Miranda tries to pretend Ned isn’t there, but his friendliness charms Arabella, who takes a liking to him.That night, Ned goes with Natalie to a self-help meeting with Natalie’s artist friend, Christian (Hugh Dancy).Ned goes back to working with Dylan, but is told to watch the car while Dylan conducts a private interview with Tatiana.Hours later, Ned is told by a police officer to move out of a tow zone.Liz later confronts Dylan about the affair, and he blames her attempts at pleasing him.Liz is angry that he is blaming her for his infidelity, and divorces him.Ned asks Cindy, who is a lawyer, about ways to get custody of his dog but she suggests as an alternative that they work together to simply take the dog from Janet.He later goes out to lunch with Jeremy and hints at Jeremy’s attraction towards his sister.
When Ned is released from prison, he returns home to his girl and his dog (“Willie Nelson”). Billy gives Ned a ride into town and tells him that if he can scrape together 00 for the first 2 months rent, Janet might let him stay in the goat barn behind the farm.
The next day, Miranda reluctantly asks Ned to chauffeur while she interviews an important client, Lady Arabella (Janet Montgomery).
Miranda hopes to pry into her scandalous past, but is dismayed to learn of a legal agreement to only ask about charity work.
The editor calls in the company lawyer and decide they can’t publish Miranda’s article without Ned vouching for it, which he refuses to do.
She kicks Ned out and he stays with Nat, who lies about having told Cindy about the cheating.