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4.17: "Love's Labors Mislaid"

Summary: Maggie forgets having sex with Joel; Ed faces an arranged marriage; a rare bird is seen (a Siberian Tit) and Holling and Ruth-Anne go out to see it.

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4.16: "Ill Wind"

Summary: Drastic tension between Maggie and Joel; Maurice is unhappy when Chris saves his life; Ed is intrigued by death.

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4.15: "Learning Curve"

Summary: Much to Joel's distress, Marilyn goes on vacation by herself; Holling attempts to earn his high school diploma; the regional teacher spends two weeks in Cicely and almost becomes a role model for Maggie.

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Delay

Right, so, due to the fact that I completely forgot about it this weekend, "Learning Curve" is going to be postponed to the 9th. Actually, hmm, maybe it would be best to postpone until after Christmas--say the 30th? Let's go with that. And then power through the rest of S4 and into S5!

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4.14: "Grosse Pointe 48230"

Summary: Maggie bribes Joel into accompanying her to her grandmother's birthday party in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.

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4.13: "Duets"

Summary: Ed's spiritual guide leads him to his natural father; Maggie and Mike share their first kiss; traveling piano tuner visits the Brick to adjust its ancient upright.

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4.12: "Revelations"

Summary: Chris takes his vacation at a monastery; Ruth-Anne pays Maurice the remaining amount owed on her store; Joel becomes incredibly antsy when he has no patients.

4.11: "Survival of the Species"

Summary: Ed becomes environmentally conscious; Maggie discovers ancient Indian relics in her backyard; Chris befriends a young delinquent and teaches him about life on the road.

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4.10: "Crime and Punishment"

Summary: When Chris-in-the-Morning is suddenly arrested for breaking parole many years before by leaving West Virginia without the consent of his parole officer, the townspeople immediately come to his aid. Maurice hires Mike to defend Chris. Mike, who was formerly a corporate attorney, is challenged to find a solid defense for Chris. After having everyone testify to the good person that Chris has become and painting the picture of his dysfunctional childhood, Mike attempts to prove the Chris Stevens currently before the court is not the same Chris Stevens who hot-wired a car at the tender age of eighteen.

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Schedule update

For our lurkers, we'll be resuming with "Crime and Punishment" on October 28th.

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4.09: "Do The Right Thing"

Summary: An ex-member of the KGB visits Cicely to sell Maurice his official Russian dossier; a health inspector surveys The Brick for the first time in more then thirty years; Maggie makes a vow to herself to live each day as if it was her last.

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Mod note: Since rowdycamels and I will both be out of town next weekend, we'll pick up with "Crime and Punishment" the week after that.

4.08: "Thanksgiving"

Summary: Cicely readies itself for the annual Day of the Dead parade and Thanksgiving Day feast; Joel discovers he owes the state of Alaska a fifth year of service.

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4.07: "The Bad Seed"

Summary: Everyone is shocked when Holling's unknown illegitimate daughter arrives in town - especially Holling who believed he was sterile. Maggie assists Marilyn in her search for her dream house. Ed is excited about his annual visit from Princess, a crane he took under his wing when she was abandoned as a baby.

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4.06: "On Your Own"

Summary: The Flying Man returns to Cicely to woo Marilyn; Ed finds a ring that once belonged to Federico Fellini; Maurice has Mike rewrite his will to include his recently discovered Korean son, Duk Won.

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4.05: "Blowing Bubbles"

Summary: A mysterious new resident quarantines himself in Cicely, arousing Maggie's interest and Joel's disbelief. Ruth-Anne must also cope with a new addition to the community - her materialistic son, Matthew, who gives up his career as an investment banker in Atlanta in search of a simpler life.

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4.04: "Heroes"

Summary: Chris must decide what to do with his deceased friend's remains. A heavy-metal rock star mistakenly arrives in Cicely instead of Sicily.

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4.03: "Nothing's Perfect"

Summary: Chris kills a dog with his truck and quickly falls in love with its owner. Maurice buys an extremely expensive Augsburg clock and with its delivery comes a highly trained specialist to install it.

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4.02: "Midnight Sun"

Summary: Joel is "light loony" and, with his enormous amount of excess energy, coaches the Cicely Quarks in their annual basketball game against Sleetmute. An old friend drops in to visit Ruth-Anne and outfits the town from his collection of fashionable ensembles.

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Temporary delay

Due to technical difficulties (i.e., LJ is barely loading for me), by modly fiat I'm postponing the "Midnight Sun" post until next week. See you then.

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4.01: "Northwest Passages"

Summary: To celebrate her thirtieth birthday, Maggie spends the weekend camping alone to reflect on her life and cleanse her soul. Marilyn asks Chris to help her learn how to drive. Maurice rambles endlessly into a recorder about his past in an attempt to write his memoirs.

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