Schmidt agrees to sign a sex contract with his new boss Emma (Carla Gugino).Cece is bothered that Robby thinks of her as a "nice girl".
The show combines comedy and drama elements as the characters, who are in their early thirties, deal with maturing relationships and career choices.
Schmidt is bothered by being unable to satisfy Emma during sexual intercourse. Tired of taking showers, Jess proposes the gang buy a bathtub, but Nick and Schmidt reject the idea.
Winston later joins Jess to purchase a tub to place on the roof but it breaks partly through, spilling water on Schmidt's suits.
Winston also thinks he is suffering from PMS, even though he is a man.
After hanging out with Tran (Ralph Ahn), a quiet old man in the park who listens to Nick and just smiles back at him, Nick becomes less angry.