Sofie discovers Chris is being beaten, and threatened with much worse, by his debt collectors. She decides to help him by pawning some of her stuff, but doesn't get the desired response. Ben is uncharacteristically un-beastly to Karen, because his ex, Olerone, has broken off her engagement. They embark together on an unfortunate ride. Gideon's 'male pride' is deeply hurt by Chelsea after his dad returns early and surprises them together.