As Russell goes over his algebra homework, Sade enters to rush him off to his room. Fletcher is to visit with important adult news that needs to be discussed in private. He gets a reprieve when Fletcher grants him permission to remain. The news is delievered in melodramatic fashion, long and drawn out. The bridegroom of the upcoming wedding has disappeared.
Fletcher is set to organize a massive manhunt, and he wants to stay a jump ahead of the newspaper reports. He wants to use the Gooks house and telephone as his command center. Call the police, drag the lakes, sound the alarm. Sade thinks Fletcher is blowing things out of proportion. What makes Fletcher think something terrible has happened?
Can Sade talk sense to Fletcher to show him the error inhis thinking?