She panics when offered a partnership with the firm, and bumps into her first love from summer camp, Josh Chan, on the street. Josh tells her he could not make it in New York City and is moving back to his hometown of West Covina, California "Just two hours from the beach, four hours in traffic".
While watching a butter spread commercial, Rebecca decides to follow Josh in search of happiness. She hops on a plane to Los Angeles , drives to West Covina, gets a job at Darryl Whitefeather's West Covina law firm, rents an apartment, and flushes all her depression and anxiety meds down the sink.
She becomes friends with the firm's paralegal, Paula, and her neighbor, Heather, and begins an on-again-off-again relationship with Josh's friend Greg, all while trying to reconnect with Josh.
Rebecca suffers from symptoms of depression and anxiety. She is prone to impulsive decisions and delusions. Rebecca tends to hallucinate when she's under emotional distress. Rebecca uproots her life and relocates to the suburb of West Covina, California, in an attempt to win back her childhood ex-boyfriend, Josh. Intelligent but often lacking awareness of appropriate behavior in a given situation, Rebecca comes across as socially awkward, selfish, self-centered, needy, and eccentric to those around her.
In "Josh is Irrelevant," it is revealed that she was misdiagnosed and Dr. Akopian diagnosed her with borderline personality disorder BPD. Josh demonstrates commitment issues in his relationship with Rebecca and is a very oblivious person. Like Rebecca, Josh has a tendency to be self-centered and comes off as such to those around him. Josh has since improved as a person and had apologized to Rebecca for the mistakes he made in their relationship.
He is currently on a journey of self discovery as he tries to find his path and what he wants in life. Santino Fontana as Greg Serrano, a smart but underachieving bartender and Josh's best friend, who has complicated feelings for Rebecca.
He departs West Covina to attend business school at Emory University , partly as a way to get away from his destructive relationship with Rebecca, despite his feelings for her. Although he struggles with alcoholism throughout season 1, he comes to terms with his addiction in season 2. As a way to distract herself from her own failing marriage, Paula hatches schemes and gives questionable advice in support of Rebecca's pursuit of Josh, mostly to compensate for her lack of fulfillment from not pursuing her dreams when she was younger.
She later begins to focus instead on pursuing her law degree. She and Scott have a tendency to be very neglectful parents which is a recurring gag in the show. A unique thing about Paula is that she has a wide array of gadgets at her disposal such as tracking devices that are obtained through various means legal or otherwise and her skills in tracking, spying, hacking, manipulation, blackmailing and coercion.
Pete Gardner as Darryl Whitefeather, Rebecca's sentimental, emotional and often clueless boss. A middle-aged divorced dad, he discovers he is bisexual and begins dating Josh Wilson. He is prone to feelings of loneliness and neediness over the fact that he originally lacked strong friendships and real personal connections with others. He later forms friendships with Maya, Nathaniel, Rebecca, and Paula, whom he considers his best friend. Darryl and White Josh are the only consistently stable romantic relationship in the show, though they eventually break up over Darryl's desire to have a baby.
Despite having a good heart, Darryl is very forceful and often tries very hard to force his ideas, beliefs, and schemes onto others. Vella Lovell as Heather Davis, Rebecca's "cool" college student neighbor, and later room-mate, who gives sage advice and discovers she has feelings for Greg. She lacks motivation for obtaining any form of achievement or self-sufficiency, due to the fact that her parents encouraged failure and coddled her.
In season 3, Heather is forced by her college to graduate despite her wishes, and later becomes a regional manager for three Home Base bars as well as Darryl's surrogate. She initially had a strong resistance to forming relationships with women, as she saw them as competition, making her socially inept and disliked among her female peers.
She feels unfulfilled and unsatisfied with her life after having devoted 15 years of her life to her relationship with Josh. A recurring gag in the show is that Valencia is believed to suffer from insecurities over her body image. It has recently been developed that Valencia is bisexual and she is now dating a woman named Beth. They are in a party planning business together. He begins dating Darryl after the latter comes out as bisexual. Josh Wilson tends to be judgmental yet is one of the most level-headed, rational characters in his social sphere.
He and Darryl break up over Darryl's desire to have a baby, but stay on friendly terms. He and Rebecca have a complicated relationship due to mutual dislike yet intense physical attraction to one other, and explore a relationship through part of season 3. He possesses an inferiority complex, feeling that he needs to live up to his father's expectations; he tends to become self-loathing and defeatist when he fails to do so.
Nathaniel is somewhat sociopathic because he initially didn't have any qualms about doing things that would be deemed by most as evil. He still lives with his mother, with whom he has an unusually close relationship. He is currently Heather's boyfriend.
Hector has come to realize his co-dependent relationship with his mother was unhealthy and had moved out. Steve Monroe as Scott Proctor, Paula's husband. They begin to address their marital problems when he is roped into Paula's scheming. He confesses to cheating on Paula in season 2.
A recurring gag in the show is that Scott and Paula are neglectful parents. Gina Gallego as Mrs. Hernandez, the communications director at Whitefeather. She generally dislikes Rebecca and disapproves of her life choices. Rachel Grate as Audra Levine, a frenemy of Rebecca since childhood and then later a professional rival. Rene Gube as Father Joseph, also known as Father Brah, a laid-back young priest who is Josh's childhood friend and confidant.
He's shown to occasionally indulge in un-priestly behavior, including smoking marijuana and gambling. Amy Hill as Lourdes Chan, Josh's mother who is openly critical of Valencia throughout the series, and very fond of Rebecca, even after she and Josh break up. Johnny Ray Meeks as Kevin, Greg's overly accommodating boss. Michael Hyatt as Dr. Noelle Akopian, Rebecca's straight-laced and perpetually frustrated psychiatrist. Rebecca imagines a more vibrant version of Dr. Akopian giving her advice.
Piter Marek as Dr. Davit Akopian, Noelle's husband, who also is a psychiatrist. Jay Hayden as Dr. Daniel Shin, Rebecca's new doctor. He unwillingly became friends with Paula after she promised not to deport him to his home country of Canada because he's an illegal immigrant.
He is one of Paula's favorite people to pick on, whether intentional or not. Stephnie Weir as Karen, Rebecca's co-worker with off-putting personality quirks, including a tendency for giving away too much information.
Beginning in season 3 he has become friends with Nathaniel. Jacob Guenther as Chris, a young boy who is Greg's friend and who also frequents Home Base, the bar where Greg worked and, eventually, Heather works and where Josh's gang frequents, offering precocious commentary. Olivia Edward as Madison Whitefeather, Darryl's daughter from his previous marriage. She has her own YouTube page where she showcases her pet snails that she often names after figures in popular culture. She is fond of her father's boyfriend, White Josh.
Ava Acres as Young Rebecca, shown in flashbacks that detail the origins of Rebecca's various neuroses. Notable guest stars[ edit ].