Manhattan Love Story Recap: Episodes 1 and 2

By Sarah Tejares | 2 years ago
Manhattan Love Story Recap: Episodes 1 and 2

“Manhattan Love Story” Episode 1 pilot aired on Sept. 30, 2014, while Episode 2 “In the Mix, on the Brook, and in the Freezer” aired on Oct. 7, 2014. The show airs every Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. on ABC. In case you missed these episodes, we have the recaps below.

 Episode 1 “Pilot”


Peter (Jake McDorman) and Dana (Analeigh Tipton) were set for a blind date.

The first day was not that good, but it was not bad either. [H1] . Before the dinner date, Dana had a bad day on her first day of work. Some of her co-workers were kind of bullies and didn’t like her at all.  On their dinner date, both made unimpressive impressions that led to misunderstanding. Dana left the restaurant crying because Peter read her notes.

After the incident, Peter went to Dana’s house with flowers. But the conversation went wrong when he clarified he’s not apologizing.

The episode ended when Peter invited Dana to go around New York. They rode a transport ship, and we can hear what was on their minds.

 Episode 2: “In the Mix, on the Brook, and in the Freezer”

Peter and David (Nicolas Wright) received their bonuses. Peter’s dad, who’s also the CEO of the company where he’s working, told them to keep the checks to themselves.

Meanwhile Dana, was in a lingerie store when she spotted Peter with another girl. She pretended she didn’t mind if Peter was dating other women, while Peter was very worried what would Dana think. When Dana decided to leave them alone, a sales lady shouted at her if she will going to pay the lingerie that she’s holding. Peter offered that he will be the one to pay for it.

After that encounter, Peter was too worried about what Dana was thinking, so he asked David for some advice. David offered to help him provided that Peter will give him a bonus.

Peter and Dana met again. Dana was pretending that it’s okay for her if Peter will date another woman, and she added that she will be having a date later. However, during the conversation, it turned out that both of them were jealous after knowing that they’re dating other people.


Dana went to a bar to meet her date Henry. The first guy he saw was just pretending, and the real Henry came out. He was too fast, and Dana didn’t like it when he tried to kiss her.

Dana went home disappointed. When she arrived in the apartment, she saw Peter and David talking about what happened in their office after Peter’s dad found out that their sharing their bonus details. Dana supposedly pretended that she had a good date, but her friend Amy (Jade Catta-Preta) told her to stop pretending.

The episode ended with Dana and Peter confessing and agreeing that dating sucks.

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And that’s the recaps on “Manhattan Love Story” Episode 1 “Pilot” and Episode 2 “In the Mix, on the Brook, and in the Freezer.”  Keep tabs on Movie News Guide (MNG) for more updates about this show.

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