Ryan, Marissa, Seth, and Summer try to raise money for Johnny's knee surgery by throwing Ryan a Bar Mitzvah as part of Seth annual Chrismukkah celebration. Ryan is glad to help Johnny, but soon back out when he sees that Johnny has romantic feelings for Marissa. Meanwhile, Kirsten tries to make amends to the dirt-poor Julie who still is concealing her living situation from Marissa. But when Julie meets Summer's father whom agrees to cater the Ryan "Bar Mitz-vahkkah" she feels find confiding in him about her current living condition.
Did You Know?
"Mensch" is a German noun meaning a "human". In Yiddish, "mensch" roughly means "a good person." It means a particularly good person, like a stand-up guy. (Sandy: That's 'cause, Ryan Atwood ... you're a mensch. And after tonight, I'm gonna tell you what that means.) See more
The gang wants to throw an honorary bar mitzvah for Ryan to raise money for Johnny's knee surgery. But the proceeds from Johnny suing the person that ran him over should have covered his surgery. See more
I came to see how you were.
I'm great. Some of the neighbours are having cockfights in an hour, using stray dogs. It's a holiday tradition. My money's on the feisty Weimaraner.
Good, because I'm awful.
I'm spitting Skoal into a can, drinking wine from a bottle I unscrewed, and living in a home that, if I wanted to, I could put in reverse. I'm beyond awful.