Wednesday's episode, written by series star Lecy Goranson, revolved around an active shooter at a shopping mall. Writing about gun violence was "tricky," Goranson tells TVLine, "because it’s a topic that no one wants to talk about. And that’s something that’s really been driven home since this process started for me. When I bring it up with friends and talk about the process, it’s remarkable to hear how much people have to say, and how much people have experienced. It’s just exemplary of how pervasive it really is. The interesting thing is this notion that there’s this 'liberal Hollywood' versus people who love guns. But when you look at Hollywood, there are guns everywhere — and it’s not like they’re used (in media) and then whatever happens is reflected upon )in the story). It’s usually just 'Bang! Bang! Bang!'"