Charlie works on getting his vintage ’47 Cadillac running. Brandie introduces former Army Vet, Mark, to Charlie while pairing Jasmine with Gil for her first tattoo from a scar she got when she was 3 years old.
Katie and Tina go thrift shopping and Brandie finds two more people in need of some Ink Therapy. Bryan had a tumor removed from his arm, and Brenda escaped an abusive relationship in which her boyfriend slashed her.
Gil celebrates his anniversary with his wife Susana. Brandie finds one caterpillar, Becky, a single mom with a harrowing story. She survived an horrific car crash, a cancer scare and a parasite that nearly killed her.
The cast reluctantly agree to go to the gym. In the meantime, Brandie has found two caterpillars. Trisha has a scar from a motorcycle accident, and Angelo survived cancer, with a very large scar on his chest as a reminder.
Brandie’s story. After 8 years of an “ink therapy” journey, Charlie finally covers Brandie’s last burn. Tears of joy, and an emotional rollercoaster. Once again - linked by ink. What a long, strange trip it has been…