After getting lured to the arcade and then hit with a barrage of water balloons filled with paint, Chris wants out of Corleone. He begs Rochelle to let him transfer to the neighborhood school, Lamont Sanford Junior High, but Rochelle refuses. Chris tries to get kicked out of school, but can't, until he throws a book at Caruso and it careens out the window, causing Mrs. Milone to get into a car accident. This finally gets him suspended for a week and Chris is excited until he has to deal with Rochelle. After having a talk with Julius it is agreed that Chris can go to another school. After checking into a few private schools it is decided that Chris can go to Lamont Sanford Junior High. Excited, Chris decides to stop by the school to see what his new environment will look like and he accidentally witnesses a scene reminiscent of Corleone; a kid who looks similar to him getting picked on by a group of bullies. Chris realizes that he's going to have the same problems no matter where he goes and he goes back to Corleone.
Julius gets a new job at a fish market. He makes enough money so that he can quit all his other job, but he comes home stinking like fish. The family can't deal with the smell and Julius has to go back to working two jobs.