Tony already feels Samantha spends too little time with him and Jonathan since she entered junior high-school. So when he overhears Sam's lies to her birthday party to the silver spoon 'popular girls' that he's the advertising boss and Angela her ma, he orders her to come clean about his humble job. But hearing she's just about to be accepted as 'cheerleader material' by the rich brats, he decides to play along. So do Mona, and even Angela although that spooks her date Andrew. Yet a birthday present changes things.