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One drama averted, it's time for Deena and Snooki to make amends with Danny for skipping out on work. The only thing for it is to make a Meatball Cake (probably not made with actual meatballs) as an apology gift. They even ice 'Danny, we're sorry, we love you' on the chocolate top.
But - oh no! The next morning they come downstairs and find somebody's taken a big bite out of it. The finger of suspicion automatically points at Mike, who was there when the Meatballs put the cake to bed for the night. Despite the hole, Deena gives it to Danny at work anyway, who genuinely seems to appreciate it. "I'm really disappointed giving Danny this half-eaten cake," laments Deena. "I wanted to give him a full on cake!"
Danny, however, has just one more thing to do before he'll call it even with Deena - a nice, big handful of cake in the face!
Elsewhere, Snooki has decided it's time to see the doctor about her UTI. Unfortunately, the solution is antibiotics which means no drinking. The doc advises her that one drink is probably okay. "Oh, good," says a relieved Snooki. "I'll make it a big, strong one."
The detour to the doctor with Jenni means Mike is at work by himself - and Danny isn't impressed by Snooki's absence. It's not all bad news for Mike though as Danny points out at least he won't be the worse employee this year!
Back at the house, the cake thief has revealed himself - Pauly D! "Don't cook a cake in my house and expect me not to eat it!" Deena feels bad she blamed Mike, who says he wouldn't have eaten it anyway because he's on a diet. All the constant blame is too much for him and nice Mike might not be around for much longer…
It's off to Karma later that night for a birthday celebration with Paula (Mike's on/off lady) - and poor Snooki is struggling with the whole only-one-drink-while-on-antibiotics-rule. So, she does the obvious thing. No, not go home. She gives in to temptation. "I drank so much my UTI was drunk," she says. "I know he's happy, I'm happy, everybody's happy."
Back at the house Mike is prepping to give Paula (his "main squeeze") some good old-fashioned birthday sex. Can you believe they've apparently been on/off for three years?!
Sammi thinks that Mike definitely has feelings for her... although that doesn't stop him flirting with Snooki the next night. With some of the group off clubbing, he's sitting on the patio with Snooki giving suggestions on how they can pass the time. "You ever seen Varsity Blues? Where they put whipped cream on each other?"
Hmm... maybe not. Snooki's decided she now wants to go out, but first she'll have to figure out what time it is. "I have no idea how to speak clock language," she says. "So, when I say, 'Hi, what time it is?' and somebody says it's a quarter past two, just say it's 2.30!"
Turns out she doesn't have to go out - the rest of the group are back from the club - and Deena's brought home her kissing partner Joey. She doesn't realise, however, that Pauly has decided to play a little practical joke of putting household items on her bed. Somehow Pauly D manages to make Deena think that he is mad at her and he gets an apology.
"Deena is super gullible!" he laughs. "I love it!"
Joey, meanwhile, has been left to fend for himself with Snooki, who is in a rather strange mood. First she tells Joey that she wants to watch him and Deena having sex, then quizzes him on whether he has a condom. When he says no, she runs off to get one for him from the boys. "This just got awkward," says Jenni.
Deena's in a dreamy mood the next morning - except for a painful back which is either a result of Jersey Turnpiking or just how amazing Joey is in bed...
Mike, meanwhile, has revisited his plan to make Jionni realise that Snooki has been lying to him about what happened between her and Mike (she denies it). He feels that he owes Jionni the truth: "Every time he is kissing his girl he is kissing my..." Well, we don't hear the end of that sentence.
Elsewhere, Jenni has donned a very revealing LBD - plunging, backless, cut away at the sides, super short. She wants to remind Roger that there are "two big reasons" why he is still with her. "What did you make that out of?" he asks. "A handkerchief?" Yes, she replies, "and some thread".
Oh dear, while JWoww wanted to get some attention in her dress at the club, some of it is definitely unwanted. One guy apparently pulls it down a bit and is treated to a punch from Roger... We'll have to tune in next week to see what happens.
Jersey Shore airs Thursdays on MTV