|[WB] TREAT WILLIAMS STARS IN
A COMPELLING NEW DRAMA - Dr. Andrew Brown is a world-famous
neurosurgeon whose career always overshadowed his obligations
as a parent, until the day that his loving wife died. Faced with
the daunting task of raising his two kids, 9-year-old Delia and
15-year-old Ephram by himself, Andrew moves his family from New
York to the beautiful Rocky Mountain town of Everwood, Colorado,
where he opens a free medical clinic. Delia adjusts quickly to
her new surroundings, but the sudden shift in everything he has
ever known is hardest on Ephram, who resents all the years his
father lavished on his career at the expense of his family.
[TVGuide] After the death of his wife, Dr. Andrew "Andy" Brown trades his career as a world-renowned neurosurgeon for an opportunity to be a better parent and move his two children, 9-year-old Delia and 15-year-old Ephram to Everwood, Colorado. The sudden shift is hardest on Ephram, who resents all the years his father lavished on his career at the expense of his family.
When Andy opens a free medical clinic for the citizens of Everwood, people think that he is crazy, but a local woman, Edna, quickly applies for a job as his nurse and office manager. Edna's son, Dr. Harold Abbott, the only other doctor in town, is disturbed by the competition and forbids his children, 15-year-old Amy and 17-year-old Bright from associating with the Brown family. Traditions transform overnight for the residents of Everwood, as recounted by the school bus driver, Mr. Irv.
|2||9/23/02||9/20/02||175501||The Great Doctor Brown|
|Andy and Ephram's fragile
relationship is further strained when it appears that Andy
is once again giving priority to his work instead of his
family. Meanwhile, as the town of Everwood celebrates its
annual Fall Thaw Festival, Ephram's interest in Amy continues to
develop, and Delia gets into trouble at school for questioning
her teacher's antiquated rules.
|Dr. Brown's neighbor and friend Nina is ostracized by the townspeople when they discover that she is a surrogate mother for a woman in her mid-50s. Dr. Brown's clumsy attempt to come to Nina's defense only makes the situation worse, but she turns to Dr. Brown and Ephram for help when the baby makes an unexpectedly early arrival. Meanwhile, in order to gain the approval of her friends, Amy cancels her party invitation to Ephram. And Delia tries to befriend the school bully, Magilla.|
|4||10/07/02||[unknown]||175503||The Kissing Bridge|
|[WB] EPIDEMIC IN EVERWOOD - Dr. Brown and Dr. Abbott must put their striking differences aside to educate the town of Everwood after several of their teenaged patients are diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease. To make sensitive matters worse, Dr. Abbott has reason to suspect that his son, Bright, may have been intimate with one of the patients. Meanwhile, Ephram pushes his romantic feelings aside to comfort Amy who is distraught over not being able to go to the Fall Dance with her boyfriend who remains in a coma. [TVGuide] Dr. Brown and Dr. Abbott must put aside their differences to educate the town of Everwood after several of their teenaged patients are diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease. To make sensitive matters worse, Dr. Abbott suspects that Bright may have been intimate with one of the patients. Meanwhile, Ephram ignores his romantic feelings in order to comfort Amy. She is distraught over not being able to go to the fall dance with her boyfriend, who has been in a coma since a car accident several months ago.|
|[WB] INTO THE WILD - After a lost
deer makes the Brown's backyard its new home, Andy insists on
accompanying Ephram who decides to help the animal find its way
home to the wilderness. Meanwhile, Ephram finally admits to Amy
Emily that he never asked his father to consider operating on
her boyfriend, Colin, who is in a coma; and Delia questions the
existence of God.
[TVGuide] After a lost deer makes its home in the Browns' backyard, Dr. Brown insists on accompanying Ephram while he helps the animal return to the wilderness. Meanwhile, Ephram finally admits to Amy that he never asked his father to consider operating on her comatose boyfriend. Also, Delia questions the existence of God.
|6||10/21/02||[unknown]||175505||The Doctor Is In|
|[WB] JANE KRAKOWSKI GUEST STARS
AS A TRAVELING PSYCHOLOGIST - Amy is heartbroken and Ephram is
furious when Andy decides against performing a risky operation
on Amy's comatose boyfriend. Meanwhile, Delia is forbidden from
playing with her only friend, Magilla, after his parents discover
them playing dress up; and a traveling psychologist, Dr. Trott,
creates quite a stir in the Everwood community.
[TVGuide] Amy is heartbroken--and Ephram is furious--when Dr. Brown decides against performing a risky operation on Amy's comatose boyfriend. Meanwhile, Delia is forbidden from playing with her only friend, Magilla, after his parents witness them playing dress-up. And a traveling psychologist, Dr. Trott, creates an uproar in the Everwood community.
|7||10/28/02||[unknown]||175506||We Hold These Truths|
|With the help of his friend and surgical partner from New York, Dr. Brian Holderman, Dr. Brown operates on Amy's comatose boyfriend, Colin. Amy relies on Ephram for support as she awaits the outcome. Meanwhile, an emotional Bright admits what actually happened on the day of the car accident.|
|8||11/04/02||10/29/02||175507||Till Death Do Us Part|
|[WB] EPHRAM AND AMY SHARE THEIR
FIRST KISS - As his wedding anniversary draws near, Andy loses
all hope and questions whether he will ever feel his life is
worth living again. Meanwhile, Ephram and Amy share their first
kiss while on a field trip; and Dr. Abbott has a panic attack
when his wife Rose proposes they take salsa dancing lessons.
[TVGuide] As his wedding anniversary draws near, Dr. Brown
loses hope and questions whether he will ever feel like his life
is worth living again. Meanwhile, Ephram and Amy share their first
kiss during a field trip. And Dr. Abbott has a panic attack when
his wife, Rose, proposes that they take salsa dancing lessons.
|[TVGuide]The tension in the Brown
home raises a notch (or two) when Andy's in-laws drop in for a
The unannounced arrival of Jacob and Nonny Hoffman from New
York is greeted with glee by Delia and Ephram. But Andy feels
pressed to his limits as he tries to placate his overbearing
guests, particularly his pushy father-in-law, who openly
criticizes the physician's parenting skills. On top of that,
Jacob obviously enjoys a special bond with Ephram that Andy
can't duplicate. Meanwhile, Nonny makes her own impression in
Everwood when she butts heads with Edna over Delia's affections.
|10||11/18/02||11/12/02||175509||Is There a Doctor in the House?|
|[TVGuide] Delia and her grandmother
plan a birthday party for Edna, unaware that the gruff nurse hates
celebrating the event; Andy seeks Nina's advice for dealing with
his in-laws, who continue to offer suggestions about Ephram's
future without regard for Andy's feelings.
|11||11/25/02||11/20/02||175510||A Thanksgiving Tale|
|[TVGuide] The Browns prepare for
their first Everwood Thanksgiving in a thoughtful episode that
examines loss and hope.
Ephram takes on the task of arranging the feast after Delia
worries that her favorite holiday won't be the same now that
their mother is gone. Determined to not let his sister down,
Ephram sets out to re-create the magic of his mother's homemade
recipes. Elsewhere, Andy tries to persuade a hermit to donate
a kidney to the reclusive man's dying brother; and Dr. Abbott
learns some disturbing news after a medical checkup, which leads
to a change in his outlook on life.
|[WB] WELCOME HOME, COLIN - A
heartbroken Ephram finds himself the odd man out as Amy prepares
for Colin's homecoming. Meanwhile, Andy and Dr. Abbott join the
town in a debate over the use of medicinal marijuana after a
large quantity is discovered in a deceased woman's greenhouse;
and Andy provides medical guidance to Nina after her son's
teacher suggests she put him on Ritalin.
[TVGuide] The love triangle between Amy, Colin and Ephram gets more complicated when Colin comes home from a Denver hospital to complete his rehabilitation.
While Amy occupies herself with plans for her boyfriend's welcome-home party, Ephram wonders what will become of his own relationship with the girl who stole his heart. Elsewhere, Mayor Rose Abbott angers her husband, Harold, when she agrees to store several marijuana plants in her home for the police, who have no official place to lock up the contraband seized from a dead woman's house.
|13||1/20/03||[unknown]||175512||The Price of Fame|
|[WB] DR. BROWN, THE ACTOR? - Much
to resident thespian Dr. Abbott's chagrin, Andy begrudgingly
auditions and is offered the lead in Everwood's production of
"The King and I." As Dr. Brown struggles with his lines, Ephram
struggles with his emotions when his intense feelings for Amy
are complicated by Colin's desire to be his friend.
[TVGuide] Andy and Delia audition for the town's winter musical, which ends up being helmed by a no-nonsense Edna after the original director steps down. Also, Colin returns to school and attempts to integrate Ephram into the cool clique, despite resistance from Bright and Amy.
|14||1/27/03||[unknown]||175513||Colin the Second|
|THIS YEAR'S HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN ARE? - Although conflicted by his feelings for Amy, Ephram finds himself serving as confidante and friend to Amy's boyfriend, Colin, who continues to feel like a fish-out-of-water as he attempts to reclaim his life before the accident. Meanwhile, Andy hopes to convince Ephram to resume the piano lessons he abandoned after his mother's death; Nina's absentee husband comes home for a visit, which proves to be far from happily ever after; and in a bittersweet turn of events, Amy and Colin are nominated for Homecoming King and Queen.|
|[WB] INTRODUCING COLIN'S SISTER,
LAYNIE - On a church ski trip chaperoned by perpetual party
pooper Dr. Abbott, Amy and Colin share their first kiss since
the surgery; Ephram finds himself intrigued by Colin's younger
sister, Laynie, who has recently returned home from boarding
school; and Bright attempts to get to the next base with his
girlfriend. Meanwhile, Andy hesitantly agrees to attend a singles
mixer with the recently divorced Reverend Keyes.
[TVGuide] An annual ski trip may thaw Colin's relationship with Amy, while the thought of dating leaves Andy cold.
Colin is slowly starting to recall his past, but he's still holding his devoted girlfriend at arm's length. Amy hopes that a return to the site where he asked her to go steady last year will help restore Colin's memory. However, her planned course of action gets complicated when she finds out Colin invited Ephram on the ski trip as well. Elsewhere, Rev. Keyes regales Andy with tales from the dating pool and hopes to persuade the doctor to test the waters himself.
|16||2/10/03||[unknown]||175515||My Funny Valentine|
|[WB] GUEST STAR JANE KRAKOWSKI
RETURNS FOR VALENTINE'S DAY - When traveling psychologist
Dr. Gretchen Trott comes back into town, Andy is forced to
confront his potentially romantic feelings for her. In other
romantic entanglements, Edna and Irv have difficulty adjusting to
life after his heart attack scare; Harold and his wife Rose have
it out after they attend couples therapy and she suggests that
he's lost that lovin' feeling; and Ephram asks Laynie out on their
first date, in part to show Amy that he's moving on with his life.
[TVGuide] Andy struggles with his attraction to visiting psychologist Gretchen Trot. Elsewhere, Edna and Irv have difficulty readjusting to life after Irv's heart-attack scare; Dr. Abbot and his wife, Rose, attend couples therapy; and Ephram asks Laynie out on a date.
|DRS. BROWN AND ABBOTT INVESTIGATE A 30-YEAR-OLD MURDER MYSTERY - When Dr. Abbott's dementia-plagued, elderly godfather confesses to a murder that took place 30 years ago and reveals that Abbott's father was his accomplice, Abbott and Dr. Brown join the investigation in an attempt to find out what really happened and clear the men's names. Meanwhile, Ephram can't seem to keep Amy far from his thoughts, causing major problems in his burgeoning relationship with Laynie. Dr. Brown butts heads with Ephram's new piano teacher over what is best for Ephram.|
|EPHRAM ACCUSES ANDY OF BEING AN UNFAITHFUL HUSBAND - Approaching the anniversary of his mother's death, Ephram confronts a repressed memory of his father cheating on his mother, causing an even bigger rift between father and son that eventually leads to a firestorm of emotions. Meanwhile, Amy grows concerned that Colin might not be recovering as well as everyone thinks when he gets violently ill on one of their dates.|
|19||4/21/03||[unknown]||175518||The Miracle of Everwood|
|[WB] EPHRAM IS CONCERNED ABOUT
COLIN'S CONDITION - Although Amy and Bright are still living
in denial regarding the state of Colin's recovery, Ephram
can't ignore the bad signs any longer after he witnesses Colin
freaking out and vandalizing the gym teacher's office. Meanwhile,
a New York Magazine reporter pays a visit to Dr. Brown in hopes
of uncovering the truth behind why the famed surgeon is still
living in Everwood; and Delia decides to secretly spend the
night in the Museum of History while on a school field trip.
[TVGuide] As Andy makes the rounds with a Big Apple reporter who's in town to write a profile on the doctor, Colin struggles to convince everyone that his recovery is complete. Although he's mostly handled with kid gloves, his increasingly erratic behavior has not gone unnoticed by Ephram.
|EPHRAM PERFORMS HIS FIRST PIANO RECITAL IN EVERWOOD - A nervous Ephram feels the pressure of performing his first piano recital in Everwood; Dr. Brown and Dr. Abbott attempt to diagnose a man (guest star Dan Merket) with a mysterious sleeping disorder that leaves welts on his body; and Amy pretends to want to spend time with her grandmother, Edna, in order to secretly see Colin while she's grounded.|
|A DIVISIVE SOCIAL ISSUE TURNS PERSONAL FOR DR. BROWN - Dr. Brown faces one of the toughest moral decisions of his career when a distraught pregnant teenager (guest star Kate Mara) and her father (guest star Kevin Tighe) come to him for guidance about terminating her pregnancy. Meanwhile, Ephram is humiliated in front of the entire school when his date for the Spring Formal ditches him at the dance to make-out with her boyfriend; and Amy and Colin have a huge fight when she chooses to console Ephram against Colin's wishes.|
|DR. BROWN AND EPHRAM BOTH FACE LIFE-AND-DEATH SITUATIONS - Resentful at being forced to accompany Andy and Irv to a remote lake cabin, Ephram takes a small boat out alone and his inexperience leads to a serious accident and a night of terror for Andy. Meanwhile, Colin and his parents (guest stars Nancy Everhard and Michael Flynn) must decide whether to allow Dr. Brown to perform a second dangerous surgery; and Nina confronts her husband Carl (guest star Dylan Walsh) after she accidentally discovers he is having an affair.|
|ANDY AND COLIN PREPARE FOR A DANGEROUS SURGERY - As the day of Colin's surgery approaches and emotions run high, Andy takes Ephram and Delia on a road trip to his old medical school to consult with his mentor, Dr. Donald Douglas (guest star Philip Baker Hall). Back in Everwood, Colin kidnaps Amy and Bright in the middle of the night to surprise them with a special day of memories and hopes for the future.|
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