COMMERCIAL! The Escape Clause, ho, ho, ho? No, no, no.
Austin comes over to Julie's house and flings his paper down onto her lap. There's a big, red "D-" scrawled on top of it. Here's what happened: Julie rewrote his paper and emailed him the lame version, and Austin, who is an idiot, printed it out and turned it in without even reading it over to see if it was the same one she wrote the night he threw his little pity party. Julie and Austin battle back and forth about how she's just lashing out over some "chick thing" about how his penis got elevated with Sarann, which Julie denies vehemently. She's actually just mad at Austin for manipulating her into writing his paper for him. Plus, and she doesn't actually say this, she's also disappointed and hurt by her friend's violation of the Code, which states that friends don't flake on friends over some guy (though of course this code is violated with shameful frequency; in fact, we're all pretty much guilty of it at one point or another). Julie ends the bicker festival with a demand for the $15 he owes her for the tutoring. She wrote two different versions of that paper in just one hour? Julie is a genius. Austin makes some parting quip about how he "did learn something: Iago betrayed Othello because he was jealous." Meaning, of course, that Julie is into Austin. And oh boy I hope not. Because clearly, a liaison between Julie and Austin is going to end in tears -- or even worse, it might be kind of boring.
Bree and Orson are in the kitchen, Bree is trussing a chicken. Literally. Danielle walks in and reports that ancient Robert has dumped her. Bree does a very good job of looking the correct level of surprised by the news. And what did Danielle do? She called the principal of her school and got him fired, and when creepy old Robert called to yell at her, Danielle "recorded the call and sent the tape of it to his wife." So he's getting nothing in his divorce settlement, and essentially his whole life is over. Danielle, looking pretty pleased with herself, trots out of the room. Orson, impressed: "I must say, that was pretty underhanded of her." Bree: "Yes. I wonder where she gets it." The camera lingers meaningfully on Bree as she cuts the extra string on the knot holding the chicken legs together with a decisive snip. What was that? An allusion to cleaning up loose ends? Or maybe just a nod to castration?