Casts : Calista Flockhart, Ron Rifkin, Patricia Wettig, Sally Field, Rachel Griffiths, Dave Annable
It’s been a year since the Walker family was torn apart by a tragic car accident, and in a very un-Walker like fashion, everyone has been avoiding everyone else. Truths and reality only start to set in when the family is forced to come together for Justin’s homecoming party: Nora tries to prepare for the party, but is not acting like the mother she used to be; Sarah is consumed with the Narrow Lake deal; Kevin has a new career as public defense attorney; Saul and Scotty are running their restaurant; and Kitty’s life has become a taboo subject for everyone.
The Walkers attend a swanky launch party for Luc’s underwear advertising campaign where 14-year-old Paige falls in with the wrong crowd; despite several visits from Justin, Holly still struggles to remember the things that were once most important to her; Kevin is saddled with a runaway juvenile delinquent; and just as Nora very publicly admits that she’s taken a part-time job as a florist ,she’s approached by a radio show producer with a job offer.
Kitty continues her stay in Ojai, trying to reinvent herself, when she meets a handsomely rugged handyman, Jack. As Kitty fakes her persona to seem like a local, she winds up in a situation that proves that honesty usually is the best policy. Meanwhile, the rest of the Walkers are in on a little surprise birthday celebration for Sarah; what they all don’t know is that Sarah has been lying to Luc about her age to appear younger.