Avery is frustrated with the way things are going with his career. He’s just not diggin’ the tunes Dominic wants him to play. He’s also staying in a rundown motel because he doesn’t want to sleep with Marilyn anymore. On the bright side, Hailey says South Circle would give him a six-figure advance if he teams with them in a publishing deal. Marilyn advises against taking the easy money for something that could be worth millions later. Avery knows she can always find another young singer to seduce, but he needs to look out for himself. That’s why he signs away his publishing rights for a hundred grand.
Scarlett gets a call letting her know that Rayna wants to sign her and Gunnar to her new record label. In other news, Gunnar’s brother shows up in town claiming to have ditched the gun he picked up awhile back. He needs a place to stay. Scarlett is dead set against harboring a fugitive, but Gunnar talks her into letting his wayward bro crash at their place for one night. Jason makes some tasty hole-in-one eggs for his brother for breakfast. Later, he joins in on guitar as Scarlett and Gunnar perform “Casino.” Scarlett lets Gunnar known that his brother can stay with them a little longer if he wants. Neither of them knows that Jason never did ditch that gun.
Tandy realizes that Teddy is still in contact with Peggy. Maddie does, too. She overhears her dad having a revealing phone conversation with Peggy. A short time later, Maddie and Daphne are thrilled to have their mom finally home. Their parents break the bad news about the divorce. The girls are devastated. Later, Maddie seeks out her mom. She lets her know that she overheard her dad on the phone. She lets Rayna know that Teddy has been seeing Peggy behind her back.