-Nick's dad dies suddenly, and the gang accompanies him to Chicago to attend the funeral, meeting his less-than-perfect family in the process.
-Winston helps Schmidt fight his fear of funerals.
-Around his family, Nick is far from being the irresponsible bartender the gang knows back at the loft; Nick's family thinks of him as the "together" one, and leaves the funeral planning to him entirely.
-Nick, overwhelmed by the funeral planning process, asks Jess to write the eulogy. When she is unable to, Nick storms off to a bar, and arrives at the funeral drunk, accompanied by a far-drunker Elvis impersonator.
-When the Elvis impersonator is unable to perform his duties, Jess fills in, singing Elvis's "In the Ghetto" to the mourners in a bejeweled jumpsuit.