Season 3 was officially confirmed on March 12, 2015. It premiered on November 5, 2015 with it's first episode entitled "Terrorists and Gingerbread" and ended on May 12, 2016 with it's final episode entitled "Atticus Finch and the Downtrodden"
Cast and Characters
- Anna Faris as Christy Plunkett (22/22)
- Allison Janney as Bonnie Plunkett (22/22)
- Sadie Calvano as Violet Plunkett (5/22)
- Blake Garrett Rosenthal as Roscoe (7/22)
- Mimi Kennedy as Marjorie Armstrong (21/22)
- Jaime Pressly as Jill Kendall (20/22)
- Beth Hall as Wendy (20/22)
- Matt Jones as Baxter (6/22)
- French Stewart as Chef Rudy (4/22)
- Octavia Spencer as Regina Tompkins (1/22)
- Sara Rue as Candace Hayes (4/22)
- David Krumholtz as Gregory Munschnick (2/22)
- Emily Osment as Jodi Hubbard (5/22)
- William Fichtner as Adam Janakowski (4/22)
- Reggie de Leon as Paul
- Courtney Henggeler as Claudia (1/22)
- Don McManus as Steve Casper (4/22)
- Ellen Burstyn as Shirley Stabler
- June Squibb as Dottie
- Lauri Johnson as Beatrice
- Judy Greer as Michelle
- Charlie Robinson as Mr. Munson
- Sonya Eddy as Angela
- Amy Hill as Beverly
- Tricia O'Kelley as Mrs. Lippert
- Linda Lavin as Phyllis Munschnick
- Harry Hamlin as Fred Hayes
- Rosie O'Donnell as Jeanine
- Joe Manganiello as Julian
- Jonny Coyne as Victor Perugian
- Rhea Perlman as Anya Perugian
- Mary Pat Gleason as Mary
- Jesse Luken as Travis
- Richard Schiff as Robert
|"Terrorists and Gingerbread"|
|Bonnie and Christy disagree about forgiveness when Bonnie's estranged mother, Shirley (Ellen Burstyn) returns and wants to be a part of their lives.|
|"Thigh Gap and a Rack of Lamb"|
|Christy and Bonnie try to help Jodi, a teenage addict who they meet at a AA meeting, while Christy tackles problems both at work and home.|
|"Mozzarella Sticks and a Gay Piano Bar"
|After Christy and Bonnie get Jodi, a recovering drug addict back on her feet, they find themselves addicted to the rush of helping others and take on a new "project": Michelle (Jody Greer).|
|"Sawdust and Brisket"|
|Christy is overjoyed when Violet wants to improve their relationship and spend more time together; which goes wrong, while Bonnie tries to win over a disgruntled tenant.|
|"A Pirate, Three Frogs and a Prince"|
|Christy feels threatened by Roscoe's relationship with Candace, while a lonely Bonnie flirts with Steve, which produces unintended results.|
|"Horny-Goggles and a Catered Intervention"
|Christy and Bonnie try to be support Regina who doesn't think she's an alcoholic; Wendy tries to convince the girls to attend a sober holiday dance.|
|"Kreplach and a Tiny Tush"
|Christy hosts a family dinner for Violet's future mother-in-law, Phyllis; Bonnie balks when Steve wants to take their relationship to the next level.|
|"Snickerdoodle and a Nip Slip"
|Christy dates Candace's father, Fred, much to Bonnie's delight, and Candace and Baxter's horror.|
|"My Little Pony and a Demerol Drip"
|Christy's relationship with Fred gets more difficult for Candace to handle; Bonnie, however, enjoys the perks of her dating a wealthy man.|
|"Quaaludes and Crackerjack"
|In order to avoid her ex, Bonnie drags Christy to a new AA meeting, only to run into her another ex, Jeanine, from 30 years ago.|
|"Cinderella and a Drunk MacGyver"
|Christy tries to help Julian a newly sober AA member, but her attraction to him complicates things; Meanwhile, Bonnie attends a lavish charity gala with Jill.|
|"Diabetic Lesbians and a Blushing Bride"
|When Marjorie announced she's getting married, Christy and Bonnie are determined to make it the perfect day; But it ends in a death of Jodi.|
|"Sticky Hands and a Walk on the Wild Side"
|To get over Jodis' death, the girls smuggle an illegal substance across the Canadian border. But end up in a sticky situation.|
|"Death, Death, Death and a Bucket of Chicken"
|Christy tries her hardest to be supportive when a health scare, spotted by Steve, involving a mole throws Bonnie into a life-loving tailspin.|
|"Nazi Zombies and a Two-Hundred Pound Baby"
|Bonnie tries to get Christy to admit that she still has feelings for her ex-husband, Baxter.|
|"Cornflakes and the Hair of Three Men"
|Christy loses her waitressing job so Jill's offers her a job: her personal assistant. Bonnie answers a wrong number and starts a friendship with them.|
|"Caperberries and a Glass Eye"
|Christy encourages Bonnie to go out with a great new guy, Adam, only to find out that he's not as great as she thought.|
|"Beast Mode and Old People Kissing"
|When Jodi's boyfriend, Travis shows up at an A.A. meeting, Christy won't show him the compassion he needs; Adam feels left out because Bonnie spends so much time at A.A. Meetings.|
|"A Catheter and a Dipsy-Doodle"
|Despite being extremely ill with pneumonia, Christy insists on taking her final exams; Bonnie is furious when she suspects that her Adam is cheating on her.|
|"Pure Evil and a Free Piece of Cheesecake"
|When Christy learns she made the Dean's List at school, she's disappointed by Bonnie's lackluster response.|
|"Mahjong Sally and the Ecstasy"
|After hearing different stories about Violet and Gregory's breakup, Christy and Bonnie try to work out which story is true.|
|"Atticus Finch and the Downtrodden"
|Christy becomes discouraged when she realizes how much it will cost to become a lawyer. Bonnie takes over disciplining Violet.|
- Spencer Daniels will not return for this Season.
- The season will premiere on November 5, 2015.