The doorbell rings, adding to the madcap caperness of the episode. Dr. Carl comes in to point out that the doorbell is ringing and Sarah goes to answer, leaving Nora and Dr. Carl alone. Dr. Carl kindly offers to help cook, but is too drunk to tie his own apron. (Definitely let him near a knife and hot stove, then) so Nora makes her move. She ties the apron strings and leans in for a kiss. But Dr. Carl reacts with surprise, causing Nora to react with horror and shame. She runs out to the sound of Dr. Carl yelling, "No wait!" But her horror does not stop because then she finds Justin and Gabriella doing the lambada (yes, the forbidden dance) on the coffee table. She and Sarah shriek, "NOooooooooooooooo!" in unison, but it's too late. Their lips have touched... and Luc has seen it. To his credit, when Justin finally finds out the crazy lady dancing on the coffee table is Luc's mother, he reacts with horror. Luc is fuming with anger. He is so angry he yells at her in English: She tore his family apart in France, and she is trying to tear this one apart, too. He wants nothing to do with her! Okay, hold up. Not about the Luc being pissed part, because: yeah. That's pretty much the last thing anyone wants to see. Except maybe that. But how does Justin go from confused disgust to making out with a drunk older lady in three minutes flat? What is wrong with him? Yech.
The next day, Justin leaves Nora a voicemail to both apologize and to remind her that he put everyone's keys in a safe spot so that no one would be tempted to drive. He's skeevy, yet considerate. As soon as he steps foot in the restaurant, Scotty wants to talk. Justin admits that he got a little carried away and is sorry for the impact on Scotty. Scotty appreciates that. Also, he is putting a moratorium on workplace hookups. What? Why would you work at a restaurant if you can't hook up with the hot chef after your shift? Geez. Also, Scotty? Kind of hypocritical. Yeah, I said it.
Over at Walker Manor, Dr. Carl is passed out on the couch, when Nora wakes him with a big cup of coffee. After her rejected kiss, Nora keeps a very large distance between them and stiffly hands him the mug and his car keys. She tells him that she values their friendship and their working relationship and hopes he can forgive her. Dr. Carl begs her to sit down to talk. You see, he was under the mistaken impression that she wanted a platonic relationship, so when she leaned in for the kiss, he was surprised. By the time he got over his surprise, Nora was gone. He like likes Nora and invited her to watch Leonard Bernstein, because nothing sets the mood for love among the NPR-set like Leonard Bernstein. It's like Barry White for the 50 year olds, Luther Vandross for the 40 year olds, Massive Attack for the 30 year olds, and Vampy Weekend for the 20s. Teens don't have sex. Nora looks happily surprised, but then remembers something: What was with all the Gabriella gawking then? Dr. Carl laughs that she is a classic narcissist and not at all a suitable match for anyone. Nora smiles happily, but reminds Carl that it is all a bit complicated because they are co-workers and she values their two-day old friendship. Carl promises to always be her friend, baby. DON'T FALL FOR IT, NORA! HE SAYS THAT TO ALL THE LADIES. THEY ALL SAY THAT TO ALL THE LADIES. CAPSLOCK!!!!!ELEVEN1!!!!!