Paul and Shane announce their engagement; Gloria tries to stall divorce actions; Danny uses Max's fatal trap to get his own revenge.
Rinaldi worries about Danny's obsession with revenge; Laurel faces Simon with the truth; Billy admits to his gambling addiction.
A videotape of Laurel and Chapman's date reaches a TV station; Babs contracts with the store to buy out Allen; Paul's deal goes well.
Danny offers Gloria controlling power in exchange for votes; Paul asks Shane along on a business trip; Simon confides in Laurel.
Paul makes a last attempt to stop the merger; Simon offers to make Laurel a model; Shane learns of Danny's underworld connections.
Simon's business tactics impress young David; disloyalty at the store becomes evident; Julio's dealings with Allen result in threats.
Melody plans an intimate meeting with John; Gloria wants Paul to spend the night; Stacey falls for a video artist (Ray Parker Jr.).
Shane sees her kidnapped daughter with her ex-husband; Todd tries to destroy Shane's credibility; Julio considers a risky venture.
Gloria dispels infidelity rumors on TV; John answers a call from upset Babs; Cammie forces Stacey to tell her the truth about Laurel.
Gloria embarrasses Shane in a press interview; Julio seeks an alternate way to deliver his dresses; Danny saves the store promotion.
Barbara Berrenger and her designer partner, Julio, start work on their dress line; Melody and Todd begin preparations for a party.
The owner of a swank New York department-store chain is challenged by his ambitious son who is having an extramarital affair with an employee; guest Cesar Romero.