Please Forgive Me
Michael gets a call from Virginia, Jimmy is nowhere to be found. Michael is afraid of what may happen to Jimmy out wherever he is. Vanessa is more worried that Jimmy will tell the police that Michael killed James. Unbeknownst to them, Jimmy has been picked up by SBPD Michael is ready to face his punishment. Virginia calls Michael to tell him Jimmy was picked up for shoplifting. At SBPD, Michael went to pick up Jimmy, who will not talk to Michael. The shop owner where Jimmy shoplifted drops the charges since Michael vouches for him. Jimmy will "never" give Michael another chance again. Michael doesn't want Jimmy to make the same mistake he did, Jimmy says his only mistake was trusting Michael.
I Hope I'm Wrong About This
Paula went to the Waffle Shop to unexpectedly find a "Restaurant for Sale" sing on the door. She asks Elaine what is going on, and she explains "It's time to move on...time to let go." Paula gets her grandmother's pin from Elaine as a gift. Elaine told Paula, "There's nothing to talk about, I've made up my mind." Cole recalls seeing the family picture at Olivia's. He ends up at Elaine's Waffle Shop, asking why she is selling the shop and who will continue the Legend of Sunset Beach. She says it ruined her life, that it's been a curse. Paula takes a hair sample from Elaine's hairbrush with her to SBPD, and asks Ricardo if the Del Douglas murder case will be reopened. He informs her that Del had the Deschanel jewels when he was murdered. Paula takes the samples to be analyzed.
And The Case Continues
Ricardo recalls Ben's mention of a "briefcase full" of evidence. Bette is called in for questioning, as he has reopened the case. He asks Bette about what was in the briefcase. She lets the cat out of the bag, asking, "You know about the Deschanel jewels?" and Ricardo says,"Of course I do." Bette flubs when Ricardo asks if Annie knew about the jewels, Bette told Ricardo Annie found out about the jewels after Del's death, before her own death. She bet's Ricardo that if he finds the jewel thief, he has the killer.
Little Boy Lost
At South Bay General, Sean is missing from his bed. He and Tiff have run out on the surgery, and Sean convinces Tiff he is fine as he is. The doctor tells the Richards that Sean needs the surgery. Both Sean and Tiff spend some time at the beach, Tiff is hesitant about him being out of the hospital. Sean is pessimistic about the future, and Tiff told him she will be with him the whole way through. Caitlin shows people a picture of Sean, looking for him at the beach. Sean and Tiff make it back to his house, Tiff tries to get him to go back to the hospital and have the surgery. Sean refuses both. Dr. Moulton has accepted to do the surgery, Olivia doesn't see the point to having the best surgeon without the patient. They share a moment, admitting to each other they are terrified of what is happening. ark and Meg talk about Ben. Mark told her he blames himself for what's happened to Sean and told Meg about their fight.
I've Had A Change of Heart
Caitlin recruits Mark and Meg to help look for Sean. Meanwhile, Tiffany tries to convince Sean it'd be stupid for him to skip out on surgery. Sean gives in to Tiff, Caitlin finds both of them and they head for the hospital. Sean kisses Tiff, saying that was the only thing left for him to do. At the hospital, Sean explains that "If it weren't for Tiffany, I wouldn't have come back here..she's the only reason I'm here right now." He confronts them about lying to him, and adds that he knows how risky the procedure is, which is why he left to enjoy "one last day." Tiff tries to get in to see Sean, Gregory threatens her with criminal charges if anything happens to Sean. Olivia tells Tiff that Sean is asking for her, she went to see him. He's wheeled off for surgery.
It's Nice To See You Again
Rae fills in Casey on her experience with Dr. Moulton. He was her instructor in San Francisco and there was friction between them. Casey wants Rae to make up her mind. He is willing to go head to head with Wei Li for her affection, unless she asks him not to. He needs to talk to her more about things he tells Rae. They also go to the hospital, where Olivia thanks Rae for all she's done and apologizes for what Gregory has said. Dr. Moulton remembers Rae and thinks she is wasting her time at Sunset Beach General. He allows her to observe and assist in the procedure.
It's A Match
Paula has Elaine's hair samples analyzed. She tries to get Getz to rush the analysis, when Ricardo walks in. She explains that she is looking at the evidence in the Del Douglas case, searching for a new lead. He told her the samples from the case are missing, and that they have to meet Gabi at the Deep for Tequila Sunrise, and unwillingly she leaves with him. At the Deep, Gabi questions the two about problems working together and being a couple. Ricardo told Gabi that Paula is the only on he can trust on the force. Paula says she needs to make a call, to which Gabi says she must want to spend the evening with just Ricardo instead of the three of them. Paula calls Getz for the results. He told her they are exact matches to those at the murder scene. Ricardo walks up behind Paula as she says "Mom, what have you done," aloud. She says she must go to her mother's, he can stay and have a good time with Gabi. Getz puts the samples in an envelope marked for Paula, Eddie breaks in (dressed in drag) searching for evidence against Elaine. Paula sees her mother rushing out of the shop and follows her.
What A Coincidence
Cole sees Elaine at the Waffle Shop, he apologizes for the shop having to close and agrees with her about the Deschanel legend being a curse. later at the beach they discuss true love, Elaine told him to tell her the truth and not give up on her "no matter what's happened." He thanks Elaine for talking with him, she told him he reminds her of someone he once knew. He mentions his birthday (January 27th), and Elaine asks, "Did you say January 27th?" Cole leaves, and Elaine wonders aloud what the odds are of Cole's birthday falling on the same day as her dead child's. Elaine heads back to the shop and pulls out a birth certificate hidden behind the 'legend' picture. Cole ends up at the Deep, where Meg and Mark tell him Sean is at South Bay General. Cole heads to the hospital.
I Swear I Have Changed
Ben is having nightmares a month before the anniversary of Maria's death. Annie offers to help him the whole way through. Meg shows up at Ben's, and tells him about Sean needing surgery. Ben apologizes for the other night. He tries to explain the reasons, but Meg doesn't want to pressure him into explaining. Annie offers to let Meg take her place at dinner, Meg has to get to work, says "See you later," to Ben and leaves. Annie holds up a pill bottle, saying, "Much later," to Meg's comment. Annie sets up a "romantic atmosphere" for dinner with Ben, and adds those pills she had earlier to his drink.