For years, perfect couple Dave and Alex drew their friends in and held them together. Now that they've split, does this group have the stuff to stay together? Or do Max, Brad, Jane and Penny have to choose sides? Suddenly every event is a negotiation... like, who gets to go on the annual ski trip? There are a lot of big questions to be answered, but this group has been together so long, somehow, little by little, they'll figure out how to hold on, even though their center is split up. It helps that Dave and Alex have agreed to stay friends. But there will definitely be other complications down the road. Happy Endings stars Elisha Cuthbert (24) as Alex, Eliza Coupe as Jane, Zachary Knighton as Dave, Adam Pally as Max, Damon Wayans, Jr. as Brad and Casey Wilson as Penny.
Penny buys a condo and vows to turn her life around; Jane talks Dave and Alex into finally being honest with each other.
Alex's new T-shirts intended for children end up being a hit with with teenagers; Jane searches for the child she believes was conceived from an egg she donated years ago.
The gang is inspired when Penny's consistently optimistic mother (Megan Mullally) visits; Penny discovers her mom is hiding unhappy news.
Jane tries to help her friends visualize the path to their dreams; Brad has a hard time relating to his humorless boss; Dave is afraid to introduce his new girlfriend to the gang.
While Brad and Jane are house-sitting in the suburbs, the rest of the gang attends a warehouse party.
Brad lies and says he has to go out of town for work when Jane's former sorority sister visits; Dave and Max make a commercial to promote the food truck.
The return of Max's high school girlfriend affects everyone in the group differently; Jane tries to find herself a work husband.
Alex offers to design Jane a dress for her charity event; Penny helps Max babysit; Dave and Brad realize their new friendship with the mailman isn't all it was cracked up to be.
Desperate to earn money, Max agrees to play Santa at Penny's charity event; Jane tries to reclaim money she and Brad saved for their vacation after she accidentally gives it to the housekeeper.
Dave has a surprising reaction when his shrink (Ken Marino) starts dating Penny; Max and Jane's fight over a sweater leads to a strange competition; Alex and Brad bond when they discover a shared interest.
Dave's father (Michael McKean) comes to town with his new girlfriend.
Penny tries to change the slacker (Ryan Hansen) she is dating to suit her needs; Brad starts acting the way he did in college; Alex and Max try to convince Dave to give up V-neck shirts.
The road to romance is rocky for the gang, as Penny has a new boyfriend she wants to dump; Dave is afraid his new girlfriend is about to dump him; Alex, an expert on all things Valentine's, goes looking for a party in the sketchy part of town; and Brad's hopes for a perfect night out for Jane are dashed when a dental appointment goes terribly wrong. But they don't have anything on Max, who picks up a couple with his limo only to find that one of the passengers is Grant (guest star James Wolk), the boyfriend he broke up with a year ago -- on Valentine's Day
Max wonders if he is good enough for his boyfriend, Grant (James Wolk); Dave tries to prove that he is cooler than Grant.
The gang relies on Brad and Jane's annual argument to let them know when Max will come out of hibernation and when winter will end.
Dave gets a liquor license for his food truck, making it a new hot spot; the gang avoids Dave because his signature drink gives them sex dreams.
Alex teams up with Jane to convince Dave that something he's certain happened never did. Penny and Max are determined to finally beat Julie and Justin in the annual Rosalita's Run and Scavenger Hunt.
Since Penny's birthday celebrations have a history of being cursed, her friends search for a special restaurant—one that hasn't banned any of them and where they hopefully won't run into any exes.
Not everything is jim-dandy at Dave's gym after he becomes the target of a bully, so onetime bully Alex coaches him on how to work out his problems with the tough guy. Meanwhile, residents don't take kindly to condo-association president Jane and her controlling ways and mount a campaign to replace her.
Penny tells a little white lie to get out of reuniting with a pesky childhood friend, and soon the entire gang is caught up in a frenzy of fibbing, with each seemingly innocent untruth growing bigger than the one before. Meanwhile, Max and Dave's robust love life is grating on their lonely landlord, who is looking for a way to evict them—until he takes a liking to Alex.
The gang find themselves at yet another wedding, this time the nuptials of Derrick (Stephen Guarino reprising his role) and Eric (Nate Smith). Will there be "DRAMA," to quote Derrick? Of course, as Brad struggles to tell Jane something important. Jane tries to find a way to help Eric hide the fact that the pricey reception must be downscaled and Max tries to find the courage to perform with his old all-male Madonna cover band. Meanwhile, a dateless Penny is sad that she's at another wedding, alone, until she meets cute guy Chris (Brian Austin Green) via Skype.