Gwen invited Max over for dinner because Max frightened her and she was apologizing for being frightened of Max.
Max and Freak went to to the big Fourth of July party to see the fireworks. Tony. D called them out and started to pick on them. Freak insulted Tony thinking Max could take him in a fight.
Tony and his gang chased Max and Freak around. Freak was telling Max what to do and were to go. Max and Freak ran into a pond and Tony and his gang through rock at them. A police car came and Tony and his gang ran away. Max and Freak got pulled out of the water and called themselves Freak the Mighty.