As Jessica and Ben try to for a relaxing evening out, Marshall alerts Newman their secret weapon in calling off the rape charge is Ben Harris. Marshall finds Jessica and Ben out at the Lakeview and he taunts Ben, who almost slugs him. Pleased with the result, Marshall tells Newman theyll use the threat of publishing the scandalous pictures to make Ben explode, which will cause Jessica to drop her changes. Later, as they try to salvage their evening at home, Ben dances with Jessica and she becomes upset by their close body contact. Off of Lilys advice to put Paul first, Rose tells Paul shes dropping all her business plans until after their wedding. After Dusty recovers from the beating, he finds Rose. He is sympathetic to her, and the misery she withheld from Paul about losing her dream comes pouring out to Dusty. He urges her not to give up, but she insists that she has to put plans for the beauty parlor on hold. Later, Rose has second thoughts when she sees that Mitzi has fixed up the beauty parlor space. Meanwhile, after Dusty promises Barbara hell secure the partnership with Rose, she gives him cash and demands he continue dating Molly. Molly tries to find a new guy, but is still upset about Mike. She opens up to Isaac, who reminds her that Im sorry is a good place to start. Later, after Molly apologizes to Mike for flaunting her night with another man, he asks her to stay.