Russell’s birthday bash is marred by a revelation about his wife’s college boyfriend.
A death in Russell’s family forces Gamby to step up to the plate as North Jackson’s acting principal.
Gamby’s search for his shooter leads him into a novelist’s graduate-school class; Russell’s ire is fueled by an unflattering caricature.
Gamby fingers a suspect, with Dayshawn’s help. Russell tests out a kindness strategy at school.
Recovering from his wounds, Gamby returns to a dramatically changed North Jackson High.