Agents are at the front door..
but.. back to Lee and Amanda…
Lee: Look—I’ll get word to you.
Amanda: I’m going with you.
[Amanda’s decision is made!!]
Lee: Forget it!..
…I’m going to a place that is so deep…
…that you may lose your name, your way—everything!..
…Now, Alexi thought he had me today…
Amanda: I know.
Lee: He won’t miss twice.
Amanda: I know.
Lee: Hell, I don’t even know what he looks like any more; I can’t baby you out there.
[Awh what an expression! LOL!]
Amanda: You won’t have to baby me. Look! I’m gonna watch your tail, just like I always do…
…We work best together as a team,.. [Love it!!]
…and besides that, we don’t know what Alexi’s gonna do next—
…it might be dangerous for my family for me to stay here,..
…and I can’t do anything…
…to help them from an Agency holding cell.
[A holding cell where she will be grinded!!!
Go Amanda! Here is Amanda’s turn to show her true colours- She’s brave, strong and wonderful! ]
Amanda stops delivering her argument.. not sure how it will be received..
And Lee smiles in response. She’s right!
Amanda: And I love you, too.
Hearing this, Lee’s smile gets bigger!
KJ plays this beautifully, Amanda gets a little shy.. sweet!
Lee’s made a decision too.
Lee: I guess it’s your tail, too.
[Yep! She’s an agent now too.. ]
Lee moves in for one more kiss.
One last quick peck for the road!
[A little reminder of their quick peck at the start of all this Russian mess?! Time to go! ]
Lee gives Amanda one last look.
He starts heading for the window, but Amanda doesn’t join him automatically, instead he reaches out to her for her to come with him and she then moves.
[I wonder if she had not been sure that he agreed she could join him?]
They head for the window.. and Amanda runs into the back of Lee.
[lol great start!]
Amanda: Oh, I’m sorry.
Lee opens the window..
And we see a view from outside.. the agents are still out the front, [Dotty has been talking to them all this time? go Dotty!]
Lee can be seen up at a side window climbing out.
Lee climbs onto the trellis.
Whooo they’ve brought in a female agent to talk with Dotty from the looks of it! [they’ve brought in the big guns 😉 and whoooo there’s not just Francine who is a female agent! we don’t see them very often in the field!]
Lee helps Amanda onto the trellis also.
Lee: This thing isn’t gonna hold us.
Amanda: That’s what I keep telling the boys…
[And yet you climbed on there! ]
We see a wide shot of Lee and Amanda on the trellis toppling over..
Double uh oh.
The shot freezes here as we hear an agent call out:
Agent voice: It’s them! Scarecrow and Mrs. King!
Phew! what a ride huh!
What would Dotty make of the agents yelling out about ‘Scarecrow’ being with Mrs King?! And lol what would she make of Amanda climbing down a trellis to escape with some guy?! Just how can things go back to the way they were now Dotty has seen and heard all this?!!!
I cannot wait to hear your thoughts everyone!
I loved the way we heard ‘Scarecrow and Mrs King’ twice in the last five minutes of this episode.. and we got to hear a reference to their first meeting.. And.. We see this at the start of the episode (as usual):
Seems like the episode is going for some poetry of it’s own
What do you think of Amanda deciding to go with Lee on the run?
I confess, I’ve done a complete 180 on this! At first, I felt it was out of character for Amanda to leave – leaving behind her children? No way!!! However, I now feel very differently and am on board with her leaving with Lee!
Maybe this is because, for me, the seriousness of the situation for Amanda has become more stark with this walk/viewing. Amanda is in serious danger herself, and Billy can’t look after her and keep her out of danger. All the sweating Amanda, grinding Amanda, and interrogating Amanda till she is psychotic references have helped changed my mind!
If you see this differently, maybe the way I originally did – that’s cool! Do share your thoughts 🙂
Also, I now view Amanda as not leaving only out of her love for Lee, it’s about protecting her family too. And being free – and not in a holding cell, means she has a chance of getting out of this. Things are very bleak at IFF right now! Not a good place to be!! [I kinda feel like it will never be a good time to be there ever again right now!!]
And so now I’ve changed my mind, I’m free to enjoy Amanda and Lee on the run – and all the romance of it all I guess haaaaaa!!! That is.. if they can escape the frenemy agents after falling from that trellis! 😉
It seems to me that everyone is against them (Agency, Russians, breakdancing badboys..)
or pretty powerless (Billy). I love that Dotty does what she can and talks at the agents to stall them 😉 it’s like she’s using her talking superpowers 😉
Anyway, all Lee and Amanda can rely on is each other.. but not in an ‘oh well we have to rely on each other’ way – in more of a ‘hooray! I’m so lucky and that I can rely on you’ way!!!! No wonder this is the point where they both finally tell each other they love each other!!! 🙂
Again – A huge shout out to KC for sharing her hard work with us all and transcribing the dialogue of this episode. We salute you!!!!!!!
Can’t wait to hear from ya!
Anyone else held different views of things that have changed over the years?