Season 1- Episode Recaps
S01E01-Take Your Little Gun and Get Out of My Trailer Park
Episode Recap- The boys are in the process of being released from jail for shooting a guy named Patrick Lewis (Guy with dog in flashback scene that is in black and white.) Julian and Ricky blame each other for going to jail and Julian promises to stay away from Ricky. As they go back, we get to meet all of the residents of Sunnyvale Trailer park that will be followed in this "documentary" such as Layhey, Randy, Lucy, Sarah, Corey and Trevor.
As Soon as Julian arrives at his Trailer, He Finds it is a complete wreck after leaving Corey and Trevor in charge of it while he was in jail. He also find out a person named Cyrus has moved into his trailer and named himself as "King of The park". Cyrus in an interview shows off his gun and tells us that he is afraid of nobody.
After Julian finds out that Cyrus has taken over the park, he goes to visit bubbles to look for some advice of how to deal with Cyrus while trying to stay out of jail. Bubbles them proceeds to tell Julian that he should Kick Cyrus out of the park and he promises if necessary that he will go door to door telling everybody there is a fight.
Meanwhile Ricky after getting out of jail goes to the convenience store where he bumps into Cyrus looking for smokes. When Ricky returns to the park, Cyrus finds him and jabs a gun into his gut looking for smokes. After the run in with Cyrus, Ricky goes over to Lucy's trailer hoping to live with her but once she finds out that he is not going to be supportive of her and is daughter, Lucy kicks him out of the trailer so he goes to find a new home but either people are too drunk or hate him so he is unable to find a place to stay.
Back at Julian's Trailer, Cyrus and Julian Finally face off. Julian Proceeds to kick Cyrus out of his trailer by throwing Cyrus' stuff out the window but Cyrus trying to be tough points a gun at Julian. But Julian figures out that he is unable to pull the trigger and even eggs Cyrus to pull the trigger but then when he doesn't shoot Julian takes away the gun showing everyone that he will still look out for people.
At the end of the episode, Ricky is still homeless and even though Julian has vowed to stay away from Ricky, Julian can't ignore that his friend is sleeping on his deck so he offers to let Ricky stay in his car for two nights but Ricky says no more than two weeks
S01E02-Fuck Community College. Lets Get Drunk and Eat Chicken Fingers
Episode Recap- Julian wants to do something more with his life so we see him reviewing a college calendar to see what Julian would like to become. Moments later we hear gunshots coming from outside, which is Ricky firing into the night air to shut up the neighbourhood dogs so he can sleep, which only gets them even more riled up. Julian tells him to stop firing and think for once.
The next morning Bubbles wakes up Ricky demanding that he gets his kitty back, which only happens when Julian forcibly takes the cat out of the car and sparks bad feelings between Ricky and Bubbles. When he goes back inside the trailer, He notices there are many messages on his answering machine demanding something from him from many people.
After a message from Lucy, Julian and Lucy Remember how they met each other (which was during a party when they were about 18 in which Julian couldn't remember why he woke up in bed with Lucy). Meanwhile in the background of this discussion, People are arriving outside of Julian's trailer to get something from Julian such, in which stresses out Julian so badly, he fires his gun and tells everybody to shut up and get off his lawn, and that he is leaving the park.
Ricky then explains that Julian has changed because of the camera's. Julian then shows up to give Ricky notice that he is moving. But later on Layhey shows up saying that Julian can't leave making excuses of lot fee back payments, oil leaking cars, lease for trailer not being expired all in an attempt to persuade Julian not to Leave the park without Ricky.
Later on, Ricky and Ray are seen partying outside in the car listening to blues music after being specifically told that he was not allowed to and then demands that Ricky leaves his property. In a heated argument, Julian catches Ricky up because he hasn't got his "grade learnin'" while everybody else explains that Ricky and Julian are Codependent and need each other to function.
After Ricky ends up wasted and passes out on the street, Julian says to Ricky that he needs help to fix his old car in order to get it off the lawn. While out searching for car parts, they get caught by police, but Ricky who is good a tricking cops gets them out of trouble.
Back at Julian's, They get the car up and running. Afterwards, Julian offers Ricky the car which in turn he accepts. So happy about the new car, Ricky Takes his family for a ride which ends up in Lucy and Ricky back together.
In a final Plea from Layhey to remain in the park, Layhey promises to wipe the slate clean, also forgetting the back rent on his property and sending randy over to do some yard work for him. in which Julian then agrees to remain in the park.
S01303-Mr. Layhey's Got My Porno Tape
Episode Recap- At the beginning of the episode randy is sent on a noise complaint over to Julian's where Randy discovers that Ricky is growing dope in the back of Julian's grandmothers car. Before Ricky went to jail he had an excellent setup but because he went to jail, he lost everything and is having a difficult time getting his life back together.
In trying to get his dope operation back up and going he goes down to this hydroponics store where the camera crew surprises the store owner and gets Ricky banned from the store forever. Now with no money and in need of hydroponics gear to get his life back on track-especially with him smoking butts of the ground because he has no money-, he receives an offer from J-Roc to make money by starring in a porno film. Even though he consulted with Julian on acting in the Porno he decides to go through with the filming of the porno and persuades his buddy Bubbles to star in it is as well.
While filming From Russia with the Love Bone, A story about two girls who stole a motorcycle and then get caught by Corporal Alexei and Sergeant Boris, Ricky is unable to perform due to his thoughts about his girlfriend Lucy but Bubbles is ready to "get it on". But in the middle of the filming the Trailer park Supervisor, Mr. Layhey and J-Roc's mother interrupt the filming where J-Roc gets grounded and the tape gets confiscated by Mr. Layhey as blackmail to get Ricky to leave the Park.
After the tape has been confiscated, Lucy finds out that Ricky had participated in the porno film and says that she doesn't want to have anything to do with him. Not wanting the porno tape to fall into the wrong hands, Ricky along with Bubbles. decides that he needs to get the tape back (and wanting to kill Mr. Layhey and Randy) After Phoning Julian about their plans of wanting to get the tape back, Julian feels that he should be the one to retrieve the tape.
Upon entering the trailer he finds Mr. Layhey and Randy in a compromising position and promises not to tell anyone about the incident as long as he got the tape back and got a few other goodies. After they retrieve the tape, Bubbles wrecks the tape and in their moment of fellowship Julian promises to lend Ricky the money to get his gear and Ricky shows Julian his appreciation, but after the awkward moment Julian tells Ricky to go home to Lucy.
S01E04-Mrs. Peterson's Dog Gets Fucked Up
Episode Recap- While Layhey and Randy are driving around the park, they catch sight of Ricky and Julian driving around the park littering. Frustrated, Layhey calls Ricky and Julian "Recidivists"- people who keep on going to jail. Though Mr. Layhey admits that Julian is really nice to a person named Mrs. Peterson.
Julian has known Mrs. Peterson for about 11 years and knows that she is getting on in age but she considers Julian as her grandson, and does special little things for him which he thinks is cool. Julian then proceeds to say that she needs to go in for day surgery so he agreed to look after her dog Sparky. Back at his place, Julian receives a message that Ricky needs a ride to pick up some weed so he can get his life back together, but in the background Lucy yells that he is going to look after Trinity because every time she is looked after by Ray, she comes home messed up.
Julian then gives Ricky a ride down to a tunnel where they meet a guy named Sam to pick up the pound of weed that he needs to help to get his life back together. When they meet the guy, the camera surprises Sam, causing shots to be fired but nobody gets hurt. While trying to go home, Ricky and Julian get stopped by Layhey, who used to be an officer who resigned from the force due to a situation. Layhey wants to search their vehicle but Ricky and Julian forced their way through the Park Supervisors road block.
Later on Julian pays Ricky $7 to look after Sparky because he needed to go to the Department of Motor Vehicles and he didn't want to leave the dog in the truck. but then Ricky argues that he is not looking after the dog because he had to make some weed brownies. But after fighting with Julian, Julian leaves the film crew with Ricky to make sure he doesn't screw up.
Back at his father's trailer, Ricky proceeds to tell everyone that he can make twice as much money from selling weed brownies. Then Ricky, needing to take a batch out of the oven, goes looking for oven mitts in the process finding a loaded gun. In telling the audience how good the gun is and being interrupted by Corey and Trevor, the dog knocks over a tray of weed brownies and eats it. Then while distracted by that situation, he leaves the gun where Trinity shoots him in the butt.
While fearing what will happen to the dog, they take Sparky to the vet. Ricky argues also that he needs medical attention but Julian refuses to take him to a doctor for fear of the questions. When they arrive at the vet, for payment of helping out Sparky and for the removal of the bullet from Ricky's butt, Ricky and Julian are supposed to take the vets truck up to a farmers barn to steal a tractor because that farmer owed the vet allot of money. When the farmer notices that Ricky and Julian are stealing the tractor, the farmer proceeds to shoot at them and the film crew resulting in Ricky getting shot in the arm and their sound guy getting shot in the arm.
Ricky and Julian proceed to take their sound guy to the hospital, leaving them outside of the entrance. After dropping him at the door, Ricky receives a call from his now drunk daughter asking when he will be home. After receiving the call, Ricky also decides he needs medical attention but Julian persuades Ricky not to get it at the hospital but back at the vets.
At the end of the day, Julian gives Sparky back to Mrs. Peterson only to find out that she didn't go for surgery but went out birthday shopping for Julian's birthday. When Julian returns home, he receives a phone message from Mrs. Peterson saying that the dog is messed up, that their sound guy saying that he is fine and also receives a message that Ricky and Lucy are broken up again.
S01E05-I'm Not Gay, I Love Lucy... Wait A Second, Maybe I Am Gay
Episode Recap- Back together with Lucy again, Ricky heads over to Julian's to borrow his stove and $10 because he was going to take his family out for a picnic. Until his car radiator explodes from overheating. Once the radiator explodes, it starts everyone fighting, and without the car they are unable to go out for their picnic. Frustrated about what happened to his car and not drinking the night before so he could go out with his family, he decides to get drunk. The audience finds out from Sarah that Lucy has once again dumped Ricky.
After Julian receives a message from Lucy that they broke up again, Julian decides that he needs to go see Bubbles for advice where he proceeds to tell Julian to tell Lucy a lie to try and get her and Ricky back together. Over at Lucy's trailer, Julian tells Lucy that Ricky was going to ask Lucy to marry her at the picnic, but Lucy suspects that he is lying and asks why Ricky isn't proposing to her right now. So in order to support his lies he has to go and convince Ricky to go along with asking Lucy to marry her.
Back at Julian's vehicle, Ricky in his drunken state proceeds to show his gratitude for Julian rescuing him when he messes up by starting to hug him and telling that he loves him saying that they have a "plutonium kind of love happening", which is then seen by Corey and Trevor. A little later while persuading Ricky to go through with the marriage proposal, Julian tells Ricky that other people were thinking that Ricky may be gay because he hasn't married Lucy yet and that he has been with her for 8 years and has had a child with her as well.
With this lie that Julian told Ricky that others might think that he might be gay, he goes to Julian's friends asking for help in getting a job as a garbage man, but Levi is reluctant to help him because previously crashed a garbage truck while he was drunk. After the visit with Levi and Desiree, Ricky decides that he needs to go to the bank to get a loan for his dope gear and for a ring to propose to Lucy with. Wanting to go to the bank to get the loan himself, his car refuses to start so he has to ask Julian for a ride to the bank. After Ricky arrives at the bank, he proceeds to tell the loan officer his reasons for getting the loan which in turn the loan officer turns him down and throw him out of the bank.
Returning home from the bank, Ricky and Julian spot Corey and Trevor stealing gas, where Julian proceeds to tell them that he is borrowing their car, In which we find out that they are going to do a break and enter at a jewellers. While at the Jewellers house, Ricky gets surprised by a cat and fires a few shots attracting a kid that phones 911 while they were selecting a ring for Lucy.
On the way back to the park they are stopped by the police where Ricky is forced to swallow the ring. While talking to the officer, Ricky was able to trick him into letting him go. Later that night, Ricky goes over to Julian's only to find out that he is out. Ricky then decides to stake out Julian's home waiting for him to get home, in the process spotting Lucy trying to find Julian so that she could persuade him to get together with her because they had been with each other in the past. Ricky calls out to Lucy saying that he isn't home and calls her over to the car telling her that he finally got a job and to ask for her hand in marriage.
S01E06-Who in the Hell Invited These Idiots To My Wedding?
Episode Recap- After proposing to Lucy in the last episode, Ricky tells the audience that the film crew has been a positive force in his life because he says that he has matured thanks to being on film and that his life is very good. Back at Julian's trailer, Julian receives constant messages from Lucy regarding the planning of the wedding and how Ricky is not responsible enough to look after it stressing Julian out. Lucy thinks that she shouldn't have to worry about the planning and that she should focus on her stagettet. Sarah then proceeds to tell the audience that the idea of Lucy and Ricky marrying is a good way to get them off of Julian's back so that he could go out, be alone and have a relationship with another person.
With another message this time from trinity being sweet to him probably regarding him as a second father to her, Julian wishes that her mother would stop bugging him about the wedding so that he could be alone. Once Bubbles hears that Julian wants to be alone and trying to convince Julian not to abandon Trinity because of her mother, we find out that Bubbles was abandoned at a young age to live alone in a shed for the rest of his life wondering what happened to his parents.
After many phone calls from Lucy bugging Julian about the planning of the wedding, and having no food for the wedding, Julian decides that he should commit a robbery in order to get the food for the wedding. But while being the best man for the wedding, Julian is forced to plan a way to have Ricky's stag party and also to get him out of the way while he is committing the robbery of the grocery store. During Ricky's stag party, Julian planned to get Ricky so drunk that he would pass out. then later on while getting him drunk at the bar, they needed to also steal a truck. While stealing the truck from the bar parking lot Ricky is so drunk that he is hard to handle and falls into a van causing the alarm to go off, luckily not alerting anyone to what Julian, Bubbles, Corey and Trevor were doing.
Later on at the grocery store, the food robbery was going to plan until Ricky walked in dazed from his drunkenness for some packs of smokes. Corey sees Ricky come in but didn't realize it was Ricky and tells him to put his hands up. Ricky not realizing that it was his friends, pulls his gun and begins to fire starting a gunfight in the store. After the gunfire ceases, Julian points out the security camera to Ricky which then Ricky shoots out. In the truck Ricky yells at Julian, Bubbles, Corey and Trevor for being stupid and is now beginning to worry about the police since he was caught on camera without a mask on.
On the day of the wedding while Ricky is over at Lucy's trying to have some family time with Lucy and Trinity, Someone shows up at the trailer that they weren't expecting and by the way that he was acting figured out that he was an officer. While talking with the officer he plays dumb about the robbery but the officer tells Ricky that he will be seeing him soon. After getting ready for his trip down to the alter, Ricky tells Julian that he is worried about the officer that is walking around the park, feeling like he was about to be arrested and not wanting to go back to jail alone because he couldn't survive in there without Julian.
At the wedding, Everybody is enjoying themselves while being filmed on the wedding video. As the wedding proceeds, Lucy and Ricky begin to give each other their vows but just before they could finish saying I do, The police show up with sirens blaring to arrest Ricky for the grocery store robbery. Since Ricky was the only one identified and knowing that Ricky can't survive in jail alone, Julian proceeds to fire his gun so he could be arrested along with Ricky. With the Wedding being ruined and with Ricky hauled off to the police car in cuff, Ricky starts to get angry and saying that he would like to have other people arrested as well.
Six months later we get an update about them being in jail and Ricky realizes from his time in the joint what he should do about his relationship with Lucy and also that he shouldn't have defended himself in court. Julian then pipes in that how he was feeling was the power of positive thinking.