Ben walks into his office, and his assistant tells him that the Mayor's office confirmed Sonny's appointment at three. Ben goes to his computer to make sure that the bloodwork is in. He stops and stares at the screen, and we focus in on something that says, "Prostate Specific Antigen." I have no idea what that indicates (obviously something to do with the prostate), but the music of foreboding starts up, so it must be bad.
Cherry peeks in the window in the door to Ben's office, and starts to slowly open the door, because he's trying to sneak in for some reason. Before he can open the door, a burly guy comes out and stares Cherry down. We ascertain that the Mayor is in Ben's office, and Burly Guy is the police captain, as well as the Mayor's security detail. After some banter, Burly Guy asks Cherry to move along. Cherry notes that Burly Guy is "manning the velvet rope" and doesn't know what the big deal is. Burly Guy says it seems like a big deal to Cherry, and takes out a little notebook to write down Cherry's name. Cherry makes the "uh-oh" face and scoots along.
Sonny is all fired up about his test results. Ben tells him that the results don't mean that he has prostate cancer, but that they need to do more tests. Sonny just wants to know how quickly he can get the whole thing over with. Ben offers to get him in to see the Chief of Urology as quickly as possible, but Sonny wants Ben to handle the whole thing, because his health woes can't get out to the public. Ben says they can get the results the next day, and encourages Sonny to talk to Teddy, his wife. Sonny says he can't talk to her, and that it's his decision. Ben has a really ugly Christmas tie on. Christmas? Ben offers to take this whole situation one step at a time. Sonny wants a week to figure it all out, and Ben reminds him that it could be cancer, which is nothing to fool with. Sonny repeats his request for one week. Hmm, a busy guy with marital issues who has cancer? Where have I seen this storyline before?