Dawn and Cassidy ask Al if he has any "connections" on how to get tickets for an upcoming Jim Carrey movie.Jamal convinces Chris to have a party and drive his father's car after Chris reveals that his parents forgot his birthday.Jamal and Chris's similar personalities caused friction between them in the beginning, but they became best friends as the series went on.
L-Train warns Jamal that he's dead meat if he even thinks about painting over his graffiti.
Chris learns about it and proceeds to paint over it.
He goes to great lengths to sabotage the event including ruining Jamal's musical act which results in a fallout with his mom.
In the end both Chris and Mrs Anderson talk and she promises that nothing will ever get in the way of their relationship.
The series was very similar in style to Saved by the Bell, but with an urban setting and more diverse cast.
City Guys was mainly centered on its two main characters, Jamal Grant (Wesley Jonathan) and Chris Anderson (Scott Whyte), two teenagers from different backgrounds – Chris coming from a wealthy family, and Jamal coming from a working-class family – who had to stay on the ball while attending Manhattan High School (which was nicknamed in the series as "Manny High") and avoid trouble, while their principal Karen Noble (Marcella Lowery) attempted to keep them in line and out of trouble.But with the PSATs coming up in a few days, everyone tries to cope with the loss.One of Jamal's friends finally gets out of juvenile Hall and returns.In the end, they both get assigned to do a video year book for the school year.When Chris' mom learns Manhattan High does not have a Music Department because of lack of money, she vows to throw a fundraiser at the Anderson home when she had already promised Chris that they would go to a concert on the same evening which makes Chris feel hurt and angry.Chris and Jamal end up in jail after getting caught with fake IDs.