Jabari becomes extremely sullen and disrespectful, and begins talking back to his parents. After he runs away from Joans house while she is watching him, Maya and Darnell finally learn the source of Jabaris anger: he is upset over Darnells engagement because he wants his parents to reunite. Maya and Darnell struggle over what to do about their sons despair. Meanwhile, Lynn and Toni refuse to believe that Williams depression stems from his cars inability to pass a smog test. They insist that he is actually upset about the break-up with Joan, and pressure him to share his feelings.