Without his robe and tights, Richard is left with only has his tiny Shield to protect his modesty from the eyes of the producers and staff. Any confidence he had left quickly fades.
Richard had planned to complain to the producers and get an apology. But he ended up folding quickly and for reasons he can’t understand, he’s been the one apologizing. His one solace is that he got a commitment to address his issue.
Safely back at his home, Richard decides to jump in the shower to wash away this morning’s embarrassment as he waits for Sebastian. He realizes he’s desperate to pee, which he hasn’t done in his Shield.