James, a disgraced firefighter turned grifter, seizes a chance, illicit opportunity to reverse his life’s worsening course as he attempts to prey upon Pastor Byron Brown, who turns out to be far more dangerous than he appears.
Pa commandeers the ice-cream truck, as James provokes a rattlesnake encounter and Felipe undertakes astronaut training.
Pa and Ma find themselves surrounded by cartel members in Mexico, while James learns new skills in Half Acre.
Pa gains control over Hector, demanding that Hector lead him to Ma, who is in dire straits.
Pa and Ma are driven to the killing fields in Mexico, while James prepares for a funeral in Half Acre.
Pa and Ma face off against the cartel sisters in Mexico, as James faces increasing pressure from Wesley back in Half Acre.
On Father’s Day in Mexico, Pa follows Hector’s sons into their classroom, and James guides Glenn out of the desert.
In Mexico, the imprisoned Pa and Ma are separated, while back in Half Acre, James and the real Paul Allen Brown conduct a secret meeting.
Pa and Ma discover drug addict James on an empty New Mexico road and bring him to their ranch in Half Acre, NM.
James has a discussion with Glenn while New Leaf's problems mount.
Pa drives a stolen ice-cream truck to Hector’s house in Mexico, while James interrupts Felipe’s astronaut training in Houston.