Edwin Poole, a partner in the law firm of Crane, Poole & Schmidt, returns to work after a stint at a mental institution. But Shirley Schmidt wonders if he should have been released when he decides to help an obese computer technician sue a junk food manufacturer for causing his diabetes. Denny Crane represents Alan Shore, after Shore is arrested for advising a client accused of attempted murder to flee the county.
Meanwhile, after their unexpected rendezvous, Brad Chase wants to explore the possibility of a relationship with Denise Bauer.
original airdate--May 09,2006 rating--9.3 million
music--Theme Song--"Thowdown" by Danny Lux
Trivia: The episode's title plays on the legal term "quid pro quo", a Latin phrase which translates: "something for something".