Josie acts like Madam Curie to explain how she discovered radiation and how it works. Beakman talks about how the fission of atoms produces heat, which makes radioactive materials glow. Beakman sets up a demonstration with mousetraps and ping pong balls (atoms) where he hits one and it causes a chain reaction of all of the mouse traps triggering.
The crew is trying to rob the Bellagio in Las Vegas, and Basher informs them that the only way to pull off the job is to use a "pinch." He describes the "pinch": an electromagnetic pulse that shuts down any power source within its blast radius. He describes the "pinch" as a nuclear bomb without the destruction to make it more concrete.