Status
Ended
Network
ABC (US)
SEASON
EPISODE

Comedy, Romance

DESCRIPTION

A workaholic adult woman's imaginary friend from childhood comes back to her, but ends up being more of a troublemaker than a great companion.

Season 1

Aired a month ago - May 02, 2017

As Alice struggles to connect with Dora, she faces a dilemma of whether or not she should play the role of parent or friend. Mary is sure she has the right answer while Ben has his own agenda to have Alice be his personal mole. Meanwhile, Andy's own unique identity is challenged when the one place where he feels cool is taken from him when Bunny tags along. MORE -LESS

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Dora's always off doing her own thing,
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You'll thank me come cake season. Bunny, let's roll.
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And why might she be out cold?
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- We just call it "sleep" these days. - Sure.
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Voilà!
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Ohh, here's one. Hi, there, fella.
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Girl, when I was your age, I'd see the sunrise on the reg.
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- ...the dope-est science org on campus. - Wow.
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'Cause Skyping apart is what technology is made for,
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Listen up... Out there, we're brother and sister.
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I mean, you dirty the brushes. She cleans the brushes.
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No idea. She's probably an orphan.
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- First time... never been. - Great.
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Alice: Girl, we just so crushed this thing with Dora.
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No, three. No, four.
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When I was 15, I snuck off to Manhattan.
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Yes. Yes.
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you can find out who she's with and what she's doing
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[Whispering] Spies hang, Alice.
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- It's mole time. Go! - Now?
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[Sighs]
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And then, later, Stacy texted him "good show,"
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If he's not into that, he is not worth it.
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How'd it go? Is she okay?
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Yeah. Nothing to worry about. I'm in.
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It's like a notebook... or a dossier if we want to be accurate.
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- ...invite me to a party at the lake. - [Gasps] [Whispering] The lake!
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- [Laughs] - [Laughs nervously]
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Wow, uh, yeah. Yeah, that'd be great.
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- Okay. - And it's for you.
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You can put dogs' ashes in it, too!
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and she will hate you.
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Next time you talk to Dora, just record
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She pretty much went "Beetlejuice" on Melissa who cleans the brushes.
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Okay.
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But who plays air hockey with her?
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I'm so excited.
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I mean, all night, no parents,
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- [Breathes deeply] - See? Nothing to worry about.
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Stuff happens at the community center.
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So, listen...
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There's something I have to tell you about Dora.
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The whole idea is to keep her safe.
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But she is safe.
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- is making a move on telescope girl! - Oh, crap, crap, crap.
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She has a thing against horses because she had a bad pony ride when she was 6.
Aired a month ago - Apr 25, 2017

Alice wants to meet Ben's friends, but Ben is hesitant. Later: he makes a startling admission after devising a plan to impress her.

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Oh, no. We do not mix worlds.
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I love that you know me so well
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Okay.
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I get that when your friends disappear to marriage and motherhood,
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You know, the one that said,
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I mean, meeting friends is pretty standard.
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Ben's not gonna break up with me
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I am so happy we've finally been able to schedule a playdate.
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Hey, you have an older son, right?
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I know. I was joking.
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and don't reveal our true selves
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it's not perfect, so... bye.
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Mixing worlds is fun. It's normal. I can do it.
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Why didn't you talk me out of it?
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this mixing of worlds could go wrong.
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Well, that's a pretty real possibility.
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Remember after your parents split?
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We don't want to inconvenience you.
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So, Rebecca...
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Yeah!
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So we can talk now.
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♪ Happy birthday, dear... ♪
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This is where I go when I don't want to talk to my kids.
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No, I think maybe someone just likes onion volcanoes.
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You'll meet people.
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Do you have plans tonight?
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schedule a fake interview, and somehow convince her to love me.
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Oh...
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I showed you mine, show me yours.
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I, Alice, want to meet your friends.
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Okay. I'm excited.
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And now that I'm sort of running it back in my head, also weird.
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- So beautiful. So always wrong. - Hi!
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I know that I can't!
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about Ben from his Lincoln Park High days.
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Mm. No one can take that away from you.
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- Electrical. - Electrical.
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Okay, let's just ask him.
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I have to work hard to support my family.
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- Mm-hmm. - ...who knows where.
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Yes. Okay. Oh. Ooh. Ha.
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- Having fun at this par-tay? - Oh, yeah, a blast.
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- I don't know. - How long have he and I been dating?
Aired a month ago - Apr 18, 2017

Andy has a hard time finding a prom date while Dora keeps turning away a guy who persistently asks her, but Alice tries to convince her to go. Meanwhile, Ben struggles to deal with kids growing up and tries to scare away Dora's date.

Aired 1 months ago - Apr 11, 2017

Andy considers auditioning for the school musical, so Alice gets really involved and learns the emotional highs and lows of being a parent. Meanwhile, Dora creates her own feminist musical when she doesn't like the underlying message of Andy's show.

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doesn't get the part.
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so how about this?
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I won't. You're his dad. You're too close.
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Plus, I want to keep you nice and wiry.
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- Neat! - We're going.
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Honestly, Dad was holding me back.
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[Chuckles softly]
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Should we start tomorrow?
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So since I couldn't remember my lines from last night,
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You know what? We don't need these today.
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He didn't think he could do TV ads
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Greaser! Now feed me that line.
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- [Door opens] - For real?
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That's awesome, buddy. Alice, can I see you?
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If he aims for the lead, he'll maybe get a line
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- Give it. - Mnh-mnh.
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Oh, he's got more range than I thought.
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I hear you, but I really want to be in a play.
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Misogyny is their mission!
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Pivot, comb.
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No, J-JK, JK.
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♪ Well, my baby and me went out late Saturday night ♪
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Greaser, greaser, greaser.
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♪ Rock this town, make 'em scream and shout ♪
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Okay, I'm gonna say something crazy!
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Alice, uh, I know this might sound crazy, but...
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[Distorted] Andy is the lead!
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What? No. Why? That's a silly question.
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Date and time TBD. Location TBD.
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and because you weren't expecting it.
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That is not... that is not for me.
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How about we give him a second alone to think about it.
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Why are you trying to derail him?
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[Chuckles] That's classic parent-y feeling.
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Good. Let's get back to rehearsal.
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And guess what? Haven't thrown up once.
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That's greaser talk for "cool."
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He will get the part.
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on my face parts.
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but you did really great.
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I'll take him out! Oh, I will take him out!
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you're being super parent-y.
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and he was a really great kid, yes, I would!
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This is the worst thing that has ever happened to me!
Aired 1 months ago - Apr 04, 2017

Ben asks Alice to help him with her first mom-like task: picking up Bunny from dance class, causing Mary to discovers the simplest parental tasks are fraught with difficulty. Later: Ben is disappointed to learn Alice can't help with the kids anymore, but things change when Andy enlists Alice's help to overcome his fear of taking a driving test.

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Or she's just a very busy fairy.
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- Pants. - Go, go, go, go, go, go, go, go!
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Oh, God, you're cute.
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Just like that,
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- I've got a big... - I had the worst day.
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Y-You need to be more like my boyfriend...
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Does she have kids?
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You can tell Alice... no, tell A-dogg... I'm in.
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and will come on too strong,
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Table-side guac coming your way, señor.
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- It's just an appetizer. Are you okay? - He's onto you.
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No hug. No kiss. This is not how I raised you.
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And before you know it, you're gonna be at a wedding,
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It's, like, I don't know how to mom.
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on these "children people."
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Lucky for you, I got a plan.
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You're meeting my kids.
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All that matters is I love you,
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We could fly to Disney World.
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We will swing by your place around 6:00,
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Sorry. That's all I got.
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How much you lay down? Like, two, three hundo?
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Do you think being a spaced-out burner
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Where is your dad?
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It's getting late. We should probably order dinner,
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I am a girl. Like, I should probably just,
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Oh, I'm gonna stop you right there.
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I panicked and used it as a rag,
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- No. - She paused.
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that are so clever and smart?
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I'm just so tired of everyone looking at me like a nobody.
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So, start over as a person? That's your advice?
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'Cause you're taking the power away from them.
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Not in that jacket you ain't.
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I broke your child. I broke him good.
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I can't do this.
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- ♪ Get a little rude, too, bring it in hot ♪ - Whoo! Whoo-hoo!
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I'm gonna need a taco, and a piece of chocholate, and an enchiloopa...
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We're living so hard right now!
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Why you got to make this weird now?
Aired 2 months ago - Mar 29, 2017

Alice falls in love with a divorced dad but she then learns that he has 3 kids. Alice becomes consumed by her fears and contemplates giving up until her old childhood imaginary friend, Mary, comes back.