Friday Night Lights

Season 1 Episode 18

Extended Families

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Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Feb 28, 2007 on The 101

Episode Recap

Extended Families

The Dillon Panthers are up by 5 points. The score is 26 to 21 with 8 seconds to go. The Dillon Panthers are one step away from the semi-finals. On the last play of the game a Hail Mary pass is thrown into the end-zone and batted into the air. The pass is dropped; it is an incomplete pass. The Dillon Panthers win and they are going to the State semi-finals.

Buddy Garrity is getting yelled at by his wife at home after being publicly humiliated by Tyra's mother. Buddy cheated and now his marriage is a mess. Lyla is trying to keep everyone calm. She tries to keep her little brother and sister distracted from the arguing and fighting.

Lyla calls Jason, with all the drama going on at home with her parents, she wants to talk but Jason is about to go to a party with Herc. Jason is still in Austin, Texas trying out for the Rugby Nationals. Lyla lies to Jason and tells him that she's ok but she's not . **theme music***

There is a huge victory party for the football team at Tim Riggins' place thanks to Billy Riggins. There is a knock at the door and it is Tim's new next door neighbor and she is complaining about the party. Tim is drunk and he answers the door. He tells her that he will turn down the music and apologizes.

Coach Taylor and Tami drive home after the game and they can see Buddy Garrity sitting out on their front porch. Tami is miffed, she just wants to go in the house and straight to bed, she asks her husband to get rid of him before they get out the car. Tami and Coach Taylor get out of the car and Buddy walks up to them and congratulate Coach on a great game. Buddy tells them that he was locked out and kicked out by his wife, Pam. Buddy has no where to go and he asks the Taylor's if he can sleep on their couch for a couple of nights.

Tyra goes into her mother's room; her mother has been in bed all day watching old romance movies. Tyra makes a joke and says that she hopes she's not watching movies and thinking of Buddy Garrity.

Waverly sneaks into Smash's room and starts to make out with him. Smash is surprised to see her in his room. He's afraid he'll get in trouble if his mother hears them. Waverly asks Smash to go somewhere with her. They are skinny dipping in a pool. Smash is surprised to see Waverly acting so spontaneous.

Lyla calls Jason and there is no answer, after hearing the voice mail she lays in her bed for a minute. Lyla gets out of bed; she is packing a bag, she's going to give Jason a visit in Austin.

It's a new day and Julie wakes up in the morning and heads for the bathroom. She opens the bathroom door to find Buddy Garrity shaving with nothing on but a towel. Julie is a little freaked out and she is complaining to her dad about Buddy staying with them for a couple of days.

Tim is outside working on his truck when another one of his new next door neighbors comes over for a visit. His name is Bo Miller and he is talking non-stop to Tim and he's becoming annoying. Tim tells Bo to go home because he's hung over right now.

Jason is in Quad Rugby practice with the team and they are doing some drills with the coach. After practice Jason can see that Lyla has come for a visit. Jason is shocked to see her. Lyla is emotional and she tells Jason that she thinks her parents are splitting up.

Bo tells Tim that he's going to be a Dillon Panther when he grows up. Tim decides to teach Bo how to throw a spiral. Tim gives him some instruction on how to throw and then Bo gets a chance to throw. Bo follows Tim's directions and throws a decent pass.

Lyla is telling Jason about what happened with her Dad. Jason thinks that her mother will probably get passed what happened and will forgive Buddy. Jason seems happy and different to Lyla. Jason owes it to playing something again and says he hasn't been this happy since the accident. Jason apologizes and says that Lyla makes him extremely happy, Lyla then notices Jason's new tattoo. Lyla is shocked at the tattoo and thinks it's a big deal. She's surprised that Jason didn't tell her about it. Lyla doesn't think getting a tattoo is not like him but Jason says that it's like him now.

Buddy is still at the Taylor's home and he's watching game tape. Coach Taylor wants to talk to Tami for a second, outside. Tami is really annoyed and she's immediately complaining about Buddy. Coach Taylor has a dinner meeting concerning his future in coaching. He might be moving up to a college level job.

Bo is outside Tim Riggins house with his football when his mother comes over. She wants to know why Bo is over Tim's house when she asked him to stay in the house. Bo tells his mother that he can hang out with Tim as long as he keeps his voice down because of Tim's hangover. Bo wants Tim to come over for dinner. Tim accepts the invitation after Bo badgers his mother for an invitation.

Julie is upset that she's going to be home alone with Buddy Garrity. Tami and Coach Taylor are going to their meeting and Julie will have to deal with being at home with Buddy.

Smash comes over to meet Waverly. Her father asks Smash if he's noticed anything different about her and then asks Smash to look out for something different and if he sees it to let him know.

Jason is introducing some of the people that he plays Rugby with to Lyla. Susan walks up to Jason to check out his tattoo. Lyla introduces herself as Jason's fiancé.

Buddy is watching TV and eating pork chops. Julie walks into the kitchen and Buddy invites her to eat a pork chop with him. Buddy asks Julie about where her parents went for dinner but Julie lies and doesn't tell him about the meeting with the college.

Tim is over for dinner and Bo is spilling his guts out about his mother's ex-boyfriend. Bo says that Hank was dumb and that he's the reason why she moved from Knoxville to Dillon.

Jason asks the group if he has a remote chance of starting on the team. Lyla says that he'll make the team because he was an ex-quarterback. Herc then says that football is not Quad Rugby. Herc won't back off with Lyla. Susan tries to diffuse the situation but only makes it worse when Lyla starts to challenge her. She thinks that she should tattoo someone else's fiancé.

Smash is hanging out with Waverly and some friends and they are talking about Literature and who and what they are studying. Waverly is wondering why they are not studying Black poets as well as White poets. Waverly is acting different, she's the life of the party and not in the background but not only that she's getting really emotional. Smash tries to calm her down but instead he gets a really passionate kiss.

Julie is over Tyra's house. Tyra hands her a drink and then Julie tells Tyra that she's been forbidden to hang out with her. Matt and Landry show up and say "Hi". Landry makes a toast to Tyra. He's happy to be in the same house as Tyra and strippers. Matt doesn't want Julie to get grounded and hopes she won't get in trouble for being over at Tyra's house. Tyra's mother is up and walking around the house. Matt notices that she does look ok. Tyra's mother stumbles and sits down on a glass table and it shatters. She's bleeding and Tyra has to call for help.

Coach Taylor and Tami are at their dinner meeting when Tami gets a call. Julie calls Tami and tells her that she's at the hospital with Tyra and that Tyra's mother is at the hospital. Julie has to admit that she was at a party at Tyra's house and that there is no adult around. Tami is going straight over to the hospital.

Tim is talking to Bo's mother. Bo is super excited and gives Tim a picture of himself to keep. Tim tells Bo "good night" and thanks them both for dinner.

Smash is talking to Waverly about how different she's acting. Waverly tells Smash that she's been on medication and she decided to stop taking it. She was on some meds for a mood disorder. Waverly doesn't want to take the drugs anymore and doesn't want her dad to know about it. Waverly thinks she's ok but Smash is a little worried about her but not enough to tell her dad right now.

Landry thinks he had a breakthrough with Tyra. Tami shows up at the hospital, she asks Matt to take Julie home while she stays at the hospital with Tyra and her mother.

Coach Taylor comes home looking for Julie. Buddy is in the house quiet and then mentions to Coach that he knows he went to meet with Neil Kinney. Buddy read the notepad and figured out that he had a meeting and asks him if he will take the job if he's offered it. Coach Taylor doesn't give him a straight answer.

Lyla asks Jason if he loves Susan. Jason laughs it off but he's never seen Lyla this wasted before, there is obviously something going on with Lyla. Jason keeps laughing because he thinks that she's funny when she's drunk. Lyla is really sad and serious because Jason is changing and he's changing without her. Jason reassures her that he loves her and that he will fight for her because he really does love her and wants her in his life.

Tami is at Tyra's house and she can see that the house is a mess from the party. Tyra walks out of her mother's room and thanks Tami for showing up. Tyra is upset and wants Tami to stop pretending like she cares because she won't even let Julie hang out with her. Tami tells Tyra that Julie is changing and that she was blaming Tyra for it but it's just that she's growing up.

Buddy is leaving the Taylor's home. Buddy is upset that Coach Taylor is meeting with TMU. Coach Taylor thinks that Buddy is hiding his head in football too much and that he needs to worry more about his family and less about football. Buddy says that he'll always care about the Panthers, not matter what happens with him at home.

Tami is done helping Tyra clean up around the house. Tami asks Tyra to come into her office on Monday to talk about her academics.

***Quick Cuts*** Smash gets a call from Waverly and she wants to know if he will come over.

Lyla spent the night with Jason and he wakes up saying "Victory". He plans on returning to Dillon to be with Lyla when Quad Rugby is over.

Tami gives Julie a hug.

Tim Riggins helps his new neighbor out by fixing her gutters.

Smash makes it over to meet Waverly and he can't find her. She is sitting on the floor with her hands over her face.

Coach Taylor tells his wife that TMU made the offer.
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