When an absent dad suddenly has to deal with his son Buster, he first tries to pretend Buster’s not there. When that fails, he tries to send him back to his mother.
Resigned to his fate, the dad gives fathering a half-hearted try, making dinner, talking about life with his son. When he tries to send Buster to bed, however, Buster throws a fit, and the father finally sees the situation through his son’s eyes.
He promises him a day spent doing whatever Buster wants to do. What Buster chooses is a pleasant surprise.