Angel tells Deb he has a cold case -- a dead john. He asks if she busted the same places over and over when she was working vice. No, most clients were regulars so word would spread fast and they would move decoys around. Then, Vince passes and she says loudly, "If you really want to know about paying for sex, you should talk to Matsuka." He doesn't respond and just walks past. Angel asks him hold up. Did he review sheriffs department's forensics regarding skinning victim. He says he fucking would if they'd fucking send them. He has asked four fucking times. Deb says someone needs a hug. She would give him one but doesn't know what she'd catch. He still doesn't respond and just asks if he can go. Deb breaks it down and says she can take inappropriate, porn-loving, and flatulent Matsuka, but the dress shoe wearing, please and thank you, zombie Matsuka is freaking her out. He says he realizes that no one there is his friend. Angel says not true -- they added him to bowling team. He says that's because they wanted to raise their handicaps to sandbag the other team... which Angel acknowledges is true.
Vince fumes that not one person read his paper. Not one person showed up at the conference he spoke at. Deb asks if this is really about his stupid paper. "You guys don't get it, you hurt my feelings." Then, he walks away. Deb and Angel, disturbed, walk around the corner. Jennifer Carpenter is so good right there. She probably never thought that Vince could confuse her or make her feel bad, and it's not like she's hurting in her soul or anything, but she's definitely disturbed. They round the corner and Wendell is gone. Quinn says the mother wouldn't let him talk to cops. She heard from the street that the last person to talk about Freebo with the police wound up dead. Deb says she spent all day working on the kid. Quinn says she was never going to cooperate. She says he could have waited and then he says that this is no reflection on the work she did. Yeah, no kidding, dickweed. Deb responds that it's a reflection on how he thinks about her and her work. He asks if she thinks he did this to make her look bad and she says," I'm not sure anymore, Partner." She has got to stop this guy. Yuki, can you hear me?
That night, Angel drives up past a bunch of whores on the street and finds Barbara. She sees him and says "You've got to be kidding me." He tells her that her boobs are hanging out and she says he's blushing. Then, he asks her on a date. Really? We're all blushing now, cause that shit's embarrassing. She says she rarely dates cops, so she's not interested. Does rarely mean "never?" She would have said never if she meant never. I hope that means that she might date another cop, but not Angel. What kind of fucked up relationship begins when you tried to hire the other one as a hooker?