“What kind of mother doesn't put her child first?”— Alba apologising to Xo
|Air date||9 NOVEMBER 2015|
|Written by||Jessica O’Toole|
|Directed by||Jann Turner|
POP STAR BRITNEY SPEARS GUEST STARS — Jane (Gina Rodriguez) thinks she is finally ready to make a decision about her love life. Alba (Ivonne Coll) has taken the proper steps to become a citizen, but Xo’s (Andrea Navedo) past might make it more difficult than anyone was expecting. Rogelio (Jaime Camil) learns that his nemesis, Britney Spears, is at the Marbella Hotel and he is determined to confront her about their past. Michael (Brett Dier) is so caught up in his ongoing feud with Rafael (Justin Baldoni) that he ends up in big trouble at work. Meanwhile, Petra (Yael Groblas) gets an offer from her ex Milos (guest star Max Bird-Ridnell) she just can’t refuse.
- Gina Rodriguez as Jane Villanueva
- Andrea Navedo as Xiomara Villanueva
- Yael Grobglas as Petra
- Justin Baldoni as Rafael Solano
- Ivonne Coll as Alba Villanueva
- Brett Dier as Michael Cordero
- and Jaime Camil as Rogelio De La Vega
Special Guest Star
- Britney Spears as Britney Spears
- Yara Martinez as Luisa Alver
- Azie Tesfai as Nadine Hanson
- Megan Ketch as Susanna Barnett
- Priscilla Barnes as Magda
- Catherine Toribio as Teen Xiomara
- Max Bird-Ridnell as Milos Dvoracek
- Greg Collins as Lieutenant Armstrong
- Jonathan Ohye as Eric Wu
- Kaiwi Lyman as Zed
- “I mention people like Gloria Estefan, Alejandro Fernandez and Oprah Winfrey because they happen to be dear friends of mine”
- “Sorry dude. He's my brother, you know. Had to put up the block!”
- —Luisa to Michael
- “Aw. Perhaps it's stolen sperm under the bridge for these two at last”
- —The Narrator about Jane & Petra
- “This entitled ass just cost me my job!”
- —Michael flips on Rafael
- The theme throughout the episode is "the writing on the wall"
- 12 June 1992
- Autumn/Winter 2008 in Czech Republic, where Natalia meets Milos for the first time and he presents her with a Konner violin
- The date of Mateo Villanueva's death is June 12 (year not mentioned).
- According to the narrator, Jane was born in mid-April 1991, Xo in late May/early June 1974.
- Petra is from Olomouc, Czech Republic
- Petra sold the violin Milos gave her to travel to the US.
- Rafael is devastated that Jane chooses Michael
- Rafael and Jane team up to find out why Petra is marrying Milos and Jane visits Magda in prison to stop it
- Xo tracks down Zed, who now goes by Jon Snow and sells cocaine
- Michael pushes Rafael while Rafael is holding Mateo
- Jane still thinks Rafael informed the police and that it matters!
- Michael breaks into his Lieutenant's office to see if Rafael is on the tape!
- Jane decides to cut Michael out of her life, although she had chosen him, putting Mateo's wellbeing above everything else.
- Alba apologises to Xo for not putting her first on the anniversary of Mateo's death in 1992.
- Alba & Xo get high
- Michael is fired
- Milos is an internet con-man
- Petra marries Milos because she realises he has her under surveillance
- Jane admits to Petra that she cares about her... "in a I don't want you to marry a psycho kind of way"
- Britney admits that she let Rogelio bomb at the 2009 Latin Pop Music Awards, although she did not alter the teleprompter
- A friend of Nadine's, Eric Wu, was the one to give testimony against Michael
- Rogelio tipped reporters about Britney's whereabouts when they were hanging out, to try and make a name for himself
- Milos moonlights as a Nigerian prince online.
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