Abby presents a report supporting Murakame's plan to drill for oil and offers the Sumner Group as both meeting space and corporate sponsor for the environmental rights board. Michael connects Paula and Karen in the hopes Paula can help Karen with a report opposing Murakame's plan to drill for oil. Ted recommends Greg as an appointee for U.S. trade representative to Japan. Paige suggests Greg develop a relationship with Murakame to help secure the appointment. Gary notices Val's new haircut. Abby arranges a meeting between Greg and a Murakame representative named "Mr. Nagata" (an actor she has hired). When Abby cuts Paige out of the lunch meeting, Paige moves an out of order sign to trap Abby in a malfunctioning elevator. "Nagata" says he will take Greg's offer of support to the Murakame board. Later, Greg is notified Murakame has declined his offer. Karen invites Paula to dinner, to Mack and Paula's surprise. Paula tells Mack she doesn't think she should work with Karen. Ellen shows ...