The roundtable begins with a look at why these women love working together, and what they're excited for in the second season.
The group explores the topics of motherhood, responsibility and parenting.
The actors discuss the complications of marriage, lying, and when to tell the truth.
In the final roundtable segment, the actors examine their characters’ paths to healing.
A suspicious death at a coastal elementary school draws attention to the frictions among three mothers and their families.
Jane deflects questions from Ziggy; Madeline is outraged over a slight from Renata; Celeste suggests she and Perry see a counselor.
Madeline irks Renata; Celeste succumbs to Perry's charms; Jane opens up to Madeline about her past.
Nathan invites Madeline and Ed to a dinner to discuss Abigail; Celeste backs Madeline's play, despite Perry's concerns; Jane unlocks a key to her past.
Madeline gets encouraging news about the play; Jane is told of the school's decision about Ziggy; Celeste is put on the spot by her therapist.
Madeline worries about Jane's behavior; Jane confronts Renata about a school petition; Bonnie tells Nathan about Abigail's secret project.
Celeste takes steps towards independence; Madeline deals with fallout from her past; Jane learns the identity of the school bully.
Following first-day-of-school events, Madeline is worried by Bonnie’s behavior. Mary Louise, Celeste’s mother-in-law, offers her unvarnished assessment of Madeline’s character. Jane learns that she’s known in town as one of the “Monterey Five.”
Renata faces an uncertain future when Gordon lands in legal trouble. After a challenging therapy session, Celeste opens up to Mary Louise about her relationship with Perry. Ed confronts Madeline about her secrets.
Mary Louise tries to get closer to Jane. Renata focuses her wrath on Principal Nippal. Madeline is forced to confront her issues at a couples therapy session. Celeste remains conflicted by her memories of Perry.
Celeste accuses Mary Louise of overstepping boundaries with Jane. Renata endures a prying court hearing with Gordon. Jane opens up to Corey at Amabella’s birthday party. Madeline continues to try to make things right with Ed.
Renata deals with the fallout from Gordon’s legal troubles and attempts to help Celeste. Bonnie relives painful memories from her past.
Celeste is blindsided by Mary Louise. Gordon continues to disappoint Renata. Bonnie contemplates a solution to her mother’s suffering and her own ongoing guilt. Ed entertains an unusual proposition before catching Madeline in an unguarded moment. The Monterey Five feel the pressure of increased scrutiny of Perry’s death.