本身生性笑天欢不面子的中学西宾帕特（布莱德利·库珀 Bradley Cooper 饰）回家撞见妻子出轨后因灵魂创伤被怙恃送进病院举走精神医治。出院后帕特回到怙恃家与怙恃同住，在父亲（罗伯特·德尼罗 Robert De Niro 饰）与母亲（杰基·韦佛 Jacki Weave r 饰）的太过盖注下难免感触克制。选段中，Pat的爸爸用他的举座贮备和别人走侠仗义赌，Pat要在跳舞竞争中到达5分同时老鹰队要得胜。而末了他们都做到了~同时，Pat已经大白他日的信都是Tiffany写给他的，他们相互表亮，了局快活的在一路了。
Host：Alright, let's see the scores for solatano and Maxwell. We have a four point nine, four eight, a four nine...
One dancer：That's really too bad, guys. That's a lot of fours.
Host：And and a five point four for an average score of.. Five point zero.
One dancer：Sorry about that, guys.
Pat：Dad, dad, did the eagles win?
Pat's Father：The eagles won, forty-four-six! They won, forty-four-six!
Host：Why are they so excited about a five?
Pat：How are you? You okay?
Pat's Father：Good. How are you?
Pat：I'm really good. Yeah, thanks.
Pat's Father：You looked really happy out there.
Pat's Father：Yeah. Yeah, who'd have thought, dancing? You look incredible.
Pat's Father：You lost a lot of weight.
Pat：I've been reading your books and, I have a positive attitude. I'm on medication, I'm in therapy. Where's Tiffany?
Pat's Father：She left.
Pat：What do you mean, she left?
Pat's Father：She left. What do you think!
Pat：Where is she?
Pat's Father：Let me tell you, I know you don't wanna listen to your father, I didn't listen to mine but I'm telling you, you gotta pay attention to the signs. When life reaches out with a moment like this, it's a sin if you don't reach back. I'm telling you, it's a sin if you don't reach back, and it'll haunt you for the rest of your days like a curse. You're facing a big challenge in your life right now, at this very moment, right here. That girl loves you, she really loves you. And I don't know if Nikki ever did, but she sure as hell doesn't love you right now. I'm telling you, don't fuck this up.
Pat：I love you, dad. Hey!
Tiffany：Would you just leave me alone?!
Pat：Wait a second! I have one more letter for you to read, okay?
Tiffany：What the fuck is the matter with you? Give it to her yourself!
Pat：Let me say something. You don't ever have to see me again if you just read it, alright?
Tiffany：This is so fucked up.
Pat：Yeah, just read it.
Tiffany：“Dear Tiffany...I know you wrote the letter. The only way you could meet my crazy... ”
Pat：“...was by doing something crazy yourself. Thank you. I love you. I knew it the minute I met you. I'm sorry it took so long for me to catch up. I just got stuck. Pat. ” I wrote that a week ago.
Tiffany：You wrote that a week ago?
Pat：Yes, I did.
Tiffany：You let me lie to you for a week?
Pat：I was trying to be romantic.
Tiffany：You love me?
Pat：Yeah, I do.