Lectured after her double total failure, Karen ran away and accepted a free photo-session with Sophie's photography teacher David Stein. Finding he is sort of obsessed with her, Karen runs back. Sophie is first to find out, but sworn to secrecy, as about the diet pills. Ma catches up later, pressed for time because of a second chance in a fashion show. Nicky finds out about Sophie having kissed Gideon, while those two agree Annabelle has no tabs on them. Both boys ask her to the Academy's formal ball. Nicky helps her overcome her existentialism paper block and declares his unconditional love.