Punk rocker-turned suburban mom Kelly is nostalgic for a lifestyle she can no longer have, and uncertain of a future she doesn't yet see herself in. Seventeen-year old Cal is frustrated at his lack of control over the hand he's been dealt. When the two strike up an unlikely friendship, it's the perfect spark needed to shock them both back to life.
A mysterious new girl arrives in posh suburban neighborhood and quickly sets out to terrorize the town. As she starts breaking into homes and torturing the occupants, they begin to realize that she isn't just another girl next door.
Rebecca Bunch is a successful, driven, and possibly crazy, young woman who impulsively gives up everything, her partnership at a prestigious law firm and her upscale apartment in Manhattan, in a desperate attempt to find love and happiness in the exotic hotbed of romance and adventure: suburban West Covina, California.
Evan and his younger brother leave their broken home in an attempt to escape their alcoholic mother. They fall in with 'The Rejected' (aka T.R.), a group of punks who live as squatters in an abandoned shack by the side of the highway. With the T.R.s, the boys find a new family. But their new family will be tested when they become the target of 'Citizens Against Crime', a group of unhappy suburbanites.
Rebecca Bunch is a young woman who moves to West Covina, California after leaving her job at a law firm and her life in New York. She is jilted at the altar by Josh Chan, and now she must muster her inner strength to search for romance.
George Altman, a single father who decides to get away from New York City to the suburbs so he can give his teenage daughter, Tessa, a better life after he finds an unopened box of condoms in her drawer. However, their move to the suburbs has the daughter wondering if they just entered the world of 'The Stepford Wives' after they see how 'perfect' their new locale is, right down to the neighbors who welcome them into the cul-de-sac.
This year, Rebecca is, in some ways, like a baby chick that's about to tumble out of the nest. In other ways, she's that friend who is searching for enlightenment, and there can't stop yammering about it. As always, Rebecca's actions have unintended consequences for her West Covina friends: Nathaniel feels betrayed by her, Josh is taken aback by her, and Darryl is parenting her baby. Paula,Heather and Valencia remain staunchly by Rebecca's side, but...
Wealthy suburbanite Ned Merrill loses everything and, by blocking out the last two or so years of years of his life, he deceives himself that he hasn't lost anything. His deception is revealed as he confronts former friends while swimming from one pool to another on his way to his old home. Some genuinely try to help him. As he proceeds, though, he runs into people who he mistreated in the past, and now speaks hostilely to him. He finally arrives...