Ponyboy runs into some Socs on the street and attacked. One of the guys had a knife and was threatening Ponyboy. He tried getting away and fighting, but that never worked out. Later, Ponyboy realizes that the Socs cut him.
The Greasers snuck into a drive in and met Cherry and Marcia. Dally is annoying Cherry and Marcia because he is just bored. They then become friends, and spend the rest of the night with them.
Ponyboy comes home after curfew at 2 am, without Sodapop or Darry knowing. Then Darry hits Ponyboy which no one has ever done. Ponyboy decides to run out .Then comes back right after talking to Johnny and understanding what he is going through.