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Josh and I Are Good People!
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Director: Alex Hardcastle — Writer: Michael Hitchcock — Aired: 11/9/2015 — Season: One — Episode: {{{number}}}
Summary: Rebecca goes to extremes to prove Greg that he's wrong about her being a terrible person.


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Hey, I know you! You're the lady on the dart board in the storage room.
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— Waitress at Home Base


Rebecca drives her car to the park where she meets with Josh at Cup of boba. She shows off a photo album she has of thier time together at camp. They are interrupted by Greg's arrival at the shop who is still upset about his horrible date with Rebecca. Unaware of what transpired, Josh defends Rebecca's honor when Greg insults her. Greg turns his vitriol on Josh noting he's sneaking off to meet Rebecca even though Valencia wouldn't like it. He calls them both terrible people before leaving. Rebecca resolves to prove Greg wrong and starts by giving a homeless lady named Joyce a ride in her car. At Whitefeather & Associates, Paula is annoyed by her co-workers Tim and Jim's shenanigans. Rebecca shows up with coffee and donuts for everyone and even contributes to Karen's fund for her sick snake.

Rebecca tells Paula how upset she is that Greg believes she's a bad person. She decides to represent Darryl against his ex-wife Stacy in a custody case involving their daughter Madison. While she and Darryl work on the case Paula is put in charge of the law firm. Meanwhile, Josh went to church for confessional as Greg's criticisms weighed heavily on his mind. His old friend Father Brah was manning the booth and after they reconnected they moved the cinversation outside. As they shoot some hoops on the basketball court Brah suggested Josh make a list of all the sinful thoughts he had for a day. Over at Home Base, Rebecca brings Darryl there to work on the case hoping Greg he will see her. Instead a bartender tells her Greg left not long after she arrived and that he put up a dart board in the back room with Rebecca's face on it.

Her true purpose gone, Rebecca tells Darryl the custody arrangements seems unchangable and leaves. Darryl chases after her and tries to explain how much his daughter means to him to inspire her to find a solution (♫ I Love My Daughter ♫). Back at the office, Paula establishes a draconian rule over the office. When she goes through old documents in Darryl's office she discovers Tim is a Canadian expatriate in the country illegally. At Darryl's apartment, Rebecca interviews Madison and learns her mother would leave her alone at home to have sex with her boss. Rebecca calls an emergency hearing with the judge to presents this evidence. The judge awards Darryl temporary full custody of Madison and Rebecca goes to Home Base to gloat about her good deed to Greg (♫ I'm a Good Person ♫).

Greg is unimpressed with her efforts and even rejects her offer of sex to make up for their bad date. Thinking she needs to go further to prove she is a good person she decides to get Darryl permanent full custody. At the church, Josh brings the list Brah asked him to make. Brah noticed Rebecca appeared on it several times but assured Josh as long as he didn't act on his feelings he was fine. The real problem was how he was going to deal with his attraction to Rebecca now that he owned up to it. Meanwhile, Rebecca is at Stacy's house covertly watching as she puts her bags in a car for a trip. She was planning to frame Stacy for a crime but gets caught during the process. Rebecca blamed her actions on her own parents bitter divorce and they agree to settle the custody dispute amicably.

They went to Home Base to tell Darryl and Madison which Greg observed. He talked to Rebecca afterwards and she sincerely apologized for thier date. Greg replied that he was still unsure about her but conceded she did a good thing for Darryl. At the law firm, Paula told Tim she wouldn't rat him out because she couldn't break up his family. Later, Mrs.Hernandez told Paula that she was a good person (♫ I'm a Good Person (silent reprise) ♫). At Cup of boba, Josh met up with Rebecca and told her that while he is very attracted to her he is committed to Valencia. He insisted that their relationship remain platonic but Rebecca was barely paying attention replaying his previous comment. Afterwards she finds Joyce the homeless person and the two celebrate over Rebecca's latest progress with Josh.

TagEdit

On Karen's YouTube channel she gives a menstrual cup a bad review saying that the cup 'runneth over'.



Karen YouTube channel
A clip of Karen's YouTube channel.

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SongsEdit

Episode songs

Debuts

I Love My Daughter main photo

"I Love My Daughter"
Performed by: Darryl Whitefeather
Writers: Rachel Bloom, Adam Schlesinger
Darryl tries to explain to Rebecca his feelings for his daughter.

I'm a Good Person main photo

"I'm a Good Person"
Performed by: Darryl Whitefeather
Writers: Rachel Bloom, Adam Schlesinger
Rebecca imagines how she will taunt Greg with proof that she's a good person.

Reprises

I'm a Good Person silent reprise

"I'm a Good Person (silent reprise)"
Performed by: Mrs. Hernandez
Writers: Rachel Bloom, Adam Schlesinger
Mrs. Hernandez praises Paula for not turning in Tim to the authorities.

ContinuityEdit

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  • Foreshadowing:
    • This episode continues Rebecca's exorbitant spending as she wastes money on coffe and donuts for her co-workers, buying all the chocolate bars from Madison's Girl Scout troop, contributing to Karen's fund for her sick snake, and losing $10,000 in an effort to frame Darryl's ex-wife Stacy. This all reaches a boiling point in the later episode "Josh is Going to Hawaii!".
    • Rebecca tells Darryl's his obsessive love for his daughter is creepy. It's later revealed she has her own complicated relationship with her own father as revealed in the Season Two episode "Can Josh Take A Leap Of Faith?".
    • Tim is revealed to be Canadian in this episode. In Season Two he becomes more open to his co-workers about being from Canada.
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Running jokesEdit

List of running jokes
Bonnie & Clyde: Rebecca offers to have sex with Greg to make up for their bad date and as she undresses mentions letting "the puppies out of thier cages".

No: Rebecca says "no-o-o" when Stacy told her the money she tried to frame her with was used to buy a hot tub.

ProductionEdit

CastEdit

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EpisodesEdit

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Episodes
vedSeason One Episodes
Michael McDonald as Darryl Whitefeather    "Pilot" N/A
Directed by: Marc Webb - Written by: Aline Brosh McKenna and Rachel Bloom

New York attorney Rebecca Bunch moves to West Covina to pursue her ex-boyfriend Josh Chan.

1x1 main photo    "Josh Just Happens to Live Here!" October 12, 2015
Directed by: Marc Webb - Written by: Rachel Bloom & Aline Brosh MCKenna

New York lawyer Rebecca Bunch makes an impulsive decision to move to West Covina, California.

1x2 main photo    "Josh's Girlfriend is Really Cool!" October 19, 2015
Directed by: Don Scardino - Written by: Rachel Bloom & Aline Brosh McKenna

Rebecca unexpectedly bonds with Valencia much to the dismay of Josh and Paula.

1x3 main photo    "I Hope Josh Comes to My Party!" October 26, 2015
Directed by: Tamra Davis - Written by: Rachel Bloom & Aline Brosh McKenna

Rebecca thows a party in order to get quality time with Josh.

1x4 main photo    "I'm Going on a Date with Josh's Friend!" November 2, 2015
Directed by: Stuart McDonald - Written by: Erin Ehrlich

Greg asks Rebecca out on a date while Josh hopes to land the job of his dreams.

Josh and I Are Good People! main photo    "Josh and I Are Good People!" November 9, 2015
Directed by: Alex Hardcastle - Written by: Michael Hitchcock

Rebecca goes to extremes to prove Greg that he's wrong about her being a terrible person.

My First Thanksgiving With Josh! main photo    "My First Thanksgiving With Josh!" November 23, 2015
Directed by: Joanna Kerns - Written by: Rene Gube

Rebecca gets invited to Josh's family Thanksgiving dinner where she hopes to impress his parents.

I'm So Happy That Josh is So Happy main photo    "I'm So Happy That Josh Is So Happy!" November 28, 2015
Directed by: Lawrence Trilling - Written by: Sono Patel

Rebecca becomes depressed after Josh and Valencia move in together.

My Mom, Greg's Mom and Josh's Sweet Dance Moves! main photo    "My Mom, Greg's Mom and Josh's Sweet Dance Moves!" November 30, 2015
Directed by: Steven Tsuchida - Written by: Rachel Specter & Audrey Wauchope

Rebecca's mother visits; Greg and Heather go to Christmas dinner with his mother and step family.

I'm Going to the Beach with Josh and His Friends! main photo    "I'm Going to the Beach with Josh and His Friends!" November 30, 2015
Directed by: Kenny Ortega - Written by: Dan Gregor & Doug Mand

Rebecca rents a party bus to hang out with Josh and his friends at the beach.

I'm Back at Camp with Josh main photo    "I'm Back at Camp with Josh!" February 1, 2016
Directed by: Michael Shultz - Written by: Jack Dolgen

Rebecca volunteers at a youth camp with Josh; Darryl invites Greg, Hector and White Josh over to his place for a party.

1x11 main photo    "That Text Was Not Meant for Josh!" February 8, 2016
Directed by: Daisy Meyer - Written by: Elisabeth Kiernan Averick

Rebecca accidentally sends a text meant for Paula concerning Josh to Josh himself.

1x13 Promotional photo 5    "Josh and I Go to Los Angeles!" February 29, 2016
Directed by: Michael Patrick Jann - Written by: Aline Brosh McKenna

Rebecca faces off against her New York rival Audra Levine.

Josh is Going to Hawaii! Main photo    "Josh is Going to Hawaii!" March 6, 2016
Directed by: Erin Erhlich - Written by: Sono Patel

Rebecca is convinced by Paula to chase after Josh who is going to Hawaii.

1x15 Promotional photo 4    "Josh Has No Idea Where I Am!" 3/21/16
Directed by: Steven Tsuchida - Written by: Aline Brosh McKenna and Rachel Bloom

While on a plane trip Rebecca has a therapy session with Dr.Akopian.

1x16 Promotional photo 5    "Josh's Sister is Getting Married!" 3/28/2016
Directed by: Alex Hardcastle - Written by: Audrey Wauchope and Rachel Spector

Rebecca is asked to be a bridesmaid in Josh's sisters wedding.

1x17 Promotional photo 6    "Why Is Josh in a Bad Mood?" 4/11/2016
Directed by: Joanna Kerns - Written by: Jack Dolgen

Paula suspects Rebecca of having a steamy affair and Josh is upset when he discovers who that is with.

1x18 Promotional photo 9    "Paula Needs to Get Over Josh!" 4/18/2016
Directed by: Aline Brosh McKenna - Written by: Rene Gube

Relationships are forever changed at Jayma Chan's wedding.

CharactersSongsLocationsCast
vedSeason Two Episodes
2x1 Promotional photo 10    "Where Is Josh's Friend?" October 21, 2016
Directed by: Marc Webb - Written by: Rachel Bloom & Aline Brosh McKenna

Rebecca and Josh continue thier new relationship as Greg goes missing.

2x2 Promotional photo 1    "When Will Josh See How Cool I Am?" October 28, 2016
Directed by: Jay Chandrasekhar - Written by: Rene Gube

Rebecca plays table tennis to impress Josh as Greg tries to adjust to his new path in life.

2x3 Promotional photo 6    "All Signs Point to Josh...Or is it Josh's Friend?" 11/4/16
Directed by: Stuart McDonald - Written by: Wauchope and Specter

Both Rebecca and Paula struggle with a big decision in thier personal lives.

2x4 Promotional photo 1    "When Will Josh and His Friend Leave Me Alone?" 11/11/2016
Directed by: Paul Brigantine - Written by: Erin Ehrlich

Rebbeca tries to reinvent herself in the wake of losing both Greg and Josh.

2x5 Promotional photo 1    "Why Is Josh's Ex-Girlfriend Eating Carbs?" 11/18/16
Directed by: Erin Erlich - Written by: Sono Patel

Rebecca tries to make amends with Valencia.

2x6 Screencap 1.jpg    "Who Needs Josh When You Have a Girl Group?" 12/2/2016
Directed by: Stuart McDonald - Written by: Jack Dolgen

Rebecca, Paula, Heather and Valencia have a girls night out.

Who's the Cool Girl Josh Is Dating?    "Who's the Cool Girl Josh Is Dating?" 12/9/2016
Directed by: Jude Weng - Written by: Michael Hitchcock

Rebecca and Valencia team up to investigate Josh's new girlfriend.

2x7 Main photo    "Who Is Josh's Soup Fairy?" 1/6/17
Directed by: Linda Mendoza - Written by: Rachel Specter and Audrey Wauchope

Paula has Rebecca look after her son Tommy.

2x8 main photo    "When Do I Get to Spend Time with Josh?" 1/13/17
Directed by: Kabir Akhtar - Written by: Aline Brosh McKenna and Rachel Bloom

Whitefeather & Associates gets a new boss.

2x11 Promotional photo 13 edit    "Josh Is the Man Of My Dreams, Right?" 1/20/17
Directed by: Michael Patrick Jann - Written by: Elisabeth Kiernan Averick

Rebecca and Nathaniel get to know each other better.

2x12 Promotional photo 3    "Is Josh Free in Two Weeks?" 1/27/2017
Directed by: Alex Hardcastle - Written by: Katie Schwartz

Nathaniel's father visits the law firm as Rebecca gets stressed out.

Can Josh Take A Leap Of Faith?    "Can Josh Take A Leap Of Faith?" 2/3/17
Directed by: Aline Brosh McKenna - Written by: Aline Brosh McKenna

Unexpected life changing moments happen on Rebecca and Josh's wedding day.

CharactersSongsLocationsCast
vedSeason Three Episodes
3x1 Promotional photo 1    "Josh's Ex-Girlfriend Wants Revenge" 10/13/17
Directed by: TBA - Written by: TBA

Rebecca is looking to make Josh pay for leaving her at the altar.

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