In 1986, Jimmy Safechuck, a child actor from Simi Valley, California meets Michael Jackson on the set of a Pepsi commercial. Immediately taken by Safechuck, Jackson becomes a cherished family friend within months. 1987, Brisbane, Wade Robson, an amateur child dancer, is granted the opportunity to meet Jackson after winning a dance-alike competition. In 1990 Robson's mother, Joy, followed up with Jackson, and the whole family is subsequently invited to Jackson's home for the weekend, where the friendship was formed. Part One follows Jimmy, Wade and their families as they are seduced by the singer's fairy-tale existence and enthralled by their relationship with him. Both boys' families blind to the manipulation and abuse Jackson ultimately subject them to.