It would be financially prudent for Mims Walsh to stick to writing celebrity gossip articles rather than investigate why an elderly beekeeper's honey has turned red. The death of her journalism dreams won't hurt so much once she has the money for avocado toast… not to mention toilet paper and rent. On the other hand, a career win would give her the confidence to show her face again among her successful friends.
In another part of NYC, Teddy Beasley's illegal side gig is getting out of hand. He'd been desperate to start clearing the debts he racked up modernizing his family's business after his beloved grandfather died. His shadowy new partner won't let him walk away, and he's convinced that the honeybees that have started showing up each day know what he's up to and are out to get him as punishment.