Easy to Assemble Season 3: Finding North
Easy to Assemble Season 3: Finding North
First Air Date: October 21, 2011
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3x17 I am Literally Out of Material (December 08, 2011)
In the season finale, manager Erik calls upon Co-Worker of the Year, Illeana, to decide, once and for all, which road she will take.
3x16 Bjorn Borg is not a Celebrity in America (December 06, 2011)
While the audience of "40 and Bitter" impatiently wait for the arrival of Justine Bateman backstage, Jebedehia Bateman may be experiencing his first celebrity meltdown. Meanwhile, Illeana and Paul, while returning from Upsula, have some sad realizations about their relationship.
3x15 Now I'm Blackmailing You (November 30, 2011)
Co-workers Lance, Pete, and Paul are reunited with a "reborn" Illeana but need to get back to Stockholm in time for Justine's show. Meanwhile, MC Sammy Salt vamps while director Folke searches for a still missing Justine, and coworker's John and Karin face down manager Bjorn Epstein in Gothenberg to find IKEA's favorite elusive Swedish band, Spärhusen!
3x14 Sammy Salt (November 28, 2011)
Lance, Pete and a heartbroken Paul discuss the best way to tell manager Erik they may have lost coworker Illeana in Sweden. Back in Stockholm, American comic Sammy Salt finds out he may need to resort to magic tricks while Director Folke and the anxious 40 and Bitter audience waits for a very late Justine Bateman.
3x13 Co-Worker of the Year (November 23, 2011)
Illeana hitches a ride to the IKEA in Uppsala with friend and ghost S.Erland Hussen to collect her Coworker of the Year prize from the head of the company Sigvard Thorsten but tells her journey is just beginning. Like a Russian novel nothing turns out the way Illeana thought it would and while the coworker she meets teaches her to "keep learning" Illeana comes to accept that being a cog in the wheel of a workplace may in fact lead to her true vocation.
3x12 You're Never Alone (November 21, 2011)
Over dinner at the family's restaurant," Asia Tiska", a secret Sam has been keeping may not escape mamma Hullestaad as she reminisces over the adoption of Sam and Sung to manager Erik. The mythical IKEA figure S.Erland Hussen speaks from the heart and reveals he may have been guiding this Swedish journey all along. As Pete, Paul and Lance frantically search for a still missing Illeana, Hussen reminds all the lost coworkers that they are never truly lost and he may have been watching out for them all along.
3x11 Mrs. Hullestaad (November 16, 2011)
Coworkers Ethan and Wayne educate director Stig Martinsson and Monika on how to make an American buddy cop movie but Ethan's flirting with Monika may cost him a role in "48 hours of Daylight". Meanwhile Manager Erik and Sam arrive late to Sung's big handball game in Trosa and find Mrs. Hullestaad fuming at a bad call by Iceland.
3x10 Taxi To Trosa (November 14, 2011)
Manager Erik's journey changes forever when Sam reveals she may want to be more than Erik's "super good friend." Erik is nervous about meeting Sam's mother Mrs. Hullestaad at Sung's handball game. And while they travel through the Swedish countryside Pete and Paul continue to search for Illeana who is missing.
3x09 Scorpio Rising (November 09, 2011)
At the Gothenburg Opera House, Karin and John sneak in to watch as Bjorn Epstein works on his rock opera, Scorpio Rising with temperamental singer, Lars St. Claire. While they take a break, Bjorn discovers the intruders who beg for permission to stay and watch rehearsal in the hopes that they can finally meet Sparhusen. Mysterious Lars seems to cast a spell on Karin and John begins to consider that he may have feelings for her. Back in the woods of Uppsala, Lance anxiously searches for the missing Illeana, and the musical interlude that ensues while John watches Scorpio Rising reflects the journey that Illeana is now facing.
3x08 A Very Heavy Package (November 07, 2011)
At the 40 and Bitter set in Stockholm, Justine's Swedish assistant, Abby, arrives backstage and greets a nervous Director Folke and Justine's ardent suitor, Olle. Abby takes control and barks orders on behalf of Justine, but she may have taken on a bigger role than Justine had expected. Meanwhile, back at the hotel, "J" Bateman is getting ready to ship a very heavy package back to the US, and the contents may change the journey for all the IKEA coworkers in Sweden.
3x07 Chasing Windmills (October 02, 2011)
The sun is setting and deep in the woods of Uppsala Illeana's journey takes an awe-inspiring turn when a mysterious man, playing the violin, leads her to the water in order to wash away all of her troubles. Back at the 40 and Bitter set in Stockholm, Paul regrets how he handled his relationship with Illeana and turns to his friend, Pete, to help him find her before it's too late.
3x06 48 Hours of Daylight (October 31, 2011)
IKEA coworkers Ethan and Wayne try to impress their new Swedish girl friends Ebbe and Signe with their knowledge of Swedish films but the girls soon realize they may have fallen for a case of mistaken identity and are not happy about it. Meanwhile next store famed Swedish director Stig Martinson is trying to cast his film,"48 Hours of Daylight", but just can't seem to find the right type of American actor, and while assistant Monika finds out what the noise next door is about, the case of mistaken identity may lead to starring roles for Wayne and Ethan.
3x05 Almost Happy (October 26, 2011)
Illeana entertains the Swedish Birdwatchers but when she boasts about her Hussen invention, The Meatball Delivery System, Henrik tells her he thinks that famed IKEA designer S.Erland Hussen was an oddball not a designer. While Gala and Henrik rekindle their love, Illeana discovers a note from Paul that changes their destiny and leads her deep into the forest.
3x04 Road To Uppsala (October 24, 2011)
Illeana and Lance take a wrong turn and meet up with a group of Swedish birdwatchers in the forest and are persuaded to stay and have a picnic. Lance reveals to Illeana he may not actually be Swedish and Illeana delights her new friends Gala and Henrik with tales of Hollywood while they share some Swedish folk tunes with her.
3x03 The Third Bateman (October 22, 2011)
Justine sends her assistant home to America because she left her dream catcher on her bureau and retains a Swedish assistant named Abby to help prepare Justine for her "40 and Bitter" talk show in Stockholm. While Justine gets ready for her big day Abby lets in a strangely seductive room service waiter named "J". Justine is shocked to find out he is no ordinary Swedish waiter, and Abby may have accidentally changed the course of Justine's journey in Sweden.
3x02 Good Morning Stockholm (October 22, 2011)
Lance and Illeana have left on their journey to Uppsala and Paul disappoints Pete when he tells him he's going to skip Illeana's, "Coworker of the Year" ceremony in Upsalla because Justine needs their band The Traveling Lingonberry's to rehearse in Stockholm. Meanwhile coworkers John and Karin sneak into Bjorn Epstein's room to try to track down the elusive band Sparhusen who may be in Gothenburg.
3x01 We're in Swedenland (October 21, 2011)
The IKEA coworkers have arrived on their mystical adventure in Sweden, and while some are tucked away in their hotel rooms getting ready for their journey's others like Illeana and Paul are becoming more than coworkers. Manager Erik has some love trouble of his own when brother Sung catches sister Sam getting a handball lesson from him in the middle of the night! Meanwhile Lance preps Illeana for their big bike ride to Uppsala.