In this humorous example showcasing the gap between the "real world" and theory, Thornton Melon challenges the assumptions that Dr. Barbay poses to the class about starting a new company. Thornton asks questions such as why they are building a factory instead of leasing one and what product they're selling. Dr. Barbay is not amused by his interjections.
George does very well in a job interview but is not told whether or not he is employed because his interview was interrupted by a phone call. George cannot inquire because of the positive comments his interviewer made during their meeting, so he faces a dilemma. He decides that the pros outweigh the benefits if he shows up to work.
A question is posed to Ben Campbell by Professor Micky Rosa. Without hesitation Ben answers this correctly, which convinces Professor Rosa that Ben would be a good addition to their "card counting team."
Turtle asks for business advice from Ari, and Ari gives him honest feedback from an investor's perspective. Ari stresses the importance of creating a business plan and convincing others that you are able to execute on the idea. Ari's advice covers key elements of a business plan, such as growth projections, cost analysis, and breakeven analysis.