Tommy comes for a visit and Alice notices he's not looking so well and he's trying to keep her finding out he has unusual hair cut. He says he went to a party and got drunk and woke up with his hair cut that way. She tells him that he has a drinking problem but he says he doesn't. He asks her if he could borrow her credit card so he can rent a car to go on a date. Alice refuses. Tommy's not happy. Nicholas not knowing the whole story and wanting to make inroads with Alice offers Tommy his car. But he goes drinking again and loses his car.