With Avenue 5 staff slacking in their customer service, Ryan offers Karen the opportunity to channel her unique talent for speaking the passengers’ language. Judd outlines the plan for a rescue mission and tasks Iris with organizing a vigil on Earth to raise the money to fund it. Rav endures a barrage of messages from the ship and handles an unruly press conference.
As Rav and her team meet with a NASA representative to plot a potential rescue mission, Ryan learns that Cyrus an engineer working in a hidden part of the ship, has a surprisingly optimistic theory about the ship’s future. Judd donates a lavish personal item to help commemorate a fallen crew member. Karen becomes a vocal advocate for passengers. Mia and Doug receive marital counselling from Matt.
In this episode, test cook Becky Hays shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate Skillet-Roasted Chicken Breast with Harissa-Mint Carrots. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of sriracha. Gadget critic Lisa McManus reveals her top picks for gadgets for a healthy lifestyle. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows Bridget how to make a Brown Rice Bowl with Vegetables and Salmon at home.
Can a New York City restaurateur make inroads in the crowded world of fast casual with his Italian cuisine business? Two moms from Portland, Oregon, introduce their functional and sustainable solution to a common problem for babies with their fashion line. A pest-control industry veteran from Shohola, Pennsylvania, pitches his humane solution to home defense from unwanted visitors. Finally, a former beauty queen from Bridgeville, Delaware, trades in her crown for overalls as she turns one of the biggest issues in farming into a delicious business opportunity.
When a malfunction occurs aboard the luxury space cruise ship Avenue 5, it’s up to engineer Billie McEvoy to warn Captain Ryan Clark, Avenue 5 owner Herman Judd and his right-hand-woman Iris Kimura that the incident may have a cataclysmic knock-on effect. As Rav Mulcair manages the situation from mission control back on Earth, Matt Spencer, the head of customer relations, tries his best to calm frayed nerves on board, and persistent passenger Karen Kelly discovers the crew may know more than they’re letting on.
James arrives in Osaka, Japan’s vibrant good-time city, where Pachinko gambling halls, incredible street food, and stand-up comedy are all on the menu. Yujiro, his trusty guide, returns to introduce James to Sumo wrestling, after which James escapes on a bullet train to explore the mysteries of local hero Peach Boy. Then it’s on to Hiroshima and the beautiful Itsukushima Shrine.
Test cook Elle Simone cooks host Bridget Lancaster perfect Kung Pao Chicken. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for heavy-duty cutting boards. Finally, test cook Dan Souza makes host Julia Collin Davison the ultimate Oven-Steamed Fish with Scallions and Ginger.
Moira’s former "Sunrise Bay" producers show up with big news, while Alexis binge-watches old episodes of the soap and discovers some dirt. Alexis gives Moira advice on how to proceed, leaving Moira feeling conflicted. Meanwhile, the new motel is proving to be a money pit for Johnny and he’s worried about paying for David’s lavish catering bill for the wedding.