Brian fears he has arrived at the abortion clinic too late, but Summer reassures him that she wants to keep their baby. Later, when he proposes marriage, Summer insists she won't marry him without Don and Helen's blessing. Having seen Helen and David together, Howell tells Astrid he thinks they're having an affair. Helen offers financial assistance to David's theater. David confesses that he can't be ""just friends"" with Helen. While Stacey revels in her affair with Harry, Helen laments that all of her passion for Don is gone.