Trisha is in trouble for the use of cosmetics in school. Mitchell loses his temper and sends a letter to her parents. Trisha intercepts the letter, and runs away from school. Doyle has been picking on Benny for being "poor" and Benny runs away also. Mitchell goes out looking for Trisha. Trisha is in the local Civic Centre and she finds Benny there also. They discuss their problems. Mitchell finds them and he says that if they turn up at school the next day, he will not report their truanting.