Holly and Hef have narrowed the candidates for 55th Anniversary Playmate to Crystal from Chicago, the daughter of a Playmate from 1968; Dasha from Ukraine, who has already been a Playmate in her homeland; Kristina and Karissa, twins from Clearwater, Florida; Jessica from Orange County via MySpace; and Hope, a television host from Texas. All of them come to stay at the Playmate House across the street from the Mansion while they take their test shots. Most of them arrive on the same day, have dinner with Hef, play pool in the game room, and go skinny dipping in the grotto. The next day, most of the candidates are photographed for the tests, with Hef dropping by occasionally to praise them. Hope arrives as well; her television schedule prevented her from arriving earlier. Holly, Hef, and the candidates go out to dinner at Ketchup, and the next day Hope takes her test shot. Holly and Hef review the photos soon afterward, because they have to narrow the choices down to three while the ...