The episode begins with loud noise pollution and dogs barking, including Ella. Rachelle bids Ava goodbye as she leaves for the day. A car alarm goes off, causing George, who was hired by Ava as a security guard, to warn others to be more careful.

The TV plays in the background as Caprice responds affirmatively to something, even giggling at one point. Ava then shares her experiences from the past few weeks, revealing that she had to withdraw from POL 103 at Purdue Fort Wayne. She also mentions an accusation from a neighbor of being a creep or a peeping tom, which she denies.

The failed POL 103 exam that proved costly for Ava as it was more than Ava could take. Ava also uncovers alleged corruption at Golfview Apartments. While Ava’s security guards George (George Williamston) and Rachelle (Rachelle Walters) are nearby as work begins in the laundry room, which is across the hallway from Ava’s home (George reminded the maintenance guys to be careful), and later in the episode one can see why Ava lost sleep.

Ava expresses her frustration about feeling punished despite doing everything right, and laments about other countries beating the United States. She also mentions the extinction of freedom of speech and the discovery of bedbugs.

Ava recalls a similar situation from 2017 when she lived in Marion and vows not to go through it again. She asserts that she will avoid it at every cost possible, even if it means threatening to be breaking the law or calling the Fort Wayne Police Department. She warns that if she complies, there will be hell to pay.

Ava also shares her fears about her diabetic nerve pain getting worse and having nowhere to sit or lay down. She reveals that she came close to committing suicide in 2017 when she lived in Marion. She firmly states that she won’t go through something like that again.

The episode cuts with a “Court Cam” clip of a West Virginia judge in a divorce proceeding, expressing his anger at someone for publishing a picture of his home.

The episode continues with the West Virginia judge holding someone personally responsible for anything that happens at his house. He promises that if he sees someone breaking into his home, they will have a problem.

The judge then calls the situation disgraceful and criticizes the person for not having the guts, integrity, or human decency. He expresses his anger at the person for threatening his family and declares it personal. He promises that the person will not hear the end of it from him.

The judge decides to recuse himself from the case due to his anger and inability to tolerate the circumstance. He reiterates that the person is personally responsible and warns that he will ensure the person never sees a free day in their life. He threatens that the person is going to jail.

The episode continues with a clip of the infamous confrontation between Judge John Murphy and Andrew Weinstock. The judge threatens to throw a rock at Weinstock, tells him to sit down, and offers to fight him out back.

The episode concludes with the judge warning the person not to mess with him. The gallery murmurs as the judge catches his breath and comments on his age.

The judge then discusses the defendant’s choices concerning a probable change in personnel. He offers to set the trial for June 9th at 8:30, or if the person wants to waive speedy, they could set it for July 15th.

When the person expresses a desire to get it done as fast as possible, the judge suggests setting it for trial to see what happens. The person agrees, and the judge sets a speedy trial for June 9th at 8:30. He assures the person that that’s all they need to do.

The episode continues with the Donna Kosar contempt of court case in Michigan. The judge orders Donna Kosar to leave the courtroom due to her disrespectful behavior, including laughing and smirking during a serious matter. The judge holds her in direct criminal contempt and sentences her to 93 days in the Wayne County, Michigan Jail.

The judge brings the matter back the next day, explaining that he held Ms. Kosal in direct criminal contempt due to her disrespectful and disruptive behavior during the sentencing of her daughter, who was being sentenced for operating while impaired causing death. The judge explains that Ms. Kosal was removed from the courtroom for laughing and mocking the family of the victim during the victim impact statement.

When the judge said that anyone else who didn’t know how to behave could leave too, Ms. Kosal decided to exit the courtroom. However, instead of exiting quietly, she got up, stormed out violently, burst through the door, and began yelling in the hallway, further disrupting the proceedings.

The judge emphasizes her obligation to ensure that order is maintained in the courtroom and explains that she couldn’t risk a fight or disturbance going on in the courtroom. She states that Ms. Kosal’s actions were a continuation of the overall pattern of behavior of disrespect, leading her to hold Kosal in direct criminal contempt.

The judge continues to express her frustration with Donna Kosar’s behavior, stating that her only role is to ensure that things are done fairly, efficiently, and that everyone involved in the process is respected. She explains that she didn’t attribute any of the conduct that went on in the audience to Kosal’s daughter, who she recognized was remorseful.

The judge tries to make Donna Kosar understand the gravity of the situation, asking her to imagine what the victim’s family feels when their child is dead. She hopes that Ms. Kosar has learned a valuable lesson and that it will serve as a message to anyone doing business in the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in Detroit, Michigan or any court for that matter.

The judge emphasizes that there’s a manner in which things have to be conducted in decency and order, and that people can’t come to court acting like a fool. She mentions that people watch a lot of shows on TV where they see different things happening in make-believe courtrooms that give people a skewed sense of reality. But she reminds her that this is real life and that such behavior can’t be tolerated.

Afterwards following the three “Court Cam” clips, Ava lost some sleep as she had to do laundry at an unconventional time–11:35 PM until 3:30 AM. Later in the following day, “General Hospital” plays in the background. Ava, via a security camera, mentions that it’s about three hours until spring break begins. “General Hospital” continues to play in the background.

Meanwhile, while Sierra and Lyssa (Sierra and Lyssa Zinn) are watching “Phineas and Ferb”, the unseen Sierra and Lyssa play with Caprice’s tail as it was a toy and Caprice responds in a bad manner.

The episode continues with a song playing in the background, and Caprice meowing angrily. The song “Squirrels in My Pants” plays as Caprice expresses her frustration with a situation and discovers bedbugs (as Caprice previously caught cockroaches in “Ava’s Got Her Wicked Game On”).

Ava then speaks up, mentioning that she went to the hardware store and bought some bed bug killer, which she hopes will work. She sprayed it on the couch and is hopeful that it will solve the bedbug problem.

Looking for a distraction, Ava introduces a performance by Ms. Crystal Gayle of Wabash, Indiana. The song “Half the Way” by Crystal Gayle plays as the episode continues.

The episode concludes with the song “Half the Way” by Crystal Gayle playing. The lyrics express a longing for complete love and commitment, not just half-hearted efforts. The song’s theme resonates with the episode’s narrative, providing a fitting end to the story. The episode ends as the song fades out.

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