What begins as a humorous escapade with a motorcycle turns into a tragic vigil for the Cunninghams and their friends. Richie purchases a motorcycle from Fonzie, but Howard angrily refuses to let him keep it, leading to a deliberately petulant tantrum from Richie to embarrass his father. Fonzie, however, convinces Howard that the bike is safe and that Richie wears proper safety gear, so Howard reluctantly relents. Richie takes Lori Beth with him one day while Fonzie out out and Chachi is repairing a truck rented by Postie, Ralph, and Al. Chachi gets the truck running and the gang is ecstatic, but their happiness disintegrates when an injured Lori Beth runs into the garage begging for help because of a savage crash that has caught her and Richie. Later at the hospital the doctor can only tell Howard and Marion that Richie was fortunate he was wearing his helmet, but that he may never regain consciousness. While the family go home and are greeted by their friends (Leather offers a ... Written by
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Your son is in critical condition. If he comes out of the coma and regains consciousness soon, he should be alright.
No no Marion, he meant WHEN he comes out of the coma, you meant WHEN didn't you, doc?
He had a very bad fall, Mr. Cunningham, we'll just have to wait and see.
It's a good thing he was wearing his helmet, it could've been a lot worse.
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