The Quicksand Girlfriend
Season 1, Episode Two
First Aired April 13, 2011
Episode Guide
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The Quicksand Girlfriend is the second episode of Happy Endings. It was written by Josh Bycel and directed by Jeff Melman. It is the second episode of the series overall, and premiered on April 13, 2011.


Dave has a one night stand with a girl he met at a bar. Feeling bad about just blowing her off, he decides to call her the next morning. But things go awry when he finds himself in a new relationship and the girl constantly smothers him. Meanwhile, Jane tries to help Alex find a new roommate, and Penny decides to find herself a more stereotypical "gay husband" to hang out with, after becoming tired of Max not being traditionally "gay enough" for her liking.


Eliza Coupe...Jane
Elisha Cuthbert...Alex
Zachary Knighton...Dave
Adam Pally...Max
Damon Wayans Jr....Brad
Casey Wilson...Penny

Guest CastEdit

Stephen Guarino...Derrick
Courtney Henggeler...Andrea
James Kirkland...Zane
Cynthia Frost...Grandma Nellie
Rachel Germaine...Trish
Anthony Johnson...Minister
Nikki McCauley...Samantha
Caitlin Thompson...Chelsea

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