Back at the hospital and here comes Lee in Super Charm mode!!! “Amanda King’s personal physician“??? yeah Lee.. you wish!!!! I can’t believe this dopey nurse buys it… ok ok.. it was the mesmerising smile that did it.. Love how the nurse watches him walk away down the corridor with a little shake of her head ( probably thinking, why can’t the resident doctors of this hospital have a smile like that?!).
Doesn’t Lee look relieved to see Amanda when he opens her door? awh….. and the first thing he says to her is sorry for leaving her there alone.. and that ‘we’ ie he was so relieved when they got word of where she was.. Progress! well that is very good of you Lee.. ok ok..not the declaration of love I would have been hoping for.. but well given Lee’s recent behaviour it is close to! hehehehee.. poor confused Amanda.. she clutches the sheets and gapes at this gorgeous man! (She must have thought she was having that dream again… )
Lee: Amanda are you ok? I mean you look ok. Thank God. We were so relieved when we got word of where you were. [Love how Amanda pulls up her sheets as Lee approaches the bed, she smiles her automatic smile-covering her confusion. ]
Lee continues: I’m sorry I left you at the drop. I had no idea it was hot. Apparently they were watching the place. I know we never told you about Martinez but I will give you the whole background. First of all, tell me as much as you can about the men that grabbed you.
Amanda: I don’t know what you’re talking about.
Lee: …..Amanda I said I was sorry! Amanda:I’m sorry, I don’t know what you’re talking about! I don’t know you I don’t know Mr Martinez, I don’t know what a drop is, I would really appreciate it if you would leave my room, I was resting, I’ve been in a car accident… Goodbye.
Lee’s reaction when he realises what is going on?.. whooooo!!! (Lee Lee..-or should I say BB?! have you forgotten what to tell the makeup lady?! Repeat after me… “no eyeliner today. thankyou. ” nice and simple!! )
Lee goes back to Billy at the agency to lick his wounds -again..(and apparently change his outfit..)
This scene opens with Lee talking to Billy: Billy: Amnesia?
Lee: She didn’t even know who I was.
Billy: Well didn’t she remember anything at all about the men that grabbed her?
Lee: No, Zero. I’m telling you it’s all gone! Me, you, the agency. She wound up calling a nurse and having me thrown out of the hospital!
[Amanda had Lee kicked out of the hospital!!! How’s the ego Lee?? !!! I think that is just priceless.. I would have LOVED to have seen that!!! ]
Billy: Lee they may have shown her the message that Martinez left for you and tried to make her break the code….
I find it very interesting in this conversation with Billy the first thing Lee mentions is that she didn’t remember him.. twice he does this!!! ha haaa.. Billy comments they have to get Amanda out of hospital- Lee says well they will have to kidnap her because Amanda threw him out – Billy’s response: fine. LOL! No problem! They do that sort of thing all the time!! tee hee. Francine gets word Amanda has left the hospital with her mum..
Time to catchup with what the baddies are up to.. snazzy Orange jumpsuits.. Alabam aircraft uniforms.. makes me think of Bug exterminator Lee.. Love how the secret gas is labelled “top secret”.. good one guys.HA!.. Sooo the firing mechanism for the gas has been installed.
It is lovely to see Amanda and Dotty talking and catching up.. they do have a lovely relationship don’t they.. “that man in my room“??? oh Amanda.. what are you going to tell your mother!!! Don’t say anymore!!!
A good thing her mother believes she is describing her dreams when she starts talking about Mr Martinez, the man in her room, and the man that grabbed her- you would think Dotty would be encouraging Amanda to talk .. but no. Dotty offers to make Amanda’s favourite dinner –
Yipppeeee! Amanda remembers her favourite is pot roast ahh progress!
Dotty: Oh, I love you!
Amanda: I love you.
(What a lovely moment!! )
Dotty heads off to the shops to leave Amanda to her coffee.. But wait!
Amanda: do I drink coffee? (KJ is so funny here with her eyes darting everywhere!! Well done KJ! )
Lee turns up and as usual scares the living daylights out of Amanda.. and she is mad!!!(the first draft of the script has him ringing the doorbell-can you believe it?!)Amanda tells him to get out!!! but he isn’t going anywhere this time.. I love the way he says “You know me. You just can’t remember. You have amnesia. ” – I think Lee likes saying that.. and likes knowing Amanda and having her know him.. and all this being forgotten by her has made him miss her!
Amanda: How do you know I have amnesia
Lee: I know a lot of things about you.
(You see him look her up and down here??!! hooo haaaa.. ) now sit down and I will tell you all about yourself before your mother gets back. Amanda: why does it have to be before my mother gets back.
Lee: Because no one is suppose to know that you know…. me.(whoo Lee licks his lips here! ) It may make things very difficult for you.
Amanda: who are you?
Lee: Lee Stetson Amanda: ??? what are you?
Lee: Amanda I work for the government, I am an intelligence operative
Amanda: are you telling me that you’re a spy?
Lee: I’ve never cared for that word really.
Amanda: oh my gosh
Lee: now please just relax and sit down. Amanda: you’re a spy!
Lee: guess what..
Lee: you are too.
Amanda: oooohhh my Gooooossssshhhh!!! Lee: oh please stop saying that!
Amanda: how am I suppose to stop saying that, first you come to my hospital room tell me about some man named man named what martinez, and then you break into my house and tell me that you’re a spy, and that I’m a spy.
Lee: would it help to tell you that you’re only a trainee spy?
Amanda: nope wouldn’t help at all.
Lee: I want you to just trust me ok, just trust me and come back with me to the office, maybe the surroundings, the other people will jog your memory…
Amanda: trust you Lee: mmm hmmm Amanda: that’s funny Lee: what? what’s funny?
Amanda: I seem to remember you telling me to trust you once before.
Lee: yeah yeah!
This scene is touching.. and very funny! We have Lee’s palpable desperation and frustration at Amanda not knowing him but it’s funny because she has a point at the end there!! It’s cute how he is all excited when he thinks she remembers.
Love the gag about him being a spy-and how she reacts to it..and then… her being an agent!! argh!! I mean trainee agent..(is that a step up from apprentice agent?!) she really isn’t happy with this at all!
You know I would have thought from the beginning things he says here that Amanda would have jumped to the conclusion that they were romantically involved and no one knew.. (like Penny jumps to conclusions about what Amanda says about keeping Lee secret in always look a gift horse in the mouth)- That would have been funny here.. but then again this way makes what’s coming so much better!
As funny as it is, I also feel for them both (and there again is evidence of KJ and BB’s talent! not to mention the fabulous writing of season1!).. Amanda is distressed at all the confusion… and Lee is struggling too.. awh… at least she goes with him in the end.. HAAA.. if you didn’t trust him, he was gonna kidnap you!! (now that is a story to tell the grand kids!!)
Hey,* season 3 spoiler alert here*- if you don’t want to get spoilt stop reading this post now! The following refers to this episode foreshadowing a big moment in season 3!!
When Lee says “I know a lot of things about you.” – This reminds me of the moment in season 3, in All the World’s a Stage, where Lee finally makes the leap and moves them officially into a romantic relationship!
Lee says to Amanda in the Q-bureau:
Lee: you know, you and I do have a lot to talk about.
Lee: Yeah. We have been… getting to know each other now for what
Lee and Amanda together: three years.
Lee (softly): and I think, there’s a lot about you I don’t know and I’m sure going to enjoy trying to find out. [and after a brief attempted interruption from Francine- they kiss whooo hooo!!] In just a few weeks we will have access to the official dvds and fabulous clear pictures!!
Love this foreshadowing of Season Three and all it’s goodness… more happy thoughts!! ahhh this episode is a joy!! Back with more when I can… in the meantime.. feel free to discuss away!