Not at all smarmy, Rev. Ted talks to Veronica Prynne in his office. She tells him that she's pregnant and doesn't know what to do. Rev. Ted muses that she can't think he'd have any opinion other than that she should keep the baby. Veronica stumblingly says that her parents will disown her. All this is to get Rev. Ted to talk about his daughter, her pregnancy, and how his daughter lost the baby. Rev. Ted is very trembly and sad, so Veronica reaches across a Bible and squeezes his hand.
At the clinic, Veronica has explained the RU-486 slippage to a doctor, and that this clinic is the only place the drug is locally available. Since the slipper could have been one of the potential fathers, Veronica wonders if a guy could ever come in and get the drug for his wife or girlfriend. The doctor immediately rules this out, saying that the only way RU-486 can be administered is for the woman in question to take the drug in the office. No exceptions. Veronica wonders if it's possible for someone to hide it under her tongue or palm it to get it out of the office. The doctor shrugs that anything is possible, but that she really can't tell Veronica about any patients who came into the clinic to take the drug within a certain timeframe. And here is the place to point out that clinics are not supposed to administer RU-486 without a ultrasound and pregnancy test. Furthermore, RU-486 isn't just a single pill -- it's a course of several. The research on this should have been better.
Veronica leaves the clinic and answers a call from Anthony, the earwitness. "I am ABSOLUTELY a good time!" she confirms. This she says loudly as she passes through the gates of the women's clinic. Hee.
In Anthony's dorm room, Veronica questions him about what he heard the night the Dean died, and wonders why he didn't report it. Anthony didn't think there was much to report until he saw the news of the Dean's death the next day. Also, he adds, he didn't need "another alcohol infraction" on his record. Couldn't he have left the drunk part out if he was just reporting a sound he heard? Veronica wonders how Tim found out if Anthony has never met him. Well, Anthony blabbed to his friends about what he heard, and it clearly got back to Tim. Veronica learns exactly nothing more from Anthony and prepares to leave, adding, "If you think of anything..." Anthony, desperate to keep Veronica there, jumps up and remembers something: that night he turned on Space Ghost, giggling, "Terry Jones was the guest. They went on about Spam."