It's been a rough day in Psych nation.
With the announcement that this will be Psych's final season, Psych Season 8 Episode 5 was a welcome distraction to keep things fun and light before the beloved show takes a two-week break for the Olympics.
A role-reversal reminiscent of "Meat is Murder...but Murder is Also Murder" from Season 2, this episode found Gus taking the lead, but not to impress his Uncle or other family member.
This time the motivation was purely personal, as Gus over-identified with the victim, who was very much a dead-ringer for Gus - from his apartment to his leisure activities.
At the same time, Shawn is starting to realize that Psych is waning and he's in desperate need of a stream of income, as he's leaching off of everyone around him. It is about time he was bringing home the bacon, especially if he ever intends to become more serious with Juliet.