"It's about me."
There is a lie that people in their twenties learn about the hard way. It turns out that success in school does not guarantee success in career. Even after graduation, it takes hard work and an acceptance of reality in order to be able to move up the career totem pole. For Hannah, this is a lesson that she is slowly learning.
"This happened in two weeks?"
Girls returned to its regular New York setting this week, now that Hannah had come back from Michigan.
"Of course you're embarrassed, because this is horribly embarrassing for everyone involved."
"The Return" is the first episode of Girls to take place in Hannah's hometown in Michigan, as she flew in for her parents' anniversary.