Matchstick. Bethenny screeches that it was nine o'clock at night and no one knew they were selling flowers the next day so she, Marcela, and Dawn got dressed up in black dresses and went out. "We looked hot and we were going to talk to guys and tell them about our tulip shop the next day." Because guys who want to talk to hot girls, on the street, at night, are going to be the ones buying tulips. "That was the loose plan," Bethenny adds. Well, I don't know about the plan, but something sure is loose. Folks on the forums mentioned that Dawn was being the sluttiest by wearing fishnet tights, but as far as I can see she's just wearing sheer black nylons. I don't see a fishnet on any of them. Sexy, old-fashioned stripper music plays as the girls walk the streets. Bethenny talks to some guy. Some guy who has pulled over IN HIS CAR to talk to them. She asks if he'll come see their flowers. Yes, why don't you let him tour your "flower store." Maybe you even have some Georgia O'Keefe "flowers" to show him. Bethenny tells the Flower John -- which I guess makes him a Johnny-Jump-Up. Or a Johnny-Jump-On -- that he's "really cute." At one point Dawn tries to add something, but Bethenny faux snaps, "Will you leave him alone -- this is my man!" The guy says he's got somewhere to go. "Are you coming in tomorrow?" Bethenny asks, as the car pulls away. "We look like hookers," one of the trio says, as they walk down the street. "Look"? Oh, honey, try act.
Elsewhere, Matchstickers arrive at their retail place, and Hateful Jim exclaims over how perfect the space is and how much he loves it. Next, he immediately starts nattering on about getting Brasso for the door. Weather Girl Shawn, who is wearing a cowboy hat for some unfathomable reason, complains that at nine o'clock she and Hateful Jim were doing all the painting. The streetwalkers walk in, and Weather Girl Shawn says that Dawn started complaining and fighting with Hateful Jim immediately. They don't show us the complaining part at all, but how can you blame her for fighting with Hateful Jim? If I ever see him in person, I know I'd want to fight him. Hateful Jim keeps going on about Brasso. Someone tells him it's a waste of money. "Waste of money?" Hateful Jim asks, actually pressing his fingertips together in that "deep" way. "Brasso costs six dollars." Dawn doesn't think it's a good use of resources right now. "WHAT?!" Hateful Jim scream-laughs. "Jim! Jim!" Dawn says, laying one finger on the side of her nose. Okay, now what is THAT all about?! She's obviously not giving a nod and going up a chimney, so is she actually gesturing that Hateful Jim is acting all coked up? I can't understand why else she would be doing that. Hateful Jim orders her to leave. In the Hateful Jim Confessional, Hateful Jim squalls, "Don't you DARE come back when you don't even know what's going on and tell me that we don't need BRASS CLEANER that costs four dollars!" Okay, originally he said six dollars. By the end of the episode, he's going to be like, "And she wouldn't even let me get brass cleaner that costs fifty cents -- COME ON!" Marcela leads Dawn out, who tells Hateful Jim he's "totally rude," and Hateful Jim says, "See you in the conference room tomorrow, Dawn." Dawn confesses that walking around the city "hustling like a whore to get people to buy friggin' tulips" and then coming back and have Hateful Jim tell her she hasn't been working makes this "the single most despicable day of [her] life." I can see in this shot, with her knees crossed, how the light reflection on the stretched nylons makes it look like Dawn's wearing fishnets, but she isn't. Fishnets would show up pretty obviously when she was walking down the street, not just at this weird angle. Chuck says he's coming unglued and that Martha's going to think their whole project is a disaster.