Wyatt wrestles with his painfully impatient bookie and failure to use pa's money to sign up for college. Rescuing college mate Tim Reston, whose life is equally screwed-up, as a painter with some money, sort of makes Wyatt face his own future. But a grim diagnose switches their focus to the value of life. Harper remains tortured by Angela's bitching and shocking patient problems. Dr. Daniel Lanier demands a clear choice from Alice. To make up for lacking quality time together, Sack takes young son Cam along and learns about his worries.