PILOT

EPISODE 1

STORYLINE
Tig Notaro, an LA-based radio host, returns to her hometown of Bay St. Lucille, Mississippi, to be at the bedside of her ailing mother, Caroline. Suffering from her own recent health problems, Tig attempts to reconnect with her brother, Remy, and stepfather, Bill, both of whom lack the emotional tools to deal with family trauma.


EFFECTS

EPISODE 2

STORYLINE
Struggling to accept her mother's death, Tig can't let go of Caroline's possessions. Unable to leave home, Tig tries to maintain control of her radio show from Mississippi. Seeing that Tig is unable to accept the fragility of life, most pressingly her own, Bill pushes her to investigate a disturbing, yet oddly hilarious medical procedure.


THE CAT'S OUT

EPISODE 3

STORYLINE
Bill's cat escapes and he blames Tig for letting her out. Tig's biological father, Mick, leads a search party. Assigned to survey the neighborhood, Tig unearths a secret from Caroline's past. Having found a local station where she can record her show remotely, Tig connects with Kate, the off-beat radio station manager.


LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL

EPISODE 4

STORYLINE
Finally feeling better, Tig readies for her return to LA. But before she goes, she is roped into replacing her mother as Mardi Gras Queen at the Bay St. Lucille parade. Remy and Bill are stymied in their search for romance and cats, respectively. Tig searches for Kate at the parade, but instead encounters Jessie, a news reporter who makes her want to stay in town a bit longer.


HOW 'BOUT NOW, HOW 'BOUT RIGHT NOW

EPISODE 5

STORYLINE
Tig and Jessie explore the limits of living in the moment. Attempting to connect, Bill attempts to organize a family dinner with Tig and Remy. Remy clumsily pursues a female member of his Civil War reenactment club. Tig and Bill finally have it out over painful events of the past.


NEW CONTACT

EPISODE 6

STORYLINE
Tig returns to Los Angeles and discovers that life has moved on without her. Encounters with friends, an ex-girlfriend, and coworkers all lead her to a crossroads, where a life-altering decision must be made.


Season One