Basil tries to tell Manuel that there is too much butter on the trays he is bringing to the guests, but Manuel does not understand English. Basil tries to communicate with Manuel in Spanish, but Basil hardly knows how to speak it. During the conversation, Basil learns how to say "donkey" ("burro") in Spanish, and Manuel learns how to say "mantequilla" ("butter") in English.
Truman Burbank goes through his daily routine and shows off his good manners in the process. He is confused when a lighting rig falls from the sky but learns from the news that an aircraft in trouble was shedding parts.
Cristina is upset with her mother, Flor, for taking her out of private school and narrates their reconciliation from her point of view. Cristina translates her mother's Spanish as the conflict unfolds.