After the chapter meeting has concluded, Shotta and Creepa try to shake Cee's hand but he wants none of it. Still upset that they voted for him, he gets into it with Creepa for not being real with him. Both Creepa and Shotta try to explain that it...... Read Full Episode Summary »
In the series finale of From G's To Gents, Fonzworth Bentley names his ultimate gentleman.
After the chapter meeting has concluded, Shotta and Creepa try to shake Cee's hand but he wants none of it. Still upset that they voted for him, he gets into it with Creepa for not being real with him. Both Creepa and Shotta try to explain that it wasn't personal but Cee is irate and continues yelling.
The next morning brings attitude adjustments for the three remaining G's. Creepa is nervous about what the day holds for them, Shotta is grateful to be one of the final three and Cee has realized that he may have overreacted the night before and he has to continue to keep things real. As such, he makes peace with both Creepa and Shotta. The morning's Daily Gent informs the three G's that their last workshop will take them to "new heights." With no further clues about the activity, Creepa is a little nervous because of his fear of heights, but Shotta tells Mr. Bentley to "bring it on."
Wanting the G's to get a taste of the good life, Fonzworth has chartered a private helicopter to take them to lunch. Creepa easily gets over his fear of heights and is so grateful to be given the opportunity to do something that no one from his neighborhood has ever done -- or probably will ever do. Cee also gets emotional, deciding to kick the drug addict, con man, and liar parts of him off the helicopter once and for all. Like the others, Shotta sees a whole new perspective on life now that he's looking down at the buildings instead of up. The sky really is the limit for these three!
Fonzworth welcomes the three to lunch at the ritzy Da Vinci's in Beverly Hills. Today's lesson will focus on "The Complete Gentleman" and Fonzworth asks all three of the G's what they're greatest weaknesses are right now. Creepa claims it's that he tries to help everyone but Fonzworth disagrees. He points out that Creepa always calls himself a goon and pulls out a dictionary to show Creepa the true meaning of the word. The meanings include a "dope," a "sap," and a "dull or unattractive person lacking conversation ability." Creepa never realized that a goon meant this and Fonzworth informs him that it's time to choose once and for all whether he's a goon or a gentleman. Cee admits that being a con-man is his greatest weakness and this time, Fonzworth agrees. Continuing with the dictionary theme, Fonzworth tells Cee that his biggest fault is he's lacking integrity and reads Cee the definition. While Shotta thinks his biggest fault is being selfish, the word Fonzworth looks up for him is complacence. Fonzworth believes Shotta's biggest problem is that he constantly waits for opportunities to come to him. When Creepa asks Fonzworth what other skills he needs to work on, Fonzworth hands him the dictionary and tells him to get to work.
Determined to move past their weaknesses, the G's return to the house. Later in the evening, Fonzworth gathers them together and lets them know that one of them will be going home that night but it will be a different kind of black-ball ceremony. Shaun, Stan, E6, T-Jones and D-Boy have all returned and will cast their votes for who they think deserves to stay. The person with the most votes will automatically stay, while the bottom two will face elimination. Cee knows he's in trouble, as he and D-Boy got into several fights in the house. Because of this and all the other people Cee has conned, Creepa and Shotta feel pretty good about their chances.
Before casting their votes, the five former G's will get to meet with Cee, Creepa and Shotta. D-Boy starts out Cee's meeting by asking him if he thought they'd meet again in the mansion and whether or not he's afraid of karma. It takes everything in him for Cee to maintain his composure and be "real" with the G's and refuses to talk badly about his competitors (as he would have done in the past). When it's Shotta's turn, he first tells the other guys about how much he's changed since coming to the mansion. The G's are all impressed that he doesn't try to manipulate them and speaks from the heart about his son being the ultimate motivation. Creepa begins by apologizing for his "goon" behavior and describes himself currently as a "gentleman-in-training." Besides his change in attitude, the guys take note that Creepa's stopped wearing his grill and the "hater-blockers."
When it's time for the black-ball ceremony, Fonzworth reveals that it will be a public ceremony. Cee is incredibly relieved when Stan casts the first vote and it's for him. Shaun, however, casts his vote for Creepa, followed by E6, who votes for Shotta. D-Boy votes for Creepa, leaving the final vote up to T-Jones. Cee is confident that his constant partner will clearly choose him, but T-Jones still remembers that Cee chose to save Creepa instead of him and votes for Creepa.
With Creepa safe from elimination, Fonzworth dismisses the five former G's so he can decide whether Shotta or Cee will continue on in the competition. It's not an easy decision for Fonzworth by any means. He reminds Shotta that he came to the house with the story of being homeless, except in reality, he'd alienated himself from his mother's home. He says he knows that Cee has realized that he needs to work hard at changing his reputation and that it will take some time. Fonzworth knows Cee can do it, but informs him that it's just a little too late and his membership has been denied. When it comes down to it, Fonzworth just believes that Shotta would be a better representative for the Gentlemen's Club. Cee is still determined to continue his transformation for his daughter and believes that is worth much more than a hundred thousand dollars.
Fonzworth tells Creepa and Shotta that their final challenge will be to put together a speech about why they should be a member of The Gentlmen's Club that talks about their transformation from G to Gent. When they wake up in the morning, Shotta feels wonderful and is glad that Creepa's in the final two with him. Creepa, however, does not feel so great. He feels like every time he's gotten his hopes in the past, he's only been disappointed.
When The Daily Gent arrives, it informs the guys that they'll be picked up and taken to some "grooming" appointments so they can look their best for the Chapter Meeting. Shotta is delighted when he's taken to a classy yet classic barbershop like the one he'd like to own one day. As he gets his shave, he asks the barber about training and the manager of the store gives Shotta his card so that if he decides to pursue barbering, he can come be trained by the best. After both G's pick out new suits for the meeting, Creepa heads to the barbershop for his shave. However, Creepa decides he needs to take his transformation one step further to show Fonzworth how much he's changed.
When the guys return home, they get right to work writing their speeches. Likewise, Fonzworth reflects on just how far both of these gentlemen have come since they entered the club. Before they know it, it's time for the final Chapter Meeting. For the first time, everyone sees that Creepa has cut off his hair into a short and refined do. Both Shotta and Fonzworth can barely recognize the grown man standing in front of them.
Shotta is the first to give his speech, beginning with a description of the man he was when he first came to the club: a scared little boy who only thought about himself and did horrible things. He confesses that it had been years since he told his mother he loved her and that Fonzworth is the one who made that possible. Because of The Gentlemen's Club, Shotta now believe that he will one day open that barbershop. But more importantly, he'll leave the competition as a better father, a much better son and a better all-around person.
Even Fonzworth acknowledges that Shotta will be a tough act to follow, but Creepa is determined to speak from the heart. He's entitled his speech "Started As A Goon" because that's what he thought he needed to be. Creepa reveals that since he's been there, three of his friends have been murdered. He now realizes that he needs to relocate and have a true fresh start. Creepa also confesses that Fonzworth has made him realize that being a gentleman will get you much farther in life than being a goon. Most importantly, he thanks Fonzworth for not only teaching him that there's a lot more in the world to live for but showing him. It's because of this that Creepa has shown his commitment to change by getting rid of his grills, his shades and even his hair. He vows that he will continue to do whatever it takes to be a gentleman and begs Fonzworth to take a chance on him. It's the most eloquent they've ever heard him speak and Fonzworth recognizes that the speech was really from the heart.
Fonzworth finds himself left with an "enormously tough" decision. He recognizes that Shotta now shows not only purpose, but promise. He also recognizes that although Creepa had the farthest to go with his transformation, the man that now stands in front of him is calm, refined and proud. Fonzworth tells Shotta that he's proud of the commitment he's shown and will reward him by committing to help him open his barbershop. However, Shotta must first show Fonzworth that he can help himself and thus, his membership has been denied. Still, even though Shotta didn't win, Fonzworth decides to pay for him to go to barber school.
Fonzworth explains that he's decides to give Creepa the hundred thousand dollars because he hasn't been given the same opportunities in life that Shotta has. The guy that first arrived at The Gentlemen's Club needed a miracle to walk away a winner and that's what Creepa's pulled off. As Fonzworth welcomes Creepa to The Gentlemen's Club, the former goon begins to weep. He's truly realized that you don't have to intimidate people in order to get them to respect you. He vows to make Fonzworth proud and the two toast to a "new beginning."