Lies Between Friends
Casey told Rae the whole situation is getting out of hand and that they ought to inform Wei Lee of the truth. He doesn't see the point in continuing the lie. Rae stubbornly refuses to tell the truth. Casey thinks she is lying because she still cares about Wei Lee, to which she admits she does. Wei Lee walks in as Casey asks Rae if they were ever intimate. Rae introduces him to Mark and Caitlin, who have decided to go the party together. Tiff, Sean and Meg arrive at the party. Casey approaches Tiff and congratulates her on finding a place to stay. Sean asks Caitlin why she went to the party with Mark, Caitlin replies that she and Mark are using each other. In the meantime, Mark and Tiff mend fences. She asks him if he's seeing Caitlin, Mark answers that they "are just friends." Sean and Tiff return to the Richard's to look for a dress for Tiff. He gets one of his headaches, prompting Tiff's concern. Caitlin, Rae, and Meg talk about how much men take for granted while munching on chips. Wei Lee impresses the guests at the party with his card tricks, various languages, and smiles. The other guys step outside to get some fresh air in disgust at Wei Lee's success with the guests. Wei Lee asks Casey and Rae to the center of the room wanting to make an announcement. He is upset the she did not invite any of her friends to their nuptials. Wei Lee toasts their marriage, and Wei Lee kisses the bride, mush to Casey's chagrin.
Money Can't Buy Love
Tiffany's admiration of the Richard's decorations prompts Olivia to call the Sunset Police Department to report a thief. Olivia told Tiffany she knows she was casing the house. Tiff admits to Olivia that she wonders what it is like to be rich and safe, rather than poor and fearful. Olivia confesses she knows what it is like to be poor, and that she was once like Tiffany. Tiff asks Olivia to help her be just like her. Sean walks in, wondering what is going on. He admits to hearing some of the conversation, and asks his mother if she will help Tiff. Olivia offers to help her a little, and warns the two that if Gregory finds Spike, Tiff is going to get kicked out.
Gregory searches for Eddie. As far as the Sunset P.D. is concerned his thug tells him, "Eddie is on vacation for the next 8 days." Gregory wants Eddie found immediately. Olivia told Gregory she knows he has a thug keeping an eye on her. He starts to sneeze and realizes there must be an animal in the house. As Sean and Tiff return to find the dress, Gregory finds Spike. Spike howls for Tiff, who is hiding in the closet. Animal control arrives to take Spike, Tiff watches from the closet.
Just Between Us...and That Prowler
Ben lets the girls in on the fact that Eddie has been out of the country for 2 days, in Europe. Annie whines about being cooped up and Ben told Annie she had her chance. Eventually Ben directs Annie to the kitchen asking her to make herself "useful." Annie went into the kitchen in a huff. Ben is concerned about Meg, and wants her to relax at the party. She wants Ben to go with her to the party at Surf Central. He says he will try to make it and hugs her. Annie watches and then angrily says she is tired of being a prisoner, and if Meg were in her place she would be uncooperative also. Meg pipes in that she agrees, but Annie yells, "I don't need you sticking up for me." Ben told her he is tired of putting up with Annie. Meg leaves for the party, and Ben asks her to relax, as he cares for her very much. Ben fills in Annie on the fact that he wouldn't take what he's taken from her from anyone else. He berates her for following him to the dunes, and only caring about herself and the jewels. He told her he hid the jewels elsewhere because he feared she would blow up the safe. He points out that she makes things extremely hard for everyone. She cries about her relationship with Del, and that her life is patterned after that. Annie told Ben that is what happens with him, she does things for attention. That he fell in love with her best friend broke her heart, she adds. She is afraid that the same thing will happen again with Meg. Ben told Annie she is his best friend, and he apologizes, saying he may never have those feelings again. If she wants to stay friends, she must change. If she insults Meg, or went outdoors, their friendship is over, Ben threatens. He leaves, reminding her to behave. As she is heading upstairs to take a warm bath, she spots a woman prowling around her house. Annie went to investigate, and asks the prowler, "What are you doing in my house Olivia?" As "Olivia" turns to face her, Annie gasps, realizing it is Eddie in drag!
I Think I See Stars
Tiffany bursts from the closet to stop animal control from taking Spike. Sean tells Gregory she is his guest at the party, and Gregory wonders why he's been sneezing so often. Sean told his father that "Tiffany lives here now." Sean gets Spike back from animal control, while Gregory comes down on Sean for letting Tiff stay. As Gregory rants, Tiff has visions of her father beating her and runs off. She starts "packing" and explains to Sean she must leave. He has a dizzy spell. Later he went to stand up to Gregory. Gregory allows Tiffany to stay the night, but she must leave after that. Sean threatens to leave with Tiff. As Gregory rants again, Sean has another dizzy spell and passes out. Gregory thinks its theatrics.
What A Lead
Ricardo told Paula that Sean made a statement recanting his identification of Annie and that the Del Douglas case may be reopened. Ricardo informs Ben that Ruiz recalls Sean's statement, but its missing and Eddie is out of the country. Ben told him to find Eddie and the case is solved. Ricardo fills in Paula, saying Ben didn't say much. Gabi wants to dance, Paula invites Ricardo to dance with Gabi. Paula leaves, saying she's got family problems to take care of. An old girlfriend approaches Ricardo, saying its a pity he's back with Paula, she would have wanted to get back together with him. Gabi watches curiously as he chats with his old girlfriend. She confronts Ricardo and insinuates that something was going on with the woman. Paula heads to the police department and on the "Registered gun owners 0.38 caliber" list, she finds Elaine's name. She flashes back to questioning her mother about it. She goes to the hotel where Del was murdered, and questions a service man who works at the hotel. He saw a woman in a dark coat walk by him, seeing her face for a moment. Paula asks him to view photos and see if he can identify the woman. She lets the man know that if he can identify the woman, good, if not that is fine too. He nods no to pictures of Annie, Bette, and Olivia. The last picture he sees is Elaine's, and Paula waits anxiously for a reply. "Is this the woman you saw on the night of the murder?" Paula asks him. "Yes," he answers. She falters, asking him if he's sure. He nods yes.
Finally We Hit It Off
Ben arrives at the party, welcomed by a smiling Meg. He told Meg he is meeting Ricardo there to discuss Del's murder. Ben adds that one more screw up from Annie and she's on her own. He kindly told Meg that, having been caught up in Annie's mess, he's missed seeing the things happening and the people in front of him. Meg wants to dance, but Ben says he has to go. Ben invites her to leave with him. At his place they dance closely on the deck, Ben told her he can't recall the "last time I wanted to do this" and they kiss passionately. Annie walks into Ben's, excited about what has just happened with Eddie. She is surprised to see Ben and Meg kissing on the deck and starts to cry. They stop kissing for a bit, and Meg offers to tell Ben something. Ben says, "Not now," and they kiss some more.
No More Lies
Casey gives his own toast, toasting Rae's beauty and brains. Alone, Casey reminds Rae she started this lie. She admits that Wei Lee showing up brought up some feelings. Later she steps outside with Wei Lee. Mark asks where Rae is, Casey told him she's outside with Wei Lee. Mark wonders aloud what will happen to the two of them after she tell Wei Lee. Rae told Wei Lee the truth, but he told her he already knew. She relates that she hates having to do what is expected of her. Wei Lee admits he would have done the same thing she did, however she had chances to tell him the truth. Casey observes Wei Lee and Rae holding hands. Vanessa check up on Michael, wondering why he isn't at the party. He lets her know he doesn't feel right not telling Jimmy and Virginia the truth. He finally dresses for the party and the two head downstairs. Eventually he told Vanessa he needs to be alone and leaves the party.
What A Woman, and She Loved Me?
Eddie grabs Annie, shoving a gun into her abdomen and putting his hand over her mouth. He wants the jewels, Annie told him Ben's got them. He tells Annie he didn't kill Del, that he was already dead. She asks him to tell her who killed Del, he says he isn't sure yet, if he's right they'll both be free. Annie sarcastically asks why he would want to clear her name. Connors answers, "You Annie, you're my reason." He asks her if she's ever been crazy for someone that she'd do anything. He told her he loves her and really cared about her and has done what he's done to get back at her. Eddie apologizes for what he did, Annie kicks him in the groin. Annie wants answers, Eddie wants her to trust him. He says she can tell Ben, but keep the cops out until he finishes his lead. They part ways "amicably."