The cast and creators of 'Girls' reveal some of the intriguing story arcs coming to the hit series in Season 3.
Season Three Finale. On the day of Adam's opening night, Hannah gets news that could change the direction of her career and her relationship. Marnie chooses an inopportune moment to divulge a secret to Shoshanna, who is dealing with her own unexpected news. Jessa's boss asks for an unusual favor.
Hannah gets a glimpse of some harsh realities when she invites Elijah to join her in her quest to complete an unfinished assignment. Jessa searches for a job. Hannah, Shoshanna and Elijah attend Marnie's open-mic performance.
Alarmed by Adam's indifference after she fails to come home after a night out with her co-workers, Hannah worries that the spark may be gone in their relationship. Marnie begins working at Soo Jin's art gallery, though not in the role she expected; later, Desi helps her rediscover her voice. Shoshanna has a surprise for Jessa.
While visiting her ailing grandmother in the hospital, Hannah is surprised by a strange request from her mother. Later, Hannah shares an uncomfortable drink with her overachieving med student cousin Rebecca.
During a GQ advertorial interview, Patti LuPone warns Hannah that Adam will change now that he's been cast in a Broadway play. Meanwhile, Jessa's boredom at work is interrupted by an unexpected visitor. Hannah is assigned to review the Gramercy Park Hotel, and the group celebrates Adam's success with his cast mate Desi, who Marnie finds particularly captivating.
During a Long Island weekend getaway with the girls, Hannah runs into Elijah and invites him and his friends to the beach house, hoping to take the pressure off of Marnie's rigorous schedule for honesty and healing.
Hannah gets a job writing advertorials at GQ but worries the corporate environment will kill her creative mojo. Shoshanna rethinks her breakup in light of Ray's newfound success, while he and Marnie butt heads over lunch.
Hannah is thrilled to be in the presence of the literary illuminati at the funeral of her editor, David Pressler-Goings, until she learns that her eBook deal may also be dead. Later, she tries to help Adam and Caroline work through their anger issues; Jessa makes some positive changes; and Ray gives Marnie some candid advice.
Hannah tries to process an untimely death but seems more concerned about its impact on her eBook deal. Jessa tracks down an old friend she thought was dead. Marnie is horrified to discover a video Charlie posted online.
When Adam's eccentric and emotionally toxic sister Caroline shows up unannounced, Hannah offers her a place to stay despite Adam's protests. Marnie's control-freak tendencies reach full tilt at Hannah's 25th birthday party. Ray settles into his role as manager at the new restaurant but has a harder time keeping cool around Shoshanna.
Hannah, Shoshanna and Adam take a road trip to reunite with Jessa, leaving Marnie feeling left out as she moves into her own place. On the trip, Hannah looks futilely for writing inspiration in order to meet her editor's deadline.
Season Three Premiere. Reeling after a nasty run-in with Natalia at Ray's new coffee & pizza place, Hannah and a reluctant Adam host dinner at their apartment with Marnie, who is living at home in New Jersey and still raw from her breakup with Charlie, and Shoshanna, who is alternating nights of sexual freedom with academia after her breakup with Ray.
Season Two Finale. In order to avoid being sued by her publisher, Hannah must write her book in a single day. Marnie misinterprets Charlie's intentions; Ray makes a career move which he hopes will impress Shoshanna.
Pressure from Hannah's aggressive publisher (John Cameron Mitchell) and a looming deadline further jeopardize Hannah's mental state. Adam and his new girlfriend have their first misunderstanding. At Charlie's work party, Shoshanna avoids Ray, and Marnie makes an unsettling step towards following her dreams.
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