The ending shows Ross and Joey at the restaurant trying to get free crabcakes pretending to be stood up.
Pam is super proud of Emily because she thinks Danby made a written commitment and is especially enthusiastic about Emily because received a box of Danby paraphernalia.(The gift was actually courtesy of "A," not Danby, as Emily can guess based on the enclosed note.) Emily is immediately honest with Samara, letting her know that she authored the letter.At Hanna's home, Hanna's mom requires that Hanna has a solo session with the therapist, to Hanna's chagrin of course, while at Emily's, "A" has sent a box of Danby paraphernalia (mug, sweatshirt) and also a note that says, "So happy to have you in our 'A-Team'!!!" Pam is happy as ever, celebrating Emily's inevitable acceptance into Danby. At school, Lucas is a total mess; he is beyond nervous about his upcoming date with Danielle.Just then, they get a text from "A" cluing them into who has the ring. Fitz will be no longer be teaching at her high school, her mother, Ella will be her new English teacher.
Aria tries not to conceal her disappointment and struggles with the weirdness of the arrangement.The episode begins with the pawn shop owner expressing shock at seeing Spencer walk back through the door of his shop, just like she said she would, forty eight hours after pawning Melissa's diamond ring.The owner pretends he doesn't recognize her to cover up his mistake, but Spencer has the receipt as proof.As usual, Ella takes advantage of seeing her daughter in the school hallway to exchange some words.Aria first promises she was only saying goodbye to her friends, who she is banned from seeing, and then critiques and compliments her on her first class.Ella mentions that she needs Aria to pick up her brother Mike later from playing basketball to return his keys and discourages her from spending time with her friends in the hallway, to Aria's utter annoyance.