Summary: Gus accidentally tampers with a crime scene where his boss was killed.
Shawn, who is sleeping next to Juliet, wakes to Gus tapping on the window. He tells Shawn that he messed up and it’s really bad. He lets Gus in. Gus tells Shawn bout his day at work. He watches his boss, Creech; yell at his secretary, Helen, about his coffee. Gus stands up for Helen, telling him it’s enough. Creech calls him a name before telling him to step aside. Creech yells at Helen again and Gus quits in a letter. Shawn says that he’s proud of Gus. Gus says he shouldn’t have done it because he’s got bills. Gus explains that he went back to apologizes but he finds Creech dead. He says he went to grab the note in Creech’s hand. Gus started choking on the letter and made a mess of the office and messed the crime scene. Shawn says he will help him clean up the mess.
They arrive at the office. Shawn tells Gus to call the cops but Gus doesn’t want to. Shawn trips over Creech and his nose starts to bleed. He sneezes and his blood gets on some stuff.
Gus/Shawn goes to see Henry and ask for his help.
Henry says they are going to have to go there and access situation. When they arrive, the police are already there. Juliet shows them the body and Gus goes over the top in his grief for Creech. Juliet asks Shawn where he went last night and he says that Henry was having heart issues in the night. Henry starts to get upset when an EMT comes out and says he needs to look at Henry and pulls him away.
Lassiter goes over the evidence in the office. The guard, a man named Sally, comes in and offers to help. Shawn notices that the vase in the room is broken and wasn’t when they left last night. Sally tells them that trash bag is missing from the office and that the trash hasn’t been picked up since last night. They follow the trash drippings to where they brought the bag. Henry tells them to come clean again. Shawn tells Henry to stop and let them find the killer. They find Shawn’s cup of coffee that has his prints on it.
The group is at the Morgue looking over the body. Gus confirms that their first suspect is innocent. Woody says that he was stabbed with an ice pick and Shawn suggests a letter opener instead. Gus adds that Creech through a letter opener at Helen. Lassiter is going to talk to Helen. Shawn pulls Juliet aside and says he needs to tell her something in light of their new honest relationship.
Juliet starts yelling at them for what they did. Shawn tells her to delay handing the mug off because it would also have her prints on it. She says that she can’t lie in situations like this. She goes to leave when she runs into Lassiter. He tells her that Sally showed up saying that they might be able to pull stuff off security and a hard drive.
Gus/Shawn goes to the office to get the security info and hard drive. Sally is having people write three sentences so they can match the handwriting to the letter.
CEO, Murray, from the company is giving a speech to the office about Creech. They notice that Helen is missing. Mr. Finch sings a song about Creech. Gus asks Neil and Neil tells them that Helen called out sick. Shawn gets a call from Woody and he tells them to get to the morgue.
At the morgue. He tells them that he smelt lotion and Axe deodorant. He knows it was them. They ask for his help. Woody says he will help. He says that he can’t be trusted.
Shawn is at the Psych office when he gets a call from Juliet. She tells him that she just dropped the mug off. He tells her that things are winding out of control.
Juliet arrives at the Psych office and she sees Woody tied up. Woody tells her that she told them too. Juliet says that she needs to let him go. Woody says that if she does then he will tell anyone who will listen her involvement. Juliet ties him back up before getting a call from Lassiter. She lies to him about where she is but learns that Helen wasn’t home but left recently with work out clothes. She leaves to go to the station. Shawn remember seeing Helen’s work out schedule wit ha path and tells Gus he thinks he knows where she is.
Shawn/Gus catch up to Helen. They ask her to turn herself in. She admits that she put eye drops in his coffee. She says that when she got back to the office that night to pick up files. She thought she killed Creech so she emptied the trash and accidentally knocked the vase down. Gus asks who could have killed him. She tells them that his job is worth $1 million.
Gus/Shawn go to office to try and find out who is next in line to get Creech’s job. Murray and Sally ask to speak with Gus alone. They bring up him yelling at Creech. The CEO offers him Creech’s job as Vice President of the office. Sally tells him that because he’s the boss he will be excluded from the handwriting. He also tells Gus that the images are almost up.
Gus/Shawn are in his office. Gus says they need to find the killer now. Shawn sees Finch brooding. They eavesdrop on him and think that there is something wrong with him.
Lassiter/Juliet are on their way to get results of the fingerprints. Juliet acts like she’s sick. Lassiter asks Juliet if she’s pregnant.
Shawn/Gus follow Finch and listen to him complaining about Gus. Shawn gets a call from Juliet and she tells him that Lassiter is getting the results and that she tried to delay him by saying she’s pregnant.
Sally comes down with a bag of trash as Gus/Shawn were looking for Finch. Sally tells them that he found the bag behind a Mexican restaurant, which Shawn and Gus dropped it off the night before. He tells them that he found the letter and Gus admits to writing the letter. Sally tells them that he knows Gus didn’t kill and that Finch is in love with Gus. He also knows who killed Creech. Suddenly, he stops talking, while liquid comes out of his mouth and he falls to the ground.
Shawn/Gus debate what to do with the trash bag. Lassiter shows up with police. Shawn looks at the trash and figures out who killed Creech. Shawn/Gus run back to the office. Lassiter sees the file in Sally’s hand and that it’s the handwriting results which match Gus. Lassiter with two cops go after Shawn/Gus.
Shawn/Gus interrupt a meeting. He says that Murray killed Creech. He says he did it because he was cooking the books. Creech threatened to take his job so Murray killed him. He then kills Sally because he was close to solving the murder. Lassiter comes in ready to yell at Gus/Shawn when he sees Juliet arresting Murray.
Shawn/Gus/Juliet arrive at Psych office. Gus gets a call from Finch who asks him out. Juliet asks to remain in the dark about how they do their business. They walk further in and see Woody still tied up.
Next week: 7×12 “Dead Air”
Gus takes over a radio show and gains a whole new confidence with the female crowd.