President Gilchrist and Emily's marriage ends up in the spotlight. Meanwhile, Becca and DB receive surprising news.
President Gilchrist holds a ball for a very unlikable senator. Skip meanwhile asks a mailroom clerk to the ball.
Marshall takes on his old friend/new nemesis Brad in the biggest case of his career. Meanwhile, the gang reminisces about their own run-ins with the law, leading to a debate over who was the biggest delinquent as a teenagermoreless
Susan discovers a dangerously thrilling way to help ease her guilt over being an accessory to the murder of her friend Gabrielle's evil stepfather, whereas Gaby herself plans a sexy surprise for Carlos to help him gain his sexual mojo back. In the meantime, Bree learns an interesting tidbit about Chuck's past after visiting Paul Young (Mark Moses) in prison, and Lynette and Tom find it hard to say "no" to their kids' sometimes outlandish requests so as to not come off as the "bad guy", as their marriage woes continue. Renee tries to win over hunky new neighbor Ben by finding out his passions.moreless
As a professional courtesy to a Detective from Phoenix, Brenda's team looks into the death of her daughter, who was working as a prostitute and was found dead in a hotel room from a heroin overdose. The mother is convinced that her daughter never did drugs and when the team digs deeper, they discover that a piece of information the Detective did not share may provide another motive for murder.
Meanwhile, Captain Raydor continues to seek information regarding the death of Turell Baylor and when she obtains a piece of evidence critical to the investigation, Brenda is left in a position of having to make Detective Sanchez available for another interview in exchange for the evidence. In the end, a dramatic conclusion is reached.
Out of excuses, Jim and Pam join Jan and Michael for a dinner party. Things get complicated when Andy and Angela are asked to join, and Dwight's jealousy gets the best of him.moreless
Michael tries to find out who's the father of Maggie's baby, or if it's just another of her lies; Gob tries to find out whether he was responsible for Buster's accident.