Cathy (LAURA LINNEY) and Sean (JOHN BENJAMIN HICKEY) hit the open road to visit their Dad (BRIAN COX). During the trip, Cathy tells Sean she has cancer. Sean falls apart at the news, so Cathy pretends it was a big joke. Adam (GABRIEL BASSO) gets drunk while under the supervision of Paul (OLIVER PLATT). Marlene (PHYLLIS SOMERVILLE) finds Adam on the front lawn puking. Marlene will keep it their secret, but Adam is in further servitude to her.