Charlie help Lacey with some relationship issues she has about Nolan and his job. Sean gets invited to Ed's pokergame.
Erich takes Ivana and runs off for a drug-fueled weekend, even though his lawyer advises against it. While Hildy deals with the ramifications of the shooting and the possibility that she might lose her job, Terry does his best to get her out of trouble.moreless
When Jude threatens to bring down Briarcliff, Howard takes extreme measures. Meanwhile, Grace gives Kit a message and Thredson receives a visitor.
Lana receives startling news from Mary Eunice. Meanwhile, Arden sets out to learn what happened to Grace and Monsignor Howard takes on a true believer.
An island off the coast of California holds clues to a murdered woman. Rigsby worries that because he has a new girlfriend, Van Pelt will feel uncomfortable around him.
Frankie finds out that Axl hasn't been preparing for the PSATs, while Sue tries out for the high school cheerleading team and Mike tries to toughen up Brick.
The second part of the story begun in "Tick, Tick, Tick…," after Beckett's apartment is blown up it confirms that the serial killer is still alive. He taunts Castle, Beckett and Agent Shaw to catch him.moreless
Frankie accidentally hits Brick's arm with a beer bottle when trying to get the trash out before the garbage truck leaves. But when Brick innocently tells his school that the scratch was caused by his mother throwing a beer bottle at him, a social worker comes to evaluate the Heck family. Meanwhile, Bob helps Mr. Ehlert shoot a commercial for the car lot.moreless
The Fisher family wonder if Claire might have some part to play in the blaze across the street. Nate has Brenda over for dinner and it does not seem to go as well as expected. Nate is dealing with issues from every side, including a feud between a deceased's family and gang about how to handle his services. David tries to gain enough courage to stand up to Gilardi and handle issues with Keith and the clients.moreless
It is the end of summer vacation, and Buffy is still missing. Willow, Xander, Oz, and Cordelia are attempting to keep the Sunnydale vampire population in check during Buffy's absence... with only moderate success. They miss having the Slayer around, but more than that they miss their friend. Meanwhile, Buffy has been working as a waitress in L.A., going by her middle name, Anne, and trying to forget her old life. But of course, someone always needs the Slayer's help...moreless