Penny writes a musical entitled "Black Plague: A Love Story" with a lead character named Clete who has his heart ripped out by the black plague. Penny insists that it's not autobiographical and that she's handling the break up with Pete fine. Penny asks her friend Derrick to stage the play at a local theater. Brad is cast in the lead role with Dave working the lighting and audio equipment. When Penny makes a few last minute changes to the musical and staging they quit, but the show goes on with Derrick in the role of Clete. Meanwhile, a guerilla marketer recruits Alex and Max to be tastemakers and the pair lock out Jane from joining. After a few days, Jane finally gets to sit down and ask about their products, but realises the pair have been scammed.