Guest stars , , and. Elliot, Finch, and Nina get nervous when it appears Jack has brought in an efficiency consultant who seems intent on shaking things up. Jack Burditt January 29, 1998 1998-01-29 Finch's father comes to town for a firefighters' convention, and to bond with his son, whom he is now sure is gay. Jack can't understand why Maya rejects his birthday gift. Jack and Nina both try to avoid their annual anniversary night out.
Meanwhile, Jack is giving Finch some tips as to how to exert power over others using psychological techniques. An attractive saleswoman tricks Finch into buying expensive clothing he cannot afford. Marsh McCall November 24, 1998 1998-11-24 Jack drops on the a list of 100 most powerful men, whilst Finch meets Mark Hamill— guest-starring as himself. Second, by putting the home conflict within the workspace, Just Shoot Me! Nina and Elliot are judges at the fashion awards, but Elliot is disturbed to find the awards are corrupt and the judges are bribed. But, this sophomore excursion that, like all sophomore excursions, essentially has to restate everything established in the pilot but in a seemingly fresh way, is smarter. Guest appearance by as himself. But to become one of her colleagues, the girl will have to work herself.
In the result of Russian audience in half of the cases, it is unclear — why the laughter? However, Elliot doesn't trust him and thinks that this is another one of his scams. Jack discovers Kevin's hidden talent. When she gets there, she has to face some unexpected competition from Jack's current employees: fashion editor Nina, who fears Maya will squeeze her out of her job, secretary Finch, who fears Maya's presence will diminish his influence with Jack, and head photographer Elliott, who hates having to put up with Maya's resentment of his attitude toward women. Meanwhile, Nina redoes the pin-up shot that brought her fame. Marked by sly repartee and gleeful double entendres, it follows the antics of a staff that includes the boss's daughter, a serious journalist who has no love for his publication; a hard-living fashion editor; a neurotic photographer; and a scheming, fawni more… A slick long-running ensemble sitcom set at a glossy women's magazine run by a bombastic publisher.
And in addition to those revealing throwaway moments of comedy, the story bones themselves suggest a greater purpose, as Maya takes a step forward in her personal growth by having to arrange the entire magazine by herself… hoping to please her father. A racy dream that ensues only adds to the trouble. Maya discovers her new boyfriend is a intent on making her gain weight. The next day, Maya tried hard to hide about the sex dream at the office. When she arrives and promptly goes to leave, Finch convinces her to stay by telling her Sid is dying.
Maya dates a friend of Elliot's. Maya lets slip at an interview with the singer she knows Nina and arranges a meeting between the two only to find out that Nina's love is not the singer. Jack is so desperate to buy Donald Trump a better gift than Trump buys for him, he forces Finch to betray a friend. Nina is frustrated after Finch spurns her advances, only to discover that he has been holding a grudge for the past nine years. Meanwhile, Elliott helps Kevin make a good impression on his date. Maya is taken in by Finch's lie that he wants them to move so he can build a free daycare center.
Guest starring Conrad as himself. She spends time with him and they live as though they are in a Woody Allen movie. When Jack retires, his staff share memories, shed tears and pay affectionate tribute. This begins, as usual, from the top — with creator Steven Levitan, who had two classic workplace shows already on his resumé with Wings and The Larry Sanders Show, and who had left a stint on Frasier — during its best era — to run his own show. Elliot has a problem when the delivery guy invents a nickname for everyone in the office but him. Meanwhile, the magazine staff participates in a paintball match where Finch unwittingly eliminates Jack three minutes into the war.
Finch also gets to know that Jack is meeting and is desperate to be allowed to be there too. He hates being known as just a secretary. A meeting with a past boyfriend of Maya's has her very nervous. Also, Jack starts showing off his new pocket watch. Finch and Elliot pay Kevin to eat disgusting foods. This episode is unusual in that it is filmed with handheld cameras interspersed with talking head interviews, and there is no studio audience.
November 3, 1998 1998-11-03 Elliot feels harassed when a photography fan starts mailing photos to Elliot, requesting approval and asking for meetings. Elliot spots Maya's gynaecologist in a strip club. And yet, unlike Frasier, Just Shoot Me! Marsh McCall April 9, 1998 1998-04-09 While writing his memoirs, Jack is unable to write the chapter where he fires his old business partner, Herb. Elliot sells Jack his beloved classic , only to be dismayed when Jack fails to take care of it. A lot of funny, unpleasant and ridiculous situations are waiting for the heroine on this way.
Jack is not happy with the environmentalist Maya's dating, when he eventually accepts him the man shows up super-high. He confesses to Maya that he is a recovering alcoholic, and got in touch to apologise for spreading rumours about her in high school. The characters will become better defined, the storytelling will become more original, and the jokes will become sharper. The two have nothing in common, but Nina eventually decides to get to know her daughter, only to be told that she is also a grandmother. The radio station, and Roz, were a secondary emphasis, and just as Carey struggled with balance, even the more character-driven Frasier toiled to keep its office characters engaged… Just Shoot Me! However, when Elliot tries to use Rhonda to make Vicki jealous, he finds himself in an awkward situation. When they find out, they decide to wreak revenge on him.