, Judith, exhibits up. Beth doesn’t need her there, however she’s caring for issues like laundry and cooking, so she relents.

Judith adjustments the dynamics, undermining Beth at each flip. Dean doesn’t get up for her, and Beth lashes out at dinner. After the meal, Judith talks about how troublesome it’s to be a working mom, suggesting that Beth ought to give up and return to being a stay-at-home mother. Beth, in flip, lies and says she was promoted to supervisor.

At work, Dean will get nearer to his boss, Gayle. She affords to assist him out, and takes him out to dinner with builders who may also help them get purchasers. But it seems like there’s greater than only a work relationship growing right here.

Therapy and medicine

'Good Girls' Episode 302: Reno Wilson as Stan Hill, Retta as Ruby Hill'Good Girls' Episode 302: Reno Wilson as Stan Hill, Retta as Ruby Hill
‘Good Girls’ Episode 302: Reno Wilson as Stan Hill, Retta as Ruby Hill | Jordin Althaus/NBC

Ben has gained a debate competitors, and Annie, Nancy, and Gregg are all out with him celebrating. The relationship between all of them continues to be very strained, to say the least. Nancy says that she and Gregg are in counseling, and so they assume that Annie ought to go see their therapist, who known as her “broken.”

Annie goes to yell at him for what he mentioned about her, and by accident talks to a kids’s therapist, Dr. Josh Cohen, as a substitute of the one she was referred to. After speaking to Gregg and Ben, she realizes she wants to speak to somebody, so she goes again to Josh for an actual session.

Ruby and Stan are struggling to pay their payments. They go to purchase a go well with for Stan for Turner’s funeral, and Ruby blows up on the gross sales affiliate for ignoring them. Stan goes again later and buys the go well with by himself. Ruby acknowledges she has anger points, and appears at a bottle of prescription medicine, seemingly indicating that she’s going to begin taking them.

Back in business

'Good Girls' Episode 302: Mae Whitman as Annie Marks, Retta, Hendricks'Good Girls' Episode 302: Mae Whitman as Annie Marks, Retta, Hendricks
‘Good Girls’ Episode 302: Mae Whitman as Annie Marks, Retta, Hendricks | Jordin Althaus/NBC

The three girls go to the positioning of Agent Turner’s demise to go away flowers, and Beth declares that they’re “back in business.” She recruits a mover who comes to assist take away the clock to clean the cash for them. He takes benefit of them, refusing to offer them their reduce.

So Beth makes use of her standing as white suburban mom in the neighborhood. She goes to the person’s boss on the shifting firm and says that he stole cash from her home. She threatens to go to his parole officer, and he exhibits up at her home with the cash.

Meanwhile, Rio returns residence. When Marcus doesn’t present up at soccer observe, Beth will get nervous, and he or she reaches out to Rhea. She asks her to fulfill up for a drink, however as a substitute of Rhea, Rio exhibits up on the bar, surprising Beth.

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