Ben blows off Renee as he tries to deal with some money issues. Make that "lack of money" issues. Mike realizes something is up with his boss when his latest paycheck bounces. Ben is actually desperate enough to consider taking money from a loan shark. Mike talks him out of it, much to the loan shark's chagrin. He later mentions that Renee is loaded. Soon Ben is making nice with his previously-dissed girlfriend, though we fear it may not be for the best of reasons.
With Carlos still in rehab, Gaby recruits Lynette to teach her some fundamental business principles so she can be his proxy to woo a big client. The two get into a somewhat heated argument that ends when Lynette kicks Gaby out of her house. Come meeting time, Gaby uses a list of business buzz words to get through the first part of dinner. But things go south fast when the waiter swipes her cheat sheet.
There's a problem with a flickering light in the kitchen of the Scavo house. With Tom in Paris, Lynette takes matters into her own hands to resolve the electrical issue. It doesn't go well. Her kids want her to call an electrician, but Lynette is determined to resolve the problem on her own. It's a complete disaster.