Kent: Yeah, Flip's girl is a little melanin challenged.The joke is that is that the olive-skinned are seen
Cheryl: Melanin challenged? ... [just getting it] Oh, she white?
Kent and Flip: She's Italian.
as somehow in-between,
not black, but a bit off-white.
And the young men hope that will make it all right
with their mother
who will be upset if the girl is too... other.