This episode reveals just how much Hyde - and everyone else - cares Jackie. Since her mother still hasn\'t come home, there\'s no one at her house so she\'s been secretly staying with Hyde. After the Forman\'s find out Jackie tries to pretend she was there for sex, but Hyde refuses to let her go back to her empty house. Even Red is genuinely worried about her, letting her spend the night in Laurie\'s room. Donna goes to great, and painful, lengths to convince Jackie to move in with her, after Hyde (showing even more understanding) explains that Jackie needs to not feel pitied.
This episode show the emotionality of Hyde and Jackie\'s realtionship along with giving Donna a brief venting sesion about mothers abandoning their daughters.