Natalie meets Paul at The Hook Up. Paul tells Natalie about Kelly and Todd burying him alive when they thought he was dead. Natalie wants to bring him to John but Paul reminds her of what happened to Cristian when he went to John. He also goes on to tell her that he thinks the Santi family has a hit out on him. A staff of The Hook Up tells Paul that some people are looking for him, and are coming in the back entrance. He and Natalie hide and Paul tell Natalie she has to help him.
Marcie recaps the newspaper article about Dr. Long to Michael. Riley has to attend summer classes. Riley was almost busted by Jen when he searching the Internet for a term paper. Marcie and Jen can't graduate unless they take classes in the summer. As Viki recovers, Joey and Clint get ready to return to London.
Matthew tells Starr that he thinks his parents will get together soon. Starr tells him to grow up. Todd asks Starr about Travis, but she doesn't want to talk about it. Starr visits Viki. Viki asks about her Travis. Todd walks in, and Starr whispers that she'll tell Viki all about it later.
Kevin and Blair talk about Kelly and Todd's relationship. Blair doesn't believe Todd and Kelly ever slept together. Kathryn questions Kevin and Kelly about their car being spotted by a landfill where they found evidence that Paul's body was buried. Todd asks Kelly to not tell Bo about Paul because it might ruin his chances of making up with Blair.
Travis wants to take Starr to the movies. Blair is hesitant but she soon gives in. David tells Todd that Blair was on to him and Kelly. To throw Blair off the scent David tells her that Kelly and Todd want to make her jealous so they lied about an affair. Todd is pleased with David's quick thinking. Starr calls Blair with change of plans. Starr and Travis want to go bowling instead. Blair agrees as long as Dorian picks them up from the bowling alley.
Jen talks Riley out of buying a term paper. After Jen leaves Riley goes ahead and buys the paper online. After buying the paper he remembers Jen's warning that he will always feel guilt and paranoia if he cheats. He decides to complete his term paper. After he finishes his paper he puts it aside and picks up the fake term paper. He falls asleep reading the fake paper. Jen comes home and finds him asleep. She decides to do him a favor and drop off the paper he was reading.
Kelly denies being at the landfill. Kathryn serves her with a warrant to have FBI forensic team look over her car. Kelly maintains she had nothing to do with Paul's disappearance. Kevin asks Kelly if Todd killed Paul for her. She denies it. Kevin is losing his patience and his composure. Kevin goes to Blair. Blair suggests they confront Kelly and Todd.
Natalie and Paul escape being shot. Paul asks Natalie for one last favor. He wants twenty thousand dollars to leave town. Natalie tells him she will go get it but he suggests she call Kelly and Todd and let them bring him the money. She agrees to call Kelly but only if Paul calls the police and tells them he is alive. Natalie calls Kelly and disguises her voice. She tells Kelly that she knows that Kelly dumped Paul's body at the landfill and she wants twenty thousand dollars to keep her secret.
Kelly calls Todd about her blackmailer. Kelly meets Todd at his place. They go over their game plan. Paul asks Natalie to pick up the money.
John and Kathryn implore Antonio to question Carlotta some more about Manny Santi. Evangeline asks Antonio if he could go under cover as another staff member of The Hook Up since he won't go under cover as a stripper. He tells her he will think about it.
Rex can't make his loan payments. He wants Lindsay to help him deal with R.J.
Todd and Kelly are forced to confess to David that an unknown woman who claims to know they buried Paul's body in the landfill is blackmailing them. To hide their secret about Paul, Todd and Kelly respond to Kevin and Blair's inquisition by saying they slept together once. Sensing Blair's hurt, Todd forewarns Kelly that he's going to reveal all to Blair, including everything about Paul and Ace.
A hesitant Natalie tells Paul that she'll pick up the blackmail money in his place. As they wait for the right time to make their move, John shows up at their hotel room. Meanwhile, a hot and bothered Roxy convinces Nigel to let her move in with him.
Lindsay rejects Rex's request for a loan when R.J. gets him to admit that he doesn't have feelings for her. But he later perks right up when Roxy jokingly says they could always torch Foxy Roxy's and claim the insurance money. At the same time, Dorian is disappointed when she learns that a large chunk of Adriana's inheritance was blow in bad investments.
Viki offers Dorian the position of Chief of Staff of Llanview Hospital, which she happily accepts. When Jessica comes to visit her mother, Viki begs Dorian to make it possible for her to attend Jessie's graduation. Dorian refuses, but Jessica realizes that her mother hasn't given up yet. Visiting his mother, Kevin tells her that he is concerned about what his wife has gotten mixed up in. She in turn pleads with her son to get her released long enough to go the graduation.
Kevin and Blair are enraged when David questions what happened at the penthouse. He tells them that they are being played and Kelly and Todd have them just where they want them. Kevin begins to suspect that Kelly and Todd murdered Paul.
Dorian informs David that Aunt Betsy's millions are gone. When he confesses that he is certain that he killed Paul, she assures him that he could never be convicted since it was Kelly and Todd that hid the body. When they start discussing money again, Dorian shows David a brooch that belonged to Manny. On the back are numbers that she is convinced is the combination to a safe. When Dorian questions Carlotta about the whereabouts to the rest of the combination, she clutches her bracelet.
Kelly insists on going with Todd to Atlantic City to pay off their blackmailer. Natalie tries to convince Paul to turn himself in to John. Paul refuses to let her open the door and John slips a note under the door before leaving. Paul tells Natalie that it is Kelly's fault that he is in so much trouble. When she questions him, he quickly backpedals. He kisses her, but Natalie refuses his advances. Heading to the casino to collect the money, she warns Paul not to leave until he gets her name cleared. Kelly and Todd are shocked to see Natalie walk to the slot machines and take the money. Before she can leave, John grabs her.
Antonio tells Adriana that they are cousins. He wants to know if she has any idea where the Santi Millions are, but she insists she doesn't. Adriana visits Carlotta and tells her that she knows they are family. Antonio goes to the Hook Up to get a job. Overhearing the owner discussing the Santi family on the telephone, Antonio agrees to strip in the bar.
Jen realizes the mistake she made when Riley tells her that she turned in the paper he printed off the internet. He states that he tried to clear up the mess with his professor, but he is going to be turned into the disciplinary board. After Riley leaves, Jen, Marcie and Jessica agree that they need a girls night and make plans to go to the Hook Up the next night to see the strippers.
When Viki is refused permission to go to Jessica's graduation, the class goes to the hospital to see her. After the graduates leave, Kevin tells his mother that Todd and Kelly admitted to having an affair. Knowing that her brother isn't capable of casual sex, Viki tells him that they had to be lying. When Blair visits her, Viki assures her of the same thing, there is no way that Todd and Kelly had an affair.
Jessica's feelings are hurt when Antonio tells her that he once again has to work undercover instead of spending time with her. After the leaves, she confirms with Marcie that they will be celebrating at the HookUp that night. Arriving at the club, the girls decide the crowd is too rowdy and leave. Marcie returns a moment later to retrieve her purse and notices Antonio on the stage stripping.
Nigel tells Asa that he and Roxanne are now a couple. Asa and Nigel try to give Matthew advice on how to get Starr's attention. Roxy goes to Atlantic City to hire a man to commit arson. Paying the man off, Rex and Roxy are promised that Foxy Roxy's will be torched.
Todd and Kelly try to figure out who could be forcing Natalie to blackmail them. Fearful that Natalie will tell the police everything, Todd and Kelly clean his car to rid it of any traces of Paul. A freak rain storm drenches the two. In the penthouse, Todd changes into dry clothes and gives Kelly the robe he had intended as a present for Blair.
Starr questions her mother about what happened the night before. When Matthew apologizes to Starr for anything he might have done to upset her, Starr assures him that they are still friends. When Matthew admits that he is jealous of her new boyfriend, Starr tells him that they can't let jealousy ruin their relationship like it did her parents. Starr later gives her mother relationship advice. After dropping Starr off at swim practice, Blair goes to the penthouse to confront Todd and sees him and Kelly in an embrace.
John is convinced that someone is forcing Natalie's hand. A knock at the door reveals the Atlantic City police, who are prepared to arrest Natalie. John convinces the detective to give him more time to prove Natalie's innocence. When Natalie questions John's feelings for her, he tells her that the only way they can start over is if she tells him the truth. Before she can answer him, Paul calls her room and asks if John is with her. Natalie tries to cover by telling John that it was Jessica on the phone. Knowing she is lying, he leaves. Natalie takes the money to the casino for Paul, but before he can leave with the payoff, John catches him.