First, the team must deal with the death of a fellow officer, Det. Lockwood. But that is almost forgotten about by the end as the characters deal with their own problems.
Grissom's hearing has deteriorated to the point where he needs surgery. He leaves Catherine in charge fo the case. Catherine goes to Sam Braun alone, but since she is confronting him about being her father, it works out to her benefit.
After she finishes her business, she meets Grissom at the hospital for moral support. But I must have mssed the Spiderman boxers everyone else is talking about.
Poor Greg is still shaken up from the previous lab explosion and whe see a softer side of Grissom as he reassures Greg, who tells him his hands have been shaking ever since, and offers himself if Greg needs to talk about it.