Ponyboy is walking home from the movies. He gets stopped by the socs. The socs make fun of him because of his greasy hair. They ask Ponyboy if he needs a haircut and calls him a greaser. The socs then run away and the greaser gang comes to check on Ponyboy.
Dally and Ponyboy meet these two girls named Cherry and Marcia at the drive-ins. Dally puts his feet on Cherry's chair and she gets mad. Marcia doesn't acknowledge that Cherry is getting mad at Dally. She is just enjoying her Coke and popcorn.
Ponyboy comes home at 2:00 in the morning one day. He fell asleep in the lot with Johnny. Darry gets really mad at Ponyboy. Darry slaps Ponyboy across the face because he was arguing with him.