Pete says he was proud of that job. Dryden asks, "Learning to sail on Daddy's boat?" Pete tells him no dad and no boat and then goes into this sob story about working for a rich family whose father was dying of cancer. The father had refused chemotherapy because he wanted to really live and not just exist, so the dying father took the family on a trip around the world and died two weeks after they returned, "Totally at peace with the world." Dryden prompts him, "And you?" Pete tells him he got to see parts of the world he didn't know existed and learn a little about what life is all about. Dryden tells Pete to stick out his foot. After examining his shoe wear, Dryden tells Pete to go and see Julia at Neiman Marcus' Men's Department, out in Chevy Chase. What is this, Pretty Woman? Dryden summons the waiter and orders the swordfish, "No oil, no butter. Spinach." He then tells the waiter that Pete won't be staying for lunch because he has another appointment. Pete, surprised, gets up uncertainly and goes to shake Dryden's hand. However, another business acquaintance of Dryden's slides in to shake Dryden's hand instead. Pete stands there looking stupid and finally says, "I'll get right on top of that Julia thing," in order to make himself look important, and not as though he had just been brushed off like a bad case of dandruff. Dryden just nods and gets back to his important friend.
Sarah reports back to Packman with the news that they can do the interview with the DeLucas. Packman tells her to get Rita Braverman on it. Sarah tells him no, "My contact, my interview. I've done the research, I'm ready." Packman says, "No, you're not." Sarah tells him she can handle the DeLucas and Packman tells her she's never been on camera and that he's giving it to Braverman. Sarah says, "No." Packman glare at her, "No? What's no?" "No me, no interview," Sarah tells him. "What?" Packman hisses. "They only agreed to do it if I did the interview. They trust me," Sarah tells him. Packman sighs -- "angrily" my captioning tells me -- and asks if she made any promises to these people. Sarah shakes her head. "No gift with purchase?" Packman asks. "None," Sarah tells him opening her eyes as wide as she can. Packman sighs, "Take your best shot," he tells her but stops her as she starts to walk out, "Sarah, prove me wrong." Sarah nods and brushes past Media Toady, who's slouched outside of Packman's office.