Then Nina says she's thinking of investing in a restaurant and needs silent partners. $50,000 should do it. Will takes out his checkbook. He's an idiot to trust her. Why should he? Is he going to tell on her if she goes back on her word and admit that he paid her off? "Hey, Will. We're journalists," Nina says. That was a mistake. He almost finished signing that check. Then she said that and now he can't help but jump up on his high horse and go off on Nina about how he's a real journalist and she isn't. He proves this by telling Nina that one guy on his staff got hit in the head with a glass door but refused to go to the doctor because another guy got beaten up in Cairo, and then a third guy ran into a door because he felt guilty about the second guy and a fourth guy hasn't slept in three days because he feels bad about sending a freelancer off to his death. Will forgets to add that the fourth guy punched a monitor. And: "I've got a grown woman who has to subtract with her fingers staying up all night trying to learn economics from a Ph.D. who could be making twenty times the money three miles downtown." These people, Will says, are journalists. Oh? Because they sound like idiots who cannot function in normal society to me. Nina, who gets plenty of information and writes stories people want to read without managing to injure herself, is not a journalist. Will tells Nina to come after him all she wants, but stay away from his staff or else he'll use his hour of primetime to ruin her life. So ... he'll do to Nina what Nina is doing to him? Nice job, journalist. He adds that if he finds out that Leona is involved in this, then he will ... uh ... eat them, I think he said? "I'm dead serious," says the face we all watched in Dumb and Dumber. All Nina has to say is "tough-ass speech. But you're not gonna win."
Dr. Dr. Sloan again tries to teach MacKenzie about economics. "What happened to Will?" MacKenzie wonders. Dr. Dr. Sloan tries to get her to focus and talks about Glass-Steagall again. But then Roommate Lisa runs through the bullpen screaming Jim's name. Jim and Maggie, who are hanging out in MacKenzie's office to hear this thrilling economics lesson, suddenly realize that today is Valentine's Day (weird that Hang Chew's was looking so empty) and Jim stood Lisa up. Jim quickly ducks under MacKenzie's desk. "Get up!" Maggie orders. "Please don't make me!" Jim whines. And then slams the back of his head on the underside of MacKenzie's desk.
Jim and Maggie run out to the bullpen to try to calm Lisa down. Um ... how did Lisa get in, by the way? No security at this place. They'll just let some irate young lady into the office of their biggest, most highly-paid talent. No problem! "Where the fuck have you been?" Lisa greets Jim. She just spent an hour in restaurant alone waiting for him. She tried to call him but he didn't answer. She tried to call Maggie, but Maggie and Tess accidentally switched phones, so Tess got all the angry messages. Maggie's foolproof plan to mark their phones with nail polish to tell them apart to prevent this was foiled when they both put nail polish on their phones. Oh, women! They just can't use phones! Personally, I find that putting a sparkly unicorn sticker on my phone helps me distinguish it from all the other women's nail polish-covered phones every time!