Chapter Forty-Three is the 21st episode of Season 2 on CW dramedy Jane the Virgin.


IT'S A PARTY – Jane (Gina Rodriguez) has made big plans to celebrate Mateo's first birthday, but things start to fall apart when she learns there might be an issue with her wedding venue. Rogelio (Jaime Camil) faces a challenge on set that could jeopardize Jane's big day. Jane is excited when Alba (Ivonne Coll) gives her a lead on a book publisher, but soon begins having doubts about her writing.

Jane and Petra (Yael Grobglas) try to help Rafael (Justin Baldoni) figure out his troubles, but they have differing opinions on how to handle the situation. Meanwhile, Michael (Brett Dier) is convinced that Derek (guest star Mat Vairo) is really in cahoots with Mutter (guest star Fabiana Udenio) and has a plan to prove it.


Gina Rodriguez as Jane Villanueva
Andrea Navedo as Xiomara Villanueva
Yael Grobglas as Petra
Justin Baldoni as Rafael Solano
Ivonne Coll as Alba Villanueva
Brett Dier as Michael Cordero
and Jaime Camil as Rogelio De La Vega

Recurring cast

Megan Ketch as Susanna Barnett
Shelly Bhalla as Krishna Dhawan
Melanie Mayron as Professor Donaldson
Priscilla Barnes as Magda
Yael Grobglas as Anezka


  • Derek tricked Mutter and left with 200 million dollars hidden under the Fairwick Hotel.
  • Mutter was trapped at the Fairwick.
  • Jane decides not to publish her grad thesis.
  • Mateo has to go the hospital, where Jane and Rafael stay with him and reminisce about the year they've had with Mateo.


  • Derek is working with someone else; who could it be? His father?
  • Magda set up the plan with Anezka when Petra got Magda imprisoned last year.