During the slide show, Dr. Watson says "A Rhodes scholar. I wonder if she recites Geoffrey Chaucer while she presses her husband's shirts". Women were not even permitted to apply for Rhodes scholarships until 1977.
Betty tells her suddenly anti-Semite mother that she filed for divorce and plans to leave her cheating husband and live in Greenwich Village with Giselle. Joan has been accepted to Yale law school. However, she elopes and plans to be a wife to her husband in Philadelphia. Connie ends up with Betty's cousin Charlie. Katherine discovers Bill lied about serving in Italy, which leads to their separation. She's offered to stay as a teacher for another year but she can't succumb to the board's restrictions. She leaves in a cab, the girls riding along on bicycles.