Victoria questions whether or not Millie is being treated for her drug problem since she is being a great assistant. She insists that she is fine, when she really is not, and just wants to prove herself to Brooke and Victoria. She is scheduled to attend some meetings, but signs off on some papers and leaves. Millie finally realizes she has a problem and goes to a meeting to treat her drub addiction.
Julian is having a hard time getting Alex to the level he wants her to be at. He runs lines through with her and talks her through it. His dad gives him words of encouragement, for once. It is hard for Brooke to see Julian with Alex. She goes to a bar and talks to Grubbs. He tells Brooke about a past love that is with someone else now. Brooke asks him how he got over her. He says that one day he just knew she was gone.
Julian's dad finds out that Julian sold his car to pay for their film. He confronts Julian and says that it is going to be a problem if Alex doesn't improve. Alex overhears this and asks Julian why he did this. Julian says it's because he knows she's good and will not let him down. Later at Tric, Alex stresses about all Julian has invested in her and drinks shot after shot. She ends up leaving with Alexander. Later, Brooke asks Julian how he is doing. She tells him he's doing a great job, which means a lot to him. He tells her he misses her.
Lydia returns this episode and reveals to everyone that she has cancer and that she does not have much time left and wants to spend it with her family and not in a hospital.