hree fabulous, eccentric, LA best friends of a certain age have their lives changed forever when their plane unexpectedly lands in Cleveland and they soon rediscover themselves in this new "promised land."
Elka’s handsome lawyer, Kirk, attempts to convince the court she is incompetent to stand trial. Meanwhile, Melanie, Joy & Victoria compete for his affections while Elka stews over her breakup with Max.
A pair of 'magic SPANX' come into the ladies' lives and leads them to unexpected adventures. Joy seeks love, but ends up with a much, much younger man. Melanie wants to catch the eye of a doctor and ends up with all eyes on her. Victoria dons the SPANX for a big audition, but ends up in a major catfight with Melanie Griffith. Elka just wants her team, the Cleveland Indians, to win.
Joy meets a wonderful guy in the waiting room of her therapist, then steals his file to learn more about him quickly. Meanwhile, Elka tries to train a rescue dog and Victoria tries to jump-start her career by making a sex tape -- with Melanie.
Elka tries to persuade Max to spend the winter in Cleveland instead of going to Florida. Meanwhile, Victoria falls for a man she meets during a TV interview; and Melanie recruits Joy to help her serve meals at a senior-citizen center.
Elka's on the lam and the women go looking for her... in Amish country. Meanwhile, Joy's a source of scandal as the Governor's alleged mistress and risks deportation while Victoria finds herself a little too 'at home' with the Amish.
For a Woman's Day column, Melanie forms a group to compete in a Battle of the Bands contest, an idea embraced by Joy, who, with encouragement from Rick (Wayne Knight), pursues her childhood dream of becoming a rock star.
A visit from Victoria's daughter, Emmy, prompts Victoria to ask Elka—and her Irish accent—for help in dissuading Emmy from writing a revealing autobiography about her childhood. Meanwhile, Melanie and Joy share a secret admirer.
Melanie's column about casual sex sends the women in search of Mr. Right Now, which results in a proposal for Elka from an old friend (Buck Henry) and a potentially life-threatening encounter for Victoria's former rock-star boyfriend (Huey Lewis).