This weeks episode was fairly straightforward: the group grapples with the death of skuzzy classmate Star-Burns after a freak meth lab accident. This means Jeff and Britta (the two "worst" of the group) predictably take their stances as indifferent pessimist and expert grief counselor, respectively. We probably could have watched the two fight it out over how to mourn (Brittas flailing attempt to role-play as Star-Burns was particularly enjoyable), but the Dean can-cans in with some (possibly) worse news: Professor Kane has resigned and they must all take summer school to make up the biology credit. It is this incident - rather than Star-Burns unfortunate death - that incites the momentum of the episode.
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