Elijah prepares for an open-call audition for a new Broadway musical, but is thrown off his game by an unexpected visitor. In need of cash, Marnie tries to pawn a family heirloom and gets a wakeup call from an unlikely source. Hannah reconnects with Paul-Louis.
Girls follows a group of 20-something best friends in New York. Hannah Horvath is an aspiring writer who struggles in corporate jobs and constantly battles her numerous insecurities, primarily her relationship with on/off boyfriend Adam and her strained friendship with best friend and aspiring singer Marnie.
Jessa has a quite literally addictive personality and has traveled the world, whilst her cousin and room-mate Shoshanna is just finishing her degree and recently lost her virginity to coffee shop manager Ray. Hannah's ex-boyfriend turned gay best friend Elijah also finds himself coming in and out of Hannah's life.