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Wayne tries to negotiate with Hartley Underwood, whose arm was bitten off by an alligator and is suing Panco for building near the swamp in the first place. Meanwhile, Dahlia goes to work for Hal; Wayne is forced to make Ginny's dim brother his intern; Di Di gets arrested for possession, and it brings the family together; and, Dale reacts to learning that he's not going to be the head of the family by killing his dad.
It's A Wonderful Lie
Doug Rich's best friend Pete comes calling and the Malloy's try to tell him he's come to the wrong house. Wayne and Dahlia must then spin a far more elaborate web to make the man believe his best friend wants nothing to do with him and has gone so far as to move away and not let anyone know his whereabouts. Unfortunately, the increasing volume of lies puts undue burden on Dahlia's friendship with Nina which further complicates her relationship with Wayne. Meanwhile, Hal wants his new wife, Gigi, to sign a prenuptial agreement to safeguard his assets; Nina first believes Dahlia and the family are in the Witness Protection Program but then figures out it's something else entirely; and, Dale reveals himself to Wayne and Dahlia and manages to reveal to Pete that Wayne and Dahlia's story about Doug Rich is anything but the truth.
Believe the Lie
Wayne decides to go to a job interview with a local law firm intended for Howard Rich in order to maintain appearances. He soon discovers that his propensity for lying makes him the perfect attorney, one whom local jerk Hugh Panetta thinks would make a good fit with his company. Meanwhile, Dahlia's determined to get high, but her trip in to town to get a pill prescription comes to a halt when the RV gets towed away thanks to a call by the anal retentive head of the Homeowners' Association. And, Howard Rich's cell phone keeps getting a call from an unknown caller. That is until Wayne answers, only to hear a woman's voice, desperate to speak to Howard.
Been There, Done That
Wayne and Dahlia are compelled to pull a scam on the attorney of dead Doug's ex-wife, who is pursuing the dead man for alimony payments; Cael is approached by some unscrupulous students who want him to help them break into the school so they can change their grades; Dahlia confesses to Wayne that she hates him even though she loves him and that she used crystal meth while in prison; Di Di bonds with the mysterious loner guitar-playing boy from the neighborhood and her school; Dahlia discovers the Riches' are Jewish; Hugh makes a pass at Dahlia -- he fondles her; and, Ginny Dannegan tracks them down.
Anything Hugh Can Do, I Can Do Better
Hugh goes on a meth-induced trip, leaving Panco and its problems to Wayne, who decides that this is the right time to assume the role of partner. But Wayne's ploy to further assume the lifestyle of a Buffer backfires, as it takes time away from his family and causes him to represent the firm in court against a lesbian couple suing for the right to live in a Panco home. Meanwhile, Dahlia's relationship with Di Di breaks down thanks to her Buffer boyfriend, whom Di Di confesses she's slept with; and, Dale waltzes right into Hartley Underwood's home and life and gets her to trust and fall in love with him, giving him perfect access to the Malloy's.
Waiting for Dogot
Wayne and Dahlia desperately try to pull more scams on Peter Mincey, whose suspicions about their true identity can blow the family's entire arrangement. Complicating matters is Dale Malloy, who's trying to figure out what angle Wayne and Dahlia are playing. Meanwhile, Peter foils Wayne's con, forcing the family to knock out the guy and run away. Nina helps them get away, but Dale's stranded their camper and gotten to Peter. But rather than help Peter turn in the Malloy's he sees more value in using the knowledge that they aren't who they say they are to blackmail them and decides that Peter's a liable that needs to be removed.
Meet the Malloy's, a family of Irish Travellers who rove the southeast United States. The father, Wayne, has a gift for lying and the desire to be more than a pick-pocket. The mother, Dahlia, is considered to be Traveller royalty, despite her lowly husband. She's just been released from prison after two years. Then there's matter of Dahlia's cousin, who wants her for himself. When a car accident kills a wealthy couple, Wayne decides that the family will assume their identity and move into their new home, to live the American Dream by stealing it. The plan is the perfect way for them to get away from their Traveller heritage, but the balancing act between keeping up appearances to their new suburban neighbors, called Buffers, and their traditions might be too tough to manage.
The Big Floss
Wayne struggles to develop a defense strategy in Panco's ongoing litigation and his lawyer act begins to stumble. Meanwhile, Dahlia stumbles into a job as a dental hygienist meant for the deceased Mrs. Rich; Cael works with sneaky student Brent to develop a fake ID ring; Ginny Dannegan tracks down the family and states her one demand: that her brother marries Di Di.
Wayne's first day at Panco has its highs and lows. First, he's forced into giving an impromptu speech, where he manages to win over his new employees. Then, he's told to fire the guy he's replacing. The tricky part is convincing everybody that he knows anything about the law. Meanwhile, Dahlia has to get the kids into school and decides that the prestigious and expensive Rosemere Academy fits the bill. Problem is, the headmaster doesn't think the kids would be a good fit in the school, so, Dahlia wrangles the kids into setting up a scenario where they help the headmaster find her lost bird (which they stole) as a way of changing her mind. And Dale puts pressure on Cael's girl, Tammy, to get him to reveal where the Malloys are hiding out.
This Is Your Brain On Drugs
Wayne catches Dahlia standing over the toilet with the meth Chunky Kay left for her and misinterprets it to mean that she's using the stuff. Despite Dahlia's pleas to the contrary, Wayne snorts a large amount of the meth so that he can know what it's like and to show her how bad it looks. But this comes at a bad time, as Wayne has been contemplating leaving Panco and trying to figure out how to cut down the family's monthly bills. The meth only propels him into aggressively pursuing both a new job and extreme cost-cutting measures, including bailing out Cheriene Rich's senile mother from her nursing home. Meanwhile, Dahlia tries to keep the family and the Panco job together, cleaning up after Wayne's messes; Dale arrives and cases the neighborhood, finding an unlikely ally against Wayne and Dahlia in Hartley Underwood, the one-armed woman whom Wayne screwed out of a $10 million dollar settlement.
Wayne presses Hugh to become a company partner after getting money from Rudy Blue, but Hugh first wants to inspect his potential partner's home and family, so he insists that Wayne has a dinner party. Meanwhile, Dahlia runs into her old cellmate at the supermarket and invites her back to the house. It's there that Dahlia and Chunky Kay reconnect. But Wayne learns that Chunky Kay is nothing more than a glue-sniffing cancer who bonded with his wife only by being her drug dealer in prison. This doesn't stop Dahlia from hiring the down-on-her-luck Chunky Kay to be the maid for their dinner party, though, and very quickly Dahlia sees that her close prison friend does not make a good "Buffer" friend.
Dahlia is compelled to go to Earl's funeral with or without the family. But the Malloy's know that if she returns to the Traveller's camp alone, she will be in big trouble, so, they decide to go with her. First, Wayne and Cael put together a lump of cash to give to Dale to payback what Wayne stole. Then, Wayne tries to convince Ken to stave off Ginny's forthcoming pressure for him to marry Di Di right after the funeral, as per Traveller tradition. But their plans go awry when Dahlia discovers that Dale killed Earl and Ken refuses to stand up to Ginny. Making matters worse, Dale essentially puts a hit out on Wayne, Dahlia discovers a gun Wayne's been hiding and points it at Dale in order to compel him to confess his crime, and, Ginny forces Di Di to consummate her marriage to Ken. Luckily, Ken's love for Di Di compels him to threaten Ginny and call off the marriage; Wayne avoids being taken out; and, Dahlia leaves Dale a broken man. But rather than run away, Dale beats out of Ken the location of the Malloy's.
X Marks the Spot
The Malloy's concoct a scheme to deprive a very rich ex-ballplayer named Rudy Blue of some of his wealth in order to put back the money they stole from Hugh to pay back the Travellers' clan.
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