Ben goes on a morning talk show to host a segment on medical matters, but his disinterest in becoming a celebrity makes Mindy worry that they don't share the same ambitions.
Mindy flees New York on the eve of Danny's wedding and goes home to Massachusetts, where she discovers something unusual about her mother's acting career.
The practice needs a doctor until Jeremy is back on his feet following his heart attack, but Mindy has reservations about the new ob-gyn's gender. Meanwhile, Ben's living situation could be a deal breaker for Mindy.
Amidst the continuing nurses' strike, Mindy finds herself having feelings for handsome pediatric nurse Ben, while the stress of the situation is becoming too much for Jeremy.
A nurses' strike spearheaded by a new male nurse shakes Shulman & Associates to its core. Meanwhile, Mindy cares for a sick Leo; Jody puts the upstairs apartment on the market; and Brendan asks Mindy for help with a new project.
Finding herself in a love triangle, Mindy must choose between Jody and Danny.