Veronica's drying her hands in the washroom as Wallace comes in and questioningly advances the opinion that Jackie's cool. Veronica: "Is there such a thing as too cool?" Well, that's a bad start. Wallace asks what she means. Veronica: "Are you sure there's not a more 'you' kind of girl at Neptune?" And the start suddenly looks a lot better by comparison. Wallace asks if Veronica thinks he's too small-time for a girl like that, and when the answer is no, he asks what Veronica meant by her comment. Veronica pauses for an NVMVO, and then says that she meant Wallace is too good for Jackie. Wow, Veronica should look into a career in sleight of hand. I didn't even see her pull that comment out of her ass. Jackie enters and smilingly asks what they're up to, and Veronica endearingly says that Wallace wanted to know what kinds of hairstyles drive girls crazy. Jackie says she's a sucker for the wild look, and kisses Wallace. Veronica stands uncomfortably until Duncan rescues her by calling for them. You should thank him for that later, Veronica. Maybe take him sailing?
Cut to the end of the evening, as Wallace and Jackie are getting ready to go. Jackie exposits that they only got through half the story, but sincerely thanks Duncan and Veronica. Wallace suggests that they get together Friday to finish, but Veronica says she has to work, and Jackie says she's busy as well, but that they'll find another might. VMVO bitches that she can hardly wait, and I'll tell you what: if all the VMVOs come in that crabby tone, you'll never see another "N" from me again. Duncan opines that Jackie is cool. Nice to see that his read of his girlfriend's mood is as accurate as ever.
Gym. Veronica and an iPod-equipped Charisma are on adjacent elliptical trainers as VMVO says that Charisma has been all over town, not standing still long enough for Veronica to make her move. Veronica gets off and attracts Charisma's attention, and we get a funny shot of Charisma looking at Veronica talk but not hearing any sound. Boy, if Shuffles can drown people out that effectively, maybe they're worth dealing with Apple after all. Veronica semi-ditzily says she's sorry to bother Charisma, but she noticed that they have the same iPod. Charisma asks what the odds are, and Veronica hilariously looks like she's trying to figure that one out. Charisma, figuring that might take a while, asks if she can help Veronica with something before her heart rate goes out of the cardio zone. Veronica starts a long-winded explanation about how her iPod isn't working right, but she's not sure what the problem is, and she natters on as Charisma makes a hilarious "hurry UP before I brain you with a dumbbell, which would be fitting on more than one level" gesture. Anyway, Veronica's airheadery will not be rushed, but she FINALLY gets to the point, which is that she'd like to borrow Charisma's iPod, and Charisma forks it over with an admonition to make it quick, since she thinks her ass needs some major work. Veronica switches out Charisma's iPod for the doctored one (with the playlist Beaver supplied that so Charisma wouldn't notice, obviously), and keeps up the ditz act for a while before handing the switched one back. She walks off, but pops back to say that Charisma's ass looks "totally awesome." From the look on Charisma's face, Veronica would have saved herself some aggro if she'd just led off with that comment.