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Back at school, Trudi Gumdrophead wanders past Leigh Ann and says something mean. Whatever. Luke comes by and asks Leigh Ann what she's reading. It's some sort of criminal law handbook. She tells Luke that they're looking at charges for several crimes, including criminal assault and conspiracy to cover up a crime. Well, bloody duh. If she's the smartest kid in this whole school, then maybe there is only one scholarship available. Oh, and don't forget kidnapping. She says the only way they'll get out of this is to convince a jury that they're the victims. Luke says, "We were victims. That woman drove us to drastic measures." Oh, I see. This is the "Bitch Panic" defense. If you can't reason with somebody because they're mean, then you have no choice but to break the law. Shut up, Pukehead. Leigh Ann points out that kidnapping her for eighteen hours goes beyond drastic measures. Luke apologizes and then offers to convince Tingle to cooperate. Cut back to scary dream house, where Jo Lynn is giving Tingle some pills. Tingle's all nice-nice, but then asks Jo Lynn if she ever tires of being Leigh Ann's "second banana." Jo Lynn denies it, but Tingle twists the love-triangle knife into the girl's gut by asking her why Leigh Ann ended up with the "leading man." Please do not use those words in connection with Barry Watson. I shudder at the thought. Jo Lynn says that Leigh Ann hates Luke, but Tingle tells her she needs to learn to "read between the lines." Apropos of nothing, what are they doing when Mrs. Tingle has to go to the bathroom? Actually, perhaps that's apropos of something after all. Except I don't know how to use the word "apropos" in any other context. Anyway, Leigh Ann and Luke arrive right after Mrs. Tingle finishes tormenting Jo Lynn. What amazing timing. That's totally not predictable and contrived. Oh wait, this time I seem to have an extra "not." But, then again, I don't think I can use "Not!" enough in conjunction with this film. Leigh Ann calls Jo Lynn downstairs to talk about "Plan B." So Luke's brilliant idea is to blackmail Tingle with scandalous photos of the two of them in compromising positions. That would work for me. I mean, not because Tingle's a teacher and Luke is a student. I would be embarrassed to be seen naked with that pale, limp-haired scoop of low-calorie vanilla ice milk regardless of my age. I'd probably be laughed out of town. Leigh Ann doesn't like the idea because it's "wrong and immoral." Luke points out, "So is she." Save it for the jury, dude. Jo Lynn tries to convince her to go ahead with the plan. Leigh Ann says, "This can't be the only way to get into college." Oh, but it is, Leigh Ann -- it is. All across the country teachers are being tied up and kidnapped as we speak. That's why your college loan application was rejected. You forgot to include Form 1332-B, Police Report of Teacher Abuse. God, could this be any more stupid? Forget I asked. I'm sure it will be. Anyway, they finally convince Leigh Ann. They talk about how the plan will work. Oh, and the house has all those nifty floor grates for central heating, through which Mrs. Tingle is hearing the whole thing.