Edmund is busy chastising Weymouth for telling Richard to get a second opinion, when Richard interrupts. Richard asks Edmund to help come up with a cover story for Cassie to explain his trip to New York. Cassie unexpectedly walks in and they are forced to invent a story on the spot. Cassie believes the lie and tells Richard she will miss him. Jim is upset when he learns the details of the trust Phillip set up for Lizzie and James and nixes Beth's request for another child because of his financial difficulties. Later, a desperate Jim becomes a member at Danny's casino. Meanwhile, Beth calls Edmund for financial advice and is disturbed to learn that he is coming to Springfield to help her. A delirious Catalina tells Reva and Noah about her childhood in Cuba and her desire for a better life. Reva and Noah try to comfort her, while Reva vows that Catalina will make it to America alive. Rick confronts May about the hazardous effects of cigarette smoking. After Rick suggests May sell candy instead of cigarettes, a discouraged May works on her candy pitch.