The campus is in an uproar when an alleged rapist is released from custody. Despite his alibi, the students are sure that Lenny is responsible for the string of crimes on campus. And while everyone is fixated on Lenny, the real rapist is in the perfect position to strike again when he targets Donna and holds her hostage at her beach apartment, where quick thinking from David and pure rage from Donna save her from a terrible fate. Meanwhile, Valerie manipulates Donna and everyone into believing that David is the one responsible for Ray's departure from Los Angeles. Steve tries to secure the rock group, the Flaming Lips, as the new band for the After Dark. Also, Dylan finds out about Andrea's extramarital affair with Peter when he sees them together at Charley's motel while he and Charley are working on a movie script. Later, when Andrea offers to leave Jesse to be with Peter, he refuses to leave his wife and as a result, Andrea angrily breaks up with him.