Amanda and David head out for their date, David has picked up Amanda from her home – In a Red Corvette! LOL!! It is so funny to hear Amanda comment that the car is ‘gorgeous’ – when Lee will have one in a few seasons
I thought it was a simple lunch date!! It’s night?!
David is putting on the charm! Ugh.. As he walks around the other side of the car to get in, don’t you think Amanda looks at David, like she sees right through him? She isn’t that thrilled to be going on this date! Whoo and she really isn’t impressed that David hasn’t picked out a place to go to! David even boasts “the truly creative don’t worry about expenses“.. well that is one way of looking at a traitor’s actions..
David and Amanda are at a swish Party.. mingling with high society.. ohhh I miss Lee.. it isn’t the same without Lee in a tux.. Whoo we see Amanda in this dress again in Affair at Bromfield Hall! (seems Amanda took her fancy dress with her to London..)
David tells Amanda her warnings about being a PTA type were too late, he ‘was already zapped’ by her… right…..
Amanda: Zapped??? I don’t think Amanda is really interested.. She steers him on to talk about himself some more.. and not about what he thinks about her! (She seems a little embarrassed by his forwardness on their first date.. probably because it sounds like a line- Even more so after what Lee said to her..)
Amanda looks lovely though doesn’t she..(No headband! whoo hoo!) of course he is zapped.. what am I thinking??!!
Billy is on a rather loud rant..and wanting people to take him really really seriously.. only.. he can’t finish his own sentences and Humbug has to fill in the blanks!!! Twice!!!! rofl!!! Billy looks like a 5 year old having a tantrum..
After his rant he asks Amanda if she is holding Lee’s report.. she umms and ahhhs and he says good get it to me to by 5 o’clock and he leaves.. Then Lee shows up- Avoiding Billy Lee? Lee escorts Amanda away putting his arm around her. Too funny! He tells her to stop acting so mysterious!!! hehehee.. (Amanda.. mysterious.. exotic.. ).. and then.. he says rather loudly ‘$40’000 dollars!‘ and isn’t exactly acting above suspicion either!! heehee..
Armed with this new info, Lee goes to talk to Ronnie (Go) – yeah.. go talk to Go (Heaven help anyone at the agency who happens to gain a tidy some of money – win lotto? get an insurance payment because your kitchen got burned out?? You are sooo suspicious!!)
Did you notice Lee didn’t ask Amanda how her ‘fact finding’ date with David went???!!! At all!!!!
Next scene.. Ronnie is sitting on a bench waiting and watching a horse rider jump the course.. Viktor approaches him and Ronnie asks what the tip is on the bulgarian thing.. and.. poor Ronnie.. he gets shot and dies.. well, that’s one less person for Lee to suspect..
Back at the Agency that night and everyone is sitting around talking about Ronnie.. David is so upset he hasn’t shaved.. Humbug has the booze out and comfy cardy.. Francine is so distressed she wears a dress that she has actually worn before on the show!! She wore that striped prison get up in the First time!!!
Everyone is accusing the other of being the mole.. David is accusing everyone, Francine is lying about what she was up to ( she really was busy when Billy had those meetings- she got loaded with a bunch of cables from Rio station she says.. –at Nedlinger’s earlier she said it was Cuba) .. and Humbug is a charming grumpy old man….
Lee ends up having a private talk with Humbug. The agency has compulsory retirement eh? that’s a bit rough.. I think we are suppose to be thinking Lee suspects Humbug by this stage, but by the end of this scene, Humbug becomes Humdrum! 😉
I guess Francine must have told the whole agency why she was not at Billy’s meeting.. because Humbug was not at Nedlinger’s when she said it.. Hmm.. well, turns out Humbug helped train Lee..(Hey? who didn’t?!) and Lee knows he is too much of a patriot to be the mole.. Lee tells him his code name is Humbug and he has lived up to it.. Well.. Lee, I can only hope for your sake that you don’t repeat this pattern and live up to yours: Scarecrow.. who lamented: If I only had a brain!!! I love how After Lee gets in the elevator and the doors close we see Humbug yell at it ‘ think you’re pretty smart don’t you scarecrow!’ – LOL! i was wanting to yell the same thing.. Lee was too darn smug and he deserved that there! haaa good one Humbug! ( A Humdinger!) and then he adds with a tinge of ironic pride ‘ I taught him too damn well!’ It would have been nice to catch up with Humbug in later seasons..
So why did Ronnie die? Only answer I can come up with is it shifts the focus off David- as he would be least likely to kill his partner.. other than that? I got nothing!!
Amanda, Dotty and the boys are off to play baseball with the boys team, the bombers.. Love how Dotty is trying to be helpful and give advice and Amanda thinks she is talking about Golf! thank goodness the boys have a coach!
Clean up!!! love how Dotty totally doesn’t get the game.. bless her!
Back at the agency, Lee is questioning Billy on his use of a pay phone.. and Francine comes over and thinks they are talking about her.. and she looses it and starts acting all emotional and teary.. I have no sympathy for her at all! nope.. can’t drum it up.. I tried!! Love Billy’s reaction after she has walked off.. “That’s weird. And it’s getting weirder, and weirder. Go take your phone call! ” This emotionally unstable Francine is terrifying!!! come back ice queen Francine!! your freaking me out!! At least we find out soon why Francine is acting so out of character!
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