Buzz grants Bill (Daniel Gosgrove) the Main Street project as long as he saves Company. Doris steps up for Buzz, forcing the superintendent to pay Buzz respect. Mallet (Robert Bogue) tells Buzz he wants to look deeper into the election case so he can prove Buzz is a clean politician.
Buzz covers how troubled he is.
After getting a card from Phillip, frightened Lizzie (Marcy Rylan) asks to hide out in Bill’s room. Bill postpones a conference to stay with Lizzie.
Lizzie and Bill realize neither has a place to go for Christmas. A tipsy Ava interrupts, planting a kiss on Bill. Ava likes that she and Bill just use each other for sex, but Bill blows her off.
Later, Bill sees Lizzie holding the interview he’d originally scheduled - and outing him as a womanizer and for turning on his family to get his hands on the company.
Coop and Ashlee get ready to meet with a Superintendent to pitch their idea for Youth Advisors but Ava blackmails Ashlee (Caitlin Van Zandt) to keep her away from the meeting.
Ashlee tells Coop she can’t go to the meeting, and Ava works with Coop. Ashlee tells Coop that this may not be the last time she runs off without explanation, but that it doesn’t mean she doesn’t want to be with him.
Dinah (Gina Tognoni) and Mallet can’t keep their hands off each other and head to Mallet’s place as they begin to make love. Billy and Vanessa are surprised as Dinah confesses that she was responsible for outing Billy as a drunk — and that she’s checking into rehab herself.
Vanessa is proud but surprised to hear about her pill addiction. We realize Dinah faked her way into rehab and is cahoots with Bill, to spy on Billy!