Over in "New York," Mary answers the front door to find that hunky firefighter dude on her doorstep. He's still trying to get her to go down to the pool hall with the rest of their classmates. He says he's just trying to treat her like one of the guys, adding, "You could be a little nicer, considering I went to the trouble to track down your address and drive over here." Oh, great, now he wants her to compliment his stalking technique. He obviously doesn't know who he's dealing with, since Mary comes from a family of experts. She says she's not sure she wants to be one of the guys; she also would like to know why he didn't just phone her. He thinks that "begging would be a little more effective in person." Mary rewards this stupid sentiment with a smile, just as the phone rings. It's the odious Wilson, calling to cancel his dinner date with Mary. While he's telling her this, he shuffles around a bunch of papers to make it appear that he is working very hard in his unspecified, very important job. When Mary tells him they can have dinner another night, he hangs up on her. But first he says goodbye. Nah, he doesn't. I was just teasing.
Hunky Firefighter Dude reiterates his invitation, stressing that he is asking her platonically. He adds some rude comment about how not every guy Mary meets is going to want to go out with her. After such a charming invitation, you'd think Mary would be chomping at the bit to join him, but she says she has to stay home and study. The idea that she had originally been planning to ask for Wilson's help makes me roll with laughter. The hunky classmate offer to help her study.
Lucy walks into the CamKitchen to ask Ruthie where Robbie is. Ruthie informs her sister that Robbie is out on a date, which causes Lucy to freak out and demand to know his whereabouts. Ruthie explains that Robbie was planning on taking his date to Flicks and Pete's Pizza. She materialistically adds, "A five-dollar movie and a slice of pizza -- it's amazing he can get a girl to go out with him." What a lovely family-values moment.
Lucy leaves, and RevCam walks in. Ruthie tells some pointless story about her horse biting her equestrian teacher, but RevCam cuts it short to ask if Ruthie knows Christy Parks. Ruthie says that a lot of girls in her school already know about SuperMom's situation with Christy and her parents. She adds, "I think I know why Christy didn't exactly spill her guts to Mom." I can't exactly say I'm waiting breathlessly to find out. RevCam is, though.