Strays is the fifth episode of season one of One Day at a Time.
Lydia grows suspicious of Elena and Carmen's intense relationship. Penelope later discovers that the inseparable friends are keeping a big secret.
- Justina Machado as Penelope Alvarez
- Todd Grinnell as Schneider
- Isabella Gomez as Elena Alvarez
- Marcel Ruiz as Alex Alvarez
- Stephen Tobolowsky as Leslie Berkowitz
- Rita Moreno as Lydia Riera
- Schneider immigrated to the United States illegally -- from Canada. He overstayed his student visa.
- Lydia immigrated to the United States from Havana, Cuba in 1962 through Pedro Pan (Operation Peter Pan).