William sets out to have a relaxing father-son weekend with Ben, but instead ends up having to take on two cases of alcoholism, with Ben in tow. William's dad enlists him to help get his best friend Duren clean. Duren is a raging alcoholic and William worries he is too far over the edge and that there is no hope for him. Duren introduces William to a father named Lonnie who is also a raging alcoholic and an abusive father to his teenage son, Kenji. Benjamin Bratt stars with guest star Joe Don Baker.