Welcome to the episode guide for
CW dramedy Jane the Virgin

Season 1

  Pilot October 13, 2014 101
WRITTEN BY Jennie Snyder
DIRECTED BY Brad Silberling
A doctor's office mishap causes Jane to become pregnant with a specimen meant for someone else in the series premiere of this comedy-drama about a chaste young woman who struggles to tell her religious family about her unplanned in-vitro pregnancy.
  Chapter Two October 20, 2014 102
WRITTEN BY Jennie Snyder Urman
DIRECTED BY Uta Briesewitz
Jane's mom pressures her to sue her doctor. Meanwhile, Jane keeps crossing paths with Rafael; jealousy propels Michael to seek out Petra as an ally; and Jane's father wants to meet her, but Xiomara is not ready for this yet.
  Chapter Three October 27, 2014 103
WRITTEN BY Meredith Averill
DIRECTED BY Brad Silberling
Alba gets proactive about keeping Rogelio away from Jane because she doesn't like Xo's approach. Meanwhile, Jane contemplates making a big change in her relationship with Michael; and Jane continues to question Petra's maternal abilities.
  Chapter Four November 4, 2014 104
WRITTEN BY Corinne Brinkerhoff
DIRECTED BY Debbie Allen
Jane experiences guilt concerning her feelings for Rafael, and she admits this to Michael. Meanwhile, an unwelcome visitor from Petra and Rafael's past surfaces; and Rogelio asks Xo to allow him to be involved in Jane's wedding.
  Chapter Five November 10, 2014 105
DIRECTED BY Edward Ornelas
Jane moves in with Michael after she gets mad at Xo, but then she reconsiders her hasty actions. Meanwhile, Rogelio grows anxious when Jane plans to meet with him; and Rafael and Petra continue to have marital problems.
  Chapter Six November 17, 2014 106
WRITTEN BY Paul Sciarrotta
Jane bonds with Rogelio until she meets his stepdaughters, who aren't very nice to her. Meanwhile, Rogelio persuades Xo to hire his band; Petra gets her husband arrested; and Jane wrestles with how to proceed in her relationship with Michael.
  Chapter Seven November 24, 2014 107
WRITTEN BY David S. Rosenthal
DIRECTED BY Janice Cooke
Jane plans to avoid Rafael, but she winds up at his club. Meanwhile, Petra makes things challenging for Rafael; and Rogelio suggests that he and Xo invite their dinner guests on a double date.
  Chapter Eight December 8, 2014 108
WRITTEN BY Josh Reims and Carolina Rivera
DIRECTED BY Norman Buckley
A music producer contacts Xo about recording a demo, but Xo's unaware that Rogelio is behind this. Meanwhile, Jane and Rafael share surprising secrets with one another; Michael comes close to solving his case; and Petra won't make things easy for Rafael.
  Chapter Nine December 15, 2014 109
WRITTEN BY Corinne Brinkerhoff
DIRECTED BY Zetna Fuentes
Xo meets her idol when she attends an awards show with Rogelio, Jane and Alba. Meanwhile, a secret of Petra's is uncovered by Jane and Rafael, leading them to worry about how she really feels regarding the baby.
  Chapter Ten January 19, 2015 110
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WRITTEN BY Meredith Averill & Christopher Oscar Peña
DIRECTED BY Elodie Keene
A hurricane hits town, forcing Jane to stay at the Marbella. Meanwhile, Rogelio comforts Xo when he learns about Alba's condition; Rafael gets his old job back and must make a tough call regarding staff layoffs; and Michael tries to assist Alba quietly.
  Chapter Eleven January 26, 2015 111
WRITTEN BY Gracie Glassmeyer
DIRECTED BY Joanna Kerns
Jane is torn when she is offered a permanent position at the Catholic high school, even as Rogelio offers her a writing internship at his telenovela. Alba tells Xo to keep the promise she made about Rogelio. Meanwhile, Michael goes against his boss's orders when his suspicions grow that Rafael is involved with Sin Rostro.
  Chapter Twelve February 2, 2015 112
WRITTEN BY David S. Rosenthal
Jane gets her big break in her new career writing, but she correctly suspects Rogelio is involved in getting her the job. Jane learns that her first work assignment is to write Rogelio's character Santos being killed off. Rafael continues to be skeptic to Rose's accusations that his father is Sin Rostro. Meanwhile, Petra's past finally catches up with her when her former lover, the violent Czech gangster Milos, arrives and is determined to win her back any way he can, which includes revealing Magda's secret that she has been keeping from her. Jane and Rafael visit Luisa still confined to the mental hospital where Rafael does not want to be drawn back into his estranged sister's drama any more, while Luisa gives Jane a confidential letter to give to Rose. Elsewhere, Michael, despite being suspended from the police force due to the jealous and vindictive Nadine ratting him out, continues his own investigation with more determination then ever to expose any connection between Rafael and Sin Rostro by investigating the plastic surgeon who may be connected to the hotel. In a shocking twist ending, a recurring character is killed off, and the identity of Sin Rostro is finally revealed.
  Chapter Thirteen February 9, 2015 113
DIRECTED BY Howard Deutch
Jane and Rafael are eager to know the baby's gender. Though, they experience medical problems, and Jane may miss her graduation. Meanwhile, Alba keeps quiet about something she is humiliated to talk about to her daughter, Xo. Elsewhere, Michael believes he has found out who Sin Rostro is, but he must capture him before he flees.
  Chapter Fourteen February 16, 2015 114
WRITTEN BY Paul Sciarrotta
DIRECTED BY Brad Silberling
Michael attempts to convince Jane that Rafael is involved with hiding his father's involvement, which he succeeds as Jane questions her baby's father. Xo and Rogelio are at odds when they are forced to speak with each other. Petra discovers a new way to make Rafael's life more miserable. Meanwhile, Jane questions her future with Rafael when her friends throw her a baby shower.
  Chapter Fifteen March 9, 2015 115
WRITTEN BY Emmylou Diaz & David S. Rosenthal
DIRECTED BY Melanie Mayron
Jane and Rafael receive exciting news about their baby's health. They resume the topic of moving in together and Rafael surprises Jane. Alba gives bad advice to Jane and Xo. Meanwhile, Petra makes an ally with Rafael when Lachlan attempts to blackmail her to resign her co-owership of the hotel. Also, Michael informs Jane about her favorite author visiting the Marbella.
  Chapter Sixteen March 16, 2015 116
WRITTEN BY Josh Reims & Carolina Rivera
DIRECTED BY Joanna Kerns
When Jane gets a case of writers block due to the tension between her and Rafael, she signs herself up for a romance writing workshop for research, and she thinks she has found her solution. Meanwhile, Petra tries to find a musical performer for the Mirabella's Calle Ocho celebration, but it forces her to team up with Rafael to ask Rogelio for help. Also, Rogelio is struggling with his new character as a detective, so he gets the brilliant idea to tag along with Michael for real cop experience, who at the same time, is investigating Roman Zazo's murder by tailing a suspected drug dealer. Elsewhere, Xo makes a decision to move in with Rogelio which causes a rift between her and Alba.
  Chapter Seventeen April 6, 2015 117
WRITTEN BY Amy Rardin & Jessica O'Toole
DIRECTED BY Uta Briesewitz
Jane does more research about pregnancy as well as nursing, which leads herself to volunteer to babysit for her new friend Andi's infant niece. Jane is unaware that Andi happens to be Michael's former girlfriend from years ago. Andi finds out who Jane is and decides to use that to try to win Michael back. Meanwhile, Rafael and Petra become overwhelmed while planning a party to bring in more business for the failing Mirabella. But when things take a turn for the worse, Rafael takes what happens very badly which makes Jane wonder if parenthood is the right thing for him. Xo and Alba continues to be estranged following Xo moving in with Rogelio who is oblivious to Xo's advances to make him say "I love you" to her. Also, Rogelio and Michael grow closer as friends, which makes both Jane and Rafael uncomfortable. Elsewhere, Petra continues to be curious about Aaron Zazo, but she becomes unsettled when she suspects that Aaron may in fact be Roman.
  Chapter Eighteen April 13, 2015 118
WRITTEN BY Meredith Averill
DIRECTED BY Edward Orneals
After Jane unintentionally ruins Rafael's chances of getting the hotel's liquor license back when she mouths off to the abrasive and cold-hearted city counselwoman Alexis Falco, he persuades her to become chummy with the antagonistic Alexis to make things right. But Jane learns that she will have to miss her family's annual Easter dinner and festivities. Meanwhile, Rafael gets information about his birth mother from the private detective he has hired, but the long-awaited reunion with his mother doesn't go very well when Rafael learns the truth about his mother's departure which mirrors the problems he currently has with Jane. Rogelio's equally vain and shallow mother, Liliana (guest star Rita Moreno), comes for a visit, but she and Xo do not get along at all due to their bad history. Alba takes a big step in her growing romance with Edward (guest star Cheech Marin), the man in her physical therapy class, by asking him out on a date, but she later finds out from Jane that he happens to be a priest. Also, Jane finally finds out that Michael is Andie's former girlfriend, but she says nothing so that Michael can stop pouting after her. Elsewhere, Petra becomes more convinced that Aaron is actually somehow really Roman (even though Roman was impaled by an ice sculpture). She enlists Michael's help to get confirmation.
  Chapter Nineteen April 20, 2015 119
WRITTEN BY Emmylou Diaz & David S. Rosenthal
DIRECTED BY Robert Luketic
Jane becomes desperate to fix things with Rafael and suggests working on a way to help them move past their problems by seeing a couples therapist. Lina throws a baby shower for Jane with everyone attending which makes Rafael realize that although he does love Jane, their differences continue to fill him with doubt about a future together. Jane finally confronts Andie about investigating her in order to win Michael back, and is forced to come clean to Michael about it. Meanwhile, Xo has been keeping a secret from Rogelio about kissing another guy, but when she finally comes clean to him after seeing him flirt with Jane's workshop mentor, Rogelio's negative reaction surprises her. Alba has a flashback of who pushed her down the stairs when she sees Petra's mother from a distance. Still dealing with the Sin Rostro aftermath, Michael makes an upsetting discovery about who was involved in stopping his investigation all along. Elsewhere, Petra finds herself in a dire situation leaving her to save herself from Roman/Aaron Zazo who holds her captive at a remote cabin in a swamp.
  Chapter Twenty April 27, 2015 120
WRITTEN BY Corinne Brinkerhoff & Paul Sciarrotta
DIRECTED BY Debbie Allen
Jane deals with the aftermath after her breakup with Rafael, feeling pressured that she must now do things on her own. Jane reports to Michael of the new evidence in Alba's accident. Petra's mother returns to Florida, and it causes stress for Jane since she knows that Magda attempted to murder Alba. Meanwhile, Xiomara attempts to fix things with Rogelio, but the egotistical actor is not quick to forgive despite his own shortcomings. Also, Rafael's sister, Louisa, returns to town with a new girlfriend, a pro-wrestler, and suggests holding a "wrestling brawl" to bring in some short-term money and publicity for the hotel. Alba's suitor, Edward, again asks her out on a date and Alba accepts despite not knowing where it will lead. When Petra, Magda, along with their former captive Ivan, cover up the attempt on Alba's life and Rafael buys their side of the story (that Alba was drunk and unaware of her surroundings) Jane decides to take long-term action.
  Chapter Twenty-One May 4, 2015 121
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WRITTEN BY Jessica O'Toole & Amy Rardin
DIRECTED BY Sturat Gillard
Jane tells Rafael about her decision to sue him for sole custody of the baby. Petra, after causing tension between her and Jane, tries to fix the issue after Rafael confides in Petra about Jane's decision. Meanwhile, Jane attends her five-year high school reunion, but she confesses that she did not expect what her life would do at the moment. Xo and Rogelio rehearse for their show, but Xo remains confused as why Rogelio is acting odd. Elsewhere, Jane agrees to attend Michael's police force commendation, but sets a few ground rules.
  Chapter Twenty-Two May 11, 2015 122
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WRITTEN BY Josh Reims & Jennie Snyder Urman
DIRECTED BY Zetna Fuentes
Jane falls into false labor, but she insists her parents go to their show in Las Vegas, Nevada. However, when they leave, Jane really does go into labor. Xo attempts everything she can to return back to Florida, but Rogelio feels as if he is left out. Michael and Rafael try to make things easier for Jane during her labor, but their presence causes only tension for both of them. Alba is excited to tell her special friend about the baby's arrival. Meanwhile, Petra discovers some worrisome news about Rafael and contemplates whether to tell him or not. Also, Michael's former partner, Nadine, shows up where she wants to cooperate with him in tracking down Sin Rostro. In a series of climatic twists, Jane gives birth to a baby boy, not a girl as she was expecting. She names the baby Mateo Gloriano Rogelio Solano Villanueva. Nadine escapes from Michael's custody, only he lets her escape hoping that she will lead him to Sin Rostro. Xo and Rogelio learn that they got married during a drunken bender back in Vegas. Petra decides to not tell Rafael that his sperm was split into two samples, and Petra takes the second sample of Rafael's sperm away from the sperm bank for herself. A nurse quietly snatches Jane's baby from the nursery at the hospital and gives it to Rose (Sin Rostro) who takes the baby away with her in a limousine for places unknown.

Season 2

  Chapter Twenty-Three October 12, 2015 201
WRITTEN BY Jennie Snyder
DIRECTED BY Brad Silberling
FINDING MATEO – After Jane (Gina Rodriguez) discovers Mateo’s abduction, chaos ensues, especially when they all learn Sin Rostro is involved and demanding a ransom. Trying to help, Rogelio (Jaime Camil) tweets about Mateo’s kidnapping making the Villanueva family targets of the paparazzi. Despite everything that has happened, Jane must also focus on motherhood and turns to Xo (Andrea Navedo) and Alba (Ivonne Coll) for help, leaving Rafael (Justin Baldoni) feeling left out. Meanwhile, Petra (Yael Grobglas) is conflicted with what to do with Rafael’s remaining sperm sample.
  Chapter Twenty-Four October 19, 2015 202
WRITTEN BY Jennie Snyder Urman
DIRECTED BY Uta Briesewitz
MUSICIAN KESHA GUEST STARS – Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is finally in a rhythm with Mateo, but finds herself out of step with Rafael (Justin Baldoni) and Michael (Brett Dier) and the love triangle that is brewing between them. In order to not be sued for missing their Vegas arrangement, Xo (Andrea Navedo) and Rogelio (Jaime Camil) must perform on a cruise ship.

Petra (Yael Grobglas) and Rafael are suspicious of Lachlan (guest star Michael Rady) and his recent business proposal, but are soon faced with an even more shocking revelation. Meanwhile, Alba (Ivonne Coll) makes a very big decision that will impact her life.

  Chapter Twenty-Five October 26, 2015 203
WRITTEN BY Corinne Brinkerhoff
DIRECTED BY Robert Luketic
BIG DECISIONS – When a slot opens up in the graduate program that Jane (Gina Rodriguez) has been waiting for, she is faced with her first big motherhood dilemma – leaving Mateo sooner than expected. Rafael (Justin Baldoni) is still reeling from Petra’s (Yael Grobglas) news as he tries to help plan Mateo’s baptism with Jane.

Xo (Andrea Navedo) helps Rogelio (Jaime Camil) confront his past even though it makes Xo uncomfortable. Meanwhile, Michael (Brett Dier) takes some advice from Rogelio about how to handle Jane, but it is easier said than done for him.

  Chapter Twenty-Six November 2, 2015 204
WRITTEN BY Paul Sciarrotta
DIRECTED BY Zetna Fuentes
SECRETS REVEALED – As Jane (Gina Rodriguez) tries to juggle motherhood and school, she forgets to plan Lina’s (guest star Diana Guerrero) surprise 25th birthday party leading to friction between the best friends. Rafael (Justin Baldoni) tells Jane that he still wants a romantic relationship with her, but she is blindsided when he asks for joint custody.

Petra (Yael Grobglas) tries to enlist Michael’s (Brett Dier) help to keep Jane and Rafael apart. Rogelio’s (Jamie Camil) ex-wife, Luciana (guest star Kate del Castillo), is blackmailing him with secrets from years ago to get her role back on “The Passions of Santos.” Meanwhile, Michael gets a new partner and a possible lead in the Sin Rostro case.

  Chapter Twenty-Seven November 9, 2015 205
WRITTEN BY Jessica O’Toole
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.
  Chapter Twenty-Eight November 16, 2015 206
WRITTEN BY Corinne Brinkerhoff & Micah Schraft
DIRECTED BY Melanie Mayron
DETERMINATION – Jane (Gina Rodriguez) and Rafael (Justin Baldoni) begin estate planning for Mateo, but when Jane realizes that Mateo will inherit millions, she worries he will become spoiled. Jane is also finally starting graduate school, but her professor (guest star Adam Rodriguez) is not sympathetic to her situation.

Rogelio’s (Jaime Camil) famous show is ending, so he decides to create his own show, with Xo’s (Andrea Navedo) encouragement. Petra (Yael Grobglas) is shocked to learn what she is having and turns to Jane for advice and help in getting her mother out of prison. Meanwhile, after Michael’s (Brett Dier) issues at work, he has decided to go rogue and is even more determined to catch Sin Rostro.

  Chapter Twenty-Nine November 23, 2015 207
WRITTEN BY David S. Rosenthal & Dara Resnick Creasey
MAKING THE EFFORT – Jane (Gina Rodriguez) and Rafael (Justin Baldoni) interview potential babysitters to help take some of the pressure off everyone, but Jane has specific and lengthy requirements. Jane attends her graduate school’s Christmas party in hopes of finding the perfect writing advisor, but things don’t go quite as planned.

Rogelio (Jaime Camil) is faced with a tough decision about the direction of his life. Petra (Yael Grobglas) wants a friendship with Jane, but her mother’s antics once again thwart those efforts. Meanwhile, Michael’s (Brett Dier) suspicions have turned out to be true and he thinks he has discovered a lead on a possible rival to Sin Rostro.

  Chapter Thirty December 14, 2015 208
WRITTEN BY Caroline Rivera & Paul Sciarrotta
DIRECTED BY Uta Briesewitz
STEPPING OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE – Jane continues to be furious with Rafael over his lying to her and their animosity threatens to spill over into planning their respective time with Mateo. Meanwhile, the Detectives Cordero and Barnett inform Luisa of their suspicions that her mother is still alive, Rogelio has a new intern (unpaid assistant) and Petra is haunted by her mother's crime.
  Chapter Thirty-One January 25, 2016 209
WRITTEN BY Emmylou Diaz, Jessica O'Toole & Amy Rardin
DIRECTED BY Uta Briesewitz
MOTHERS AND SONS – Jane struggles with sleep deprivation while trying to sleep train Mateo and her glam-ma Liliana visits with a surprising announcement, which affects Rogelio.[1] Petra's struggling with how to handle possible imprisonment for her mother's crime and is helped by Rafael, while Michael and Susanna get closer to uncovering the mystery of what happened to Luisa's mother.
  Chapter Thirty-Two February 01, 2016 210
WRITTEN BY Micah Schraft
DIRECTED BY Jason Reilly
FAMILY TIES – In the middle of the night, Jane (Gina Rodriguez) gets a burst of creative energy and starts her thesis. Unfortunately, Mateo spills orange juice all over her computer causing it to crash and Jane loses all her hard work.

When Jane brings her computer to be fixed, she meets Dax (guest star Diego Boneta) and with the urging of her friend Lina (guest star Diane Guerrero), Jane considers dating again. Rogelio (Jaime Camil) decides to have his mother Liliana (guest star Rita Moreno) become his manager, but soon realizes that was not the best decision.

  Chapter Thirty-Three February 08, 2016 211
WRITTEN BY Michael J. Cinquemani
DIRECTED BY Uta Briesewitz
A PROPOSAL? – Jane's (Gina Rodriguez) crush on Professor Chavez (guest star Adam Rodriguez) is popping up in her dreams and she needs to evaluate her feelings towards him. Xo (Andrea Navedo) and Jane find Liliana's engagement ring and think that Rogelio (Jaime Camil) is going to propose. Rogelio IS planning to propose, but with a different ring, one that gets swallowed accidentally by Mateo! Michael (Brett Dier) comes to a realization about Rose and Mutter.
  Chapter Thirty-Four February 22, 2016 212
WRITTEN BY Madeline Hendricks
DIRECTED BY Howard Deutch
SHOULD SHE OR SHOULDN'T SHE? – Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is considering whether or not to take her relationship with Jonathan (guest star Adam Rodriguez) to the next level and turns to Xo (Andrea Navedo) for advice. Xo and Rogelio (Jaime Camil) have their own relationship issues to work out. Meanwhile, as a favor to Rafael (Justin Baldoni), Jane agrees to help Petra (Yael Grobglas) by throwing her a baby shower. Luisa (guest star Yara Martinez) is in a terrible car accident, but all is not as it seems. Michael (Brett Dier) comes to a realization he must share with Jane.
  Chapter Thirty-Five February 29, 2016 213
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WRITTEN BY Chantelle M. Wells
DIRECTED BY Melanie Mayron
COUPLES – Jane (Gina Rodriguez) and Michael (Brett Dier) are back together - almost! Jane attempts to get Rafael (Justin Baldoni) and Michael to reconcile, but it doesn't go well. While Rafael is sulking over losing Jane, he is ignoring Petra (Yael Grobglas) and her pregnancy needs.

Xo (Andrea Navedo) and Rogelio (Jaime Camil) have broken up over the baby issue, but they are still acting like a couple, something Jane sees as a problem. Rogelio hires a new assistant, Paolo (guest star Ana De la Reguera), who appears too good to be true.

  Chapter Thirty-Six March 7, 2016 214
WRITTEN BY Jessica O'Toole & Amy Rardin
DIRECTED BY Uta Briesewitz
BABIES – Jane (Gina Rodriguez) and Michael (Brett Dier) are back together and Jane wishes she had never left Michael in the first place. Rafael (Justin Baldoni) appears to have regressed to his playboy ways and Petra (Yael Grobglas) is concerned about him.

But Petra is not aware that Rafael is helping Michael find Mutter's other son, Derek (guest star Mat Vairo). Rogelio's (Jaime Camil) new assistant, Paola (guest star Ana De la Reguera), is actually his stalker Lola. Finally, Petra gives birth to the twins.

  Chapter Thirty-Seven March 21, 2016 215
WRITTEN BY Sarah Goldfinger
DIRECTED BY Melanie Mayron
NEW BEGINNINGS – Rafael (Justin Baldoni) and Petra (Yael Grobglas) are new parents but Petra is already back to work and appears to be not interested in motherhood. Xo (Andrea Navedo) has invited Alba's (Ivonne Coll) old flame Pablo (guest star Marcelo Tubert) to visit.

This does not sit well with Alba as she believes Pablo is cursed and will bring bad luck. Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is growing concerned that she can't get in touch with her father, Rogelio (Jaime Camil), who is being held captive by Lola (guest star Ana De la Reguera).

  Chapter Thirty-Eight March 28, 2016 216
WRITTEN BY Micah Schraft
DIRECTED BY Georgina Garcia Reidel
WEDDING PLANS – Jane (Gina Rodriguez) and Michael's (Brett Dier) wedding plans are side tracked when the Villanueva house is ruined by a flood. Jane is looking to have a small wedding, but Rogelio (Jaime Camil) wants nothing more than to throw Jane a big blow out wedding so he can invite all his celebrity friends including guest star Charo.

Jane and Michael are also looking for the perfect home to move into and when they find a place 45 minutes away, Rafael (Justin Baldoni) has an issue being that far from Mateo. Petra (Yael Grobglas) is still having trouble adjusting to motherhood.

  Chapter Thirty-Nine April 11, 2016 217
WRITTEN BY Carolina Rivera
DIRECTED BY Matthew Diamond
THE BACHELOR & THE BACHELORETTE – Jane (Gina Rodriguez) has a specific idea of how she wants to celebrate her bachelorette party, but when Xo (Andrea Navedo) and Lina (guest star Diane Guerrero) get involved, nothing goes as planned. Michael wants to enjoy a night out with his friends, but things get awkward when his future father-in-law, Rogelio (Jaime Camil), tries to plan the perfect bachelor party.

Rafael (Justin Baldoni) is still trying to figure out what his half-brother Derek (guest star Mat Vairo) motives are and what he knows about their mother. Meanwhile, Petra (Yael Grobglas) gets the surprise of a lifetime.

  Chapter Forty 18 April 2016 218
WRITTEN BY Jessica O'Toole & Amy Rardin
THE AFTERMATH – With Jane (Gina Rodriguez) and Xo (Andrea Navedo) still dealing with the fallout from Jane's bachelorette party, Jane is now left with finding someone to watch Mateo. When Michael (Brett Dier) volunteers to help everything is perfect until Mateo does something for the first time in front of Rafael (Justin Baldoni), upsetting him.

Rogelio (Jaime Camil) gets in trouble with the network executives when he uses the crew for his own use, so he turns to his favorite writer Dina (guest star Judy Reyes) to help fix the problem. Meanwhile, someone is causing problems for Petra (Yael Grobglas) at the Marbella and in her personal life.

  Chapter Forty-One 25 April 2016 219
DIFFERENT ARRANGEMENTS – Jane (Gina Rodriguez) takes on additional shifts at the Marbella to make some extra money, but it starts cutting into her time with Mateo. Jane and Rafael (Justin Baldoni) agree that they need a formal custody agreement and decide to use a mediator to help make it more amicable.

Xo (Andrea Navedo) takes an acting role on Rogelio's (Jaime Camil) telenovela and they are both surprised with her performance. Michael (Brett Dier) gets called into his boss' office after a newspaper runs a story on him and Sin Rostro. Meanwhile, Petra (Yael Grobglas) confronts Rafael when she learns that the twins' trust fund is different from Jane's arrangement.

  Chapter Forty-Two 2 May 2016 220
WRITTEN BY Micah Schraft & Paul Sciarrotta
DIRECTED BY Zetna Fuentes
MOTHER'S DAY – The Villanueva women have a tradition for Mother's Day and Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is excited to get to participate in her first one as a mom. However, their plans are thwarted when Petra (Yael Grobglas) invites everyone to a brunch instead. Jane's TA position is put into jeopardy when a mysterious ad appears in the college newspaper.

Rogelio (Jaime Camil) is hurt when Dina (guest star Judy Reyes) doesn't invite him to her birthday party, so he asks Jane to help in an unusual way. Rafael (Justin Baldoni) finds himself in big trouble thanks to his half-brother. Meanwhile, Xo finds herself in a compromising position.

  Chapter Forty-Three 9 May 2016 221
WRITTEN BY Jessica O'Toole
Amy Rardin
Paul Sciarrotta
DIRECTED BY Melanie Mayron
IT'S A PARTY – Jane (Gina Rodriguez) has made big plans to celebrate Mateo's first birthday, but things start to fall apart when she learns there might be an issue with her wedding venue. Rogelio (Jaime Camil) faces a challenge on set that could jeopardize Jane's big day. Jane is excited when Alba (Ivonne Coll) gives her a lead on a book publisher, but soon begins having doubts about her writing.

Jane and Petra (Yael Grobglas) try to help Rafael (Justin Baldoni) figure out his troubles, but they have differing opinions on how to handle the situation. Meanwhile, Michael (Brett Dier) is convinced that Derek (guest star Mat Vairo) is really in cahoots with Mutter (guest star Fabiana Udenio) and has a plan to prove it.

Season 3

  Chapter Forty-Five October 17, 2016 301
WRITTEN BY Jennie Snyder Urman
In the third-season opener, Jane learns that Michael was shot. Meanwhile, Rafael safeguards Mateo; Anezka poses as Petra, but others grow begin to grow suspicious; and Rogelio requests Xo's help as he tries to keep things quiet in the press for Jane.
  Chapter Forty-Six October 24, 2016 302
WRITTEN BY David S. Rosenthal & Paul Sciarrotta
DIRECTED BY Brad Silberling
A clash over preschools tests Jane's ability to co-parent with Rafael. Meanwhile, Xo is terrified that Alba will unearth her secret; Rogelio prepares to cross over to American television; and Anezka's sleuthing leads her to strike up an unlikely romance.
  Chapter Forty-Seven October 31, 2016 303
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WRITTEN BY Carolina Rivera & Micah Schraft
DIRECTED BY Eva Longoria Baston
Jane proceeds with her thesis, incorporating Alba's sister, much to Alba's chagrin. Meanwhile, Rogelio tries to get the CW to pick up "The Passions of Santos"; Xo considers abandoning her singing dream; and Luisa faces a difficult decision.
  Chapter Forty-Eight November 7, 2016 304
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WRITTEN BY Sarah Goldfinger & Jessica O'Toole & Amy Rardin
DIRECTED BY Melanie Mayron
Jane's housewarming party goes awry thanks to an eviction notice. Meanwhile, Rogelio seeks Rafael's assistance as he keeps trying to find success on American TV; Xo selects a new career; and Petra shocks Rafael with her plans for her shares of the hotel.
  Chapter Forty-Nine November 14, 2016 305
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WRITTEN BY Paul Sciarrotta
Jane reads Alba's letters from her estranged sister, but only after agreeing to Alba's conditions. Meanwhile, Rafael begins to notice that Petra is acting strangely; and Michael and Rafael attempt to be friends, but they get off to a rocky start.
  Chapter Fifty November 21, 2016 306
WRITTEN BY Valentia Garza & David S. Rosenthal
DIRECTED BY Melanie Mayron
Jane's cousin visits her unexpectedly and causes Jane to reflect on her own life. Meanwhile, Xo finds a spot for her dance studio; Rogelio wrestles with telling Xo how he feels about her; and Petra turns to Rafael when she learns she's being sued.
  Chapter Fifty-One November 28, 2016 307
WRITTEN BY Sarah Goldfinger & Jessica O'Toole & Amy Rardin
Jane brings Mateo to church, despite Rafael's objections. Meanwhile, Rafael recalls an old memory involving his mom, and it could benefit the Mutter case; Rogelio consults with a matchmaker; and Jane's cousin begins to overstay her welcome.
  Chapter Fifty-Two January 23, 2017 308
WRITTEN BY Carolina Rivera & Micah Schraft
Jane keeps meddling in others' relationships. Meanwhile, Michael turns to Jane for help with a big decision; Rogelio and his matchmaker come to an unusual agreement; and Petra is determined to find out if Rafael is being disloyal to her.
  Chapter Fifty-Three January 30, 2017 309
WRITTEN BY Chantelle M. Wells
Mateo falls behind other kids his age, so Jane and Rafael grow concerned about his development. Meanwhile, Jane is nervous about submitting her novel; Michael stresses out about his test; and Darci's uncertain about a potential relationship with Rogelio.
  Chapter Fifty-Four February 6, 2017 310
WRITTEN BY Micah Schraft & Jennie Snyder Urman
DIRECTED BY Melanie Mayron
Jane recreates her first date with Michael in an attempt to relieve their mounting stress. Meanwhile, Rogelio throws a tantrum on the red carpet, and it goes viral; Rafael strives hard set a good example; and Bruce's daughter lands in trouble.
  Chapter Fifty-Five February 13, 2017 311
WRITTEN BY Paul Sciarrotta & Jennie Snyder Urman
DIRECTED BY Brad Silberling
Jane finds work disappointing at first, but then she hears about a showcase for emerging writers. Meanwhile, Petra rebrands the Marbella; Rogelio's relationship with Xo becomes strained; and Jane and Rafael seek solutions for Mateo's behavioral issues.
  Chapter Fifty-Six February 20, 2017 312
WRITTEN BY Valentina Garza
DIRECTED BY Matthew Diamond
Jane is offered a book deal and considers quitting her job. Meanwhile, a grisly discovery causes problems for the Marbella; Xo and Rogelio try to repair their friendship; Jane wants to find the source of her panic attacks; and the hotel lounge needs a manager.
  Chapter Fifty-Seven February 27, 2017 313
WRITTEN BY Madeline Hendricks
DIRECTED BY Zetna Fuentes
Jane missteps at Mateo's school, so Petra suggests she redeem herself at a school fund-raiser. Meanwhile, Jane has her first meeting with her editor; Rafael is unsure about moving in with his girlfriend; and Rogelio is sued for quitting his reality show.
  Chapter Fifty-Eight 20 March 2017 314
WRITTEN BY Merigan Mulhern
DIRECTED BY Melanie Mayron
INSECURE – Jane (Gina Rodriguez) feels guilty that she isn't around for Mateo as much as she would like, so she decides to run for Room Mom against none other than perfect mom, Petra (Yael Grobglas). With the help of Jane and Xo (Andrea Navedo), Alba (Ivonne Coll) tries to impress her crush, but it doesn't go as smoothly as planned. Rafael (Justin Baldoni) tries to be there for both Jane and Petra. Meanwhile, Rogelio (Jaime Camil) tries to slyly get information from Mateo about Xo and Bruce's (guest star Ricardo Chavira) relationship.
  Chapter Fifty-Nine 27 March 2017 315
WRITTEN BY Deidre Shaw
Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is finally ready to get back in the dating game so she enlists the help of Rafael (Justin Baldoni) and Petra (Yael Grobglas), but it seems they have their own issues to work on. Alba (Ivonne Coll) takes Xo (Andrea Navedo) and Jane's advice about being an independent woman when it comes to Jorge (guest star Alfonso DiLuca). Petra finds out that Chuck (guest star Johnny Messner) has been talking to the police, which could put her in hot water. Meanwhile, Rogelio (Jaime Camil) is trying to settle his lawsuit in a hurry so he can start his new telenovela, but it isn't going as smoothly as he hoped.
  Chapter Sixty 24 April 2017 316
WRITTEN BY Carolina Rivera & Micah Schraft
DIRECTED BY Micah Schraft
Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is finally a published author but she's reluctant to talk about her past to help sell her book. Rogelio (Jaime Camil) is intimidated by his new younger male co-star and begins to wonder if the newbie is trying to sabotage him. Luisa (guest star Yara Martinez) and her girlfriend Eileen (guest star Elisabeth Rohm) are back in town to visit Rafael (Justin Baldoni), but Rafael isn't taking any chances when it comes to safety. Meanwhile, Petra (Yael Grobglas) must convince Anezka (Yael Grobglas) to come back to Miami to answer some questions the police have for her.
  Chapter Sixty-One 1 May 2017 317
WRITTEN BY Paul Sciarrotta
DIRECTED BY Melanie Mayron
Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is ready for some casual dating and is pleasantly surprised when her date actually helps her fix things with Lina (guest star Diane Guerrero). Petra (Yael Grobglas) follows a lead with the help of Chuck (guest star Johnny Messner) that could help her sister's case. Rafael (Justin Baldoni) takes Jane's advice and tries to come clean with Petra. Rogelio (Jaime Camil) is angry with Xo (Andrea Navedo) when she blows him off, but is shocked when he learns the reason why. Meanwhile, Alba (Ivonne Coll) is appalled by a comment a customer makes in the gift shop and decides to take a political stance
  Chapter Sixty-Two 8 May 2017 318
WRITTEN BY Jessica O'Toole, Amy Rardin & David S. Rosenthal
DIRECTED BY Fernando Sariñana
Jane (Gina Rodriguez) has to learn how to handle her new love life, especially when the guy she is dating introduces her to his grandmother. Petra (Yael Grobglas) learns some interesting information about Chuck (guest star Johnny Messner). Xo (Andrea Navedo) and Rogelio (Jaime Camil) are eager to share their news with Jane, but want to try to take her feelings into consideration. Meanwhile, when Mateo starts asking questions, Jane and Rafael (Justin Baldoni) are forced to sit down with him and explain how their family came to be
  Chapter Sixty-Three 15 May 2017 319
WRITTEN BY Paul Sciarrotta
Jane (Gina Rodriguez) and Fabian (guest star Francisco San Martin) are not on the same page when it comes to their relationship, which makes it hard for Jane to ask him for a favor. Petra (Yael Grobglas) and Rafael (Justin Baldoni) both turn to Jane for advice, but Jane is determined not to get involved. Meanwhile, Jane volunteers to help Xo (Andrea Navedo) and Rogelio (Jaime Camil), but might have bitten off more than she can chew
  Chapter Sixty-Four 22 May 2017 320
WRITTEN BY Micah Schraft &
Jennie Snyder Urman
DIRECTED BY Melanie Mayron
Jane (Gina Rodriguez) struggles to find the right words for Rogelio (Jaime Camil) and Xo's (Andrea Navedo) ceremony, when she learns about a mysterious letter that Michael wrote before their wedding. Rogelio and Xo are excited for their big day, but Rogelio gets some shocking news that could put things on hold. Once again Rafael (Justin Baldoni) is upset with Luisa (guest star Yara Martinez) and asks her to leave, but Luisa has a plan of her own. Meanwhile, Petra (Yael Grobglas) is skeptical about Jane's feelings for Rafael, which leads her to make a rash decision.

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