While attending the University of British Columbia, Jonah gets into some monkey business with a female researcher who hires him as her lab assistant. When Jonah suspects his girlfriend Emma of being jealous, he realizes that it holds the key to the experiment's success.
Jonah's pastime of the week has switched to basketball, and he is shocked when he sees a former team star now bound to a wheelchair following a spinal cord injury. Jonah enlists the help of "Man in Motion" Rick Hansen to help David confront his situation and rise above it.
Jonah's pastime of the week has switched to journalism and he gets a job as a reporter for the campus newspaper. Under the mistaken impression that an oil company is responsible for the mysterious deaths of gray whales, he writes an irresponsible and biased article that puts Grant's efforts to save the whales in jeopardy.
Jonah's pastime of the week has switched to photography and while hiking in the forest he and Nicole discover a centuries-old native whaling shrine. Jonah takes an extensive set of pictures and shows them to an ecstatic Jerry Richmond, the museum curator. When Jerry and the artifacts disappear and a ransom note for both is delivered, Grant sets out to unravel the mystery.