When Ian, Henry and Tess go out, they are nearly mugged and Ian saves them. That's when Tess can't help but be turned on by his actions and even dreams about him which drives Henry mad. That's when Ian and Jake try to make Henry be the hero by letting him smack a guy in front of Tess, only it's Tess who does it.
When Ian helps Maddie with a paper for her English class. But when the professor gives her a low grade, Ian confronts the man to the point of saying he wrote the paper which lands Maddie in hot water. So Henry has to step in and try and convince the professor that Maddie did write it and the man claiming to be Ian Stark is a impostor.
Through a friend, Tess arranges for Ian to meet with her father, an author Ian admires. But when he accidentally knocks a pigeon's nest which had eggs in it off the ledge, Jake warns him the pigeon will have it in for him, which he ignores. But when he thinks the pigeon is following him wherever he goes, he doesn't think he will be OK for his meeting with the author. And Maddie finds a mink in the bar and decides to wear it.
Henry throws Tess a birthday party and invites her sister without knowing the two sisters don't get along. And she and Ian go at it literary, Tess feels that she's just trying to upstage her. And when she lets her sister know that she retaliates by banging Ian more.
Henry loses Ian's dog, Edgar. He tries to find him by putting up a flyer with Edgar on it. Eventually he is found. But shortly after, a woman who saw the flyer claims that Edgar is her dog whom she lost around the same time Ian found him, and she wants him back. Ian tries to make Edgar less desirable so that she won't take him.
Ian has just finished his book but refuses to give it to his publisher. But Henry who's being pressured by the publisher to submit it, is egged on by Maddie and Jake to just take it which he does. Later Ian wants it back but Henry already gave it. So Ian goes to her office to get it as does Henry who's worried she might not like the job he did on it.