Larry learns that Mrs. Tainot is playing music to drown out the GPS voice, which never stops. He then helps her turn off the "auto-on" feature on the very complicated GPS, which has no shortage of menus, submenus, and confirmation prompts.
Stan describes the TRIPS agreement and its history, along with the WIPO Copyright Treaty and the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty. He then discusses international patent law and how treaties and agreements such as the Paris Convention, the Patent Cooperation Treaty, and the Madrid Agreement enable the international protection of patent rights.
Using limited resources, the team at NASA needs to invent a way to fit a square cartridge into a round hole in order to create a CO2 filter. This filter would prevent the CO2 levels from rising too high in the spacecraft. Otherwise, the crew will face complications such as impaired judgment and blackouts.
After finding out his mom's complicated past, Steven is left overwhelmed and confused, but never really addresses it. Amethyst tries to help Stven talk about his feelings, but she unknowingly has unresolved emotions as well.