Mars Investigations. Keith enters and tells Veronica (who looks like she's studying, finally) that there's no record of a baby born in Balboa County in 1980 under either of Celeste's surnames. Veronica thinks that means Celeste was lying, but Keith points out that she could have had an abortion. I think Celeste would have been about as likely to abort Jake Kane's baby as I would be to rip up a winning lottery ticket. It's just not all that likely to happen, especially since I never play the lottery. Keith points out that Veronica and Duncan have a good thing going. I'll just pause for a moment to allow all the attendant throat-clearing from the forums to subside. His point is that maybe Veronica doesn't want to jeopardize that by dredging up old wrongs, but Veronica says she just wants a little proof that Lianne was a good person and not one of the girls that makes high school a miserable experience. Keith, not backing down, notes that it's a convenient bonus that Veronica gets to expose Celeste for being such a witch. I like your message here, Keith, but I have to opine that that cat has long left the bag behind. He tells Veronica that if Celeste hadn't done what she did, Veronica wouldn't have Keith, and she wouldn't be her. Veronica, warming to the subject: "And that would be bad, right?" Keith agrees, and says she should keep that in mind with the news he's about to tell her: a Jane Doe baby was delivered to the Balboa County hospital on May 8, 1980, and they found the baby in the Neptune High school bathroom during the prom. Veronica thinks that spells Celeste. Keith: "You don't actually listen when I talk, do you?" You're just noticing this now? Also, is Veronica's theory that Celeste, about to give birth but not showing enough for people to realize she was pregnant, went to the prom, dropped the baby without people knowing about it, and abandoned it in the bathroom? Because much like women going into labor on TV, that doesn't really hold water.
Episode Report CardCouch Baron: B+ | 487 USERS: C+
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