Ann has been reinstated due to Leigh putting pressure on the right people and thanks her for it. Joan is furious. Reb learns her father has died. Rachel takes charge in the kitchen following Mrs O'Reagan's accident but the women cause a ruckus when she messes things up and the food runs out. Leigh goes to trial and is released on a two year bond. Joyce is elected the officer's new union rep. Joan agrees to arrange Marie's escape when Marie makes threats against Shane. Shane and Nicky get stuck in a storm drain, with the water levels rising. Judy gets a letter from Lori saying her little grandson will be deaf for life. Reb tells Meg she wants to tell the Governor who pushed her down the stairs after Marie taunts her into punching her. Joan arrives at the storm drain and begs the rescue squad not to let Shane die.