The Irresistible Blueberry Farm (2016) Script

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[ELLEN]:YOU COULD HELP ME LOOK, MOM.

IT'S THE LAST THINGGRAN EVER ASKED OF ME.

[MOM]: ELLEN, I HAVENEVER UNDERSTOOD, NOR DO I NOW UNDERSTAND THESE GAMES THAT YOU AND YOURGRANDMOTHER ALWAYS PLAYED.

WELL, IT'S JUST FOLLOWINGTHE CLUE.

"100 GOOD DAYS."

SWEETHEART,WE'RE NOT EVEN SURE THAT SHE WASOF SOUND MIND.

DID YOU KNOWTHAT GRAN WAS FROM BEACON?

YOU SHOULD KEEP THAT.

HER BIRTH CERTIFICATESHOULD BE FILED SOMEWHERE.

YES, I KNEWTHAT SHE WAS BORN IN MAINE.

OH...

OH! I FOUND IT!

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE.

THE BUENDIA FAMILY? BUENDIA.

"GOOD DAY."

100 GOOD DAYS.

IT'S A GOOD CLUE.

THIS MUST BE IT.

"DELIVER IN PERSON."UNDERLINED.

[MOM]: NO, NO, NO.

[ELLEN]: CHET CUMBERFIELD?WHO'S THAT?

YOU NEED TO BE THINKINGABOUT YOUR FUTURE, NOT RUNNING OFF.

AREN'T YOUCURIOUS?

IT'S IN MAINE.

SHE NEVER TALKEDABOUT IT.

IT WOULD ONLYTAKE ME TWO DAYS.

ELLEN, YOU HAVESO MANY IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO RIGHT NOW.

MY MOTHER HAS ALWAYS HADTHIS EFFECT ON YOU.

I WANT TO KNOWWHO IT IS.

BEACON, MAINE...

[HAYDEN]: DO YOU REALIZE YOU SAVEDTHAT ENTIRE TRANSACTION?

[ELLEN]: LET'S HOPE.

SO IF THEY COME UPWITH A C OF O, THEN WE'LL HAVE TO RE-OPEN, BUT UNTIL THEN, THE BUILDING WILL BE EMPTYBY THE END OF THE MONTH.

SO THERE'S TIME FOR YOUTO GO TO MAINE.

WELL, I DON'T WANT TO LEAVE YOUIN THE LURCH, HAYDEN.

OKAY, YOU ALREADY DIDTHE HEAVY LIFTING.

I CAN COVER THE REST.

I'LL TAKE CARE OF IT.

GO. DELIVERYOUR GRANDMOTHER'S LETTER.

[ELLEN]: IT'LL BE A DAY,MAYBE TWO.

IT'S A SMALL TOWN.

LOOK, MOM, IF THIS ISTHE CURRENT ADDRESS, IT CAN'T BE ALL THAT HARDTO FIND OUT.

[CALL ALERT BEEPS]I HAVE TO GO.

I HAVE ANOTHER CALL.

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[SCREAMS]

IT'S OKAY.IT'S OKAY.

I'VE GOT YOU.BREATHE, BREATHE.

IT'S OKAY, IT'S OKAY.YOU'RE OKAY.

[ELLEN PANTS]

SLOW DOWN. LOOK. LOOK AT ME.LOOK AT ME.

WHAT'S YOUR NAME?WHAT'S YOUR NAME?

IT'S ELLEN.

OKAY, WE'RE GOING TO STARTSWIMMING NOW, OKAY?

OKAY.

OKAY, WHAT I WANT YOU TO DO, I JUST WANT YOUTO LAY BACK, LAY BACK.

[PANTS]

I'M ROY. YOU'RE GOINGTO BE OKAY.

THERE. THERE.

I'M A REALLY GOOD SWIMMER.

OKAY.

YOU'RE OKAY.JUST BREATHE.

PUT YOUR FEET DOWN.YOU CAN STAND NOW.

OKAY.

YOU OKAY?

YEAH.

YOU ALL RIGHT?

YOU OKAY?

SORRY.

I'M NOT.

I..

WELL, HANG ON A SECOND.

ARE YOU OKAY?

YEAH! I'M FINE.

ROY, IS SHE...?

-HERE.-I'M FINE.

WE SHOULD GET YOUTO HALVERT.

WHO?

IT'S THE HOSPITAL.

NO, I JUST NEED AIR.

I'M OKAY.

ARE YOU SURE?

YEAH.

LET ME GET YOU HOME.

THANK YOU.I'M FINE, ACTUALLY.

YOU KNOW, IT'S JUST, I HAVE NO IDEAHOW THAT HAPPENED.

I'M ACTUALLYA VERY STRONG SWIMMER.

I WAS CAPTAINOF THE SWIM TEAM IN MY HIGH SCHOOL, 200-METER BREAST STROKEAND CRAWL.

ONE OF THOSEWOULD'VE WORKED.

WE WENT TO NATIONALS.

SO WHAT HOTELARE YOU STAYING IN?

UM, HOW DO YOU KNOWI'M NOT A LOCAL?

[LAUGHS]

I GUESS YOU GET A LOTOF SUMMER PEOPLE HERE, WHICH DOESN'T SURPRISE ME.

I MEAN, IT'S BEAUTIFUL.THANK YOU.

[ROY]:LISTEN, ELLEN, WHY DID YOU GO OUT THEREON THAT DOCK?

OH, I WANTED TO TAKE A PICTUREOF THE STATUE OF THE GIRLWITH THE BASKET FULL OF GRAPES.

BLUEBERRIES,BUT LOOK...

AND DON'T YOU THINK THE OWNERSSHOULD BE MORE CAREFUL?

I MEAN,I COULD HAVE BEEN HURT.

THAT'S A LAWSUITWAITING TO HAPPEN.

HA HA, OKAY, WELL, LET'S NOT CALLANY LAWYERS, ALL RIGHT?

WELL, I AM A LAWYER.

OH, WELL, THEN, YOU KNOW THAT THERE'S A LAWAGAINST TRESPASSING.

IT HAS TO BE MARKEDPRIVATE PROPERTY.

LIKE, WITH A SIGNTHAT SAYS "NO TRESPASSING"?

EXACTLY!

IT HAS TO BEPROMINENTLY DISPLAYED, NOT ON THE SAND SOMEWHERE.

OH, LIKE...

PROMINENTLY LIKE THAT?

AND THERE'S A GATE.

WELL, THAT GATE SHOULDDEFINITELY BE LOCKED.

YEAH, IT SHOULD'VE BEEN LOCKED.

THERE YOU GO.

THANK YOU.

BRACKENDALE INN.

IT'S THEBRACKENDALE HOTEL.

WHATEVER.

BUCKLE UP.

[ELLEN]: OKAY.WELL, THANK YOU.

-HANG ON A SECOND.-WHAT?

WANT TO HAVEDR. HUNTER COME AND TAKE A LOOKAT THAT CUT.

OH, I'M FINE.

NO, WAIT, STOP.STOP!

AT LEAST LET METAKE A LOOK AT IT.

YES, YOU'REPROBABLY FINE, BUT I WOULD FEEL BETTERIF HE TOOK A LOOK AT IT.

LOOK, I'LL HAVESOMEONE LOOK AT IT WHEN I GET BACKTO NEW YORK, OKAY?

BUT YOU KNOW WHAT?THANK YOU FOR... FOR THAT.

OH.

WELL, NOT THAT!

I MEAN... YOU KNOW,FOR THE LIFT.

THE... THE LIFT.

YEAH.

THE RIDE.

THE RESCUE?

IT WAS A RIDE!

THE HEROIC RESCUE!

THANK YOU.

THEY SELL SWIMWEARAT GIFFORDS ON MAIN.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE...

NO, PAULA,I WOULD NOT LIKE.

ARE YOU OKAY?

YEAH!

I'M FINE.

ANY MESSAGES?

UH, YEAH,YOUR FIANCE CALLED.

OH, HE'S NOT MY...

THANK YOU.

HELLO?

HELLO?

WAIT, HOLD ON.

LET ME, UH, JUST, JUST...

GAH!

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?

YEAH, I HEAR YOULOUD AND CLEAR NOW.

WHERE ARE YOU?

DID YOUR PHONE DIE, OR...?

NO, I JUST LEFT ITIN MY ROOM WHEN I WENT FOR A WALK.

HAYDEN, "MY FIANCE"?

[CHUCKLES]

WELL, THAT WAS MEEXUDING CONFIDENCE THAT YOU'D SAY "YES"BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

RIGHT.

ELLEN?

YEAH, NO, I'M HERE.

I'M... I'M HERE.I JUST...

[SIGHS]

WHAT'S WRONG?

[ELLEN]:I'M SORRY I CAME HERE.

IT WAS JUST A WASTE OF TIME.

I SHOULD'VE JUST MAILEDTHE LETTER, YOU KNOW?

NEVER MIND THAT.HOW'S, UM, HOW'S THE CAMPAIGN?

FUNDRAISING'S ON TRACK.

STILL LOOKS LIKE I'M RUNNINGUNOPPOSED IN THE PRIMARY, SO...

I COULD BE IN MAINEIN FIVE HOURS, YOU KNOW.

OH, RIGHT,IF YOU GOT A JET PACK.

NO, IT'S FINE.

I'LL BE HOME ON THURSDAY,AND SEE YOU THEN.

ARE YOU SURE YOU WANTTO LEAVE ALREADY?

THOUGHT THAT THIS WASA CHARMING MAINE VILLAGE FILLED WITH COLORFUL LOCALS.

[ELLEN]:IT IS.

I'LL TALK TO YOU LATER.BYE.

WHAT IN THE WORLDAM I DOING HERE?

[WOMAN]: THAT'STHE BIGGEST QUESTION, ISN'T IT?

WHY AM I HERE, GRAN?

WHY ARE ANY OF US HERE?

WHY IS THIS LETTERSO IMPORTANT?

AND THIS MAN, CHET?

STAY, ELLEN.

DELIVER THE LETTER.YOU'LL GET YOUR ANSWER.

BESIDES, IT'LL BE FUN.

REMEMBER FUN?

[CHUCKLES]

WELL, YOU PAIDFOR TWO MORE NIGHTS, BUT I CAN'T GIVE YOU A REFUND.

SORRY, IT'S POLICY.

OF COURSE, I UNDERSTAND.

JUST THINK, THOUGH...

YOU CAN GIVE A FREE UPGRADETO THE DELUXE SUITE TO SOMEONE.

AH, FUNNY GIRL, HEY?

I NEED YOU TO INITIAL HEREAND SIGN RIGHT THERE.

YOU! HEY!YOU'RE LATE.

RIGHT THERE.

I HEARDTHAT SOMEONE NEARLY DROWNED AT MARLIN BEACHYESTERDAY.

DROWNED?

THAT'S... SURPRISING.

YEAH, ISN'T IT?

HEY, HAVE A SAFE TRIP, HUH?

OH, YEAH,THANK YOU!

OKAY.

HUH.

[LAWYER]: THE ESTATE DIDN'TTAKE THE INJUNCTION WELL.

THEY'RE DISPUTING YOUR CLAIMTO KENLYN FARM, AS WE EXPECTED.

[ROY]: HEY, GUYS,THAT LUMBER'S READY.

YOU WANT TO GO GRAB IT?HERE.

LOOK, DAVE,OBVIOUSLY, I KNOW THIS WAS A PLAYJUST TO STOP BULLDOZERS, BUT... SERIOUSLY, WHAT'S NEXT?

HONESTLY, ROY, I THINK THE FAMILY IS GOINGTO COME AFTER YOU HARD, AND I THINK WE NEEDTO PREPARE FOR A LAWSUIT.

THANKS, MAN.

LATER.

HI.

HI. WELCOME.I'LL GET YOU A MENU.

I SHOULD PROBABLY JUST HAVETHE BLUEBERRIES, RIGHT?

OH, UH, NO...

IT'S NOT THAT SIMPLE.

WE HAVE MANY DIVERSE,DELICIOUS DISHES, AND WOW, THAT WASA LOT OF ALLITERATION.

SORRY, IT'S EARLY.LET ME START AGAIN.

I REALLY WOULD JUST LIKEA BOWL OF BLUEBERRIES, PLEASE.

STRAIGHT, NO CHASER?

YEAH, IT'S GREAT!

OKAY!

[WAITRESS]: OOH...

THAT MAN IS FINE!

YOU THINK SO?

YOU THINK HE'S FINE?

HE ASKED ME TO MARRY HIM.

YOU DIDN'T SAY "YES"?

HOW DO YOU KNOW THAT?

WELL, YOU DIDN'T SAY"WE'RE ENGAGED,"

AND THERE'S NO RING, SO...

HE KIND OF JUMPED THE GUNA LITTLE BIT.

I MEAN, I AM GOING TO SAY "YES."

HE CHECKS ALL MY BOXES,I CHECK ALL OF HIS.

OH.

WHAT?

"IF SOMEBODY WANTSTO PUT YOU IN A BOX, YOU'RE BETTER OFFBEING SHIPPED."

IS THAT MARK TWAIN?

OPRAH?

NO, SKIP THE BARTENDERIN BRACKENDALE.

MAKES THE BEST MARGARITASNORTH OF THE YUCATAN.

OH, I DIDN'T ORDER, UM...

BLUEBERRY MUFFIN...'CAUSE I THINK IT'S THE LAW.

YOU'LL THANK ME.

OKAY. WOW.

MM...

OH! HI!

UH, IT'S ME.

OH, HEY, DID YOUBRING YOUR SWIMSUIT?

RIGHT...

NO, UM...

I JUST WANTED TO RETURNYOUR JACKET.

OH, THAT'S ROY'S.

YEAH, HE'S JUSTDOWN AT THE DOCK.

OKAY, UH, THANK YOU.


[CLEARS HER THROAT]

SKULL AND CROSSBONES, HUH?

[CHUCKLES]

YEAH.

YOU KNOW,HAP WANTED TO PUT A PICTUREOF THE BROKEN DOCK WITH ARMS COMING UPOUT OF THE WATER AND SOME SHARK FINS...

[LAUGHS]

BUT I THOUGHTTHAT WAS OVERKILL.

HOW ARE YOU FEELING TODAY?

GOOD. GREAT. FINE.

I BROUGHT THIS BACK.

UM, THEY SAID IT WAS YOURS.

I'M HAPPY TO HAVE IT CLEANED.

I COULD DROP IT OFF SOMEWHEREON MY WAY OUT OF TOWN.

IT'D BE THE FIRST TIMEIT WAS CLEANED.

SO YOU'RE LEAVING TOWN?

YEAH, I HAVE SOME ERRANDSTO RUN, AND THEN...

YEAH, SO...

THANKS.

FOR WHAT?

[LAUGHS]JUST KIDDING.

ANY TIME.

SHOES.

WHAT?

[LAUGHS]

RIGHT.

[ELLEN]: YEAH, CHET CUMBERFIELD,55 MOLLY'S LANE, BUT I CAN'T FIND ANY STREETIN TOWN CALLED MOLLY'S LANE.

IT'S A DOCK?

YOU MEAN, LIKE, FOR BOATS?


YEAH, WELL, GO AHEAD.

JUST SCHEDULE THE WALKTHROUGH, AND I WILL BE BACK IN TOWNTONIGHT.

YES, I JUST HAVE ONE THINGLEFT TO DO.

I'M TRYING TO FIND THIS ONE MANAND DELIVER SOMETHING, AND THEN I AM ON MY WAY BACK.

GREAT.

NO PROBLEM AT ALL.

THANKS FOR CALLING.BYE.

HEY...

IT'S YOU!

PARDON?

YOU'RE THE ONETHAT FELL THROUGH THE DOCK AND NEARLY DROWNED, RIGHT?

[SCOFFS]I WAS HARDLY DROWNING.

YOU'RE THE SWIMMER!

HOW MUCH FOR A CUP OF COFFEE?

FOR YOU, IT'S ON THE HOUSE.

OH, NO,I'M HAPPY TO PAY FOR IT.

NO, NO, NO, NO,NOT AFTER YOUR ORDEAL.

BEACON OWES YOU, AND BY THE WAY...

THE PICTUREDOESN'T DO YOU JUSTICE.

PICTURE?WHAT PICTURE?

HOW MUCHFOR THE PAPERS?

25 CENTS.

NO, NO, UH...

I'M GOINGTO BUY ALL OF THEM.

UNBELIEVABLE!

"DARING RESCUE..."

"CARRIED HER TO SHORE..."

"DROWNING VICTIM?"

"DROWNING VICTIM!"

"THE... VICTIM WASN'T IDENTIFIEDAT THE SCENE."

THIS IS ALL I NEED.

[STARTS ENGINE]

[COIN CLINKS]

OH, HEY!

[PUTS IN MORE COINS]

OH, OH, OH!

[ROY LAUGHS]

YOU'VE GOT TORESPECT THE CLAW.

HELLO.

UH...

HI.

UM, I'M IN A HURRY.

SOUVENIRS?

UH, DAMAGE CONTROL.

UM...

IT'S NOT LIKEI LIKE MY BUSINESS ON THE FRONT PAGE EITHER.

RIGHT.

UH, YEAH, I'M SURE YOUR WIFEOR GIRLFRIEND IS JUST PROUD OF YOUFOR, YOU KNOW, BEING A HERO.

UM, WILL YOU-- WILL YOUPLEASE JUST HOLD THIS?

EXCUSE ME, SORRY.JUST ONE SECOND.

EXCUSE ME, HI.

UM, SORRY,CAN I JUST BORROW THIS?

THANK YOU.THANK YOU.

HOLD IT.THANK YOU.

IF THERE WAS A WIFEOR A GIRLFRIEND, I WOULD NOT HAVE LET YOUKISS ME.

I'VE BEEN GETTING KILLEDWITH THIS THING ALL MORNING.

OKAY, UH...

WHAT ARE YOU DOINGWITH THE BROOM HERE?

WELL, I'M JUSTGOING TO...

DON'T TAKE IT OUT ON THIS GUY.HANG ON.

-NO, I JUST...-STOP, STOP.

YOU'RE GOING TO BREAK HIM.GIMME THIS.

HIM?

YEAH, IT'S CRUSTY.

OF COURSE HE IS.

OKAY, GO AHEAD,PUT THE MONEY IN.

YOU READY?THANK YOU.

ALL RIGHT,GO, GO, GO!

I GOT IT!I GOT IT!

[STRAINING]ALL RIGHT, DONE?

HOLD ON,HOLD ON, HOLD ON.

HANG ON. YEP.

RESPECTFOR THE CLAW.

YEAH.

ALL RIGHT?

YEAH.

WELL, UM...

THANK YOU.

ALL RIGHT, SO LISTEN, THERE'S ONE MOREIN FRONT OF THE POST OFFICE, AND ANOTHER ONEIN FRONT OF MUNICIPAL HALL.

THAT'S THAT WAY.

THEN THERE'S TWO MOREON SIGNAL STREET, WHICH IS THAT WAY, AND I'LL GET THE REST.

DEAL?

YEAH. GREAT.

POST OFFICE, MUNICIPAL HALL,THAT WAY.

-GREAT. GOT IT.-SIGNAL STREET, THAT WAY.

-GOT IT.-HERE, I GOT IT.

THANK YOU.

BE CAREFUL.

[STARTS ENGINE]

PLEASE MAKE SURETHAT THEY ARE THERE WHEN YOU CHECK OUT.

WE SPENT A LOTOF MONEY ON THEM.

IT IS A NON-SMOKING ROOM...

[ELLEN]:PUT 'EM ON MY TAB.

OKAY. CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST FROM8:00 TO 11:00.

CHECKOUT IS NOON.

[DOOR CREAKS OPEN]


HI. I WONDEREDIF YOU MIGHT HELP ME?

I'M LOOKING FOR A HOUSE.

UH, IT WAS HEREFROM ABOUT THE 1930S TO THE '50S...

PROBABLY BEFORE, AND MAYBE AFTER, TOO.

CAN YOU NARROW THAT DOWNJUST A LITTLE BIT?

IT WAS MYGRANDMOTHER'S HOME.

SO, YOU HAVE AN ADDRESS?

I DON'T.

I JUST FOUND OUTTHAT SHE GREW UP HERE, LIKE, THREE WEEKS AGO, BUT SHE WAS BORN IN 1936.

YOU HAVE A NAME?

GODDARD.

HER PARENTS WERE FRANKAND DOROTHEA GODDARD.

FRANK...

ALL RIGHTY, UM...

COME ON IN!

LET ME WALK YOUTHROUGH OUR SYSTEM HERE.

GREAT, THANK YOU.

I THOUGHT I'D STARTWITH A TITLE SEARCH, SEE IF THERE'S BEENANY MORTGAGE DEEDS OR TAX LIENS, SEE IF THEY FILEDFOR AN EASEMENT OR ANY COVENANTS THAT MIGHT HAVELEFT A PAPER TRAIL.

LAWYER?

HELP YOURSELF.

GREAT. THANK YOU.

[KNOCKS GENTLY]

ANY LUCK?

NOPE.

SORRY.

[GRAN]: SEVEN-LETTER WORD.

COMING TOGETHER AGAINFOR THE FIRST TIME.

I DON'T KNOW.

YOU MUST,OR I WOULDN'T HAVE SAID IT.

YOU DON'T KNOW YET,BUT YOU WILL.

[ELLEN]: I JUST NEED TO FINDTHIS CUMBERFIELD GUY.

GOING TO STAY ONE MORE NIGHT.

I'M GOING TO FIND HIMTOMORROW MORNING, AND THEN I WILL BE BACKIN THE CITY.

WELCOME TOTHE BRACKENDALE HOTEL.

OKAY. BYE, HONEY.

WHAT CAN I DO FOR YOU?

IT'S ME.

YES, IT IS.

ARE YOU... BACK?

IF THERE'S STILL ROOMFOR ME TONIGHT!

I'LL CHECK WITH HOUSEKEEPING.

GREAT, GREAT.

MAYBE YOU COULD ASKTHE CONCIERGE TO WATCH MY STUFF FOR ME?

YEAH, SURE.

AND I'LL JUST WAITIN THE LOUNGE, THEN?

OKAY.

SORRY, PARDON ME.

YEAH, NO PROBLEM.

HEY, UH,MAY I HAVE A MENU?

YEAH!THERE YOU GO.

THANK YOU...

AND A WINE LIST?

WINE LIST?

UM, MAYBE JUST...THE SPECIALTY COCKTAILS.

BEST MARGARITANORTH OF THE YUCATAN.

I'LL TAKE IT.

GREAT.

OH, HI.

HI.

DO YOU THINK MAYBETHE KITCHEN COULD MAKE ME A GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST AND STEAM UP A...

I'LL HAVE THAT.

[WAITRESS]: OH...

WE CAN'T STEAMMEATLOAF.

NO, I MEAN, I'LL JUST--I'LL JUST HAVE THAT.

SOUP OR SALADTO START?

YOU'VE GOT TO TRY THE CHOWDER.

THEN I GOTTA.

'KAY.

[DAVE]:OUR ONLY REAL SHOT WAS TO GET LANDMARK STATUSON THE HOUSE.

THEY CHANGED THE REGSBACK IN 2004.

THE REGISTRY CLOSED.

IT'S CLOSED?

WHAT, NO ONE'S GOINGTO FIND ANYTHING WORTH SAVING AFTER 2004?

WELL, WE NEED THEDEVELOPMENT MORE.

THAT'S RIDICULOUS.

WELL, THAT'STHE ARGUMENT.

TOURISM'S DOWN,YOU KNOW THAT, AND THE COUNTY IS BOUNDBY STATE LAW ON THIS.

AND...

YOU OFFICIALLY GOT SUED.

I'M SORRY.

[CELL PHONE RINGS]

GOT TO TAKE THIS.

HERE WE GO!

OH, THANK YOU.

YOU'RE WELCOME.I GOT YOU, BILLY.

THANKS, SKIP!

OH, IS THAT...ARE YOU SKIP THE BARTENDER?

OH, HE'S A LEGEND.

WAIT...YOU'RE THE SWIMMER!

NO, I...

HEY, EVERYBODY!IT'S THE SWIMMER!

[PATRONS CHEER]

I WASN'T...

[CHEERING]

[SKIP]:HEY, YOU KNOW WHAT?

DINNER IS ON THE HOUSE.

OH, NO, THAT'S OKAY...

LET HIM DO IT.

DID YOU GET HYPOTHERMIA?

WHAT?

WELL, THAT'S WHAT HAPPENSWHEN YOU DROWN.

HE'S SEEN THINGS.

I WASN'T DROWNING!

WAS IT DRUGS?

EXCUSE ME?

EX-COP.

I HEARWHEN YOU DROWN, EVERYTHING INYOUR BRAIN, LIKE...

BUT I WASN'T DROWNING!

UM, IN FACT, ACTUALLY,I WAS FINE, BUT, YOU KNOW,WITH THE GUY, I JUST DIDN'T WANTTO INSULT HIM.

[LAUGHING]

ROY!

YEAH, HE'S A CARD, THAT ONE.

YES, HE IS.

SHE COMES WITH JOKES.HEY, YOU KNOW WHAT?

TO THE SWIMMER!

TO THE SWIMMER!

THE SWIMMER!

TO THE SWIMMER.

HA HA! CHEERS.

[FRIENDLY CHATTER, CHEERS]

ANYWAY, WE KEPT OUR SUPPLIESAND MADE IT TO BERMUDA.

SO, YES, TECHNICALLY,THEY WERE PIRATES, BUT THEY WERE VERY GROUNDEDFOR BEING ON WATER.

[LAUGHING]

ALL RIGHT,ELLEN, YOU'RE UP.

COME ON, YOU MUST HAVESOME GOOD STORIES IN THE BIG CITY?

NOT REALLY!

WE WORK ALL THE TIME.

OH, COME ON.

BUMMER.

NO, WENDY, REALLY...

NO, NO, I ACTUALLY LOVE MY JOB.

REALLY, I DO.

OKAY, WELL, MAYBE YOU NEEDA LITTLE PIRATE CRUISE.

-MAYBE I DO, BLISS.-YEAH.

GEEZ, GORD, WHAT'S WRONGWITH YOU, MAN?

YOU'RE THROWINGLIKE A GIRL TONIGHT.

DID HE JUST SAY"THROWS LIKE A GIRL"?

-YES.-MEH, MEN.

THEY SO ARE.

SEE, THIS IS WHENI SHOULD BE ABLE TO WHISTLE.

I NEED A WHISTLE.

HOW DO YOU DO IT?

[EXHALES]NAH, I CAN'T.

[WENDY]:PUT YOUR...

[WHISTLES]

I KNOW.

NICE, WENDY!

QUIET!

QUIET!

I CHALLENGE ANYONE WHO THINKS"THROWS LIKE A GIRL"

IS A BAD THING.

[EVERYONE CHEERS AND HOLLERS]

HEY, LADIES!THAT'S RIGHT, THAT'S RIGHT!

I GOT A HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR ANYONEWHO CAN BEAT ME AT DARTS.

WHOO!THAT'S RIGHT, GENTLEMEN!

BRING IT.

OH, YEAH, I CAN'T WALK AWAYFROM THAT ONE, FELLAS.

OH, HELLO.

YOU, UH... PLAY DARTSBETTER THAN YOU SWIM?

I'M KILLER AT BOTH.

MM. OKAY, KILLER.PICK YOUR POISON.

SHANGHAI? 301?WHAT DO YOU WANT TO PLAY?

FUNNY, I THOUGHTYOU'D WANT A CHALLENGE.

I DO.

DEAD PRESIDENTS.

YOU WANT TO PLAYDEAD PRESIDENTS?

THAT'S WHAT I SAID.

ALL RIGHT.

YOU HIT BEN IN THE FACE,AND YOU GET MY HUNDRED, BUT YOU'VE GOT TO HIT HIMIN THE FACE.

OH, SAME GOESFOR YOU, PAL.

CAN YOUREALLY THROW?

VISITING TEAM FIRST.

OH, NO, NO, NO.YOU DO THE HONORS.

HERE WE GO!HERE WE GO!

[CHEERING]

[CHEERING]

GOOD SHOT.

THANK YOU.

YOU GOT IT,YOU GOT IT.

I'LL JUST BE HERE.

YOU STANDWHEREVER YOU NEED TO.

[PEOPLE SCREAM AND CHEER]

OH, HO, HO.

TWO OUT OF THREE.TWO OUT OF THREE!

SWIM-MER! SWIM-MER!SWIM-MER! SWIM-MER!

SERIOUSLY?

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[ELLEN]:HOW OLD IS THE FARMHOUSE?

MAYBE YOU COULD GETTHE BUILDINGS LANDMARKED?

NO, IT'S NOT THAT OLD.

WHAT ABOUT THE LAND?

IT COULD BE ELIGIBLEFOR PROTECTED STATUS.

MAYBE THERE'S A CHANCEOF ENDANGERED WILDLIFE?

THAT'S A GREAT IDEA.

YOU COULD SOUND10% LESS SURPRISED WHEN YOU SAY THAT.

LISTEN, HERE.HERE'S MY CARD.

CALL ME...FOR ADVICE, OR...

YOURS GOT COLD,SO WE DID STEAM IT FOR YOU, JUST THIS ONCE.

[LAUGHS] THANK YOU!AFTER ALL THAT.

YOU'RE WELCOME.

ARE YOU JUDGING ME?

NO!

YES! COME ON.

YOU DO NOT STRIKE ME ASA MEATLOAF AND GRAVY GIRL.

[LAUGHS]

ARE YOU REALLY GOINGTO CALL ME "GIRL"

AFTER I SCHOOLED YOUIN PUBLIC?

STOP, FINE.WOMAN.

PERSON.ATTORNEY.

MM-HMM.

THERE'S A LOTYOU DON'T KNOW ABOUT THIS WOMANPERSON ATTORNEY, AND I KNOW LESSABOUT YOU.

I'M AN OPEN BOOK.

GO AHEAD.

WHY CONSTRUCTION?

MY UNCLE.

TAUGHT ME HOWIMPORTANT IT WAS TO CREATE SOMETHING.

BASEBALL?

RED SOX.

-MM...-OH, REALLY?

WHY NO MISSUS OR GIRLFRIEND?

OOH, FASTBALL.

IT'S WHAT I DOFOR A LIVING.

DO YOU DANCE?

I MEAN, IT'S BEENA LONG TIME, AND I SHOULD PROBABLY...

YEAH, RIGHT, YEAH,LONG TIME.

YOU SHOULD GO.

WHAT?

NO, NOTHING.

LOOK, YOU'RE GOODAT DARTS.

YOU'RE GOODAT INTERROGATING PEOPLE, BUT NOT EVERYBODY CAN DANCE.

YOU PROBABLY CLAP TO ONE AND THREEINSTEAD OF TWO AND FOUR.

COME ON.

[SNICKERS]GOTCHA.

SO, UM,KNOW THE PRETZEL?

OH!

I WENT TO COTILLION.

[CHUCKLES]

[LAUGHS]

OF COURSE YOU DID.

OH, HO,LOOK WHO'S MR. SMOOTH.

SO WHY NO MISSUSOR GIRLFRIEND?

WHOA!

DO YOU NEED TO HAVE THE QUESTIONREAD BACK TO YOU?

NO, COUNSELOR.

[SLOW MUSIC PLAYS]

THANK YOUFOR THE DANCE.

I, UH...THIS ISN'T...

-ROY...-YES.

THERE WAS A MISSUS.

YEAH, WE GREW UP TOGETHER.

SHE WAS A GREAT GIRL.

WE WERE TOGETHERFOR A WHILE, BUT...

SHE HAD TO RELOCATE FOR WORK.

WHAT, THAT'S IT?THE END?

NO. NO, NO, NO.

WE MOVED TO BOSTON,LIVED THERE FOR NINE YEARS.

STARTED A BUSINESS.ACTUALLY WENT REALLY WELL...

BUT I DON'T KNOW...

I FELT LIKE I WAS LIVINGIN SOMEONE ELSE'S SKIN THERE, LIKE IT WASSOMEONE ELSE'S LIFE.

DOES THAT MAKE SENSE?

YEAH...

MAYBE.

DO I GET TOCROSS-EXAMINE NOW?

OH, COME ON.

UH...

NO, I'M SORRY,I... I...

OH, NO! COME ON!REALLY?

NO, I REALLY...UH...

ELLEN...

ELLEN! ELLEN!

DO YOU NEED HELP?

NO, I'M FINE.

GOOD NIGHT.

GOOD NIGHT.

CHECKING OUT!ARE YOU...

YES, I'M SURE.

I HAVE TO GET BACKTO MY LIFE AND MY JOB.

THANK YOU, PAULA.

UH-HUH.COME BACK SOON.

"FIANCE.""MY FIANCE."

SHE FORGOT TO SAY"MY FIANCE."

HUH.YOU MARK MY WORDS.

THE PLOT THICKENS.

[PHONE RINGS]

[ELLEN]:HEY.

HEY!SORRY, THE MEETING RAN LATE.

WELL, YOU CAN TELL MEALL ABOUT IT TONIGHT.

I AM ON MY WAY BACK.

WHAT, YOU DELIVERED THE LETTER?

THANK YOU.

I HAVEN'T BEEN ABLETO FIND THE OLD MAN, SO I'M JUST GOINGTO MAIL THE LETTER.

LISTEN, I PROBABLY WON'T BE HOME'TIL LATE TONIGHT, SO DON'T WAIT UP, OKAY?

AND I WANT TO SEESOME PHOTOS TOO, ALL RIGHT?

UH, ACTUALLY,I... I HAVEN'T TAKEN MANY.

ELLEN?

HEY, I NEED TO BOUNCE.

I'VE GOT TO TAKE THIS CALL,ALL RIGHT?

BUT CALL YOUR MOM.

OKAY, BYE!

HELLO?

[BREATHLESS]I FOUND IT!

ARLEN, RIGHT?

I'M SO GLAD I RAN INTO YOU.

YEAH, I WROTE IT DOWNAFTER YOU SAID IT, AND THEN I FOUND IT LATERUNDER MY COFFEE CUP.

RIGHT, UH...

I FOUNDYOUR GRANDMA'S HOUSE!


HI!

HI. ARE YOU MRS. PORTER?

HI! SUSAN. YEAH.

I'M SORRYTO DISTURB YOU.

I JUST FOUND OUTTHAT THIS HOUSE IS WHERE MY GRANDMOTHERGREW UP, AND I JUST WANTEDTO LOOK AROUND, IF YOU WOULDN'T MIND?

OF COURSE! COME IN.

SORRY ABOUT THE MESS.

IT'S BEAUTIFUL.

SO, WHO EXACTLYWAS YOUR GRANDMOTHER?

HER NAMEWAS RUTH GODDARD.

THERE'S SOMETHINGI SHOULD SHOW YOU.

COME WITH ME.

YEAH, WE MOVED INA COUPLE OF YEARS AGO, AND IT FEELSLIKE A NON-STOP RENOVATION.

FINALLY MADE ITUP TO THIS FLOOR, BUT, UH, HERE.

WE FOUND IT UNDERNEATHTHE OLD PANELING THAT WAS HERE.

I DON'T KNOW WHY ANYONE WOULD REALLYWANT TO COVER IT UP, BUT...

MY GRAN PAINTED THIS.

[SUSAN]: YEAH, YOU KNOW WHAT?

WE ARE GOING TO GIVE YOUA MOMENT TO YOURSELF.

AREN'T WE, MONKEY?

YOU'LL NEVER GETTHE FULL RED SPECTRUM WITHTHAT DIGITAL CONGLOMERATION.

IT'S A PHONE,IT'S A RECORD PLAYER, IT MAKES JULIENNE FRIES.

I GET IT!I NEED A REAL CAMERA.

I DON'T KNOW HOWYOU WENT SO MANY DAYS WITHOUT A PROPER...

LENS ON THE WORLD.

[GRAN CHUCKLES]


[PAULA]: OH, HEY!

BACK.

YOU ARE!WELCOME BACK.

OKAY, NOW, YOUR SUITEIS BEING CLEANED, BUT LUCKY FOR YOU, I HAVE NOT RENTEDIT OUT YET.

SO, HOW LONGARE YOU BACK FOR... THIS TIME?

A WEEK.MAYBE LONGER.

I DON'T EVEN KNOWWHERE TO BEGIN.

I DON'T EVEN KNOWWHAT I DON'T KNOW YET.

OH, HONEY,THAT'S EVERY TUESDAY FOR ME.


[MAN]: HEY, YOU OKAY?YOU ALL RIGHT?

YEAH. HI. FINE.

[KNOCKS]

HELLO? ANYONE THERE?MR. CUMBERFIELD?

YOU STALKING ME,OR JUST...

WHOA!

BREAKING INTOMY PLACE?

THIS ISN'T YOUR PLACE.

YEAH, IT IS,FREE AND CLEAR, WHICH MEANSYOU'RE TRESPASSING...

AGAIN.

I'M NOT, OKAY?

I LOOKED IT UP.THIS PLACE IS OWNED BY...

YOU'RE MARRIED?

WHAT?

IT'S AN ENGAGEMENT RING.

WHEN'S YOUR WEDDING?

WELL, WE HAVEN'T CHOSENA DATE YET.

UH, IT'S COMPLICATED.

UM, I'M HERE BECAUSE I WOULD LIKETO SPEAK TO THE OWNEROF THIS PROPERTY, CHET R. CUMBERFIELD.

THAT'S ME.

I'M THE "R."

THAT'S NOT POSSIBLE.

HE HAS TO BE 80 YEARS OLDAT LEAST.

OH, YOU MEAN MY UNCLE?

CHET CUMBERFIELDIS YOUR UNCLE?

HE WAS MY GREAT UNCLE.

HE PASSED AWAYTHREE MONTHS AGO.

WHAT, DID YOU KNOW HIM?

APPARENTLY, MY GRANDMOTHER DID.

SHE ASKED ME TO DELIVER...

THIS.

THEY WERE THE LAST WORDSSHE SAID TO ME.

OH, MAN.

I'M SORRY.

WELL, WHAT IS IT?WHAT'S IT SAY?

OH, I HAVEN'T READ IT, BUT YOU SHOULD CONSIDER ITPART OF CHET'S ESTATE.

ALL RIGHT, WELL, LET'S SEE.

[OPENS LETTER]

"DEAR CHET.

'I'M SORRY' CAN'TBEGIN TO COVER THE WAY I LEFT YOU.

I TOLD YOU I DIDN'TLOVE YOU ANYMORE, BUT THAT WAS A LIE."

YOU KNOW WHAT? YOU SHOULD--YOU SHOULD FINISH THAT.

"YOU WERE RIGHT ABOUT MY FAMILYPUSHING ME TOWARD HENRY.

THE TRUTH IS, I LOVED YOU.

I LOVED DREAMING BESIDE YOU.

I LOVED THE LIFEWE'D PLANNED IN BEACON, AND I STILL THINK OF YOUWHENEVER I SEE BLUEBERRIES."

"WISHING YOU THE BEST, ALWAYS...

RUTH."

YOU DIDN'T KNOW ANY OF THAT?

NO.

GRAN WAS HAPPILY MARRIED...

I THOUGHT.

MY GRANDFATHER WAS A GOOD MAN.

DO YOU WANT SOME COFFEE?

I CAME TO BEACON TO DELIVER THIS LETTER, AND NOW I HAVE, SO, UH...

I SHOULD BE GOING.

WELL, UH...BE SAFE...

SWIMMER.

SO MANY QUESTIONS FOR YOU.

IT'S RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOU.

WHAT?

WEREN'T YOU LOOKINGFOR A DUMPSTER TO DESTROY THE EVIDENCE?


HEY, ARLEN, IS THERE A LIBRARYTHAT I COULD--


ARLEN!

-HI.-HI.

I NEED TO BUYSOME OF THE PAINTINGS THAT YOU HAVE ON DISPLAYIN THERE.

OH, THOSE ARECITY PROPERTY.

THEY'RE NOT FOR SALE.

BUT IT'S MY GRANDMOTHER.

THEY SAY "GODDARD."

COME, LET ME SHOW YOU.SHE'S THE PAINTER.

YOU'RE KIDDING?THAT'S A NEW EXHIBIT.

IT JUST WENT UP.

LOOK!

WAIT. DID YOU SEE THIS?

OH, THAT'S MY GRAN...

AND CHET...

YOU SHOULD GO SEE SUGAR FALK...

SHE'S A COLLECTOR.

ASK ABOUTYOUR GRANDMA'S PAINTINGS IF SHE DOESN'T HAVEANY ALREADY, SHE'LL KNOW WHO WOULD.

...LOCATESOME OF HER PAINTINGS.

IT'S IMPORTANT, SO IF YOU CALL ME ANY TIME,DAY OR NIGHT, I'D REALLY APPRECIATE IT.

ONCE AGAIN,MY NUMBER IS 917-555-0138.

THANK YOU.

WHY?

NOT ONE WORD, NOT EVER.

IT WAS GONE.

I'D MADE MY CHOICES.

BUT YOU SEEMED HAPPY.

WELL, THAT WASA CHOICE, TOO.

YOU KNOWI WAS HAPPY.

WATCH BREWSTER'S POINT.

STARTING THIS WEEK, THE SUN DISAPPEARSRIGHT BEHIND THAT ROCK AT SUNSET.

[ELLEN]:OH, NO, YOU DON'T.

YOU DON'T GET TO GET ALLWISE LADY OF THE SEACOAST ON ME.

THAT'S HOW YOU KNOWIT'S HARVEST TIME.

THAT AND THE ALMANAC.

YOUR GRANDFATHERWAS A GOOD MAN.

REUNION.

THAT'S IT, ISN'T IT?

THAT'S WHAT YOU WANTEDWITH CHET?

SEVEN-LETTER WORD FOR "COMING BACKTOGETHER AGAIN."

NO, NO, NO.

BUT IT'S SEVEN LETTERS.

BUT IT'S YOUR CLUE,DARLING GIRL, NOT MINE, AND YOU'RE MISSING HALF OF IT.

WHAT WAS THE WHOLE THING?

COMING TOGETHER AGAINFOR THE FIRST TIME, BUT THERE'S NO WORD FOR THAT.

MAYBE YOU TWOWILL HAVE TO MAKE ONE UP.

WHICH TWO?

EXACTLY.

[KNOCKING]

JUST A SECOND!

-HAYDEN!-SURPRISE!

IT'S SO GOOD TO SEE YOU!

IT'S SO GOOD TO SEE YOU, TOO.

I JUST CAN'T BELIEVEYOU'RE HERE!

HERE I AM!

I TAKE ITYOU KNOW THIS MAN?

I DO, YES, PAULA.

THIS IS MY...HAYDEN CROFT.

[HAYDEN]: YES, THAT'S ME,HAYDEN CROFT.

HOW ARE YOU DOING?

HE'S OKAY TO BE HERE, RIGHT?

MM-HMM.

HI! HAYDEN.NICE TO MEET YOU, AND THANK YOU FOR TAKINGSUCH GOOD CARE OF ELLEN.

SHE DOES ALL RIGHTFOR HERSELF.

OF COURSE.

[LAUGHS]

SO...GOOD SURPRISE?

OF COURSE.

[ELLEN]: ISN'T IT AMAZING?

GRAN MUST'VE BEEN 16 OR 17WHEN SHE PAINTED THIS.

SHE'S GOT TALENT.IT'S BEAUTIFUL.

OKAY, ONE BLUEBERRY MUFFIN...

[ELLEN]: THANK YOU, BLISS.

[BLISS]:AND ONE EGG-WHITE OMELET SPINACH, TOMATO.

THANK YOU.

THAT'S A GOOD-LOOKINGBLUEBERRY MUFFIN.

RIGHT?

I'D HAVE TO START DOINGTWO-A-DAYS WITH MY TRAINER IF I ATE LIKE THAT.

SHE SWIMS IT OFF.

DID SHE SAYYOU SWIM IT OFF?

[LAUGHS]

WHAT?IN THE OCEAN?

ISN'T THAT FREEZING?

I NEEDED THE EXERCISE.

HMM.

WELL, I'M GLAD YOU FOUND OUT ABOUT YOUR GRANDMA'SSECOND LIFE.

IT'S GOING TO SAVEMY INVESTIGATORS A TON OF WORK.

WAIT, YOU'D HAVE MY GRANDMOTHERINVESTIGATED?

IT'S THE ONLY WAYI CAN PROTECT YOU ONCE THE CAMPAIGN STARTS, AND BELIEVE ME,I'D VET MY OWN FAMILY, TOO, BUT WE'VE BEEN THROUGHSO MANY CAMPAIGNS, THERE'S NOTA WHOLE LOT OF MUD LEFT TO BE SLUNG, RIGHT?

OH, RIGHT.

OH, THAT REMINDS ME.

JIM MACKENZIEFROM "THE TIMES"

HAS BEEN TRAILING ME, SO...

SO...

THAT REPORTERIS COMING TO BEACON?

I KNOW IT'S NOT IDEAL, BUT THIS WEEKENDWAS ALREADY PLANNED, SO I THOUGHT THAT IT WOULD JUSTRAISE MORE QUESTIONS IF I CANCELED IT, SO I DIDN'T.

IS HE EXPECTING...

MM! NO, NO, NO, NO!

NO, NO, NO.

EXCUSE ME,DO YOU HAVE ANY HOT SAUCE?

-HOT...-SAUCE.

SAUCE... YES!

I'LL GET IT FOR YOU.

OH, NO, NO. IT'S OKAY.YOU'VE GOT A TRAY.

I'LL GET IT.THANK YOU, THOUGH.

ANYHOW, IT'S--IT'S NOT A BIG DEAL.

OBVIOUSLY, HE KNOWS THATWE'RE SEEING EACH OTHER.

HE JUST WANTSTO MEET YOU AND SEE US TOGETHER.

THAT'S ALL.

OKAY. GREAT.

BE FUN, RIGHT?

BUT TODAY,IT'S JUST YOU AND ME, RIGHT?

WE'LL DO SOMETHING...

[GASPS EXCITEDLY]

HOW ABOUTTHE BEACON COUNTY FAIR?

[LAUGHING]

I'M GOING TO BE GOING HOMEWITH SOME GINGHAM, AREN'T I?

I CAN TELL.I CAN SMELL IT.

NO, NO, I THINK THAT'S THE FRIED FOODYOU'RE SMELLING.

I THINKI'LL PASS ON THAT.

WHAT? WE'RE NEVER GOINGTO BE PRESIDENT.

DON'T THE CANDIDATES ALL HAVETO HAVE FRIED BUTTER IN ONE OF THOSEPRIMARY STATES?

I THINK I'M GOINGTO PACE MYSELF UNTIL THEN.

[ELLEN LAUGHS]

[HAYDEN]:DUCKS ON A SLIDE!

YOU DON'T SEE THAT EVERY DAY.

OH! WOW!

[HAYDEN]:DO YOU THINK IT'S RACE?

RELAY? OR THEY'RE ON THEIR OWN?

BIRDS...

[ROOSTER CROWS]

I HEAR YOU!YES. WOW.

[ROY]: ELLEN?

HEY.

HI.

I THOUGHT THAT YOU WERE...

WELL, I THINK I'VE ABOUT SHAKENEVERY CHICKEN'S WING HERE.

HELLO.

HI.

[ELLEN]: HAYDEN, THIS IS, UH,ROY CUMBERFIELD.

HE'S CHET CUMBERFIELD'S NEPHEW.

HAYDEN CROFT.

THAT HAYDEN CROFT?

'FRAID SO, YES...

AND I'M VERY SORRYTO HEAR ABOUT YOUR UNCLE.

THANK YOU.

SO, YOU HAVE A CHICKENIN THIS FIGHT, DO YOU?

NO.

I DON'T DO CHICKENS.

YOU KNOW, CHICKEN PARM.CHICKEN NUGGETS.

SOUP.

TENDERS.

OKAY, WELL, MAYBE WE SHOULD CONTINUETO EXPLORE.

SURE.

OKAY.

NICE TO SEE YOU.

WAS NICE MEETING YOU.

[HAYDEN]: YOU TOO.

SAY, ROY...

WHY DON'T YOU JOIN US?

OH, I'M SUREHE'S BUSY WITH STUFF.

WHY NOT?THANK YOU.

SO, HOW SHOULDWE TACKLE THIS?

WHAT DO YOU SAYWE WANDER?

SEE WHAT CATCHESOUR EYE?

[ELLEN]:THOSE DOGS ARE SO CUTE.

YOU WANT TO PLAYA GAME?

OH, LOOK AT HIM GO.

YEAH!

[CHEERING]

COME ON, COME ON,COME ON.

[HAYDEN]: OH, NO,NO, NO, NO!

WHO TAUGHT YOUHOW TO SHOOT?

COME ON!

[TALKING OVER EACH OTHER]

[BELL RINGS]

-I WON!-REALLY?

-RIGGED.-REALLY?

OKAY, ROY, SO, WHAT ELSE YOU GUYS DOFOR FUN AROUND HERE BESIDES THE FAIR?

OH, MOSTLY OUTDOOR STUFF.

HIKING, BOATING,SKIING...

RIGHT.

SWIMMING.

I STILL CAN'T BELIEVE YOU WENTSWIMMING IN THE OCEAN HERE.

IT'S SO COLD!

WHAT,YOU KNOW ABOUT THAT?

WELL, HE KNOWSI LIKE TO STAY FIT.

LET'S GO GET SOMETHING TO EAT.WHAT DO YOU SAY?

OKAY, SURE.ROY, YOU HUNGRY?

WHAT DO YOU RECOMMEND?

WELL, WHAT ARE YOU GUYSIN THE MOOD FOR?

OH, WAIT, NO, NO.YOU'VE GOT TO HAVE ONE OF THESE.

IT'S A BEACON SLIDER,LOCAL SPECIALTY.

HEY, CHRIS,HOW YOU DOING, MAN?

SHELLFISH.

WELL, IT'S THE LOCALSPECIALTY, RIGHT?

NO. NO, NO, NO.

[HAYDEN]: 'KAY.

[ELLEN]:WELL, YOU KNOW WHAT?

WE'RE GOING TO HAVE SEAFOODFOR DINNER, SO MAYBE WE SHOULD FINDSOMETHING ELSE.

[HAYDEN]:NO, IT LOOKS GOOD.

IT LOOKS GREAT...WHOA, WHOA!

OH, MY GOSH!

HERE YOU GO.GRAB AWAY.

-THANK YOU VERY MUCH.-YUP.

HERE WE GO.READY?

HAYDEN...

RIGHT, RIGHT, HUH?YOU'VE GOT HAVE ONE OF THESE.

-HANG ON.-REALLY GOOD.

WHAT WERE YOU THINKING?

THAT IT COULDN'T BEWORSE THAN FRIED BUTTER.

EXCEPT YOU'RE NOT ALLERGICTO FRIED BUTTER.

I KNOW, I KNOW.

DO YOU HAVEANY ANTIHISTAMINE HERE?

NO, I DON'T,BUT IT'LL BE FINE.

FRIED DOUGH.FRIED DOUGH COMING IN!

JUST WHAT I NEEDED.FRIED DOUGH.

AWESOME.

WOW.

MAYBE WE SHOULD GOON A RIDE OR SOMETHING, HUH?

YEAH, I'M DOWNFOR RIDES.

GOOD.

YOU OKAY?

YEAH.

I'M, UH, SORT OFWORN OUT.

MAYBE WE SHOULD HEAD BACK.WHAT DO YOU SAY?

SOMETHING WRONG?

THINK I'M JUST TIRED,YOU KNOW?

IT'S A LONG DRIVE.

MAYBE I'LL JUSTCALL A SERVICE OR SOMETHING.

WELL, THEY DON'T EXACTLYHAVE CAR SERVICES.

LET ME...LET ME TAKE YOU BACK.

I'LL BE FINE.

COME ON, HEY.I'M RIGHT OVER HERE.

THANK YOU.

FEEL BETTER.

THANK YOU!


UH, DOESN'T REALLYMATCH THE SHOES.

YEAH, WELL, I REALLY NEVER COULDACCESSORIZE.

IT'S ELLEN'S.

OH!

NO, I JUST...

DROVE HER AND HAYDENBACK FROM THE FAIR.

HMM.

LOOK, YOU WANTTO RUN THIS IN FOR ME, GIVE IT TO PAULA?

I WILL NOT.

WHY?

NEITHER WILL YOU.

YOU CAN RETURN ITYOURSELF.

LOOK, I'M JUST...

TRYING TO BE RESPECTFUL HERE.

OH.

HE'S A DECENT ENOUGH GUY.

DOESN'T MEANHE'S THE RIGHT GUY.

[CLEARS THROAT]

-HI!-HEY.

OH! WOW.

I DIDN'T EVENREALIZE I LEFT IT.

THANK YOU.

SURE.

HOW'S HAYDEN?

OUT FOR THE COUNT.

DOES HE NEED A DOCTOR?

NO, HE JUST NEEDS TO SLEEP.

SO YOU GOT A MINUTE?

SURE.

WHY?

I'VE GOT SOMETHINGI'D LIKE TO SHOW YOU.

I THOUGHT YOU'D LIKE TO SEEWHAT YOU'RE HELPING ME WITH, WHAT I'M FIGHTING FOR HERE.

[ELLEN]: STOP. STOP!

[ROY]: WHAT? WHAT?WHAT'S THE MATTER?

THIS WAS ALL BLUEBERRIES,WASN'T IT?

WHAT, YOU KNOWTHIS PLACE?

MY GRANDMOTHER, SHE--SHE PAINTED THIS.

SHE, UM, SHE PAINTED A LOT.

I SAW ONE OF HER PAINTINGS, AND I GUESSTHERE'S SUPPOSED TO BE MORE.

I TOOK A PICTURE OF THE MURALI FOUND IN HER ATTIC.

WOW.

THIS IS THE HOUSE.NO QUESTION.

NEVER LOOKED THIS GOODWHEN I WAS A KID.

AND THIS IS WHATYOU'RE FIGHTING FOR.

[ELLEN]: YEAH.IT HAS TO BE THEM.

[ROY]: CHET AND RUTH.NO QUESTION.

LOOK AT THEM.

[ELLEN]: THEY MUST HAVE BEENSO YOUNG.

IT DOESN'T MATTER.THEY KNEW.

THIS IS WHAT I WOULD MAKE ITLOOK LIKE AGAIN.

OH, GOSH...

WE SPENT SO MUCH TIMEON THIS PORCH.

ARE WE TRESPASSING?

OH, NOW YOU'RE WORRIEDABOUT TRESPASSING?

AS LONG AS YOU HAVEMONEY FOR BAIL.

[CHUCKLES]

THIS IS THE LIVING ROOM.

I'LL SHOW YOU AROUND.LOOK AT THIS.

WHOA!

AND THEN YOU HAVE THIS,THE KITCHEN AND DINING ROOM.

SO WE JUST-- WE JUST LIVEDIN BETWEEN THESE TWO ROOMS, AND THEN OUT HEREON THIS PORCH.

MY UNCLE LOVED IT HERE.

HE WAS...

HE WAS SO GOOD WITH THE GROUND, YOU KNOW,WITH GROWING THINGS.

YOU KNOW, IT WAS ACTUALLY HIM WHO FIGURED OUT WHICH BLUEBERRYGROWS BEST HERE, 'CAUSE THE STARTSARE REALLY EXPENSIVE, AND YOU DON'T GET A BLUEBERRYFOR A COUPLE YEARS, SO IF YOU DON'T GET IT RIGHT,IT SETS YOU BACK.

LIKE LIFE.

A FEW FALSE STARTS?

NO MORE THAN ANYONE ELSE,I GUESS.

YOU?

NO.

AT LEAST, I DIDN'T THINK SO.

WHO ARE THESE OWNERS?

[ROY]: A GUY FROM BOSTONBOUGHT IT OFF THE FAMILY WHEN CHET LEFT TOWN.

THEN HE DIED,AND HIS KIDS INHERITED, AND THEY'RE THE ONES THAT WANT TO CARVE IT UPINTO A SUBDIVISION.

YIKES.

WHAT HAPPENED?

NOTHING.

IT'S JUST...SAFE IN MY ROOM.

YOU GOT AN INJUNCTION, RIGHT?

THAT'S WHAT STOPPED THE WORK?

THAT WAS SMART, BUT WE NEED A LONGER PLAY.

WELL, I MIGHT'VE FOUNDTHE RARE BUTTERFLY THAT BREEDSDOWN BY THE CREEK.

IT'S DOWN HERE.

ROY, ALL WE HAVE TO DOIS CAUSE ENOUGH TROUBLE.

THE HEIRS DECIDEIT'S NOT WORTH IT, AND THEN THEY'LL TAKEA FAIR OFFER.

WE CAN DO THAT, RIGHT?

WE?

YEAH.

I'LL BE IN THE OFFICEON MONDAY, AND I'LL GET STARTED.

YOU KNOW,MY GRAN WOULD WANT THAT, SO I'LL MAKE SURESOMEONE IN THE CAPITOL IS GREASING THE WHEELS AND KEEPING EVERYTHINGMOVING.

THANK YOU.

ROY... LOOK AT THIS!

OH, MY GOSH,I CAN'T BELIEVE THIS.

WHOA!

WHOA! WHOA!YOU OKAY?

YEAH.

LOOK AT THIS!

THIS PLACEJUST WON'T GIVE UP, HUH?

NEITHER WILL I.

[CAMERA CLICKS]

HERE.

GO AHEAD.

WOW.

RIGHT?

REALLY GOOD.

SO YOU, UH,GREW UP HERE, HUH?

I WISH, BUT IT IS WHEREI SPENT ALL MY SUMMERS.

EVERY TIMEI COME BACK HERE, IT'S... LIKE A REUNION.

NO, THAT'S NOT THE RIGHT WORD.

IT'S LIKE COMING HOME AGAIN, ONLY I NEVER LIVED HERE,SO...

IT'S COMING HOMEFOR THE FIRST TIME.


YOU RUSHED BACK!

HOW DID YOU DO THAT?

WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT?

COMING HOME AGAINFOR THE FIRST TIME?

THOSE EXACT WORDS.

WHAT A BRIGHT YOUNG MAN.HMM.

GRAN, I AM PRACTICALLY ENGAGED.

PRACTICALLY,IN EVERY SENSE OF THE WORD.

YIPPEE.

[HAYDEN]: TELL HERTHAT WE'LL BE IN TOUCH, ALL RIGHT?

HELLO?

YOU'RE ALIVE!

OH, HEY!

WHAT ARE YOU UP TO?

WELL, I'M ACTUALLYTRYING TO TRACK DOWN THE ELUSIVE SUGAR FALKAND RUTH'S PAINTINGS, BUT I THINK MAYBE I HAVETHE WRONG PHONE NUMBER, OR SHE'S DUCKING OUR CALLS, BUT I HAVEA PARALEGAL ON IT, SO PROMISE YOU, I'M GOING TO GET YOUTHOSE PAINTINGS.

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

THAT'S NICE!

BUT DON'T THANK ME UNTIL I GET THEM INOUR HOT LITTLE...

UH-OH.

WHAT?

YEAH, I'VE GOTTO TAKE THIS.

-MCCUTCHEON?-MCCUTCHEON, YEAH.

-YOU GUYS HAVE GOT NO RECEPTION.-HE'S CALLING NOW?

HE'S CALLING!YOU'VE GOT NO RECEPTION HERE.

I'M NOT GOINGTO TALK TO THE GUY.

-I KNOW, I KNOW...-HELLO, HELLO?

HEY, I...I DON'T KNOW.

UM... HELLO?

THIS IS GOING TO TAKEA LITTLE WHILE, LIKE, AN HOUR, I DON'T KNOW,MAYBE TWO HOURS.

HELLO? HELLO?NO, DON'T-- DON'T HANG UP!

SO, I DON'T KNOW, GO PLAY, OR GO DO SOMETHING FUN,AND I'LL CATCH UP WITH YOU?

ARE YOU SURE?

YEAH, I'M SURE.

HEY, THANKS FOR THE PAINTINGS.YOU'RE THE BEST.

I KNOW. THANK YOU.HELLO?

HELLO?

YEAH, YEAH, YEAH,NO, NO, NO.

YEAH...

YEAH, HELLO.THIS IS ME. OW!

[WOMAN]: NOTA WEST-FACING ROOM, PLEASE.

I DON'T NEED THE SUNBAKING ME IN THE AFTERNOON.

NOW, CAN I MAKE A SPA APPOINTMENT WITH YOU?

MOM?

WELL, THERE SHE IS.YOU ARE ALIVE.

WHAT ARE YOU DOING HERE?

HUNTING YOU DOWN.

IS THIS A NEW HAIRSTYLE?

UM...

I JUST DIDN'T HAVEA CHANCE TO DO IT YET.

I...YOU DIDN'T HAVE TO COME HERE.

HONEY, I CALLED YOUSEVERAL TIMES.

I EVEN TEXTED.

IT'S BEEN HECTIC.

HERE?

HONEY, YOU COULD SHOOTA CANNON DOWN MAIN STREET AND NOT EVEN HIT A CARIBOU.

LET'S GO FOR A WALK,HOW ABOUT?

SO MANY NICE THINGSTO SEE.

[MOM]: OKAY.

YOU CAN HAVE THE VALETTAKE MY BAGS UP.

RIGHT AFTER YOUR SPA TREATMENT.ABSOLUTELY.

GREAT, GREAT, YEAH.

I DON'T UNDERSTANDTHIS GAME, ELLEN.

YOU MAKE HIM WAIT, YOU MAKE HIMWANT YOU MORE, BUT THEN YOU SAY "YES."

HE'S A CROFT.

HE HAS OPTIONS.

I DON'T REMEMBER ASKINGYOUR OPINION, MOTHER.

YOU KNOW, THIS WILL BETHE WEDDING OF THE YEAR, ELLEN, AND NOT JUSTNEW YORK SOCIETY, BUT ALL OF FAIRFIELD COUNTYAND PHILADELPHIA.

DON'T YOU WANTTO GET IT RIGHT?

YES....

WELL, GOOD, BECAUSE I TALKEDTO THE WEDDING PLANNER, I GAVE HER SOME EXAMPLES...

MOM!

WELL, YOU CAN GO AHEADAND DO WHAT YOU WANT.

I JUST KNOWTHAT A WEDDING OF THIS SCALE CAN BE DAUNTINGFOR SOMEONE LIKE YOU.

LIKE ME HOW?

BUSY.

ELLEN, THIS ISWHAT I'M GOOD AT.

JUST LET ME HELP.

I WANT YOUR HELP, BUT HAYDEN AND I DON'T CAREABOUT THE TRAPPINGS.

DID HE TELL YOU THAT?

BECAUSE TRUST ME, HE KNOWSTHAT THIS IS A BIG DEAL.

LET'S GET A BITE.HERE.

A BITE?IN AN ICE CREAM STORE?

WELL, THEY HAVESANDWICHES.

JUST DON'T ORDERA SOY LATTE.

YOU'LL BE FINE.

HI, LADIES!

HI!

UM, I'LL HAVEA TURKEY PANINI, PLEASE, AND ICED TEA.

-I'LL HAVE THAT, TOO.-ABSOLUTELY.

[ROY]: ELLEN? HEY!

I WAS JUST TALKING ABOUT YOU.

HI!

LISTEN, I GOT TWO THINGSI'VE GOT TO TELL YOU.

THE BUTTERFLY,IT IS ENDANGERED, SO WE THROWTHE KITCHEN SINK AT 'EM.

WE'LL HIT 'EMWITH EVERYTHING WE'VE GOT.

WE'LL ORDER A FULLENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STUDY, AND LEARN ALL SORTS OF THINGSABOUT BUTTERFLY MIGRATION.

LISTEN, THIS WAS ALL YOUR IDEA, AND I ACTUALLY THINKWE HAVE A SHOT, SO...

THANK YOU.

I'M CYNTHIA BRANFORD,ELLEN'S MOTHER.

OH! OH...

HEY, SORRY.

UH, ROY CUMBERFIELD.

CUMBERFIELD?

YEAH, HE'S CHET'S NEPHEW, AND ROY IS DEALINGWITH SOME REAL ESTATE ISSUES THAT I'M HELPING HIM WITH.

MM.

ANYWAY, I, UH,I HATE TO INTERRUPT.

YOU GUYS ENJOY YOUR LUNCH.

YOU SAID THERE WERE TWO THINGS?

OH, UH...

UH, IT CAN WAIT.

IT WAS A PLEASURE MEETING YOU.

OH, LIKEWISE.

BYE-BYE.

[ELLEN]:HOW MUCH WILL THAT BE?

IT'S TAKEN CARE OF.

THANK YOU.

SO YOU FOUNDCHET CUMBERFIELD?

YEAH, UH, HE'S...

WELL, PASSED AWAY, AND ROY WAS HIS HEIR.

SO, YOU DELIVEREDTHE LETTER?

UH-HUH.

THEN MISSIONACCOMPLISHED!

BUT ELLEN,WHEN DID THIS HAPPEN?

WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE?

GRAN WAS A PAINTER.

WHAT?

NO, SHE WASN'T.

I NEVER SAW HER PAINTA DAY IN HER LIFE.

WELL, SHE QUITWHEN SHE LEFT BEACON.

WELL, THEN, IT WAS A HOBBY,WHEN SHE WAS A CHILD.

SHE WAS AN ARTIST.

SHE GOT ACCEPTEDTO THE CHICAGO INSTITUTE OF ART.

SHE...

SHE WAS BRILLIANT.

SHE KNEW ABOUT COMPOSITION.

SHE KNEWWHAT SHE WAS TALKING ABOUT WHEN SHE TAUGHT ME PHOTOGRAPHY.

ELLEN?

EXCUSE ME?

UM, I DIDN'T GETTO SEE THIS.

I KNOW,THEY SOLD OUT SO FAST.

ELLEN, HONEY...

WHAT HAPPENED?

[ELLEN]: I GUESS I WASJUST GLAD TO BE ON DRY LAND, YOU KNOW,GRATEFUL TO BE ALIVE.

[LAUGHS]

OH, HONEY,YOU ARE CECI BAKER.

WHO?

YOU REMEMBER CECIWITH THE TEETH?

MY DOUBLES PARTNER?

FOUR YEARS AGO,SHE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER.

SHE FOUND THE BEST ONCOLOGIST, AND SHE'S CURED...

AND SHE FELLIN LOVE WITH HIM.

HE WAS THE REASONTHAT SHE SURVIVED.

HE WAS THE MOSTMAGNIFICENT CREATURE THAT GOD EVER CREATED...

OKAY, I GET IT.I GET IT.

WHAT HAPPENED?

SHE GOT OVER IT, BECAUSE SHE REALIZED THE ENTIRE INFATUATIONWAS JUST RELIEF AT BEING ALIVE.

WHAT DOES HE DO?

ROY?

HE BUILDS HOUSES.

AND CAN YOU HONESTLY SEEYOURSELF GIVING UP EVERYTHING THAT YOU'VE WORKEDYOUR ENTIRE LIFE FOR FOR THAT?

WHAT ABOUT HAYDEN?

DO YOU LOVE HIM?

I DO.

THEN WE ARE GOING TO PLANTHE WEDDING OF YOUR DREAMS.

[PHONE RINGS]

THIS IS ELLEN.

OH, HEY, ELLEN. IT'S ROY.

ABOUT THAT OTHER THING...

CAN YOU MEET MEAT THE BEACH HOUSE?

ROY?

WHOA!

[CHUCKLES]

WHAT'S THE OCCASION?

YOU WERE RIGHT.

APPARENTLY, THE BOSTON KIDS WERE RUNNING ONALL KIND OF BORROWED MONEY...

...AND THE THOUGHT OF BEINGIN COURT FOR THE NEXT FEW YEARS HAS MADE THEM WANT TO SELL.

SO IT'S YOURS!THE BLUEBERRY FARM IS YOURS!

THANKS TO YOU.

I'VE BEEN DREAMING ABOUT THISFOR SO LONG.

YOU'RE ALL SET!

ALMOST.

ROY, IS...

IS THAT THIS DOCK?

I THINK SO.

HOW DID YOU...?

AS IT TURNS OUT,SUGAR FALK IS A HOARDER, WHO BELIEVESIN THE BARTER SYSTEM, AND SHE HAS A BASEMENT THAT NEEDS SOMEFOUNDATION WORK.

SHE HAS TWO OTHERONES YOU'LL GET WHEN I FINISH THE JOB.

HEY, I PAYMY LEGAL FEES.

YOU DIDN'T HAVETO DO THIS.

OH, WHAT, YOU'RE NOT GOINGTO NEGOTIATE?

COME ON.

WE'LL MAKE IT FUN.

THIS IS THE NICEST THINGYOU COULD EVER HAVE DONE FOR ME.

I HAVE TO GO.

YOU REALIZETHOSE THINGS DON'T MAKE ANY SENSETOGETHER, RIGHT?

YOU KNOW,I'VE BEEN THINKING...

I HAVE A DINNER.

EVERYBODY'S WAITING FOR ME.

YEAH.

YEAH, YEAH. SURE.

ROY...

WHY DO YOU THINK THAT YOUR UNCLE NEVER WENTAFTER MY GRANDMOTHER?

RESPECT.

SHE PICKED THE OTHER GUY.

[♪♪]

ALL RIGHT,EVERYBODY'S BEEN WAITING.

I'M SO SORRYIT TOOK ME SO LONG.

[HAYDEN]:THAT'S ALL RIGHT.

ELLEN, THIS IS JIM MACKENZIEFROM THE TIMES...

NICE TO MEET YOU.

AND THIS IS TALLY BEECHAM, HIS PHOTOGRAPHER.

HI.

SO WHAT DO YOU SAY?SHOULD WE GET SOME DINNER?

I THOUGHT WE COULD TRY THIS SEAFOOD PLACEI FOUND.

ACTUALLY,WE WERE THINKING...

WE NEED LOCAL COLOR,SO WE BOOKED HERE.

HERE? HERE?

OH, HEY, GUYS!GOT A TABLE RIGHT HERE.

THERE WE GO.THERE'S OUR TABLE.

HEY! BACKFOR MORE MARGARITAS?

I'M NOT SUREWHAT I'M HAVING TONIGHT.

DID SHE JUST SAY,"MORE MARGARITAS"?

SO, CAN I GET YOU GUYSA REFILL?

UH, YEAH, SURE.

I'LL HAVE ANOTHER ONE OF THESE.I THINK IT'S A LAGER?

I'LL DO THE SAME.

YOU KNOW, I WOULD LOVEAN EAST LONDON AND TONIC, PLEASE, THANK YOU.

WHAT SPARKLING WATERSDO YOU HAVE?

WHAT?

UH, SODA WATER.

WE'LL HAVE SODA WATERSAND A LIME.

KEEPING SHARP.DARTS TONIGHT?

UH, NO.

[WAITRESS LAUGHS]

[PAULA]: YEAH...

SAVE YOURSELFFOR KARAOKE, YEAH.

[ELLEN LAUGHS NERVOUSLY,CLEARS HER THROAT]

I ATE HERETHE OTHER NIGHT.

YOU MUST'VE MADEQUITE AN IMPRESSION.

OH, SHE ALWAYS DOES.

SWIMMERIN THE HOUSE!

[BAR WHOOPS AND CHEERS]

[MOM]: APPETIZERS, ANYONE?

HEY, EXCUSE ME.

I'M SO SORRY TO INTERRUPT.

CAN I BORROW ELLENFOR TWO MINUTES?

IF THAT'S OKAY WITH YOU?

SURE. UM...

I'M HELPING HIMWITH A CASE.

I'LL BE RIGHT BACK.EXCUSE ME.

HER GRANDMOTHER WAS FRIENDSWITH HIS UNCLE, AND THEY'RE JUST FINISHING UPSOME BUSINESS.

STAY.

STAY.

HERE.

IN BEACON.

JUST GIVE THINGSA CHANCE.

-"THINGS"?-YEAH.

ELLEN, I KNOW YOU, AND IF I SAY MORE THAN THAT,YOU'RE GOING TO TAKE OFF.

RIGHT?

NO...

BECAUSE THIS IS MEFIGHTING FOR YOU.

ROY...

IT'S BEEN...

REALLY...

SOMETHING.

IT'S BEEN...

IT'S BEEN MORETHAN THAT.

BUT IT SHOULDN'T HAVE BEEN.

I KNOW THAT YOU FEELWHAT I FEEL.

I KNOW THAT.

WE JUST MET.

NO.

WE HAVEN'T.

MY LIFE IS...

WHAT, SET IN STONE?

IT'S NOT HERE.

MY LIFE IS NOT HERE.

[♪♪]

[MOM]: AND IT'SYET TO BE DETERMINED WHETHER OR NOT THESE PAINTINGSCAN ACTUALLY BE FOUND.

YOU KNOW WHAT, GUYS?

I'M GOING TO GO GET USANOTHER ROUND OF DRINKS, ALL RIGHT?

I'LL BE BACKIN A MINUTE.

[MOM]:THANK YOU.

WELL, SHE NEVER PAINTEDAT HOME WHEN WE WERE GROWING UP.

SHE WAS JUST...FAR TOO BUSY.


[MOM]: TALLY...

THAT'S SUCHAN INTERESTING NAME.

[TALLY]: IT'S ACTUALLY SALLY, BUT MY YOUNGER SISTERCOULDN'T SAY IT, SO I BECAME TALLYAND IT JUST STUCK.

[COUNTRY MUSIC CHANGESTO SOMETHING UPBEAT]

FINALLY SOMETHINGWITHOUT A STEEL GUITAR.

WE CAN ACTUALLY DANCE.

JIM?

UH, NO WAY.

HAYDEN?

OH, HAYDEN DOESN'T...

YEAH, SURE.

YEAH, I'D LOVE TO DANCE.

GREAT!

DOESN'T, UH...?

HAYDEN DOESN'T...?

HAYDEN DOESN'THESITATE TO STEP UP.

[LAUGHS]HE DOESN'T DANCE.

IT'S AN UNUSUAL NIGHT.

THAT WAS A GOOD SAVE, THOUGH.

JIM, YOU WERE LOOKINGFOR SOME LOCAL COLOR, AND IT SEEMS LIKE THIS DART GAMEIN THE CORNER IS THE PLACE TO BE...

I WANTED TO ASKSOME MORE QUESTIONS FOR ELLEN.

OH, THERE'S, THERE'SPLENTY OF TIME THERE.

OKAY.

ALL NIGHT LONG.

PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER.

DRINK?

SURE.

I'LL HAVE, YOU KNOW,YOUR WORLD-FAMOUS MARGARITA.

ON IT.

I'M LOSING IT.

[GRAN]: NO.

YOU'RE FINDING IT, AND NOT WHEREYOU EXPECTED TO.

I KNOW YOU MADE YOUR CHOICE.

YOU THINKYOU'RE DOING THE RIGHT THING.

THINK YOU'LL STILL BELIEVE THATWHEN YOU'RE 80?

NEVER MIND HOW IT LOOKS.

WHAT FEELS RIGHT?

WHAT FEELS LIKE HOME?

[LOUD CHEERING]

[CHEERING]

KARAOKE HOUR STARTS NOW.

FIRST UP...

THE SWIMMER!

YEAH-HA!WHOO!

WHERE'S THE SWIMMER AT?WHOO!

[CHEERING]

WHERE'S THE SWIMMER AT?

THERE SHE IS!THERE SHE IS.

COME ON DOWN, SWIMMER!

DON'T BE SHY.

COME ON DOWN,SWIMMER!

SWIM-MER!SWIM-MER!

[CROWD]: SWIM-MER!

[LOUD CHEERING, CLAPPING]

[CROWD]:SWIM-MER! SWIM-MER! SWIM-MER!

COME ON DOWN.

[CLAPPING]

OH, NO, NO,NO, NO.

SONG'S ALREADY BEENCHOSEN FOR YOU.

WHAT?

GOOD LUCK!

[CLAPPING, CHEERING]

YOU GO, GIRL!

[ "FOOTLOOSE" PLAYS ]

[LAUGHS]

♪ NOW I GOTTA CUT LOOSE ♪

♪ FOOTLOOSE ♪

♪ KICK OFFTHE SUNDAY SHOES ♪

♪ LOSE YOUR BLUES ♪

♪ EVERYBODY, CUT FOOTLOOSE ♪

OW!

♪ YOU'RE PLAYING SO COOL ♪

♪ OBEYING EVERY RULE ♪

♪ DIG A WAY DOWNIN YOUR HEART ♪

♪ YOU'RE BURNINGYEARNING FOR SOME ♪

♪ SOMEBODY TO TELL YOU ♪

♪ THAT LIFEAIN'T PASSING YOU BY ♪

OW!

♪ I'M TRYING TO TELL YOU ♪

♪ IT WILLIF YOU DON'T EVEN TRY ♪ YEAH!

♪ YOU CAN FLYIF YOU'D ONLY CUT LOOSE ♪

♪ FOOTLOOSE ♪

♪ KICK OFFYOUR SUNDAY SHOES ♪

♪ LOSE YOUR BLUES ♪

♪ EVERYBODY, CUTEVERYBODY, CUT ♪

♪ EVERYBODY, EVERYBODYCUT FOOTLOOSE ♪

[MUSIC ENDS]

[CHEERING]

[WHISTLING]

WOW! WOW, WOW.

LET'S GIVE ANOTHER HANDFOR THE SWIMMER.

[CHEERING]

WOW.

YEAH!

THAT WAS INCREDIBLE.

[LAUGHS NERVOUSLY]

SHOULD WE TALK SOMEWHERE?

I THINK THAT MIGHT BEA GOOD IDEA, YEAH.

OKAY, WHO'S NEXT?

WOW.THAT WAS, UH...

I MEAN...

WHO WAS THAT?

ME.

UNPLUGGED.

BELIEVE ME,I'M AS SURPRISED AS YOU ARE.

AND, UM...

WHO WAS THAT KISSINGROY ON THE BEACH?

THAT WAS ME, TOO.

RIGHT.

AND THE WOMAN WHO CAME OUTTO DINNER WITH ME TONIGHT, WHO WAS THAT?

YOUR PARTNER.

MY BUDDY.

ALWAYS.

WE MADE A GOOD TEAM.

DON'T YOU THINK?

IT'S NOT ENOUGH, HUH?

IT'S FUNNY...

I SUSPECTED WHEN I ASKED YOU TO MARRY ME, AND YOU DIDN'T JUMP IN MY ARMSRIGHT AWAY AND SAY YES.

I NEEDED TIME.

EXACTLY.

I'M SORRY.

IT'S OKAY.

DON'T BE SORRY.TRUTH IS...

[SIGHS]

...SO DID I.

NOW THAT YOU'VE SEENMY DANCE MOVES?

WOOF.

[LAUGHS]

DODGED A BULLET.

YOU SO DID.

[EXHALES]

YOU DESERVE SOMEONE WHO'S GOING TO...FIT INTO YOUR LIFE, THIS...THIS LIFE YOU WANT.

YEAH, I DO...

BUT SO DO YOU, SWIMMER.

RIGHT.

AND HE'S A GREAT GUY.


I DON'T WANT TO LIVE IN SOMEONE ELSE'SSKIN ANYMORE.

I WANT THIS.I WANT THIS TOWN.

I WANT THIS BEACH.I WANT THE BLUEBERRY FARM.

IT'S ME...

...AND SO ARE YOU.

I'M NOT AFRAID TO SAY IT.

I LOVE YOU.

THIS...

IS HOME.

I'M HOME.

AGAIN.

FOR THE FIRST TIME.

I LOVE YOU.


HEY, HONEY,LOOK AT THIS FOR A SECOND?

THINK I CAN DO THIS TRIMONE OF TWO WAYS.

HERE'S CLASSIC TRADITIONAL.

HERE'S A LITTLE MORECONTEMPORARY.

THEY'RE BOTH CLASSIC.

I LIKE IT.

I LIKE YOU.

I LIKE YOU.

[♪♪]