Nancy is downing a breakfast of mustard, hardboiled eggs, and ginger ale. Cesar scowls at her from across the table before announcing, “I’m done with you.” Her new babysitter is trusted and stinky bodyguard Sucio. Best to keep him away from the hardboiled eggs, methinks. Andy has made it back to town. He fails to befriend Sucio and selectively fills Nancy in on the events of his trip. “Time has been kind to the Price sisters,” he says, inciting a barrage of protests from Nancy, who does not wish to be compared to her older sibling. In the bathroom, without Sucio’s help, she discovers she’s bleeding and the unlikely threesome take off for the Mexican gynecologist’s office.
Celia, still hanging on at the rebel camp, has appointed herself Rodolfo’s secretary, proofreading his ransom notes and calling him a “lost puppy.” Convinced her suburban skill set and committee experience make her better suited to running the revolution, she even undermines his directives based on her gossipy knowledge of the militia’s interpersonal relationships. For her trouble, she is spirited away in the night and put on a bus, where she wakes up confused and in Texas.
At the doctor’s office, Esteban and Andy meet for the first time. No one south of the border takes Andy seriously, and their favorite term for him is ‘clown.’ The physician’s advice, once he rules out cocaine abuse, is that she take it easy and avoid stress. Good thing her son is waiting for her when she gets home. Silas says their woodland adventure ended when they “went down a bad road,” and asks for Nancy’s backing in his new business plan, a Ren Mar medical marijuana dispensary. Worn down, she assents, but not before cautioning him to keep Doug away from the product.
The next relative through the door is Shane, whose incriminating pictures of his aunt and uncle mid-coitus have sprung him from his Oakland prison. Delivering him is Jill herself, who wastes no time getting into it with her sister. The two bicker nonstop, and while Jill’s not interested in harboring Shane, she does want to spend more time in Andy’s bed.
They emerge from between the sheets long enough for a family dinner with Sucio, and it’s almost like the good old days. Jill tells stories about Nancy’s childhood, including one about the pedophile math teacher who stalked Nancy, who claims Jill was jealous of the older man’s attentions. The distance between them is uncomfortably drawn out, and eventually a sober Nancy excuses herself with Sucio’s help. Jill, mistaking Sucio for the baby’s father, continues to be confused by her sister’s taste in men.
Silas and Doug go through the administrative motions to get their legitimate business up and running. Their license application hits a snag, though, when they list the business type as pot club. They are sent to Deputy C.P. Jones, whose approval of their plan is contingent on a cut of the profits. The bumbling boys have their first business spat over a misunderstanding of whether to offer a flat monthly payment or a percentage of the take.
The next day, back at the house, Nancy snaps and demands that Sucio avail himself of the outdoor shower. She takes him outside, then goes upstairs to get him supplies. Down the hall, Jill and Andy are at it again. When she gets back outside, Sucio is gone, only his clothes and a trail of blood left behind. Frantic, Nancy corrals the family and attempts to flee, but Jill’s entitlement renders her uncooperative. Their conversation veers into a long-delayed showdown. Why did Nancy leave Jill to take care of their dying parents? This rare diversion into Nancy’s history is interrupted by a welfare call from Esteban. Nancy fills him in on her situation, tipping her hand just enough so that Jill understands things are serious. As they pile in the Prius and pull away, Captain Till is watching from a distance.
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