Cassie almost catches Dinah with RJ. While clutching the letter opener, Dinah tells RJ that they must remember the secret - Cassie cannot know about her. Just before Cassie discovers them, she receives a visit from Jeffrey O'Neill. Cassie wonders if it is more than a social call when she asks about the imposter. Jeffrey informs Cassie that they have lost track of the imposter. Jeffrey then tells Cassie he wants to talk to her about the Vinnie Salerno trial. Cassie asks if Jeffrey is concerned that the imposter may show up here. When Jeffrey and Cassie go inside the farm house, RJ tells them about his imaginary friend. RJ insists that she is real. When RJ goes outside to the nanny, Jeffrey tells Cassie that the imposter could come here. Cassie begs Jeffrey to find her. When Cassie leaves to go back to the Beacon, Jeffrey mumbles that the imposter wouldn't dare show her face here. Later, Jeffrey hangs out with RJ. After showing him how to dip cookies, he asks RJ about his imaginary friend. Blonde, pretty, did she speak of Cassie? Jeffrey suddenly leaves. Does he know Dinah is in Springfield?
At the Beacon, Edmund receives a message from Dinah. Edmund flashes back to his initial meeting with Dinah, and how she told him about knowing Jeffrey O'Neill. Tammy passes Edmund on her way to the beach. Edmund asks a store worker about Dinah. When Dinah shows up to meet Edmund, he expresses his doubt in her information. Dinah tells Edmund that they will do things on her terms. And stresses not to tell anyone. Dinah informs Edmund she can help him answer the question as to why a man who looks exactly like his dead brother, would suddenly show up and move into Cassie's hotel.
Joey and Lizzie return to the beach, to re-attempt the selling of Joey's CDs. Joey questions Lizzie's feelings for him. Lizzie insists she wants to help him. Just then, Tammy arrives in beach attire. And Joey takes notice. Tammy says hello during the moment. Tammy announces that Lizzie used Spaulding power to shut the car wash down. Lizzie apologizes. In private, Lizzie makes a call on her cell phone saying "we're on." Joey gives Tammy a copy of his new CD, and tells her that most of the songs are about her. Lizzie interrupts another moment between Tammy and Joey. Lizzie promises to make Joey a star. Later, Lizzie brings a record producer along who is really impressed with Joey's singing . Though a small label, the record producer says he cannot sign him - but buys all of his CDs to promote. A look crossed Lizzie's face, as if she had something to do with this. Joey leaves to tell everyone the good news. Lizzie meets up with the PHONY record producer, who was playing Joey after all. Off in the distance, Tammy records the meeting on her cell phone camera. Lizzie gives the phony producer some money, and tells him to destroy the CDs.
Josh, Shayne, Marina, and Danny all arrive at the beach. Josh and Danny talk a little bit about Michelle. Then, Danny asks Josh when he can expect a first check. Josh informs that it will be soon. Shayne and Marina meet a boy from Bosnia who likes baseball. Shayne gives the little boy some scholarship money to buy a new mitt. Danny picks up on Marina's anxiety. And Marina picks up on his regarding Michelle. Shayne tells Josh that baseball and his recovery are very important to him. Josh asks Shayne what he really wants. Shayne asks Josh for his help on that issue. Danny and Marina establish that they are in the same boat.
Cassie apologizes to Tammy about the car wash. Tammy points out the reasons why Cassie should be happy. Tammy calls herself a loser when she feels that Lizzie has won. Later, a hotel clerk tells Cassie that Edmund had a very important meeting.
Reva informs Michelle that she is going to interview Vinnie Salerno. Michelle says she wouldn't miss it. When Reva suggests that it's not a good idea, Michelle insists to be there when the interview takes place. Reva then tells Michelle that her accident wasn't one. Reva continues and says Vinnie Salerno was behind it, but Michelle was not the target. Wrong place, wrong time. Michelle asks Reva to include her on the interview. Reva tells Michelle that she must stay in the background, and to ask Danny first. Michelle patiently waits while Reva and Vinnie Salerno get "re-introduced" before the interview. When the guard opens the door, Vinnie sees Michelle. He asks her in, and wants to know about her miraculous recovery. Despite Reva's disapproval, Michelle comes in. Michelle declares that she does not recall Vinnie. Vinnie says that he remembers her, and runs down the times that they were in each other's company. Vinnie reminds Michelle of how she and Danny put him in jail. Michelle says she still does not remember anything. Danny calls the studio looking for Michelle. He turns on the TV set. Meanwhile, a riot breaks out at the prison where the interview is taking place. The place goes under lock down. No one gets out, not even Reva and Michelle.
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During the interview, Salerno guiles Michelle into asking him questions about his past involvement with Danny while Reva does her best to change the topic of conversation.
During all this, Danny learns of the interview and races to the prison, arriving just as Salerno reveals that it was Danny who set the bomb that nearly killed Michelle.
Dinah offers Edmund a deal to work together and ensure that Jeffrey O'Neill never sets his sights on Cassie. Dinah admits she has her sights set on Jeffrey and against his better judgment, Edmund agrees to work with her. Later, Dinah secretly calls Jeffrey to convince him she is still safe and sound in Europe. Meanwhile, Cassie is leaving the Storefront when she hears someone approaching from behind. She quickly whirls around and comes face to face with her follower.
Gus can't get through to Harley, and he can't stand being cooped up at the Spauldings, so he goes to drink his troubles away. But, he winds up in a confrontation with some barflies and is soon tossed out into the street. Lying on the ground, he looks up to see a hazy female figure standing above him.