Having failed in his second go-round as a lawyer, and unable to gather evidence for a potential lawsuit against Greendale, Jeff tries to convince the other former members of the Study Group to sue the school.
Jeff blows off his new teaching job at Greendale until Annie signs up for his class and forces him to teach, and Abed loses his religion when he takes a course about whether Nicolas Cage is good or bad.
After Pierce's unexpected passing, a team of investigators headed by the no-nonsense Mr. Stone arrives at Greendale to subject the study group to lie detector tests before they can be considered for distributions under the will.
As a going-away present to Troy before his around-the-world trip, Abed sets up a high-stakes game of "Hot Lava" at the college, but Britta suspects that the game is just masking his real feelings about Troy's departure.
Annie and Hickey fight Greendale bureaucracy to install a bulletin board, Abed learns a lesson about sign language, and the others discover the challenges of planning a properly sensitive school dance.