Pierce ends up blackmailing Mort into giving him information on Greg's business deals. Vanessa shows up and asks to stay with Kate. Alex ends up telling Greg what he knows about Claudia after she throws him out. Greg ends up offering Alex a job so that he can keep an eye on him. Claudia ends up sleeping with Alex after he makes a play for her daughter. Val's publisher wants her to write a biography about Greg. Val decides to write it despite Karen and Mack's concerns.