In the Psych office, Shawn rigs up a camera and records himself recounting a story. He starts at the beginning when Gus got his new job a week ago...
Gus and Emmanuelle’s relationship is on the rocks and Gus starts to have trouble sleeping because of it. She won’t return his calls and he’s totally distressed.
After years of trying, Shawn finally gets an invite to be a panelist at the Cutting Edge Consultants Convention hosted by Professor Bob Stein, a Paranormal Forensics Expert.
Meanwhile, Lassiter has hired a new head detective named Betsy Brannigan. Her credentials are impressive, but Lassiter is still upset the mayor wouldn’t let him hire Juliet, his first choice.
Shawn and Gus investigate the murder of Mauricio Sanchez, owner of their favorite taco food truck in Santa Barbara.
Chief Vick announces she took a job as Chief at a station up north in the bay area and will not be returning to the SBPD as chief. The group is shocked to hear this news. Lassiter, although saddened by this news, immediately sets his sights on being appointed as the new chief. Vick says she put in a good for him at the mayor’s office, but can’t make any promises. After Shawn, Gus and Lassiter say their goodbyes, Vick asks Juliet to speak with her in private.
Gus arrives at his job at Central Coast Pharmaceuticals and is immediately bombarded by his boss, Mr. Latrek. His workday has barely started and he’s already been given a list of tasks to do.
In the Psych office, Shawn and Gus discuss the fact that Chief Trout still hasn’t hired them to work on any cases for the SBPD. They entertain the idea of inventing a case, but they know that will never work.
This episode is a remake of “Cloudy With A Chance Of Murder,” an episode that originally aired in Season 1 of Psych. Mirroring the case in the original “Cloudy,” Shawn and Gus try to solve the murder of local weatherman Jackson Hale.
We begin the episode with a flashback to 1981. Henry has been summoned by the court to testify in a case he was an officer on. Before he takes the stand, we see him talking to Shawn as a baby, telling him how important the jury is to a case and why.
We pick up where we left off last season. Vick has been put on suspension for 6 months, Trout is the Interim Chief, Lassiter has been demoted to beat cop, Juliet is now Interim Head Detective and Trout still has no interest in hiring Shawn and Gus to help the SBPD solve any cases.
Shawn and Gus recount their adventure in London through a “Guy Ritchie” style Voiceover. We learn that Gus is in London for a Harry Potter convention called “Pottercon” and that Shawn has been summoned by Interpol to help on an undercover sting.