Casper begins this episode with a story about the meaning of his name, treasurer, where he describes in his childhood keeping a box full of precious items.
Casper discusses the intersection of passwords and precious knowledge at Hogwarts. Vanessa points out that bartering in precious information signifies that a relationship is precious. Vanessa and Casper talk about how knowledge and status are interwoven. Often, precious knowledge can exclude people from resources and opportunities. Vanessa shares a story about how two Jews in running clothes were let into Easter Brunch at the Harvard Club.
Casper points out how precious objects often can fail you. Vanessa adds another layer onto this point, saying that regardless of how many precious items you receive or acquire, if you do not address your biggest flaws, you will not be able to use these items to their fullest potential.
In Flora Legia, Vanessa and Casper talk about loneliness, surprises, and gifts. Vanessa tells a story about seeing her grandfather buried in the kittel he wore to Passover seders, and being flooded with precious memories.