Seth Green, Peter Riegert, Jamie-Lynn Sigler

On tonight's episode of Dads, Eli (Seth Green) finds himself the victim of bullying — by Gene, the son of the single mother he's dating (guest star Jamie-Lynn Sigler). Their rivalry really comes to a head when the boy steals the prototype of a new game that Eli needs to present at an important meeting.

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It's a safe bet that Eli's new romance will be short-lived, since it's clear his latest flame is always going to take her son's side over his.

Check out the clip below to find out what happens when Eli asks for his father David's (Peter Riegert) help to diffuse the situation. (Hint: It doesn't go well.)

Dads airs Tuesdays at 8/7c on Fox.