During a meal at the military institute, new recruits offer the seasoned cadets their food. The seasoned cadets tell the new recruits to eat their food. However, they treat Pearce, the only black recruit, differently with racist remarks and actions. This clip can be used to compare implicit and explicit bias in how the white and black cadets, respectively, are treated.
Billy thinks Grim killed everyone he cares about. Grim denies his accusation until Mandy comes along with a box and ominously invites them over for dinner. Billy thinks Mandy ate the people he cares about, but then Grim suggests he's jumping to conclusions. The two try to find evidence that she is a cannibal. Billy continues to be paranoid, sticking to his belief that Mandy ate the people he cared about, but Grim keeps a level head until finally joining him in his paranoia, only for it to be revealed that everything was a plan for Billy's surprise birthday party.
Joan believes that a sword lying in a field is a sign, and The Conscience contends that it wasn't a sign; it was just a sword in a field. The Conscience explains several ways that a sword may have found itself in a field to illustrate to Joan that she filtered out all other possibilities in order to support her beliefs.
The Eds think Kevin and the other cul-de-sac kids are up to something evil, but in reality they are preparing for and celebrating Jimmy's birthday. Because of their history with Kevin, The Eds are more likely to think that he is participating in an activity to their detriment.