Sam Brody is the son of nurse Elle Brody and soldier Ford Brody. The day his father returns home from duty, Sam happily welcomes his father home from military service. When the MUTOs and Godzilla make their way to San Francisco, Elle leaves Sam with a coworker during the city's evacuation. On the bus, Sam and the other children are nearly killed when Godzilla crashes through the bridge but fortunately the driver manages to get them to the other side just in time. The next day, after Godzilla had killed the MUTOs, Sam is reunited with his parents.