And then Coleman meets with Teddy. He says he's sorry to hear about Teddy and Rayna, and even though that's not why Teddy has invited him here he says that in days of yore he would have appreciated Cole's friendship and counsel. Cole declares that he's firmly Team Rayna. Even so, Teddy apologizes for how ugly the campaign got, you know, with how Cole was sham arrested and whatnot. Teddy has given this matter a lot of thought and offers Cole the position of deputy mayor. He's seen first hand how Lamar does business and wants no part of it personally or for his constituents. He's pretty sure that Cole feels the same way. Cole takes the position, I'm guessing because he knows that Teddy is going to get impeached for some scandal or other and/or be killed by Lamar, and he'll end up as mayor by default! Finally, a happy ending.
And then Gunnar finally returns home to a worried Scarlett, who has been trying to call him all night to no avail. So I guess he hasn't learned the lesson about taking calls after all! Gunnar explains that the police found Jason in an alley, beaten to death. Guess he could have used that gun after all! And a place to stay! Gunnar cries as Scarlett tells him that it's not his fault. He asks whose fault it is, then. In response she climbs on his lap and starts making out with him. Just when you thought no one could get grosser than Teddy and Peggy. But really, what is more erotic than having just learned that your next of kin has been beaten to death? Maybe if Scarlett gets beaten to death then Deacon and Rayna will finally get together? Fingers crossed!
Next time: Juliette is doing a bang-up job as her own manager; Rayna talks to Katie Couric; Deacon appears to start dating a veterinarian; and Avery and Scarlett bone some more.
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