The show opens again with a brief nudity warning, only because the scene
from last week's show is repeated in the flashbacks from recent shows.
Ally walks up to Elaine's desk to retrieve her morning coffee, and is shocked when she has to fill out her time sheet before getting her precious java. Ally says, "Time sheets are for real lawyers Elaine, when do you see me actually work?" They continue to argue when all of a sudden Ally spots a man getting off the elevator carrying flowers. She gasps, and falls to the floor. Ally tells Elaine that he was a bad date from last night, and to get rid of him. He introduces himself to Elaine as Ross Fitzsimmons, and said he's a suitor of Ally's. Elaine gives him the bad news that Ally died, but he spots Ally's leg behind the desk. Then Ally and Elaine pretend to be gay, and they kiss, but Ross doesn't buy it. He says, "I'm not falling for that lesbian trick. Do you think you're the first woman I've courted who's pretended to be either dead or gay? Get in line!" Ross says that Ally is the kind of person who judges someone by appearance, and what about personality? Ally says, "Great, get one." Ally then sees herself as about 2 inches tall, down on Ross' feet saying she's sorry.
John is sitting at his desk, playing cricket
music for his precious Stefan, hoping to revive him. Richard and Nelle offer sympathies, but John blows them off,
saying they are callous, and (to Nelle) she assaulted Stefan. John brings a book up to demonstrate, and at that
precise moment, Stefan comes back from the dead, and hops up into the air. John's movement hits Stefan, and he
goes splat against the window, and slowly slides down.
The elevator opens as the music from the Wizard of Oz plays. It's the
music that signals the wicked witch is coming, and who should step off the elevator, but Ling. She verbally spars
with Elaine for a moment. She warns Ling that Nelle is in John's office. Some of the notable zingers were these:
Ling, "My therapist told me to pay no mind to those who don't
matter." "Whatever my pain, I can take heart in not being you."
Elaine, "Did you know that you're my favorite vicious person
Ally and Renee are talking about Ross as he enters the room. Somehow
Ally let herself be talked into a second date with him, and Ally tells Renee that she has to go with them.
Judge Boyle is talking about this case, saying it's not about skin color, and she is such a pretty color. He wished his own wife was that color, that way she would glow in the dark, and he could see what he was doing. He gets kind of confused, and says something about being impotent. Happy then grimaces in pain. His eyes close, and his head falls down on his podium. Billy screams with fear, and runs up to him. Georgia feels for a pulse, and gets none.
Richard, Ling, John and Nelle are on a double date at a Chinese restaurant. Richard mentions Happy, and John makes them all take a moment to honor him. John has brought Stefan on the date, and asks Ling to tell the waiter to feed Stefan, then bring him back to the table.
Ally, Billy, and Georgia are talking about Happy Boyle. Ally says that she really misses him. They fondly share their first encounters with Happy while Georgia is struggling to understand why Billy is so upset. (Some good flashbacks here).
Ally has walked away from them, and sees "Fitzy"
talking to Elaine. Ally goes up to explain her speedy exit last night, but Elaine takes Fitzy aside to dump him
for Ally. She says he's out of his league with Ally, and he needs to take a big bite out of reality. He leaves
after Elaine's speech, with Ally wondering if they did the right thing.
Whipper is in her office, thinking about Happy. (more good flashbacks here-my all-time favorite one is where Happy keeps walking into her office, while taking off his clothes). Whipper has a picture of Happy in her office. Richard walks in and Whipper apologizes to him once again, and they reminisce about Happy. Whipper asks to borrow Richard's clergy friend Mark's chapel since she's in charge of the service. I think Richard is thinking of Happy when he says, "People come, people go." They are both looking sad, and I think Whipper read more into it than that.
John is dancing in his office, but is interrupted by Nelle. Nelle tells John to sit, and then gives him a speech about Stefan. She says it was his time to go, and recounts Stefan's recent brushes with death. John tells Nelle that he'd like to be alone, but Nelle has one more thing to add. She tells him that for the record she just wants him to know she didn't enjoy eating Stefan at all, he was a little tough. Ally walks in as John is cracking up, and recounting the recent events with Stefan. John gets Ally laughing along with him, but all of a sudden his mood changes. He says that Stefan was lucky to be gone, he was too good for this world.
Ally is talking with Renee about strange people.
Ally wonders if she was too quick to judge Fitzy. She says that we're brainwashed into believing that the only
good people are attractive and normal, and it just isn't so. She says that they just might be missing out on someone
good by not giving the strange people a chance.
Billy and Georgia are talking the next morning, once again about Happy Boyle. Billy is upset that he always postponed having lunch with Happy. Georgia tries to psycho-analyze Billy, and thinks that he's really upset because his own father is dead, and that Billy saw Happy as a father figure.
Ling is upset with Richard since he's going to the funeral that the "naked big haired woman" is doing the eulogy. John comes in, still stressing about his date with Nelle. He wants to know if his B-U-T-T looks big in these pants.
Ally walks into her office and is startled
to find Ross there. He'd like a moment of her time, and apologizes to her. Elaine keeps telling Ally to show Ross
Ally sees the trash bin, and goes for the dump. She says he might be a great guy, but she doesn't want to take
the time to find out, and she never wants to see him again. He says it's too bad, he thought Ally might be "the one". Ally says
not everyone gets "the one".
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