George goes to the bar to think about seeing his father for the first time. he comes home with Angie and tells Benny she should watch the kids while he's gone. Benny wants to go to defend herself against lies. Angie says the kids have to go b/c there's no other babysitter. Carmen says she has to be with her friend and max says they should also bring the dog. on the road, Benny sleeps and dreams about regretting George's birth, and the dog stinks b/c max fed it junk food. max bothers George with toys and George remembers when his dad left. Benny gives George a letter from his dad from when George was four. Benny also gives him a good luck necklace his father gave him back then. George wants to ditch her on the road, but rethinks himself. he reaches his dad, and he gives George a check. George explains what a failure Manny's been as a father and rips up the check and then punches Manny before leaving. at home, Vic comes up with the money and George accepts. George also tells Vic never to say he can't help his family and calls Vic his dad. George also asks for the rest of the lies from Benny and she refuses. George says she hit Manny and Benny loves George for it.