Measures - Recap

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The episode begins, and Wynn drinks coffee and worries that his boss Quarles has recently a). Threatened to murder a trigger-happy U.S. marshal and b). is now leaving town for a few hours. What if Givens shows up? Quarles basically tells Wynn to man up. Givens, meanwhile, downstairs to greet Lindsey, who is working the bar. It's a bit awkward between the new lovers at first, but Lindsey breaks the ice. "I feel a little bad for taking advantage of you, but not so bad that I don't plan to do it again," she says before disappearing into the back room. Just then, the doors fly open and two goons enter. "I don't suppose you two fellas are from Detroit?" the marshal asks. Bingo.

Theo Tonin has sent muscle. Givens insults the pair and the younger one makes a move toward the marshal, who easily counters, slamming the goon's head against the bar. When Lindsey reenters, the older goon backs away. He doesn't want witnesses and promises to see Givens "another time." Givens nods. He expected as much. Back at the office, Art tells Givens that he need to pick up Quarles for threatening an officer of the law. Givens resists, wanting to nail Quarles for something bigger and badder. But Art won't relent. In fact, with Tim and Rachel on assignment, the boss volunteers to accompany Givens. Dickie, in the meantime, is released from prison. He is met at the front gate by Errol, who tries to offer the Bennett boy a familiar cooler of cash. But Dickie refuses when he learns that it holds no more money than it did when he first laid eyes on it a few months ago.

Dickie then calls Limehouse's character into question for stealing Ma Bennett's money -- and Dickie's inheritance. That talk earns a slap from Erroll, who nevertheless offers Dickie a ride. Dickie refuses. Tim and Rachel watch from a nearby parked car. Dickie is their assignment. Quarles visits Napier, who is cleaning out his desk. Quarles wants his money back now that the man is a former sheriff. Napier says the money is spent. Quarles, previously smiling, turns mean. He tells Napier that he will have to find a way to pay up. Quarles suggests identifying a drug dealer sitting on large amount of cash. "And if that person is on Boyd Crowder's payroll, all the better," Quarles seethes. Later, four armed men show up at the old Bennett store. Leading the group is Rodney from Memphis, who has come at Dickie's request.

Dickie proposes getting back his family's $3 million from Limehouse. Rodney likes the idea, but Dickie has to locate the cash first. Inside Johnny's bar, Ava, Arlo, Johnny and Boyd discuss the Dickie problem. Boyd settles it rather abruptly by explaining that he will kill Dickie -- slowly -- but not before the last Bennett standing leads them to Mags' fortune. Later, Quarles visits the dingy home of a shirtless drug dealer. Quarles acts the part of a stuttering, scared business man just looking to score before distracting the dealer, then shooting his partner. Quarles then briefly wrestles with the dealer before bashing him in the face multiple times with a blunt object. The act sprays blood on Quarles face. "What a dick," says the annoyed gangster before using his tie to wipe off the blood of the dead drug dealer, whose entire stash sits in an open suitcase on a coffee table. Dickie then pays a surprise visit to Ellen May, who warns that Ava is now running the place. Dickie doesn't care and asks Ellen May, who has spent time hiding out at Limehouse's compound, where the big man hides his money.

The prostitute tells Dickie that the money is buried under the church. "But you have to promise me something," she says. "If you end up running things, that you make me queen." At Johnny's bar, Johnny shows up with bad news. He visited two drug dealers on the payroll and, lo and behold, they're both dead. Inside Wynn's trailer, Wynn is visited by the Detroit goons. Turns out that the goons came to Wynn looking for Quarles. Wynn sent them to the bar so as to buy some time to contemplate his next move. Wynn suggests cutting a deal with Theo Tonin's goons. Boyd, in the meantime, visits the drug dealer's home and wonders whether the perpetrator was a pro or just a tweeker. A neighbor lady confirms the former when she describes a man matching Quarles' description. Inside the Bennett store, Dickie returns to Rodney with good news: Limehouse hides his money underneath his church.

Outside, Rachel and Tim listen in on the conversation via Rodney's cell phone. Turns out that the marshals visited Rodney before Dickie came home and convinced him that it was in his best interest to cooperate with the law. So Dickie, in the dark as usual, is shocked when Rodney declares that he has changed his mind and won't be helping Dickie reclaim his money from Limehouse, after all. Boyd then pays a visit to Napier. Boyd knows that Napier told Quarles which drug dealers to hit -- and promises to hurt Napier terribly unless the ex-lawman gives up the location of Quarles. So the tables have turned yet again. And they continue to turn. Dickie calls Errol to deliver the money in the cooler -- apparently having given up on his scheme to get the full amount back -- but the transaction is interrupted by Tim and Rachel, who announce that they're awaiting a warrant to get into Limehouse's compound. Wynn, meanwhile, takes the younger Detroit goon to Quarles' hotel room. They don't find Quarles, but discover young Donovan still chained to the toilet.

Outside, Givens manages to sneak up and cuff the older good with Art's help. Unbeknownst to anybody inside or outside Quarles' motel room, the blue-eyed, blonde gangster himself watches from a nearby car. Givens and Art then burst into Quarles' hotel room to find the younger Detroit goon, Wynn and Donovan. Art shoots the Detroit goon in the leg. Everybody denies having any idea of Quarles' current whereabouts. Suddenly, it dawns on Givens that the Detroit goons were sent to kill Quarles. "Ever feel like God's laughing at you?" Givens asks Art. Quarles then visits Limehouse, seeking shelter in exchange for a bag of drugs taken from Boyd's dead associates. Limehouse refuses, explaining that he isn't a drug dealer. An angry, but still smiling Quarles is shown the door. Napier then calls Quarles with an idea for turning the drugs into cash: take to a nearby whorehouse to sell the goods. What Quarles doesn't know is that Boyd is sitting in the ex-sheriff's office and monitoring the call. It's a set up. The plot thickens even further when Wynn calls Theo Tonin, explaining that he would like to take over the Kentucky Oxy biz when Quarles is gone.

And who is going to take care of Quarles now that the Detroit goons are in custody? Theo suggests that Wynn can prove his worth by delivering Quarles himself. Quarles, meanwhile, arrives at the whorehouse with his bag of drugs. He calls Wynn when Boyd steps out from behind a corner and tasers the gangers unconscious. Boyd orders the female employees to strip Quarles and chain him to the bed. Boyd then picks up Quarles' phone and begins to talk to Wynn, who guesses almost immediately who he is talking to. Boyd wonders how much it is worth to keep Quarles alive. Wynn suggests it might be safer just to kill Quarles, who is notoriously resourceful. "Don't say I didn't warn you," Wynn says. Of course, Sammy Tonin would probably pay big to have Quarles alive and incapacitated. Perhaps there is money to be made here yet.

Art then suggests that Givens join Tim and Rachel when they raid Limehouse's church. Givens laughs, explaining that the church story is one from his childhood. He believes his colleagues will find nothing under the church. Back a the Bennett store, Dickie and Errol strike a deal. Errol will betray Limehouse in exchange cut of Dickie's money, which isn't buried under the church at all. Of course, the pair will need help. But from who? "I have an idea and you're not going to like it," Errol says with a grin. "His initials are Boyd Crowder." Sure enough, Dickie doesn't like it. The episode ends.