A quick aside: I always wanted to take out one of those "I Saw You" ads in the back of a newspaper or Craig's List and say, "You dark haired, mustachioed, reading Douglas Adams. Me, in bushes, watching." You know, just to say hi! Anyway now you all think I am creepy when really I am hilarious. Would you feel better if I told you it was David Cross that I was stalking? Totally reasonable under those circumstances, right?
They head out on their date, and all the men look bummed because, while this is a date, no one is getting any because... sigh, Gia has a boyfriend. Gia pulls Fake Dean aside and tells him flat-out that he is getting the rose. He hugs her and she pulls back to avoid getting pulled into his ultra-absorbent hair. I mean, back off Pie Head, no one wants that in their face. Back at Herpes House, the Popular ladies are well aware of Gia's probable plan and how it will uproot the balance from Cool Kids in Charge (Elizabeth includes herself in that, natch) to Outsiders in Charge (basically, Thunderdome). Since everyone wants to be considered part of the Cool Kids, the girls all nod vehemently.
Out on the Big Date, Peculiar Jesse tells Gia that he is only hooking up with Natalie to kill time until he wins the $250,000 check and, obviously, until Gia dumps her boyfriend. Then Gia flips her hair beguilingly and paints a heart on his hand in henna, which will undoubtedly endear her to Natalie. Back at Herpes House, Elizabeth and Kovacs make out in the shower even though Elizabeth knows Kovacs is going to break her heart. Avert your eyes before you catch the herpes. Back on the date, Wes is baring his heart to Gia. He loves her even though she has a boyfriend. He is crazy for her, she's amazing, he's infatuated, he loves her. Did he say that already? Doesn't matter, he'll say it again: LOVE. She flips her hair around a lot, no, like, A LOT and says if things were different she would have just been there for him. But, you know, BOYFRIEND. They hug for a while while Gia remains noncommittal and Wes sniffs her hair and whimpers a bit.