Finding "her boy and her girl" roughhousing in the pool, Barb snaps at Ben to go do his homework. When he protests that he already did it, Barb browbeats him over the C he got in Spanish. Ben climbs out and shakes his head, dog-like, all over his mom, who just makes a bunchy-face instead of killing him to death on the spot. And then, when he's gone, Barb yells at Margene to get busy on the nursery already. Margene climbs out of the pool fully dressed, defensively saying that Ben pushed her in. Barb lectures Margene about the need to teach Ben priorities. "There's play time and work time. And friend time and family time. You know where I'm going with this?" Barb's expression indicates that where she's going isn't anywhere Margene wants to be. But Margene just answers, "Of course," and dashes off before she can be asked to elaborate. Because she totally doesn't get what Barb's mad about, but if she pretends she does, she won't have to get into it. Good tactic, that.
Nicki's back at her parents' house, working on dinner with two of her sisters. She's clearly happy to be back with them, as they do that naughty sneaky butt-kicking thing that kids do, and that adult kids sometimes do when they're happy to be back together. It's really a sweet moment, capturing the joy of being back home on a rare occasion where the present combines with nostalgia and the moment stretches out from an unknown future all the way back to your childhood and your first memories and untold previous generations. And plus you're all in a cult. Meanwhile, Adaleen is having trouble getting through the giant animal carcass she's trying to butcher with a hacksaw, so she switches to a Sawzall instead. As Alby walks past under his usual cloud of glower, Evie speculates, "Alby's poisoning must be a strain on your marriage." Nicki's sisters point out that if Joey and Wanda are convicted of attempted murder, she and Bill will have to cut them off. Meanwhile, over at the carcass, Adaleen has given up cutting anything off, remembering, "I still need twenty pounds of sugar for the morning." Oh, Adaleen, you're sweet enough already.