As the first day of high school approaches, Monse returns from writing camp to find that Ruby and Jamal are on the outs with Cesar.
An attempted intervention on Cesar's behalf doesn't go quite as planned. Meanwhile, Ruby experiences love at first sight with a friend of the family.
As Cesar sinks deeper into Oscar's unsafe world, the group deals with the emotional turmoil of attending their first high school dance.
On Halloween, Jamal persuades the crew to trick-or-treat in swanky Brentwood, where he hopes to uncover clues to a local mystery.
Self-confessed blabbermouth Jamal gives Cesar a time limit to tell Ruby about what happened with Olivia, but a police lockdown complicates matters.
As secrets get revealed, the core friend group begins to fracture. Amid the upheaval, Jamal's lies about football finally catch up with him.
Ruby becomes obsessed with planning the perfect quincea?era for Olivia, while Jamal finds an oddball ally in his quest to solve the RollerWorld riddle.
Cesar spends quality time with Oscar, Monse finagles a baby-sitting job, Jamal edges closer to the truth, and Olivia experiences a fashion crisis.
With Cesar's future on the line, Jamal, Monse and Ruby end up in a frantic search around town to find the one thing that might save him.
Partners switch on more than the dance floor at Olivia's quincea?era, but an act of mercy could cost the friends everything they hold dear.
On New Year's Eve, Monse makes a promise that leaves Cesar at loose ends, Jamal keeps an eye on the money, and Ruby's brother returns with a surprise.
While Jamal, Monse and Cesar search for the missing stash, Ruby's grief progresses into anger, leading him to lash out at a dangerous acquaintance.
An increasingly anxious Jamal pays a price for unearthing the money. Monse finds a way to help Cesar, and Ruby sends Jasmine on an impossible errand.
Cesar and Jamal make strange bedfellows, Jasmine helps Ruby find a date for the Valentine's Day dance, and Monse receives a heartbreaking ultimatum.
An attempt to raise Ruby's spirits works a little too well. Cesar gets advice about Monse. Jamal urges Ruby's grandmother to seek medical care.
Unsure about accepting Julia's offer, Monse invites Ruby and Jamal over to help her figure things out, but their visit doesn't quite go as planned.
Baby shower preparations bring out the worst in Ruby's mom. Guilty consciences plague Mario and Cesar, and Jamal worries that the money may be cursed.
As an old enemy returns to the neighborhood, the friends zero in on a solution to both their dirty money problem and Cesar's unstable living situation.
With Cesar's options dwindling, he takes drastic measures, prompting his worried friends to put their own Hail Mary plan into motion.
Cesar meets his fate head-on, but friendship lines are drawn when he tries to put things right with Monse, who comes to a decision about her future.