Venice, California resident and recovering alcoholic Chip styles himself a self-help guru but struggles to keep track of his own lies and half-truths.
Finally confronting his landlord, Chip gets some clarity on his store situation, then inadvertently helps Dennis and London's first date go smoothly.
Chip visits his TV-star ex-wife Tilly in an effort to save his store. Dennis and London have a dinner date. Chip disappoints Kara one time too many.
A trip to Palm Springs for a visit with his mother Jackie turns into an emotional rollercoaster ride for Dennis and fellow travelers Chip and London.
Chip sponsors Topher, a new support group member who makes a surprising offer. Dennis helps Kara with a legal problem. London and Chip have a moment.
After a fight with Dennis, Chip crashes with Cooler. Dennis and Kara grow closer. A secret is revealed about London.
Still reeling from a revelation about London, Chip takes a hard line in negotiations with Tilly to save Venice. Dennis harbors feelings for Kara.
Topher makes a vengeful move that will impact all of Venice. Dennis learns the truth about two of Chip's more significant and long-running deceptions.
Thanks to his advocacy for Topher's hotel, Chip is now an outcast. Dennis conceals his recovery from Rosa, a new love interest. Cooler gets evicted.
Chip takes London out on an unconventional "first date" and meets her spiritual guru, Karel. Dennis discovers a link between Rosa and George.
His housing issues unresolved, Chip crashes with a recent acquaintance. George asks Dennis to help him reconnect with Rosa. Cooler has a revelation.
Making amends to Dennis and Jerry pays off in unexpected ways for Chip. Cooler throws himself a birthday party. Rosa learns the truth about Dennis.
London vanishes, sending Chip on a desperate search to replace her. Dennis panics when a fall off the wagon derails his sobriety and his business.
Chip and Cooler rescue Dennis from an alcoholic spiral, then head north to stop London's wedding -- a quest that ends with a startling revelation.