It's a busy week of tattoos and the crew isn't in the mood for Aubrey's annoying antics.
Kat tries to steam things up by setting Aubry up on a blind date.
After an animal communicator gives Kat a message from Ludwig, Kat helps Alex pay respects to his own furry hero.
Joining the team are tattooists Amy Nicoletto from New Jersey and Paulie Ruffalo from Brooklyn, and receptionist Aubry Fisher.Meanwhile, Kat's friend Dan Smith, a tattoo artist from New Zealand, comes back from touring with his band and lends a helping hand though his no-nonsense demeanor results in some friction with the newcomers.Meanwhile, Aubry's antics wear Adrienne down as the work piles up.And returning tattoo artist, Dan Smith, isn't at all impressed by the new team members - especially after a flirtatious welcome from Aubry rubs him the wrong way.She's on a whirlwind tour to NYC promoting her new cosmetic line.
She's also ramping up for a photo shoot that will leave her totally tattoo-less! She's worried about her future at the shop and has some hard decisions to make.Corey gives Nicole a sassy nautical pinup girl that celebrates her life as a female Captain.Rick brings his son into the shop for a black and grey portrait from Kat.While Aubrey does her best to learn the ropes, Amy tries to prove herself.Corey creates two amazing freehand tattoos: one for Michael, who gets three songbirds against a harvest moon, and one for Cece, who gets a wish box with twenty five stars exploding out.Fortunately, trusted pal Adrienne is there to help her transcribe, but the book opens a floodgate for Kat.