J.J. [John Jr] Pryor
|26||9/28/03||9/10/03||201||And Promises To Keep|
|KELLY CLARKSON GUEST STARS IN
SEASON PREMIERE -- Kelly Clarkson guest stars as Brenda Lee in the
second season opener of "American Dreams" which finds the Pryor and
Walker families trying to recover from the Philadelphia riots. Meg
tries to understand her strained relationship with Sam, while JJ gets
shipped off to Camp LeJeune and makes an important decision about his
relationship with Beth. Jack and Helen conflict over a new treatment for
Will that could help him walk again. "American Bandstand" gets ready for
a British Invasion of it own when Michael Brooks makes an
NOTE: They are still up to their old tricks, playing songs from the future. It is still 1964, yet half of the songs are a year away.Michael Brooks: Joseph Lawrence. Special Musical Guest [Brenda Lee]: Kelly Clarkson. Gwen Walker: Adina Porter. Father Conti: Steve Ryan. Colin: Michael E. Rodgers. [unknown]: Eugene Roche. Danny O'Connor: Rodney Scott. Gus: Peter Spellos. Angela Walker: Aysia Polk. Drew Mandel: Sam Page. Father Gregory: William Duffy. Nathan Walker: Keith Robinson. Kenny Keegan: Kevin Sheridan. Dick Clark: Paul D. Roberts. Moria: Emma Bates. Yancey: Romeo Brown. Kelleher: Colin Bain. Vince: Robert Vito. Drill Instructor: Wiley Pickett. Hap: Richard Vincent. College Student: Will Burke. High School Boy: Damian Pelliccione. Christina: Lisa Lewolt. Barbara Lewis: Vanessa Soul. Junior Walker: Dahrio Hutton. All Star #1: Kevin Campbell. All Star #2: Affion Crockett. All Star #3: William B. Wesley.
|MONICA GUEST STARS AS MARY
WELLS - Meg and Luke realizes that they have very different interests.
Roxanne buys time with the new American Bandstand producer, Colin, as
she campaigns for Meg's return on Bandstand. JJ is at boot camp and is
competing for the title of Honor Man, as Beth is at college, excited
about her engagement to JJ. Patty has an academic surprise for her
family, while Helen begins her own research on the new treatment for
Will without Jack's knowledge. Henry announces to the Walker family
that they are looking to move into a new neighborhood, which prompts
Sam to look for a job. Monica ("So Gone") guest stars as Mary Wells
singing "My Guy."
NOTE: It is October 1964.Special Musical Guest [Mary Wells]: Monica. Gwen Walker: Adina Porter. Luke Foley: Jamie Elman. Colin: Michael E. Rodgers. George Mason: James Read. Mrs. Mason: Barbara Alyn Woods. [unknown]: David Norona. Joseph Palladino: Francis Capra. Sister Marie: Marjorie Lovett. Nathan Walker: Keith Robinson. Angela Walker: Aysia Polk. Dick Clark: Paul D. Roberts. Clovis: Stephen Monroe Taylor. Regier: Justin Lee Clark. Sgt. Willis: Richard F. Whiten. Librarian: Scot Zeller. Marvin Coles: Maurice Patton. Suzanne: Kristin McQuaid. Otis Redding: Russell "Goofy" Wright.
|28||10/12/03||9/30/03||203||Another Saturday Night|
|LIL' KIM GUEST STARS AS SHIRLEY
ELLIS - Helen's life is about to change when Uncle Pete introduces his
new girlfriend, Nancy to the family. Meg and Roxanne experience their
first college party; Meg meets a new boy, Drew Mandel. Patty starts
East Catholic and discovers high school isn't what she thought it would
be. At a bar near boot camp, JJ captures the interest of a mysterious
woman, Diane. Jack reluctantly agrees to coach Will's basketball team,
and finds a surprise with his assistant coach. Henry and Gwen receive
some devastating news, which will affect both the Pryors and the
Walkers. Lil' Kim ("Magic Stick") guest stars as Shirley Ellis singing
"The Clapping Song."
NOTE: Dick Clark announced the Shirley Ellis song as being from 1963. As noted above, the song is from 1965.Special Musical Guest [Shirley Ellis]: Lil' Kim. Gwen Walker: Adina Porter. Pete Pryor: Matthew John Armstrong. Luke Foley: Jamie Elman. Nancy Lent: Alicia Coppola. Diane Shaw: Bellamy Young. Sister Grace Martin: Robyn Lively. Joseph Palladino: Francis Capra. Angela Walker: Aysia Polk. Drew Mandel: Sam Page. Tim Clovis: Stephen Monroe Taylor. Nathan Walker: Keith Robinson. Dick Clark: Paul D. Roberts. Wilmore: Aldis Hodge. Monica: Ansley Rix. Martha McCarthy: Kimberly McConnell. Drill Instructor: James Dever. Marvin Coles: Maurice Patton. Stevie Shelanski: Brei Loehr. Greg Tebbe: Sammy Fine. Mr. Krygowski: Mike Epstein. Lisa: Rosalie Ward. Sgt. Willis: Richard F. Whiten. Alan: Nick Kokich. Mod Guy #1: Brian Fitzpatrick. Mod Guy #2: Keith Kuhl. Backup Singer #1: Kiara Fly. Backup Singer #2: Raistalla Moise.
|29||10/19/03||[unknown]||204||Crossing the Line|
|THIRD EYE BLIND GUEST STARS AS
THE KINKS - Helen takes a job at a travel agency with Nancy and
discovers the difficulties of being a working mother, as Jack and Helen
clash over balancing the family life. Beth visits J.J. at Camp Lejeune
but things don't go as planned. Meg tries to show Drew she's all grown
up by doing her book report on a controversial book over her teacher's
objections. Roxanne has a new boyfriend. Nathan is furious when he
discovers that Sam tries to take the Walkers family troubles into his
own hands. Henry is devastated with the news of Gwen's terminal
condition. Third Eye Blind (Stephen Jenkins, Arion Salazar, Tony
Fredianelli, Brad Hargreaves, "Blinded (When I See You)") reprises their
role as The Kinks with "You Really Got Me."
|KELLY ROWLAND GUEST STARS AS
MARTHA REEVES - Meg attends a free speech rally at the college with
Drew. Roxanne and Lenny's relationship heats up. Patty receives
valuable advice from Luke. JJ and Beth make their engagement official.
Jack and Helen make plans for Will's future. Sam makes a discovery that
changes the Walker family's lives, as Henry tries to get through the
tragedy. Kelly Rowland reprises her role as Martha Reeves in Martha and
the Vandellas with "Dancing in the Streets."
Townie Girl #2: Molly Gosline.
|GRAMMY WINNER ALICIA KEYS
GUEST STARS AS FONTELLA BASS - When the Pryors receive word that Will's
surgery will be fully funded by the March of Dimes, Jack believing
Helen no longer needs to work pushes her to quit her job. Elsewhere,
Meg sets a date with Drew only to have things go awry before she can
even go on the date, while a love struck Roxanne makes an important
choice about the progress of her own relationship with boyfriend,
Lenny. JJ's situation with Diane reaches a boiling point, sending him
one step closer to the front lines of the war and Sam and Nathan
continue to look into the Muslim faith and the teachings of Malcolm X.
Blake Shelton also guest stars as a local bar singer, singing "Playboys
of the Southwestern World." Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys ("Fallin")
guest stars as Fontella Bass singing, "Rescue Me."
|32||11/16/03||11/05/03||207||Ticket To Ride|
|STEADMAN GUEST-STARS AS DAVE
CLARK FIVE AND JILL RAPPAPORT GUEST STARS AS A JOURNALIST - JJ comes
home for two weeks and informs the family that he will be stationed in
Okinawa. Roxanne drops out of school to tour with her boyfriend's band.
Meg finally goes on a real date with Drew. As Helen prepares Will for
the hospital, she starts to have doubts about the surgery. Jill
Rappaport guest stars as a journalist. Steadman (Simon Steadman, James
Board, Russell Field, David Walton, Chris Murphy) guest stars as Dave
Clark Five, singing, "Do You Love Me."
|33||11/23/03||11/18/03||208||Change A Comin'|
|HILARY AND HAYLIE DUFF GUEST
STARS AS THE SHANGRI-LAS - Meg asks JJ and Beth to double date with she
and Drew to see Roxanne and her boyfriend's band play in Harrisburg.
Following Will's surgery, Helen visits him at the hospital and notices
something is not quite right. Meanwhile, against his father's wishes,
Sam goes to see Malcolm X speak. Nancy breaks up with Uncle Pete over
his drinking and Patty makes a friend at school. Hilary Duff and Haylie
Duff guest star as the Shangri-Las, singing "The Leader of the
|34||11/30/03||11/24/03||209||The Long Goodbye|
|RICHIE SAMBORA GUEST STARS AS
ERIC CLAPTON IN THE YARDBIRDS - As JJ says his last goodbyes to his
family and friends, he and Meg continue to fight about her dating Drew.
Meanwhile, Beth is having issues with her own mother and turns to Helen
for support. Even though Roxanne likes being on the road with the band,
she realizes something that makes her decide to go home and Henry and
Sam continue to have a strained father-son relationship. Richie Sambora
guest stars as Eric Clapton in The Yardbirds singing "For Your
NOTE: The date of the episode is 2/21/65, the day Malcolm X was shot.Special Musical Guest [Eric Clapton]: Richie Sambora. Pete Pryor: Matthew John Armstrong. Drew Mandel: Sam Page. George Mason: James Read. Doris Mason: Kate McNeil. Coach Ryan: Stanley Anderson. Colin: Michael E. Rodgers. Angela Walker: Aysia Polk. Lenny Beeber: Johnny Lewis. Cara: Sarah-Jane Potts. Danny O'Connor: Rodney Scott. Brian (Lenny's Bandmate): Brad Hawkins. Jimmy Francis (Lenny's Bandmate): Johnny Pacar. Joe Williams: William Stanford Davis. [unknown]: Larry Elder. Nathan Walker: Keith Robinson. Dick Clark: Paul Roberts. Chuck: Shawn Stevens. Eric Hopkins: Zach Whitford. Jackie: Kasey Wilson. Local DJ: Ted Stryker. Kenny Keegan: Kevin Sheridan. Del Shannon: Michael Popp. Becky: Megan Macmanus. Recruiter: James Dever. Round Robin: Jamal Sterling.
|35||1/04/04||12/16/03||210||The 7-10 Split|
|JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT and BRAD PAISLEY GUEST
STAR AS NANCY SINATRA and RICKY NELSON, JOSH KELLY AS BARRY MAGUIRE -
Meg makes a dating decision about Drew, while Roxanne and Luke share a
moment. As Jack and Henry are dealing with the bad news of the store
being robbed, Sam finds himself with some good news and an important
decision to make - he has been accepted to two colleges, an Ivy League,
and an all-black university. In anticipation of Will coming home from
the hospital, Helen sends Patty to get him a hamster and she develops a
crush on the pet store boy. Stationed in Vietnam, JJ gets accepted into
the elite Marine group, the Untouchables. Jennifer Love Hewitt guest
stars as Nancy Sinatra, singing "These Boots Are Made For Walking" and
Brad Paisley guest stars as Ricky Nelson singing "Dreamlover." Josh
Kelly also guest stars as Barry Maguire performing "Eve of Destruction"
in the Vinyl Crocodile.
|36||1/11/04||1/06/04||211||Beyond the Wire|
|JJ GOES TO THE FRONT LINES AS MEG PREPARES
FOR BATTLE AT HOME - Tension in the Pryor household increases when Meg
brings Drew home for dinner, and it is apparent that Jack is having
trouble finding Drew likeable. Meanwhile, Helen is struggling to
balance her professional career and family and is devastated when she
misses an important moment in Patty's life. As Jack and Pete are
figuring out a way to install a security camera in the store, they
notice that Henry has a lady admirer. In Vietnam, JJ engages with the
enemy for the first time, and learns an important lesson in war.
NOTE: During their memory session, Dick Clark thanks Neil and then asks the viewers if they remembered the next song. Problem is that the Neil Diamond song is a year into the future.Pete Pryor: Matthew John Armstrong. Drew Mandel: Sam Page. Nancy Lent: Alicia Coppola. Annie Barton: Monnae Michaell. Jamal Faraz: Alimi Ballard. Angela Walker: Aysia Polk. Murray: Murray Rubinstein. Sister George: Kate Fuglei. [unknown]: Damara Reilly. Aunt Matty: Vickilyn Reynolds. [unknown]: Rick Fitts. Staff Sgt. Finch: Jason Beghe. Nathan Walker: Keith Robinson. Pvt. Stan Silver: Hamish Linklater. Pvt. David Ramirez: Val Lauren. Mr. Abel: Greg Allen Johnson. Pvt. Mark Kulick: Ben Murray. Pvt. Walter Harrison: Sean Squire. Dick Clark: Paul Roberts. Pvt. Carlos Perez: JD Pardo. Pham Son: Tang Nguyen. Girl #1: Brigitte Bogle. Steve Winwood: Aaron Greenberg.
|MACY GRAY GUESTS STARS AS CARLA THOMAS AND
FUNNYMAN RICH VOS GUEST STARS AS LENNY BRUCE - JJ continues to learn
about the harsh realities of war after the US destroys the village of a
Vietnamese family he just met. Back at home, his own family lovingly
assembles him a care package and records well-wishes on an audio reel.
Jack goes to a conference and is not only surprised by Pete's arrival,
but also by Pete's conduct with the women. Meanwhile, mayhem breaks out
at home as Meg continues to push the envelope with dating Drew. Then
Patty discovers a secret about Helen and shares it with Meg, who exposes
it during an argument with her mother after she's caught breaking
curfew. Things heat up when Roxanne realizes she has feelings for Luke,
and Henry accepts money from the Muslims to open his own repair store.
Macy Gray ("When I See You") guest stars as Motown great Carla Thomas
singing, "B.A.B.Y." Rich Vos also guest stars as Lenny Bruce performing
standup at the Lair.
NOTE: It is near the end of spring 1965. Luke mentioned Curtis Mayfield as the singer of the song that was playing: I'm So Proud. Curtis didn't go solo until 1970. He was the lead singer of The Impressions during this time period.Special Musical Guest [Carla Thomas]: Macy Gray. Pete Pryor: Matthew John Armstrong. Luke Foley: Jamie Elman. Drew Mandel: Sam Page. Nancy Lent: Alicia Coppola. Jamal Faraz: Alimi Ballard. Private Stan Silver: Hamish Linklater. Big Arnie: Jim O'Heir. [unknown]: Mary McDonough. Melvin Bishop: Mark Christopher Lawrence. Lenny Bruce: Rich Vos. Staff Sgt. Finch: Jason Beghe. Nathan Walker: Keith Robinson. Private Carlos Perez: Jd Pardo. Private Walter Harrison: Sean Squire. Private Mark Kulick: Ben Murray. Pham Son: Tang Nguyen. Pham Din: Joseph Hieu. Dick Clark: Paul Roberts. Pham Din's Wife: Eileen Fogarty. Little Girl: Bridgette Ho. Older Sister: May May Le. Cindy: Erin Ross. Diedre: Essie Shure. Alan: Nick Kokich. Linda: Laura Hornberger. Jacob Bruce: Ron Morton. Father Joseph: Lawrence Gaughan. Squad Leader: James Dever.
|38||2/15/04||[unknown]||213||To Tell the Truth|
|NICK LACHEY GUESTS STARS AS TOM JONES AND
NEWCOMER CHARLOTTE MARTIN GUEST STARS AS PETULA CLARK - As Meg continues
to see Drew behind her parents' back, Patty discovers Roxanne and Luke's
secret. At the Father/Daughter UNICEF charity dance, Meg realizes that
she can't continue to lie to her parents. Jack's anger causes Meg to
take drastic measures. Meanwhile, Henry has disturbing news for Jack
regarding his new repair store, and in Vietnam, JJ encounters the enemy
and strikes first. Nick Lachey (former lead singer of 98 Degrees) guest
stars as Tom Jones singing, "It's Not Unusual," and Charlotte Martin
(debut album to be released summer 2004 "On Your Shore") also guest
stars as Petula Clark singing "Downtown."
NOTE: This episode aired at 9PM ET/PT, 8PM CT.
|39||2/22/04||[unknown]||214||Old Enough to Fight|
|CHRIS ISAAK GUESTS STARS AS ROY ORBISON,
JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT RETURNS AS NANCY SINATRA WITH ALISON SWEENEY AND
FARAH FATH ENTERTAINING IN THE USO, AS JOHN ANISTON AND FRANCES REID
APPEAR IN PRYOR TV AND RADIO, AND TYLER HILTON AS A SINGER - After
running away from home, Meg decides she needs a new look and enlists
Roxanne for a makeover. A worried Helen finds Meg staying at Roxanne's,
and asks her to return home, but her relationship with her parents
continue to be strained until something drastic happens with her
boyfriend. In addition to dealing with his problems at home, Jack
realizes that he has some issues at work with Henry, and makes a pivotal
decision that will change the future of Pryor TV & Radio. On the other
side of the world, JJ and the troops are entertained by the USO, a much
needed distraction as JJ struggles with the realities of war. Chris
Isaak ("Let Me Down Easy," "The Chris Isaak Show") guest stars as Roy
Orbison singing, "Pretty Woman." Jennifer Love Hewitt reprises her role
as Nancy Sinatra with "These Boot Are Made for Walking", and "Sunny."
NBC's "Days Of Our Lives" guest stars with Alison Sweeney as Miss USA,
Farah Fath as a Playboy Bunny, John Aniston as a man seeking employment
at Pryor TV & Radio, and Frances Reid as a woman watching the premiere
episode of "Days Of Our Lives" in the store. Tyler Hilton guest stars as
a singer singing the Beatles "I've Just Seen a Face."
NOTE:"Days Of Our Lives" premiered on 11/08/65. Because the time frame of this episode is early November, 1965, the Nancy Sinatra "Boots" single wasn't even released yet. It didn't hit the Billboard Hot 100 until 1/22/66. The situation with this song is even worse, considering it was first aired a few episodes ago, which is a few months ago in 1965 time.Special Musical Guest [Roy Orbison]: Chris Isaak. Special Musical Guest [no name]: Tyler Hilton. Pete Pryor: Matthew John Armstrong. Luke Foley: Jamie Elman. Drew Mandel: Sam Page. Jamal Faraz: Alimi Ballard. Genvieve: Clara Bellar. Angela Walker: Aysia Polk. Teresa McManus: Michelle Morgan. Mr. [John] Victor: John Aniston. Mrs. Reid: Frances Reid. Big Arnie: Jim O'Heir. Miss USA: Alison Sweeney. Playboy Bunny: Farah Fath. Father Sheridan: David Grieco. Staff Sgt. Finch: Jason Beghe. Nathan Walker: Keith Robinson. Special Appearance [Nancy Sinatra]: Jennifer Love Hewitt. Private Stan Silver : Hamish Linklater. Private Carlos Perez: Jd Pardo. Private Walter Harrison: Sean Squire. Private Mark Kulick: Ben Murray. Pham Son: Tang Nguyen. Doc: David Paetkau. Dick Clark: Paul Roberts. Julia: Holly Towne. Sister Ruth: Carol Goans. Diedre: Essie Shure.
|40||3/07/04||2/24/04||215||Shoot The Moon|
|RICKY FANTE GUEST-STARS AS WILSON PICKETT,
AND NEWCOMER BONNIE MCKEE GUESTS-STARS AS JANIS JOPLIN IN THE LAIR -
Jimmy Riley returns to Philadelphia from Vietnam, and reunites with Meg
at Bandstand. Meg's opinionated viewpoints causes some controversy with
she and Colin, so he gives her a new role at WFIL, and Roxanne finally
reveals her secret to Meg. Meanwhile, Henry introduces his new lady
friend to Sam and Angela, and Uncle Pete and Nancy's wedding does not go
as planned, which leaves her heartbroken. In Vietnam, a friend from
boot camp joins JJ and the Untouchables, and their friendship is tested
under the constraints of war, with tragic results. Ricky Fante ("It
Ain't Easy") guest-stars as Wilson Pickett singing "Land of A Thousand
Dances," and Bonnie McKee (debut album to be released May 2004
"Trouble") guest-stars as Janis Joplin in the Lair signing
NOTE:The previous episode was based in November, 1965. But, in this episode, Sam is graduating. I'm guessing that Sam graduated early, or was he a year ahead of Meg? If so, I missed that fact somewhere.Special Musical Guest [Wilson Pickett]: Ricky Fante. Special Musical Guest [Janis Joplin]: Bonnie McKee. Pete Pryor: Matthew John Armstrong. Luke Foley: Jamie Elman. Nancy Lent: Alicia Coppola. Dominick: Peter Onorati. Colin: Michael E. Rodgers. Annie Barton: Monnae Michaell. Genvieve: Clara Bellar. Angela Walker: Aysia Polk. Jimmy Riley: Jesse Hutch. Gus: Peter Spellos. Protester: Eden Riegel. Staff Sgt. Finch: Jason Beghe. Private Stan Silver : Hamish Linklater. Private Carlos Perez: Jd Pardo. Private Walter Harrison: Sean Squire. Private Mark Kulick: Ben Murray. Private Timothy Clovis: Stephen Monroe Taylor. Charlie: Charles Semel. Dick Clark: Paul Roberts. Pham Son: Tang Nguyen. Big Mike: J. Anthony McCarthy. Chris: Bradley Snedeker. Joanne: Sara Mann. Greg: Matt Casper. Journalist: Carolann DiPirro. Marlene Getz: Kelly Hawthorne. Dancer #1: Brianne Gates.
|41||3/14/04||3/03/04||216||Can't Hold On|
|LIZ PHAIR GUEST-STARS AS JACKIE DESHANNON
-- Beth brings Meg with her to shop for wedding dresses before meeting
JJ in Hawaii for some R&R, but the trip is anything but restful, and
they leave broken up. When Meg confronts Beth, Beth breaks down and
reveals something that even JJ doesn't know. Meanwhile, Meg is enjoying
her new job filing tapes for WFIL news, where she meets someone who
helps her become more politically attuned. And Roxanne is surprised to
discover that Lenny is back in town, which disrupts her life and new
romance with Luke. Meanwhile, Patty decides to revisit a lost romance
with the boy she met at the pet shop, and at Pryor's TV & Radio, Jack
and Henry are not the only ones feeling the pressures of the encroaching
big businesses, and Jack is approached by his fellow small business
owners with a life-changing solution. Liz Phair ("Extraordinary")
guest-stars as Jackie de Shannon singing "Walk in the Room."
NOTE: Part of show occurs around the July 4th weekend, 1965, and finishes a month later.Special Musical Guest [Jackie de Shannon]: Liz Phair. Luke Foley: Jamie Elman. Dominick: Peter Onorati. Sister Grace Martin: Robyn Lively. Donald Norville: Hank Stratton. Angela Walker: Aysia Polk. Lenny Beeber: Johnny Lewis. Murray: Murray Rubinstein. Eric: Jake Muxworthy. Brian Kessler: Brad Hawkins. Russ: Larry Sullivan. Private Stan Silver : Hamish Linklater. Eric Hopkins: Zach Whitford. Jimmy Francis: Johnny Pacar. Private Carlos Perez: Jd Pardo. Private Walter Harrison: Sean Squire. Private Mark Kulick: Ben Murray. Stretch: Johnny Sneed. Dick Clark: Paul Roberts. Andy Brewer: Brian Kolodziej. Attendant: Lynne Marta. Haggling Customer: John Thasseus. Carl Sherwood: Wes Robinson. Customer: Steve Shaw. Derek: Alex Fleig. Mrs. Morolleno: Simone Montanti. Female Customer: Barbera Ann Howard.
|42||3/21/04||3/18/04||217||Chasing The Past|
|TYRA BANKS GUEST-STARS AS A
VELVELETTE, EVAN & JARON GUEST-STARS AS THE EVERLY BROTHERS
AND JILL RAPPAPORT RETURNS - As Jack begins to learn about
city politics, Sam begins to become more aware of the
societal differences in the world. Meanwhile, Roxanne and
Luke are conflicted as they try to decide on the fate of their
relationship, and Patty and Meg share an unusual sisterly moment
when Patty takes the rap of crashing their father's car after
Meg confides in her about Beth. Beth finally tells her parents
her secret, and they give her two choices, neither which is
easy. Meanwhile, JJ resumes his life as a top marine, where he is
promoted, and he and his squad rescues American POWs. Tyra Banks
("America's Next Top Model") guest-stars as a Velvelette singing
"He Was Really Sayin' Something'," and Evan & Jaron ("Crazy
for This Girl") guest-stars as The Everly Brothers, singing
"Wake Up Little Suzie" in the Lair, and Jill Rappaport (NBC's
"Today") reprises her guest-star role as a music reporter.
Note: The episode did not feed on 3/19/04 to Canada, resulting in Canada airing a repeat Friday night. But, according to the master tape cut date, it was ready on Thursday. The episode was fed late Sunday afternoon. Reason for the feed delay is unknown.
|JASON MRAZ GUEST-STARS AS 'DION' AND FEFE
DOBSON AS 'TINA TURNER' - Corporal Stewart, The Untouchables new squad
leader, puts JJ and his squad in jeopardy, and then lies to their
sergeant by wrongfully blaming Pham Son. After this incident, Corporal
Stewart makes a call during another enemy encounter, where Private Perez
decides to take matters into his own hands, and JJ has to step up and
take command of the squad. Helen and Jack also take matters into their
own hands after finding out that Beth's parents have disowned her since
she will keep the baby, which creates an interesting situation for Jack,
who has decided to run for city councilman. Meanwhile, the Walker family
is dealing with Nathan returning to jail since he unsuccessfully
contested the draft as a conscientious objector, and as Patty's interest
in Carl culminates to a date, Luke makes a hard decision about his
relationship with Roxanne. Jason Mraz ("Remedy") guest-stars as Dion
singing "Ruby Baby," and Fefe Dobson ("Take Me Away") guest-stars as
Tina Turner singing "River Deep Mountain High."
|44||4/04/04||3/30/04||219||No Way Out|
WYCLEF JEAN GUEST-STARS AS CURTIS MAYFIELD,
ALEX BAND AND AARON KAMIN AS COLLEGE PROTEST SINGERS AND JACK FORD AS
PROFESSOR POWERS - As the anti-war movement gains momentum, Meg and Sam
get caught in the crossfire at an anti-war rally and finds themselves
taking a stand that may have severe consequences in their future. Jack
also takes a stand on Beth and her marital status as he begins his
campaign for city councilman. Helen makes a shocking discovery at work
and Patty, disappointed with her first date, turns to Roxanne for
advice. Meanwhile, JJ and his squad are surrounded by the Viet Cong and
under heavy gunfire when they are told they will not be receiving backup
and will be on their own. Wyclef Jean (formerly with The Fugees,
"Killing Me Softly") guest-stars as Curtis Mayfield singing "Woman's Got
Soul," Alex Band and Aaron Kamin ("The Calling," "Wherever You May Go")
guest-stars as college protest singers, and Jack Ford ("Living It Up
with Ali & Jack") guest-stars as Professor Powers.
NOTE: It is about a week before school starts. It was impossible for the letter to get to Vietnam in the timeframe shown in the episode.Special Musical Guest [Curtis Mayfield]: Wyclef Jean. Special Musical Guest [Protest Singers]: The Calling. Pete Pryor: Matthew John Armstrong. Luke Foley: Jamie Elman. Drew Mandel: Sam Page. Donald Norville: Hank Stratton. Father Conti: Steve Ryan. George Mason: James Read. Doris Mason: Kate McNeil. Angela Walker: Aysia Polk. Prof. Powers: Jack Ford. Eric: Jake Muxworthy. Russ: Larry Sullivan. Private Stan Silver: Hamish Linklater. Aunt Didi: Cynthia Martells. Joanne: Sara Mann. Staff Sgt. Finch: Jason Beghe. Nathan Walker: Keith Robinson. Private Carlos Perez: Jd Pardo. Private Walter Harrison: Sean Squire. Private Mark Kulick: Ben Murray. Pham Son: Tang Nguyen. Dick Clark: Paul Roberts. Bandstand Dancer: Jamie Givens. PFC Pierce: Antonio Lewis Todd. Bonnie Pratt: Brenda James. Doc Jacobs: Chris Heuisler. Carl Sherwood: Wes Robinson. News Producer: Jay Pennick. Student Speaker: Megan Edwards. Audrey: Caitlin Greer. Sister Ronald: Jody Booth.
The show finished the season in 75th place, with a household rating/share of 5.5/8. It averaged 8.753 million viewers. It had an 18-49 adult rating/share of 3.2/8.
The Master Date refers to the date the edited master was created.
The Prod Num refers to the production number assigned to the episode by the production company. It is not the number assigned to the episode by NBC.
The advance schedule is subject to change without notice by NBC.
Song list based upon the list supplied via the NBC American Dreams web site and my personal observations. The list may be out-of-order because of the NBC list and putting the two together. No NBC music list for episodes 36 and 40.
The dates listed are the song's peak Billboard Hot 100 position and the chart date when it reached the peak. If you know the title and artist of any song that I have listed as unknown, please let me know. Not responsible for errors caused by inaccurate NBC music lists or other info.
The numbers within the [ ] is the show's ratings. They are: ranking/rating/share. The numbers within the ( ) are the show's ratings for the hour average/1st half hour/2nd half hour. The first set of numbers are from the Nielsen charts in Broadcasting & Cable and the second set of numbers are from Daily Variety/Weekly Variety. The TV universe is estimated at 108.4 million TV households. One ratings point is equal to 1,084,000 TV homes. The share is the percentage of TVs that were on that were tuned to the show.
The green numbers is the show's program length. The time is the edited length of the episode. When enclosed in [ ], it is the length listed on the master tape. But, it includes extended blacks, which makes the length longer than it really is.
All shows aired Sunday at 8:00pm ET, except as noted.
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