Steve Martin's guest appearance was a resounding success. Martin played the episode's title character, Gavin Volure, the hapless CEO of Sunstream and sufferer of extreme agoraphobia and debilitating wealth. He could not leave his home or touch another human being. Strangely, that is appealing to Liz. As a woman in her late thirties, she simply does not have the energy for relationships anymore, especially after Floyd. "The meeting someone new? Uh, all the nodding and smiling and sibling listing, and what's the upside? It works and you have to have a bunch of sex?" she asks.
Turns out Volure's offer of a weekend filled with food, celebrity gossip, naps and TV is exactly what Liz is looking for. It's just too bad for our favorite TV heroin that Volure's promise turned out to be a ruse. He wasn't actually agoraphobic; he was just under house arrest for tax fraud, embezzlement and racketeering. What's racketeering? "No one knows," Jack says