Tony's cantankerous funk -- which he calls a superpower -- is taking a toll on his co-workers. Meanwhile, a new writer starts at The Tambury Gazette.
Thinking he has nothing to lose, Tony contemplates trying heroin. He babysits his nephew and starts to bond -- just a bit -- with Sandy.
Tony hires a sex worker -- but it's not what you think. A trip to the comedy club turns awkward. The nurse gives Tony a piece of her mind.
Tony pushes back on Matt's idea to go on a blind date. Also, Tony makes an introduction and issues an uncharacteristic apology.
Brian (finally) convinces Tony and company to visit his apartment for a story. Meanwhile, Matt receives a distressing call from his son's school.
Making an earnest attempt to be happy -- or at least not miserable -- Tony gives some long overdue recognition to those who have stood by him.