Emma looks after the children as Maggie attempts to beat her alcoholism. Maggie is shocked after she receives a letter from Vicky and learns she is prison and that Richard is responsible. Maggie ends up taking another drink. Maggie is furious when Richard returns home. An an effort to win Maggie back, Richard instructs Garth to make sure that Eric and Vicky are released. Lance turns to Senator John Ryder for help in trying to prove Richard's part in the disappearance of Ryder's brother, John Remick. Rosemont stops Vicky and Eric's release from jail when Richard refuses to do his bidding. Melissa ends up signing the consent forms for Frank's operation and it is a success. Melissa remains determined to find the treasure. Lance is asked by Angela to keep an eye on Melissa. Richard finds himself to do Rosemont's bidding after he is unable to get Vicky and Eric released. Richard then decides to lure The Thirteen into a trap. Richard decides to tell Senator Ryder and the FBI everything he knows.
Episode number: 7x24 Production Number: 176224 Airdate: Friday April 08th, 1988