J.R. and Cally's marriage is in trouble as they keep fighting and he moves to a hotel. McKay accomplishes his mission with Inagaki and he makes Michelle happy but April leaves Dallas to visit her mother Amy in Ohio. Events continue to unfold in the wake of the mysterious death during the reading of Atticus Ward's will, as "Rabbit" Hutch gets arrested and then gets bailed out by Ellie and Clayton who later finds him dead. Cliff gets appointed chair of the Oil Regulatory Commission and J.R. realizes that he understimated Stephanie Rogers. Bobby goes to Ohio and tries to make things right again between him and April. Serena Ward reappears and makes J.R. happy again.