John has an opportunity to go study in Paris for a year. All he has to do is get the headmaster at his school to approve his leave of absence. And to get it, he does all sorts of stuff for man. Right now he is taking care of his parrot. When he has Kirk and Ben over, Kirk says something derogatory about the man and the parrot repeats it. Mary Beth invites the girls to her place and when Annie arrives, she's a wreck. She reveals that her ex is back in town and she's still not over him. So they tell her to call and ask him over so she can get closure.