Protective Dad Quizzes Daughter's Date About Intentions Through Doorbell Camera

Playing Massachusetts Dad Grills Daughter's Date Through Doorbell Camera

One Massachusetts dad wasn't home to meet his daughter's date — but that didn't stop him from vetting the poor guy. 

Dad Pedro Lugo was at work, but when Jared Downey walked up to the front door and rang the doorbell, he picked up via his Ring camera's intercom, quizzing him on his intentions with his daughter Grace.

"I get to see your face, but you don't get to see mine," Lugo told Downey, laughing. 

There was some debate about what time the couple would come home — Dad said 10:30, while Downey suggested 11 p.m. Dad won out.

Finally, Lugo offered Downey some words of caution.

"Just make sure you treat her correctly because that's my first daughter," he told Downey.

"You don't have to worry, sir," Downey replied. 

Speaking to Inside Edition on Wednesday, Downey said he was super anxious during the conversation. 

"Anybody would be nervous meeting anyone's parents for the first time, but having to do it like that, I was nervous," Downey said, adding, "I was definitely intimidated."

Daughter Grace said she knew her dad had something planned but didn't expect what happened. 

"I didn't think he was gonna do it the way he did, interrogate him they way he did," she said. 

Luckily, Downey impressed Lugo. 

"He brought her home at 10:18 p.m. that day," the dad said. "He brought her home early!"

Looks like a second date is on the horizon. 

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