Support and Patience is the name of the 29th episode of the Bakuman anime. It first aired on October 22, 2011.
As TRAP's ranking continues dropping, Mashiro and Takagi consider some major changes. In the end Miura tells them they do not have to resort to drastic changes, they should focus on continuing a real detective manga instead. Takagi wants to protest but Mashiro convices him and tells him he thinks it's their best chance to get better in the rankings too.