The gang eats dinner at a Chinese restaurant; at the end the fortune cookies start a round of what might have become if the various people had set out on different roads. Harm imagines that he and Mac have married, they're in an unpleasant divorce, and Mac is about to marry a former client; Harriet is a wealthy socialite, living on her ample inheritance; Bud owns a chain of hot-tub stores, and Mike works for him; Sturgis is the manager and the fiancé of Varese; A.J. and Meredith have married, and A.J. is a civilian prosecutor; Jennifer, a member of a big-ticket fine-art theft ring, has jumped bail; Bud sells a hot tub to Harriet and installs it; everybody and everything comes together at a party at Harriet's new castle, then Meredith foils a theft, and a new light illuminates the events. Mac leaves a ticket, regains it, and loses it. Written by
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"What If" marks the 200th episode of the series. See more
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