"We Can Do Better Than This " is the fifth episode of Season 2 of You're the Worst, which aired on October 7, 2015.


Jimmy questions his writing ability, but finally lands a new project. Elsewhere: Gretchen and Lindsay try to refrain from discussing men and Edgar becomes closer with his improv teacher.


Jimmy gets a commission to write an original novel of NCIS: Los Angeles.

Gretchen discovers he has a secret stash of erotic stories that he wrote at age 11.

Lindsay and Gretchen realize they talk about nothing but men, and decide to do something about it.

Lindsay then becomes obsessed with Internet conspiracy theories.

Edgar loses interest in Lindsay as he gets close to Dorothy, the leader of his improv therapy group.

The novel begins to get too complicated for Jimmy. He decides to join Edgar at the improv troupe's show and heckle, but is both impressed and intimidated by them instead.

He comes home convinced he is just a hack.

Gretchen starts reading Jimmy's juvenile erotica and decides she likes it, especially if Jimmy reads it to her.

Jimmy decides to give the world the ultimate erotic novel.

Once again Gretchen sneaks out late at night. This time Jimmy notices her departure.

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