After a disastrous confrontation with his parents, Brian moves in with Summer, who later learns that her brother Walter has threatened Brian. A bored Helen decides to join a local drama group and is instantly attracted to its handsome director David Valerio. Howell returns to Cardway following recovery from his by-pass operation. Andy demands to know if Leona and Julie have become lovers. Hilary cancels an important business meeting for B.J. when he has problems at school. Leona meets with Julie and grudgingly admits that she is physically attracted to her. Later, Leona runs from the office in tears, but when Julie follows, she is hit and killed by a speeding truck.