Back at the diner, Tyra is walking out as Smash walks in. Tyra is all clangy earrings and boobs. There I said it. She is ALL boobs. I love it. Smash tells her her boyfriend is a piece of work. She tells him he's not her boyfriend at the moment and then sort of sashays her hot ass across the parking lot.
Over in the projects, a large black woman in nurse's scrubs carries a bag of groceries toward her apartment, followed by two daughters. She yells at one to get the rest of the groceries, she knows she isn't supposed to stress her back. The line comes off too much like it's cut-and-pasted from The Big Book of Black Stereotypes. The young girl complains that "Brian never has to do anything!" and as the mother approaches the door, she yells toward the apartment at Brian to "turn that junk down!", meaning the hip-hop issuing pretty loudly from inside. She opens the door and GASP! close shot of Tyra and Smash doing some serious making out, Tyra's mouth all "yeah, baby" as he works on her neck. SmashMomma doesn't miss a beat: "You lost your mind?" and the two scramble up. Smash is shirtless, Tyra's miraculously got all her clothes on. Tyra, as she's straightening herself -- and this is sort of brilliantly disgusting -- picks something off her tongue (a hair? couch lint?). It's a gesture that just NAILS the abjectness of a hook-up like this one. Tyra glances at SmashMomma: "You must be Mrs. Williams." Wow, is she irreverent. SmashMomma is like "mmm hhmm" and then turns to Smash: "Messin' with white girls. After gettin' in a fight at practice!" Smash just rubs his forehead while his mom takes Tyra outside.
They get outside in the glaring and incredibly hot-seeming late afternoon light, and SmashMomma asks Tyra if she's trying to get back at Tim Riggins. Tyra smart-mouths, "You a shrink?" and SmashMomma tells her she'd best be nice: "I work at Planned Parenthood, you probably haven't seen the last of me." Tyra doesn't take this real well: "Hey, I know how to use protection, I'm not some piece of trash." SmashMomma, "Oh, yeah, you a class act all the way." And I am just transcribing the dialogue from this scene because it ROCKS. Tyra asks her what that's supposed to mean, as she sort of presumptuously opens the door to get into SmashMomma's sedan, like she'll get a ride home. SmashMomma replies, "It means you're safe to walk from here." Right on. God, so much crazy shit rolled up in that comment -- SmashMomma realizing that part of what this white girl is after is danger, danger that she thinks comes along with black skin and limited income.