Bundley publicly forces a reluctant Carl to promise to answer “Yes!” to every opportunity, request, or invitation that presents itself.
He has an increasingly negative outlook on his life and routinely ignores his friends Pete (Bradley Cooper) and Rooney (Danny Masterson).
Carl emerges as Terrence drives off, and an oncoming vehicle collides with Terrence. After Carl recovers consciousness, Terrence tells Carl that there was no covenant.
The starting point was merely to open Carl’s mind to other possibilities, not to permanently take away his ability to say no if he needed to.
She gives him a ride back to his car on her scooter and kisses him before leaving.
After this positive experience, Carl feels more optimistic about saying yes.