Kelly turns to Brandon for help to write an article when her medical clinic's budget is cut drastically. Meanwhile, Valerie decides to finally tell the truth about her father's motive for his suicide to her visiting mother, Abby, only to meet her young fiancée Carl, whom Valerie doesn't approve of. When Valerie finally tells her mother about the history of her father molesting her, Abby shocks Valerie by saying that she already knew. With a little of Donna's help, Noah achieves peace with his estranged father, which turns out to be short-lived. Also, Sophie shares her plans to success in show business with David, while Steve continues to be oblivious to Sophie's true devious colors and ruthless intentions.