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9/13 Season Four Episode Four: No Thanks for the Memory

Night time.. and back at Amanda’s she’s on the phone with Lee who is at IFF.
Amanda: That’s not the point.
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Lee: I know he trusted you Amanda but you can’t blame yourself. Zhmed knew the risks he was taking when he volunteered…4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001681047
(we cut to a close up)
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…We saved part of his note and we now know that Tolst is going after government files. [LOL the sound is all wrong. you can tell BB added this dialogue later]
Amanda: He didn’t volunteer! We told him we were going to deport him.
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Lee: Alright, duly noted. The point is so far as the message drop being a bust, those kind of things happen when you’re going up against the best. 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001696129
[Oh my gosh. how swoony is it to see Lee let Amanda vent and not take it personally. To be patient, understanding and placating.. Love this Lee! But umm the phone conversation rather than being in Amanda’s back yard feels a bit weird?!]
Amanda: I feel like we’ve handed him his death warrant.
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Lee: No, I don’t think so. Tolst has gone to a lot of trouble not to harm Zhmed now. He’s got plans for him, that’s why he smuggled him into the country…
(Amanda looks relieved to hear this)
… Now quit worrying will ya, and get back down here as soon as you can. I think we’ve got an all-nighter ahead of us. [whooooo haaaaaa.. err okay… maybe not that kind of an all nighter 😉 ] 
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Amanda: Alright. I’ll see you in a minute.
[Miss you! hurry up!!! they don’t say it.. but I’m sure they are both thinking it! Winking smile ]
Back to IFF, and we find someone entering Billy’s office with some files.
Billy starts talking to Lee while the lady literally throws the file on Billy’s desk. LOL.
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Billy: No sign of Zhmed.
Lee: If Zhmed is right about the target being ‘Federal files’, maybe we can get a break.
The woman snorts her disagreement. [Yes. snorts. Winking smile ]
Woman: This town’s a paper mill. There are thousands of files going out tomorrow.
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[Thanks Sherlock! I wonder why we get her, and not Francine.. hmmm maybe this will become clear in time.. ]
Lee: But he’d be after the cream. Highly classified, strategically important.
Billy: Well according to this report, the only Z-class files being transferred tomorrow afternoon are medical, from the Pentagon, and slated to be destroyed. [Z class huh. Zhmed Class!]
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Lee: Medical?! What would Tolst want with medical files? Z-class is ‘sensitive’ only. 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001740573
[Lee looks so good here.. ahem.. he does the confused look very well.. thus.. the code name Winking smile ]4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001751184
Woman: Who knows, these aren’t anything but academy physicals, boot camp statistics. There’s some steroid tests, data on combat fatigue.
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[I can honestly say I have no idea what is going on here Winking smile much like this woman with the attitude Winking smile  Snort! ]
Lee: It has to be a mistake.
Woman: Yeah, but after what happened on the street, wouldn’t Tolst cancel his plans?
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[Umm why is this little nobody in on the deal with Tolst?! I thought he was a prized catch.. lol. I find it funny that the whole agency is really run by Billy, Lee, Francine and Amanda.. but the moment I see another agent it feels all weird! maybe it’s because it’s so random – and what’s her code name everyone? I’m going to go with ‘Pollyanna’ – it’s ironic Winking smile ]
Lee: No that was part of the plan. He was ready for us. The more setbacks, the more this guy just digs in.
Billy: Meanwhile, we’ve lost Zhmed. And if we can’t figure out how the Russians plan to take those files, we may never get him back.
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[Whoooooo everyone! cue the scared, tense looks!
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But.. Lee looks so good here.. plaid or no plaid. He has a nice tan Winking smile ]4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001774607
The scene ends here.

Okay here’s an idea I’ll float -Maybe the random agent lady is doing Amanda’s lines.. and for whatever reason she wasn’t able to be part of this scene.. the lines don’t sound like Francine, they could have originally been Amanda’s.. especially as this is her case and all!
Then, when KJ couldn’t do this scene, they instead inserted the weird phone call prior to make sense of things..
It isn’t typical smk this.. and feels like a change production reasons caused. Anyone know what KJ was up to when this ep was being filmed? Just a theory… thoughts? 

Moving on.. lets see what the baddies are up to.. it’s the same night.. back at the cumberland. lol… 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001787420
We find Zhmed practicing flicking and memorising his pages, under Tolst’s scrutiny. 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001794427

Tolst: Five seconds slow but better. Take a breather to drum up your desire to try harder. 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001805839
Zhmed: Breathing is a bit difficult. 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001807640
Zhmed looks down at his chest where we now see a pack of explosives strapped to him. 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001821454
[Is it just me or did anyone else think – ouchie! I hope the tape isn’t touching his hairy chest?!
At least there is a blue wire, so we’ll know which one to cut! Winking smile
Zhmed is such a depressed and flat character.. For me he is not terribly interesting to watch, and… I don’t really find myself invested in his health or his chest hair 😉 I only care I think because Amanda seems to care! Oopsie me thinks that is not how I’m suppose to view Zhmed!
I think Tolst enjoys this.. jerk.
Ummm why can’t they just take photos of the pages? why do they have to have someone memorise it? Is photo taking too slow?? errr anyone? ]
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There’s a knock at the door.. it’s good old Lvov from waaay back.. the guy who was doubting Tolst wasn’t he?
Anyway, Tolst leaves the room to consult.
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Lvov: My contacts tells me there is a big flap going on at the Agency. If it has anything to do with the truck incident, it might be wise to pull out.
[contact at the agency? Oh Pollyanna! how could you!!! Winking smile And umm what truck incident? Lol is that the mail truck vs the piano?! devastating! Winking smile ]
(Back in the room, we find Zhmed can actually hear their conversation. duh. )
Tolst: Even if Zhmed did make contact with the Americans, it doesn’t matter. There’s nothing he could have told them. We’re halfway to putting Looking Glass on display at the Moscow Air Show and they don’t have a clue.
[speaking of looking glass within earshot of Zhmed is pretty sloopy..]
( Tolst leads Lvov further away from Zhmed while their conversation continues.)
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Lvov: I hope you’re right.
Tolst: I know I’m right. We could hand deliver Operation Rainbow Group to the Americans and wave it in front of their noses, and they still wouldn’t know what was going on. And they won’t figure it out until their airborne command post drops out of homestead radar and I wave adios. 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001877110
[Operation rainbow group?! Operation hilarious! ]
(Lvov silently walks off.. leaving Tolst to look admiringly at himself in the mirror..)
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Long stemmed red roses?
such a clever boy!
(we zoom in.. and the scene ends here)
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is it just me or is there suddenly a whole lot of fairytale like references??!!!
The looking glass, rainbow group and the talking in the mirror, the roses.. .. Hmm it just struck me but maybe I’m seeing a mirage Winking smile ]

Any thoughts you’d like to share everyone? What do you think of the baddies in this ep? are they holding your interest? [umm do they ever?! ] anyone else find the phone conversation random and weird? 

6/13 Season Four Episode Four: No Thanks for the Memory

We find Lee knocking on Amanda’s front door. Yes!!! Front door!!!!! Amanda answers and lets him in. 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_000978745
LOL without a hello he just jumps right into it! 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_000981648
[man I am having loads of problems getting clear images of this ep!]
Lee: He decided he could tell you because you knew all four of the Mavericks?
[As they talk they walk through the house together, heading out the back. Sorry too blurry to bother with pics.
This is a first. I don’t think we’ve ever seen a scene where the two walk through the house like this?!]
Amanda: I know it sounds crazy but it’s true.
[I love how smk can see how ridiculous it is sometimes! It’s very meta! and.. hilarious!]
Lee: Well, how did he find you?

Amanda: Well I told him my name and he saw the address on the back of a picture of Philip and Jamie that I showed him He’s some kind of a speed reading wizard and he memorizes numbers or something. I don’t know. [Errr Lee- Amanda’s name and address is listed in the phone book- rofl!!!!!! Yes, to find that this guy must be a real wizard! haaaaaa… ]4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_000994828
[I notice she doesn’t tell Lee about ‘handsome Joe’ who was in the photo also!]
Lee: Hardly your average Russian sailor jumping ship…
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…Did he say why he was recruited by the KGB?

Amanda: No. He just said he was running from them because he was afraid. He still thinks I work at the hospital and I told him you were State Department. 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001007841
[Lee accepts this readily. No objections.. she’s done good!]4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001010176
Lee: Huh. State Department.

[Lee fixes his tie as he repeats who he is from now haaaaa…]
They head off together toward the tree house.

Amanda: He said he was recruited by a man named Tolst.
Lee: Tolst?! Alexis Tolst? 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001016516
Amanda: I don’t know.
[Tolst Shmolst.. I’m more worried about the magically expanding backyard at Amanda’s!!!!! This is seriously sinister!!! Smile ]
Lee: Well he’s a very big fish in the KGB’s considerable pond. A legend really…
[LOL this is hilarious given how disrespectful the other KGB agents were being toward Tolst and his plan earlier! Someone forgot to tell them! ]
…Nobody in the West has ever seen him…
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…They say he’s their major domo of dirty tricks. This could be a very big catch…4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001029696
(Lee reaches out and taps Amanda’s hand. She smiles)
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[I think this implies it is ‘her’ catch. Which.. I like! Smile ]
… Where’s your man? 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001033199
[Yep! Definitely ‘her’ catch  Smile I love that Lee is not slipping for a second into seeing the catch as his, or even theirs! Smile ]
Amanda : Up there.
(Amanda points up at the tree house)
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Stunned Lee looks up.
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Zhmed pokes his head out again.
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rofl. Lee gives Amanda a look!!!
[Your kidding me!] Amanda gives Lee a look back [ Yep!!]
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[Lee is not impressed! LOL..] Amanda shrugs..
[as if to say what could she do?! It is what it is.. Start climbing Winking smile  Heck, Amanda has probably already climbed up there in her heels Winking smile ] 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001045545
Lee walks over to the ladder. And gives Amanda another look.
LOL He really doesn’t want to do this! Lee scared?! Up he goes. 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001051051
LOL So much drama for a top spy – and rofl we know Lee can climb ladders!!! Remember this?!

haaaa aaaaany excuse Winking smile 

Okay, okay, I’m guessing Lee’s discomfort (Embarassment?) was at the thought of entering the tree house. Why I’m not sure.. but would love to hear what you think!

Lee climbs into the kiddie tree house to find Zhmed sitting in far corner on a tiny chair.

[My my… just look at the view up there!!! Winking smile ]
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[ROFL! I can’t possibly overlook this view! gutter or not!]
Lee: Hi.
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Zhmed. Hello. I’m sorry for this inconvenience but I’m told the KGB is everywhere. [yeah maybe the cookie monster is with the KGB too!]4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001063663
Lee: Yeah, well take my word for it, they’re not in the backyard.
Zhmed: You can help me to defect?
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Lee: Yeah, I’ll try but it’s not as easy as it sounds, you know. It depends on your circumstances, politics… 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001081848
Zhmed: Please, for years I dreamed about coming to America. This is dream come true. If it is necessary for me to go to jail, this is okay. 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001086686
Lee: No, no, no, you don’t go to jail for defecting but you do have to have political reasons for defection… Now why don’t you tell me how you got here and why? 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001096029
Zhmed: About two months ago, the KGB came to my village and told me I had a job to do for my country. They were never specific about what I was to do, but I’m sure it has to do with my gift. 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001113213
Lee: Gift?
Zhmed: In my district they call me ‘chelovecheski komputer’ this means human computer…
[Hmm Lee looks… dubious? unimpressed? Maybe he is comparing this gift to the ability to eat unlimited quantities of cookies.. Hmmm I can’t think why.. Hmm ….]4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001116716
…I am able to compute and analyse information spontaneously, immediately. I am amazing.

Lee: Oh? 4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001122389
Zhmed: I can prove it to you. When I found Amanda’s address in the book, I was able to remember the names and addresses of all her neighbours because I saw them as I scanned. Next door, the Eberharts, two doors down, 4241, next to the Mirhabs. [Ah yeah Lee you need to do something about getting Amanda’s name out of the phone book!]4.04 NO THANKS FOR THE MEMORY.avi_001134234
Lee: Okay, okay. So you’re good with facts and figures. Why should I believe any of this, huh?
[lol does this mean Lee knows the Eberharts and the Mirhabs?! I mean how does he know Zhmed the memory monster didn’t just make that up?! ]
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Zhmed: Because I am telling you the truth.
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Lee: I want to believe you. So first you tell me everything that you know about Alexis Tolst. Is he in the country now?
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[lol. Lee puts on his ‘I’m serious! this is serious!’ tone..
Only.. Lee is sitting in a tree house, in a cookie monster chair! rofl! Smile ]

Zhmed: he must be. He was to contact me at my hotel. But this is all I know about Tolst or why I’m here.
Lee: That’s it, nothing else?
Zhmed: One more thing. I will be killed if I make one mistake.
[Lee gives a bit of a ‘meh’ gesture in response.. hey – I what else is new! All baddies say that! 😉 ]
The scene ends here.

Will Lee take this seriously?!
Is it just me or is this ep feeling pretty slow? I guess the pause in the walk has also shaken up the flow a bit here..
I love Lee in the cookie monster chair.. but.. the plot is pretty slow to get moving. Maybe it will get better! It might be because I find Zhmed to be a pretty boring protagonist- he seems to have two expressions – blank and totally uninteresting… He’s sweet.. naive.. but kind of boring. Give me Bela and his twisted Americanisms and funny laugh any day! You know.. like a Russian version of: In Leichtenstein Russia women make pastries and babies…….. and trouble. ha hahhaaaa…
Hmm maybe we can liven up Zhmed a bit together! What do you think could liven up Zhmed? Some vintage Rod Stewart records maybe for this elegant lady of the lamp?!
Can’t wait to hear from ya!!!! 

1/6 Season Two, Episode 5: Charity Begins at Home-Scarecrow and Mrs King

Hello! This episode is a little bit of a departure from my usual preference for walking through the episodes in airing order- why? well it has been widely acknowledged by fans that this episode was filmed and intended to be in season One. I have even heard it was intended to be the season one finale. You can judge for yourself if you think they went with the right decision. But based on production order numbers, and the sudden reappearance of Lee’s side part 5 episodes into season two – it seems pretty obvious this episode was not intended to be in season two!

So.. with that said, I will move on with looking at this episode, and then depending on how my brain power is going.. it might be worth looking back at Season One as a whole – what would you like to look at when looking at Season One as a whole? Episode order springs to my mind.. maybe some highlights.. a tally of injuries etc. Anyone interested in contributing something? I’ll see how I go time wise putting that together but I think there is definitely value in looking at a season as whole before progressing to season two.. Soooooo on with the show!

By the way, I’ve been experimenting with improving the quality of my screen caps, sourcing material and taking snapshots – so they will look a bit different this episode.. hope you like it! Smile

S2E05_Charity.flv_000085880As we see Lee’s Porsche driving down the busy DC street – I love how he suddenly puts his hand up to his forehead covering his face from the camera as he drives closer.. smooth.. don’t tell me that wasn’t really Lee in there? !!

S2E05_Charity.flv_000138400Tie Tie!!! Tie!!!! Just look at that tie!!!!! What was he Fashion police badge2thinking?image The first line in the episode: Lee says: “Great. Just Great! ” uh oh.. Lee is unimpressed.. aha! He must have caught a glimpse of his tie in the window’s reflection!!!! [Although I do love that we get Lee straight away – and not 5 minutes of some boring baddies we don’t care about Winking smile ]

In the context of watching this episode in season two the side part is a rude shock five episodes in! After many weeks of so much spunkiness that I can barely keep my surroundings free from drool – the dreaded side part was back!!! Oh well it’s not too bad.. I’ll cope Winking smile I actually prefer it to the mullet of season four.. I live in mortal fear of mullets.. sorry mullet lovers it’s a foible of mine! 😕

S2E05_Charity.flv_000102040Lee, Billy and Francine are discussing an exhibition they can’t get into..the ‘Perrine Invitational Automobile Exhibition’ is (1surprise.. what the....) Invitational!! They know something is going to happen there but they just can’t get in.. It’s going to be held at the Perrine-owned equidome.. Ahhh BB is an amazing actor.. how he can deliver lines like this with a straight face I don’t know, Lee: The last time (Perrine got together with other bad guys) was that wheat sale to the eastern bloc. It ended up costing the agricultural department approximately 200 million dollars. [Whahahaa! Lee remembers how much money the agriculture department lost years ago on a deal? too funny! ] Yet again we are told- there is nooooo way into the Equidome tomorrow!!! Got that everyone? did you hear that??(for the third time) They.. Can’t… Get.. In!!! ugh! enough already !! Winking smile 

With ‘they can’t find a way into the equidome’ still ringing in my ears we hear: Knock knock..(who’s there?) It’s Amanda! (Amanda who?) Amanda who is always coincidentally involved in the current case. Winking smile
Love how Lee just opens the door for her now Smile and in enters Amanda!

Lee being Mr patience and control [this is pretty funny when we heard Lee describe himself like this in the legend of das geisterschloss- which was the episode aired right before this episode!!], is frustrated at their inability to get in and although pleasant enough towards Amanda, Lee is in work focused mode and he wants her to go so they can get on with their work.

Billy gives Amanda an indulgent smile and Francine is giving a condescending half smirk at Amanda. Love how Amanda says hello to Billy and Lee.. and doesn’t bother to say hello to Francine Smile  Lee interrupts his obsessing long enough to say hello and acknowledge her – whooo progress! I just love how Amanda doesn’t let a bit of negativity get in the way of her own conduct and attitude.. that kind of courage makes her my hero Smile ahh Amanda- I could learn a thing or two from you!! image

S2E05_Charity.flv_000168800Love how Amanda hands in her expense vouchers and then just stares out the window smiling..Lee S2E05_Charity.flv_000168640looks at her, then she looks at him,  waiting to be asked what else she wants and giving him a HUGE smile! LOL! Billy finally asks.. and Lee S2E05_Charity.flv_000170720checks Amanda out for a bit while she explains about her being busy this coming weekend! I guess he is wondering why they need to hear that this very attractive suburban mother of two is very busy this weekend – that S2E05_Charity.flv_000174760and checking her fingers for any ‘dodgy’ concubine rings ( get it?) – given the last time she tried that she had a date with a guy who was playing her Winking smile 

Amanda hands Billy a program to look at of ‘ a very worthy cause’  this weekend?? LOL.. these highly intelligent agents don’t even wonder if Amanda is involved in the invitational? Maybe they haven’t realised it’s a charity event and that’s why they don’t connect the dots- and Billy can see the program??!!! I guess he doesn’t notice it is on at the equidome???!! that weekend???!!! Oh dear.. anyway.. Amanda explains program sponsors get a mention in the program.. ‘ A full page is $400’S2E05_Charity.flv_000178800Love the look on Francine’s face here!! rofl!!! I love how Amanda is all set to squeeze some money out of the agency here for a good cause! image

S2E05_Charity.flv_000199000Lee: Amanda, what are you talking about?
S2E05_Charity.flv_000211120Amanda: Oh, the unified charity funds drive
Lee: Ahh.
( like.. it still doesn’t make sense Winking smile ) Billy goes for his wallet and Amanda stops him.
Amanda: Oh no no no. No personal contributions, that’s not until next week. This is for businesses like IFF. See some companies take a full page and then some take a half page and.. well.. you know.. that’s only $200-
S2E05_Charity.flv_000215160Lee: ah, Amanda.  Look, we don’t want advertising.
S2E05_Charity.flv_000219200We really don’t need customers you know.
Amanda: Oh no well of course you don’t, but…
S2E05_Charity.flv_000231320(she leans in closer here LOL.. ) would it be good for your cover if you took an ad like for a real business? ( does this remind anyone else of the scene in always look a gift horse, where Amanda suggests it wouldn’t compromise her usefulness too much if she stayed alive??!!)
S2E05_Charity.flv_000239400Amanda continues
: I mean think about it. A quarter page. In a program like this, at only $100!
I think Amanda had planned the whole plug before she even came into the room and organised her arguments. She had pitched Billy for the more expensive sponsorship, only really to soften him up for the less expensive sponsorship! Don’t you think? ( a price that is ‘right for him’) In fact, she gets a business contribution out of him, and at the same time, she is preparing the way to asking next week for personal contributions!!! hehehee.. what a woman!! And Lee just seems to look baffled by it all.. at least he seems to be a bit interested in what she is saying now!

I think she does well !!! and… I think she is onto something- doesn’t it look suspicious if IFF never advertises?-It will look like they don’t need customers Lee!!! ( all the baddies seem to know where they are anyway but hey, if we are going with the idea- I think Amanda has a point! ) You would think IFF would have a whole department to ensure their cover looks as real as possible.. 

Oh my gosh! did I just hear Francine right? Francine: she’s right you know, that’s not such a bad idea. image [Well done Francine.. ]Mark this episode down.. that is a milestone and a half!!!! Billy’s reaction to Francine’s agreement here is funny! “100 dollars??!!!”
S2E05_Charity.flv_000247480Amanda: there is a section in the back listing contributing sponsors, you get no advertising S2E05_Charity.flv_000255560but.. you are listed and.. I think maybe the price would be right for you sir. It’s only $25- and its tax deductible and remember it is for a very good cause.  Smile
S2E05_Charity.flv_000254440Uh oh.. Lee is rubbing his brow.. Mr patience and control has had as much as he can take 😉
Lee: Alright! Is that it?! [whooo cranky pants!]
S2E05_Charity.flv_000267680Amanda isn’t bothered by him though, she’s happy! Mission accomplished and she S2E05_Charity.flv_000271720S2E05_Charity.flv_000275760
S2E05_Charity.flv_000278440leaves, with Lee giving her a bemused smile and head shake.. heeee.. that is the Amanda you will one day come to love and appreciate Lee (actually I think he does already!! 😉 )

Billy explains the agency are covering all the entrances and exits to the equidome..

Billy says: Make sure all our men know these faces – Billy! are there only men on this assignment? grrrr.( Francine say something!!!) Time for lots of exposition.. Names photos.. names photos.. blah S2E05_Charity.flv_000300000blah blah.. image Love the close up on Intense Lee at the end of the scene! Jerry S2E05_Charity.flv_000300760S2E05_Charity.flv_000301800S2E05_Charity.flv_000304040Perrine himself.. what could all these bad men ‘ be cooking up’ ?

S2E05_Charity.flv_000316160Anyway, on to Amanda’s and Mrs Coleman is taking advantage of Amanda’s giving and kind nature.. I like that Dotty here sticks up for Amanda a bit.. Dotty: Amanda, would you mind picking up a few things for me. I mean I am so busy with the ambassadors and the senators and Nancy ( LOL- A Nancy Reagan reference???)calling me, simply day and night!
Point made Dotty! but.. Amanda has decided she’ll do it anyway..  you are a bit of a walkover here Amanda!
Amanda: Mother. It’s just the flowers.
S2E05_Charity.flv_000340400Dotty: The flowers? the flowers are her department! You’ve already done all the decorating! Amanda, that woman is taking advantage of you.
S2E05_Charity.flv_000344440Amanda: Mother, it’s alright. This is for charity.
( Ok.. Amanda has made a decision about what she is willing to do.. and if she is indeed ok with it.. I guess we can’t complain! Still I dislike Mrs Coleman already and I haven’t even seen her yet! )

S2E05_Charity.flv_000349640Dotty: Uggghhh! This happens every year, you do all the work and then a woman like that gets all the credit. [Hmm.. I sometimes think Lee gets the benefit of Amanda being around and most of the credit too… Well, at least in the beginning.-At least Princess Valoska gave Amanda a medal ;)]

Dotty continues: now there is an axiom for that.. it’s exactly.. its.. its the errr.. the quality of charity is err..
Amanda interupts to finish: the quality of charity is to be nice to Mrs Coleman.. [Mrs Coleman is indeed needy – but I think she needs to be told NO!! Winking smile ]
S2E05_Charity.flv_000361200I love how Dotty says with a big smile all upbeat: that is absolutely…. [and she S2E05_Charity.flv_000362240frowns and finishes grumpily]… Not it! S2E05_Charity.flv_000360160Amanda: I don’t care I still have to do it. [Actually Amanda you don’t have to do it.. but.. this is where we see Amanda grow in time don’t you think- with her assertiveness.. ]
Love Dotty’s response to Amanda’s Martyr-like answer!! A great big: ARGH!!

What is the axiom Dotty was looking for? Anyone got any suggestions?????  [If credit can possibly go to someone else it will? is that one of Murphy’s laws? the one who does the least work will get the most credit? LOL.. I don’t know! ]

Looks like Amanda is taking along her own blender to use for the cocktails.. LOL! It’s going to get quite a work out! Smile 

Well I shall leave it there.. Got any comments or feedback?? fave moments? gripes? Let’s hear it! Smile – when you comment on an episode, you will be notified by email of any follow up responses.. which comes in handy! byeee