After the pier party, Lucas overcomes Carrie's last hesitation to make hot love. Austin's hesitation during their kissing is questioned by Sami. Patrick concludes from Hope's reactions on TV coverage of the Chelsea rescue she'll always rot for 'her hero', who meanwhile gets stuck and has to return. Shawn and Philip each decide to risk their lives, by different routes, to save the vixen. The utility workers' caution proves justified as the poisonous fumes explode before the boys have emerged.