The following plot was taken from TV.com. Feel free to expand it! With the Powell house being fumigated for termites Charles(Scott Baio)stays at Buddy's(Willie Aames)dorm, but with a party going everyday Charles can't get any studying done. Buddy's father Clarence(Lewis Arquette)arrives for a visit, Buddy immediately senses something is wrong. Clarence confides in Charles that he quit his job to spend more time with his wife, but after a couple of weeks he was driving her crazy and she threw him out and that she wants a divorce, he obviously can't tell Buddy the truth will kill him, Clarence tells Buddy the truth, and they have their first real father/son talk, Clarence's wife calls and tells Charles she'll take him back only if he gets rid of the dummy and the whoopie cushion, he agrees and goes back to California.