The news crew copes with the loss of their good friend, Bill, after he dies of a heart attack.
Jon Lovitz joins the cast as Max Louis, hired because of a connection to Bill. The idea of ""Y2K"" wreaks havoc at the office.
It comes out that Max doctored his resume; Lisa goes undercover at a restaurant.
Dave learns he has high blood pressure, causing Joe to install a sound machine. Matthew becomes motherly toward Max, after a conversation with Beth.
Joe creates a ""smart drink"", with extreme results; Lisa becomes Max's confidante.
Dave tries to tape a message for students at his alma matter; Lisa tries to cure her speech impediment.
Beth wants to start profit-sharing; Matthew thinks of abuse after undergoing hypnosis.
Dave fights to hang Joe and Beth's strange painting in the lobby; Matthew starts dressing like Lisa.
Dave and Lisa fight for an apartment, which Max decides he wants; Joe and Beth ""fix-up"" the show's website.
Matthew's 30th birthday causes him to adopt the persona of an 18 year old. Lisa protests Jimmy's plan to build a 200 story skyscraper.
Jimmy's fear of hippies causes him to blow a big deal; Max and Beth spoil Lisa's dog.
Lisa's new assistant turns Joe and Dave into rivals; Max complains about the lack of sofa in the men's room.
Max pretends to quit to hopefully get Beth to beg him to stay. When the ploy fails, Dave has to swallow his pride to get Max back. Lisa's new hyphenated last name, Miller-Johnson, irks both Joe and Matthew.
Dave vents aggression on the staff, threatening to fire someone. Matthew wears a padded suit to learn Joe's karate-like martial art, Joe-jitsu. Mr. James leads a crusade against Mother's Day.
Jimmy and Matthew switch places for a day, with life altering results. Dave bans max from the breakroom.