Shrinking Season 1 Episode 3, "Fifteen Minutes," is a recap of the Apple TV+ series. Spotlights may be found in the following sections.
The three main therapists in the series, "Fifteen Minutes," are clearly dealing with a lot of personal difficulties, as well as Jimmy's (Jason Segel),'s main plotline.
Recap of Season 1 of Shrinking Episode 3
Jimmy has decided to experiment with a different therapy technique with his patients, and is becoming increasingly involved in their personal lives. In the opening scene, Jimmy crashes one of his patients' dates, while his date goes to the toilet. Jimmy claims that Alan has been an unreliable narration, but he is the one who is putting on an act.
Jimmy is following his own advice and making minor changes. Brian is still a bit sarcastic about Jimmy's previous ghosting, but palms it off in a sarcastic manner. Alice is less than enthusiastic about Sean staying at their house, although. He leaves a nice tree stump in the yard. Liz is a slammer, and Sean is attempting to reclaim her relationship with his daughter Alice.
This installment also explores Paul's personal life in an exquisite manner played by Harrison Ford. He is fast becoming my favorite character in the series. Paul goes for a health check-up and is asked about his own emotional well-being. He is also suffering from early-onset Parkinson's disease, which may explain why he suddenly drives into Gaby's brand-new automobile at work.
Paul continues his lovely evening walks with Alice at the park. She replies no, saying she hasn't eaten with her dad yet. He accepts his fifteen-minute sad songs suggestion and falls in love with Alice. Jimmy prepares himself some piping hot pizza and Alice joins him for the meal.
Jimmy discovers Gaby cheating on her coworker that night, and Jimmy can't help but mention the scandal. Gaby admits that she's getting a divorce and she invites Paul to join them for a divorce party. He believes Jimmy spent a year numbing himself and now he's invested heavily in his patients' lives.
Jimmy returns to Gaby's with a sad song on repeat, even before he has a minor incident. She confesses that she's missing Tia (Jimmy's wife) and that she needs her best friend during this difficult time. Brian arrives with balloons and booze, but this time he understands the situation perfectly.
Alice is starting to improve as she deals with her own pain. She laughs with her friend and visits those who are supporting her. First, she shares pizza with Jimmy and then she has a conversation with Liz, who has been her mother figure of late. Sean apologizes to Alice for throwing out the plant and the two housemates laugh. Liz spys on these two, believing they are flirting.
Liz meets Paul while shopping. Paul is unable to go anywhere without being asked for help. Paul is surprised to hear that one of Jimmy's patients is living at his house. Jimmy attempts to explain himself, but Paul is irritated.
Alan sends a photo of Jimmy with his date from the opening scene. Jimmy celebrates with cake, but his high is short-lived. Walking the hills the next day, he notices Grace is back with her emotionally abusive husband. Perhaps his methods aren't working at all.
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