Girls season 2 episode 4 “It’s a Shame About Ray”” airs Sunday February 3 (9:00-9:30 p.m.) on HBO.
Episode Synopsis: Hannah (Lena Dunham) hosts a grown-up dinner party to celebrate her writing gig, but her friends’ behavior doesn’t live up to the setting. Marnie (Allison Williams) and Audrey (Audrey Gelman) square off; Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet) realizes she has inadvertently entered a new phase with Ray (Alex Karpovsky); Jessa (Jemima Kirke) meets Thomas-John’s (Chris O’Dowd) parents (Griffin Dunne, Deborah Rush).
Show Summary: Hannah is seeing a new guy, but still feels responsible for Adam, her bed-ridden ex, as he recovers from the fateful accident that ended season one. Disappointed at work, the recently single Marnie needs the support of her best friend and former roommate, yet the distance between them seems greater than ever. Jessa returns from her honeymoon, ready to plant new ideas in Hannah’s head. Newly experienced, Shoshanna struggles to navigate the challenges of a shaky relationship with Ray.
Created by and starring Lena Dunham (“Tiny Furniture”), the new HBO series GIRLS takes a comic look at the assorted humiliations and rare triumphs of a group of girls in their early 20s. Dunham, Judd Apatow and Jenni Konner executive produce the show, which kicks off its ten-episode season SUNDAY, APRIL 15 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Bruce Eric Kaplan and Ilene S. Landress co-executive produce.
In addition to Dunham, the cast of GIRLS includes Jemima Kirke (“Tiny Furniture”), Allison Williams (“American Dreams”), Zosia Mamet (“Mad Men”) and Adam Driver
(“Angels in America” on Broadway, HBO’s “You Don’t Know Jack”). Recurring guest stars include Chris Abbott (“Martha Marcy May Marlene”) and Alex Karpovsky (“Tiny Furniture”).