The thing is it seems like i care more about the 5 mins of Ellen's investigation than the other 35, and this isn't supposed to happen. They had a great pilot with surprises and thrilling storyline in such a fast pace. But all of them seemed to fade away on the next ep and never came back since.
In this episode, the show seemed more like a drama with nothing happened in it. Tom is a center of this episode, with offers flying in to make him think what he really wants to do with his life.
Ellen and David got into the first step of calling off their engagement when their priorities didn't seem to match. Gregory Molina, whom Ellen finally found out about, got a shut up warning in a hard way.
In the end, Tom decided what he wants and teamed up again with Patty and Ellen.