Nashville is digging into the past.
On Thursday's episode, titled "Speed Trap Town," the country music drama goes back to Gunnar's (Sam Palladio) hometown in Texas -- and it's an heart-wrenching look back at one of the saddest days of his childhood.
When Gunnar flashes back to that moment, young Gunnar is called into the principal's office and he senses that what's to come isn't going to be good news.
"Beyond awful," the principal says to a devastated Gunnar, whose grandmother comes in to take him and his brother, Jason, away. "I'm sorry to have to give you this news." Watch the exclusive sneak peek above.
Nashville airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CMT.
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