Mars Investigations. Veronica tries Apollo, but she gets his roommate, who says Apollo's not around, but maybe she should try his friend Zeke Melinda. Great, on top of the cancellation, you had to mention poor Melinda heading back home to the end of the rainbow. ["And taking your chances of winning the pool with her. HA HA HA." -- Miss Alli] The roommate then backtracks, saying that he thinks Apollo and Melinda had a falling out, and he suggests the adviser just as Kizza enters, causing Veronica to hang up in a rush. Kizza's aghast at Veronica's age, and even more aghast at the big kitty she has on the end of her pen. Heh.
At the sheriff's station, some guy is telling Keith that the homeowners' association of which he's a part is suggesting they bring in Vinnie, "see what he's all about." He's all about unmitigated opportunism and the jacket label that's the biggest combo of retro and uncool in the world. Am I painting you a picture? Sacks brings Keith a folder, and after a quick look, Keith asks "Carl" what kind of home security system he has. Upon hearing the answer "Safehouse," Keith suggests, "You might want to replace it." And sue them for false advertising to boot!
Logan catches Parker in the quad and says he wants to talk about the surf trip. Parker: "Kissing is cheating. And what I don't know? Will hurt me!" Hey, Parker, what happened to the old standby "What happens in [location] stays in [location]"? The example in this case would be "South America." Well, another example would be "Logan's ass," but that's where the staying part becomes more figurative. Logan invites Parker to come with him; now that he's thought about it..."I have to process things. That's just what I'm like." Very true. Of course, said processing usually occurs when he's nursing bloody knuckles, a raging hangover, or both. Anyway, Parker squeals and hugs Logan, who's playing a zero-sum game with her in the happiness department.
Veronica catches the girl Apollo was with earlier, who tells her that Apollo is avoiding Veronica, but the girl sympathizes with Veronica's position, and when she sees Apollo again, she'll work on him. Veronica smiles in gratitude and takes off...