Nick and Pat try to get Krissy's mind off her mother - Nick with a carefree day of puppy adoption, and Pat with some practical furniture shopping for the apartment. Pat challenges Gary to a game of basketball to see who is in better shape.
Believing that the best solution for Krissy s problems is to surround her with family, Pat invites Krissy s godmother, CeCe Winans, over for dinner. The night quickly devolves after Krissy's cousin Meeta calls her out for her bad behavior.
Cissy Houston s arrival in town shakes things up in the Houston household and doesn't bring the welcome she'd hoped from Krissy. Krissy is MIA from family activities as she tries to get her career on track by focusing on acting.
Krissy tries to be proactive about moving past her grieving by finding a new apartment, but cracks in her relationship with Nick start to show. Meanwhile, Gary struggles with the ramifications of neglecting his health.