Worried about her missing friend Joan, Molly does not know where to turn. When Molly spies Joan's former lover David Shea grocery shopping and sees Joan's favorite items in his cart, Molly's inner private eye kicks in. She follows David and discovers that Joan returned to LA and has been in a Malibu retreat with David. Joan says that she and Pappy had a fight and she left him on the cruise. Though Molly is furious with Joan, she is also relieved to find out that she is all right.