A mother from the Midwest hires Pope & Associates under mysterious conditions, leading to some eventful circumstances at the Capitol. Mellie and Fitz confess their true feelings.
Leonard finds himself drawn towards a comely comic book illustrator. Meanwhile, Sheldon tries to scare the gang for Halloween.
Sheldon is aghast to learn the new chair in Penny's apartment was someone else's garbage. Leonard and Priya try a long-distance relationship.