Emily calls Razor to bail her out of jail when she can't get in contact with her mother. Payson's kiss with Sasha was captured on the training camera. Lauren finds it, and sends a picture of the kiss to Ellen Beals, because she is mad that Summer is seeing Sasha instead of being willing to get back together with Steve. Ellen takes that picture to the election at the Rock, and uses it to help Steve get elected as president of the Parents Board instead of Kim. Lauren's mom shows up in Boulder to restart a relationship with Lauren. Steve refuses to let her see Lauren, and she dies in a car accident. Damon returns to Boulder, having just got a record deal, surprising Emily. She gets overwhelmed, and they have a fight and Damon breaks up with Emily.