Good Trouble (2019) s04e02 Episode Script

Kiss Me and Smile for Me

1 I know what I want, and I want you.
I want someone who doesn't need to take weeks to figure out if they wanna be with me.
Who is that guy? Joaquin.
He is our newest Coterie member.
Do you always answer a question by asking another question? What do you think of the new guy? I think he's a dick.
This is Stef and Lena.
- Hi, Ka'Maya.
- Hi there.
I killed Zack.
I didn't mean to but I killed him.
If you don't help Kathleen, I'll send this to Zack's family.
He'll be branded a murderer.
Kinda seems like the universe keeps pushing us together.
I've been thinking like all this is as good as it gets.
Maybe it's not.
I need to make some big life changes.
Ka'Maya, are you hungry? Ooh, how about some peanut butter and apples? Yum, great idea.
You know, that was Mariana's favorite when she was little.
Oh, you know what? She doesn't like peanut butter.
What? Since when? Uh, well, it's been a while.
Right? It makes my tongue sticky.
She does like the sunflower seed butter, if you have that.
I know it's really kind of specific.
Uh, let me see.
Looks like you're in luck, although I don't know how long it's been in here.
Just check the date.
It's on the bottom.
Uh, Moms, this is Joaquin.
He just moved in.
Hi, very nice to meet you.
Hi, nice to meet you.
I'm Stef.
This is Lena.
And Ka'Maya is our foster sister.
- Where are you guys visiting from? - San Diego.
Oh, it's really nice down there.
You just up here to visit? So how do you think this is going to go down? Like a lead balloon.
Which is why I'm glad we're dropping the news as a family.
What's a lead balloon? You know what, it is a very, very, very heavy balloon filled with bad news.
It's not bad news.
Yeah, we are just visiting.
Haven't seen the girls in a while and had no plans for the weekend, so We were supposed to go to Disneyland.
I know, but we can go to Disneyland whenever we want to.
And Mama had a she had a free weekend.
Apparently not.
There's an important vote on the floor today.
I've got to take this.
So much for a rare weekend.
It seems like I wasn't the only one who had other plans this weekend.
I wonder what the sudden visit is all about.
I think it's great.
We hardly see them.
I know, but I wasn't up for a last-minute surprise.
I have a lot to do this weekend.
Hey! Oh, I'm so happy that you came up this weekend.
What a nice surprise.
- Hi.
- Hi.
So do you guys get up here much to visit or Um, we've been up here a couple of times since the girls moved in here.
When was that? Uh, about 11 months ago now.
- Hey, Dennis.
- This is a nice surprise.
Yes, a last-minute one.
- Good to see you, Dennis.
- Good to see you too.
- How you've been? - Um, this is Ka'Maya.
And, uh, Moms, have you met Isabella? - No.
- No.
We haven't.
Nice to meet you.
Thank you.
Um, you too.
Uh, I thought that you had moved out.
- I, um, I - She's back.
And yes, she's pregnant.
- Mm-hmm.
- Congratulations! Yes.
Congratulations to the both of you.
Oh, no, no, no.
He's not the father.
He is.
Oh! Gael's the father.
Hey! Nice to see you guys again.
Great to see you again.
Um, so where do we wanna go for dinner tonight? Oh, there's a really cute kids' friendly pizza place around the corner.
Uh, well, we thought that it might be fun to have a a grownup dinner.
Oh, um, I'd be happy to watch Ka'Maya while you guys go out.
I used to do princess parties, so I'm really good at entertaining kids.
- I want a princess party.
- You do? Oh, thank you.
That would be really great.
- Thank you.
- That's okay.
What? Well, we've never left her before.
You leave her when you go to Sacramento all the time.
- What are you talking about? - With you.
Well, I just I thought we were gonna have a grownup dinner with a grownup conversation tonight maybe.
Well, if you want to stay in, we were gonna cook dinner tonight.
Oh, is this like one of those family dinners I keep hearing so much about? We're having a family dinner? Oh, my God! Hi! It's so lovely to see you guys.
Hey! I thought I heard y'all.
We're having a family dinner! Uh, well And you must be Ka'Maya.
I have heard so much about you.
All right, so it's settled then.
We can have a grownup conversation afterwards.
I'll help make something.
Um, yeah.
Yeah, sounds good.
Why not? I will just let Jude know that we're staying in.
Hey, why are you buried in your phone, sir? It's a party.
Come on! I think Carter and I might be in a fight.
Great! I just asked if we could talk later, and he texted, "Sure.
" - Oh, no.
- What's wrong with that? What does that mean? Like, "Sure, whatever," or "Sure, looking forward to it"? Long-distance relationships suck.
More wine? - Yes, please.
- All right.
Hey, how's Ka'Maya doing? Passed out.
- Here, let me get you a glass.
- Thank you.
So what is this grownup conversation all about? Ken Sung convinced his sister to give the FBI enough information to put her husband away, and in return, the FBI agreed to drop any investigations into my old books.
Well, I owe it all to you.
The question is how did you get Ken Sung to change his mind? I appealed to his conscience.
Wow, I'm impressed.
I might turn you into a mini-me after all.
So what is our next case? I'm thinking a wrongful conviction might be interesting.
Well, looks like I made it just in time for dinner.
I'm kidding.
Um, these are my moms, Stef and Lena.
This is Kathleen.
- Oh.
- Oh.
Uh, we've heard a lot about you.
None of it good, I assume.
- Hi, Mariana.
- Hi.
I believe that these belong to you.
- I washed them.
- Thank you.
I am sorry to drop by unannounced, but I was in the neighborhood.
Not at all.
Um Why don't we go into my loft? Oh, Ka'Maya is sleeping in there.
Uh, okay.
Uh, Malika, can we, um, talk in your loft? Yeah, of course.
Well, it was nice to meet you.
You did a great job with both your daughters.
- Thanks.
- Thank you.
I wonder what that's all about.
Does it need more tarragon? Is that enough? I don't think so.
- Oh, excuse me.
- Excuse me.
Are you okay with us? Do me a favor.
- Stop asking me if we're okay.
- Okay.
And listen, if you wanna invite Matt over for dinner, I'm cool.
He's a really nice guy.
Yeah, I mean, uh, he already had plans tonight, so Thank you.
Can I talk to you in my loft? Hey.
What's wrong? - Matt dumped me.
- What? Why? He said he wanted someone who didn't take weeks to figure out that they wanted him.
Also, he thinks I'm still in love with Dennis.
Come here.
So, why didn't you tell me? Well, I didn't tell anyone.
I'm just so embarrassed, you know? I mean, here I thought I was gonna have this great romantic moment with Matt.
And then he just rips the rug right out from under me.
- Davia, I'm so sorry.
- Why do men suck? Yeah, I don't know.
I just I needed to tell someone.
But please don't tell anyone else, especially Dennis, for reasons I'm not 100% clear on yet.
- Okay? - Yeah, okay.
Oh, my God! What are you doing here? I had a couple days off the tour and I thought I'd surprise everyone! Look here, we got company.
I know what's going on.
You do? I know why the sudden visit.
Moms are adopting Ka'Maya.
That's what they came down to tell us.
I don't know why they're acting so cagey about it, though.
- Am I right? - I don't know, maybe.
Well, this is absolutely delicious, thank you.
I agree.
Our compliments to the chef.
- To Dennis and Isabella.
- Hear! Hear! I didn't do much.
Dennis is the culinary genius.
Don't sell yourself short.
A chef is nothing without his sous chef.
How So how's it, uh, on the road with Margaret Cho? A dream come true.
I'm still processing.
Yeah, I can't believe it.
Malika, how's the transition been from activism to politics? Hmm, feels too soon to tell.
But how's it going in the state assembly? Well, even being in the majority, getting things done is still an uphill battle.
Well, the governor just approved a bill that Lena coauthored to shift certain emergency response calls from law enforcement to trained mental health professionals.
So important.
Just, uh Just curious.
Where do you stand on the whole defunding police? I think it's up to the cities.
They control the budgets.
Kind of dodged the question there.
Joaquin is a journalist.
Just in case you're wondering why everything feels like an interrogation.
Yeah, I just I don't believe there are any good cops.
Not as long as they put blue before duty, you know? My mom Stef was a cop.
And while I strongly disagree that there are no good cops, um, I have seen the issues firsthand.
We definitely need reform, but I do not believe that it's, uh, it's possible to abolish police entirely.
Why not? You know, most of my voters, they hear, "Defund the police," and they're scared off any conversation about reform.
Well, people found Black Lives Matter too confronting at first.
Sometimes you just got to take a bold stance, you know? - Get people to talk.
- I agree.
This is why I try to avoid these family dinners.
Fair enough.
Fair enough.
- Great.
- What? Carter's going to sleep.
So now he wants to talk in the morning.
Sweetheart, please put away the phone.
We're at dinner - I hate texting.
- Well, then don't.
I mean, how do you read anyone's tone? I agree.
You have to put an exclamation point after everything, so people don't take it the wrong way.
Yeah! And what about a thumbs up? Personally, I've always read that as complacent.
And everyone loves everything.
I mean, why are people more effusive over texts than in person? Okay, see, this is why I'm all about the emoji.
Jude, seriously, off the phone, please.
Come on, you can talk to Carter in the morning.
What is the big deal? You do know "talk" means sex? - Ew.
- Since when? That's disgusting.
You do know that we're your family? And I don't think anyone else cares to imagine you sexting with your boyfriend.
That's another issue.
He likes to sext, and I prefer vidsex.
Oh, so he's old school.
I dig it.
Sexting can be fun.
Mama! What? Mama is a great sexter.
- Mom! - Very vivid visuals.
She knows all the What do they call the Woah, woah, woah.
Let them speak.
Yeah, say more, please.
Okay, okay, okay.
Jude, stop reading into Carter's text and just stop playing games, all right? Just be honest with him.
Okay, then why don't we all just be honest with Mariana? What? Honest about what? Okay, what's going on? I know you two didn't just come up here because you miss us.
You're adopting Ka'Maya, right? Uh, mmm Well, while we would love to, no, that is not the reason that we came up here.
Okay, well then, do you know? Because you must, they keep looking at you.
What's going on? - I got a job with the ACLU.
- What? Okay, that's great.
That's your dream job.
What's the big deal? In Washington, D.
Okay! Oh, in Washington, D.
? Yeah.
Okay, so you're moving? When do you leave? In two days.
Like a lead balloon.
Ka'Maya is asleep.
This family dinner finally got interesting.
Two days? Seriously, you're leaving in two days? Ho How did this even happen? So what is our next case? I'm thinking a wrongful conviction might be interesting.
Do I at least get a two-week notice? I'm sorry.
This just isn't the right job for me.
I know.
You're a crusader, Callie, in search of a crusade.
I just lost sight of why I wanted to become a lawyer.
You know? What I really want to do is work for the ACLU.
Well I happen to know the executive director of the ACLU in D.
If you're willing to move, I can make a call.
I'm sorry.
Kathleen made a call, and it all happened so fast, and I knew that you'd be upset, so I wanted Moms and Jude to come and help break the news.
Well, you're right.
I am upset.
But not that you got your dream job or that you're moving across the country.
I'm upset that you thought I was so fragile that you couldn't just tell me yourself.
And now I have no time to throw you a going-away party.
Well, there's no time like the present.
To my sister changing the world.
I just added you to the Coterie Biatches group chat.
- Finally.
- Better late than never.
Of course, now we can't talk about you anymore.
We're seriously gonna miss you.
I'm gonna miss you too.
I almost believed you.
This is like my second Coterie party since I moved in.
Is it always like this? Well, when I first moved in, it was a party every night, but things have mellowed.
When was that? When did you first move in? To Callie rocking D.
! Although I've never really gotten you at all, I have grown accustomed to your superior attitude and your White Shoulders perfume.
I don't wear perfume.
Well, you smell like an old lady.
And even though I hate goodbyes, I really am going to miss trying to avoid you around here.
I won''t waste your time, time, time no more Na, na, na, na, na, na, na Na, na, na, na, na, na I can't believe I stole your ID to get into Judge Wilson's office.
Oh, I can't believe I missed you reading him the Riot Act.
It's probably for the best.
I would have paid to see that.
Oh, yeah.
So This is for you.
It's a moonshine for new beginnings.
Thank you.
I really admire your commitment to making change and just your courage to make a big personal one to do it.
And selfishly, I wish you weren't leaving.
And I'm really gonna miss you.
Thank you for everything.
Come here.
I'm gonna miss you so much.
Man, you really scored the best loft up on the roof, huh? Yeah, man, I, uh, I lucked out.
So when did you When did you move in into The Coterie? Um The first time your moms came to visit, I told Stef about Jacob before anyone else here knew.
Oh, she never said anything.
Yeah, I knew she wouldn't.
Somehow, I knew I could trust her.
That's an amazing thing.
To have a family that you can trust.
You can carry that anywhere you go.
And that's how I know you're gonna be okay.
You're so amazing.
How you doing? Uh You know, a lot of goodbyes.
Yeah, well, you know what they say.
The nice thing about goodbyes is it's just the chance to say hello again.
Where did you hear that? It's Maybe Mr.
Rogers, when I was a kid.
We've had quite the journey together.
Hey, this isn't the end.
Callie, you're someone I want in my life forever.
To the UCLA! Uh, ACLU.
That's what I said! She's a crazy, crazy This picture of Sandy Bullock has always brought me good luck.
Miss Congeniality herself.
I'd like you to have it.
Um Wow! It's That's an honor.
Um, are you sure you want to part with it? It's not easy, not gonna lie.
But I wanted to give you something that hurts.
I hope that when you look upon her, you'll think of me and smile.
I will.
Thank you.
So how you really feeling, Miss Thang? I feel fine! Has everyone forgotten that I was the one that went away to college? Yeah, that's a good point.
You have lived away from us before.
So why is everyone so worried about me? Well, we're not just here because we're worried about you.
We're worried about Callie too.
You know, she's always lived with or near one of us.
This is a huge step for her.
And I wonder, maybe she was afraid to tell you because once she did It made it real.
I just wanna be the body that you hang around You got me runnin' like a reject I'm sorry that I dropped the bomb at dinner, okay? You're such a dick sometimes.
Yeah, I know.
I know.
But I I did take your advice and called Carter.
For less sexting, more live video action? We compromised.
A little of both.
Not in my loft, right? Ugh, Ka'Maya's in there sleeping! Jeez.
So are you okay with me leaving? Yeah.
I I I told you, now I have two reasons to go back East to visit.
And you're welcome any time.
I love you.
I love you too.
Give me a hug.
Come on.
Run through your heart I'm running through your heart Yeah, right through your heart She's so sweet.
Hmm, she is.
Hey, why were you so afraid to leave her tonight? I feel guilty about how much I'm away for work.
I mean, I know my job is important.
But it is really hard being away from both of you.
I'm missing so much.
How'd How did I not even know she doesn't like peanut butter? I thought parenting was supposed to be easier the second time around.
I realize how lucky I am to be able to spend so much time at home with Ka'Maya.
But knowing whether she likes peanut butter or not is not a measure of how bonded you are to her.
You are an amazing mother, Lena, and she adores you.
I wish all of our kids were little again.
I cannot believe that Callie is moving so far away.
And Jesus in India, with Emma, Brandon, and Eliza in Europe.
I mean, they're scattered to the wind, those guys.
I don't know how much more my heart can take.
I guess parenting is the daily process of letting go.
Come here.
Guys, speech time.
Hmm, I'm gonna try and get through this without crying.
Um Thank you for this impromptu going-away party.
Um As some of you may know, I had no idea that I was moving into a communal living space.
Um after sharing a bathroom with four siblings, the idea of sharing one with a dozen strangers just sounded like a nightmare.
But I had no idea how lucky I was that my sister tricked me into moving in here.
Um, you know, when you leave the family that you were born into, or adopted into, you go out in the world, you get to make a chosen family of friends.
And I will never find a better-chosen family than you guys.
I just I love you all so much.
And, um Thank you for letting me be a part of The Coterie.
We love you.
Let's go Party rock is in the house tonight We just wanna see you Shake that! Party rock is in the house tonight Everybody just have a good time I can feel it, baby! And we gonna make you lose your mind Everybody just have a good, good, good time Ooohh! Ooooh! Put your hands up Ooohh! Ooooh! Put your hands up Shake that! Every day I'm shuf-f-f-ling So Moms sext? Yeah.
Yeah, that was more than I needed to know.
So enough about me.
How do you feel about going? Scared.
Um, I've never really been on my own since Jude and I became Adams-Fosters.
I just feel like I need to find myself and my purpose.
I just wish it didn't mean moving away from you, you know? What if I screw it up? What if I fail? What if I come crawling back here with my tail between my legs? Then you will be welcomed with open arms.
You're not gonna fail, Callie.
You're the most exceptional person that I know.
And once you find your purpose in life, there's gonna be no stopping you.
You're ready to leave home.
And you'll never be on your own completely.
Our family will always be there for you, both Adams-Fosters and The Coterie.
And you know what they say.
Geography doesn't make a family, love does.
Who says that? Me.
Based on something Mama once told me.
Looks like someone could use a momma sandwich.
What do you say? Oh, my babies.
My babies.
Speaking of sandwiches My babies.
Hi! You remember when Callie stole a sandwich and got sent to juvie? Always with the sandwich story! Always! Okay, how about when Mariana pierced her own nose? That was cute.
How about when you, uh, dyed your hair blonde? Oh, this coming from a girl who got into a car with a pimp? Okay.
All right.
Happy memories only.
Hey, Mom.
We need to talk about your sister.
Why? What about her? I've never told your father this because it would upset him, but after Jenna left home, every year on my birthday, she would send me a postcard.
Why wouldn't you tell me? This whole time, I thought no one's heard from her in eight years.
The point is, I didn't get a postcard from her this year, and my birthday was six months ago.
Do you have any idea where she is? The last postcard she sent me had a return address from someplace called The Coterie at the Palace Theater.
You don't think it's some kind of cult, do you? When she left home and rejected God and the church, she was inviting in the influence of demons.
Mom, I'm sure she's fine.
Then why didn't I get a postcard this year? What if something horrible has happened to her? Oh, please, pray with me.
Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on Earth as it is in heaven.
So, uh, I just want to point out that this here is what the yellow zone is for loading and unloading.
I can't believe our U-Haul got towed and robbed the first day we got here.
Where'd you get that? Um Um, is everything okay? Yeah.
I just Um I haven't told Mariana yet that I'm leaving, so Ah, well, I won't keep you then.
I just wasn't sure when you were going, and I wanted to give you this.
My mother gave that to me when I graduated law school.
And I always thought that if I ever had a daughter, I would want to hand it down to her.
It's beautiful.
Thank you, Kathleen.
So much.
For this.
For everything.
Well, I'm not a hugger.
- That's okay.
- Okay.
It's fine.
Go get 'em, kid.
- Well, that was sweet of her.
- Yeah, it was.
This is it.
Well, almost all of it.
Don't open it till you get on the plane, okay? I'll, um, I'll call you from the airport.
- And when you land.
- Of course.
Hey! I love you.
I love you more.
Ladies and gentlemen, greetings, this is your captain speaking.
We're just about ready to depart.
We should be right on schedule.
I'd like to take this time to thank you for choosing our airline.
Oh, my God, it's you! - She's precious! - Mm-hmm.
- It's you! - It is.
I wanted you to have the Mariana doll, and I'm keeping the Callie doll.
This way, we both have a piece of each other.
Welcome aboard.
Um what are you doing here? I I got a job in D.
I start in a week.
What are you doing here? Uh, same, but I start tomorrow.
Did Jude tell Carter that I was going to D.
? Uh, if he did, Carter didn't tell me.
I'm many things, Callie, but I'm not a crazy stalker person.
I guess the universe has conspired again.
Is this seat taken? No.
It isn't.

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