There is much lore that exists surrounding the event of the Spring Equinox. In some cultures, the spring is celebrated and revered as a day of rebirth and rejuvenation. However, when this day is paired with a solar eclipse, as it was in 2015, the mood becomes ominous. The connected stories in On This Day take an unflinching look into what happens when life goes wrong. Kenneth clears out his hoarded belongings in an attempt to woo a potential partner, while Marshall learns that his niece and nephew are quite possibly his children. Petra is stalked by a man with a penchant for the color yellow, and Carrie convinces herself that a lie is her only avenue for normalcy.