The incident in weed is what makes George and Lennie need to find work. Lennie is intellectually disabled so, he unknowingly harrased a woman which cause the two to flee from the town.
(Flashback) Incident in Weed
George and Lennie both are traveling to their new job. The two men stop and make a fire for the night. Lennie asks George to tell him how their life will be when they get money and start their new life.
we're gonna get the jack together and we're gonna have a little house and a couple of acres an' a cow and some pigs
Candy has owned a dog since birth and is now very old. Multiple people at thee bunkhouse hate the dog because it smells. Candy is eventually forced to have to put the dog down (shoot it)
I don't know nothing that stinks as bad as an old dog.
Candy sits in the binkhouse crying becasue he had just sent his dog to death. While this happens George realizes Lennie is gone and tries to find him.
"Jus' the usual thing. We go in to old Susy's place.
Why don´t you come down to town with us?
Why? What´s doing?
While Lennie was out, he hung out at the barn. Puppys were just born an were kept in the barn. Lennie loves animals so he snuck in to pet one.
Lennie returns from his visit from the barn, but Curley suspects he was with his wife. A fight breaks out between the two and Lennie ends up breaking Curleys hand