Ken's love of basketball hasn't rubbed off on Dave, who would rather attend a city council meeting about California's drought than play in a game. Meanwhile, Allison is skeptical of letting Molly dress more provocatively; and Damona schemes to get more vacation days.moreless
To prevent nuclear weapons from being launched from a secret U.S. nuclear silo, the team has to prod the memory of their only hope, an injured former Secret Service agent. Drew proposes that moving to Maine might be best for Ralph.moreless
The residents agonize over their oral boards, reliving every answer they gave during their exams; Arizona's close childhood friend comes to Seattle Grace for medical help; the doctors work on a patient who is missing one third of his skull; and Julia asks Mark to start a family with her. Meanwhile Catherine tells Richard that one of his residents has failed.moreless
After eight years of practice, the residents head to San Francisco for their oral boards; sparks fly between Catherine and Richard when they bump into each other at the hotel; Bailey intervenes after Owen and Teddy get into a heated argument about their young car crash patient; and Mark tries to recruit Lexie for one of his cases. Meanwhile, Alex feels guilty for being away from the hospital when Tommy's health begins to failmoreless
The death of a high school principal who had been trying to raise test scores at his school to prevent it from being closed causes Brenda and Fritz to fight over who has control of the case because an already existing FBI investigation causes the cases to overlap.
Meanwhile, an underappreciated Capt. Raydor continues to document Major Crimes' every move. Worn down after two months of following them around, she begins to think about her role and its value to the LAPD.