Season 1, Episode 9: The Rope


"It's never too late to have a happy childhood." -Jennifer

"There are four kinds of men. There's boy-boy, like Leonardo DiCaprio, boy-man, like Tom Cruise somewhere between "Risky Business" and "Top Gun," a man-boy like James Stewart in "Mr. Smith," and a man-man like Harrison Ford in... well, anything." -Jennifer


Written by Jeffrey Stepakoff, Directed by Sharron Miller

Guest starring Francia DiMase, Art LaFleur, Charles Cyphers, Dublin James, Michael Houston King, Constance Zimmer and Victor Slezak as Bordon Hicks.

Featured Musical Artists: Hootie and the Blowfish, Colony


Dennis manages to get his company to donate money for a new gym for his old high school, but when he finds out it's being named after his old gym teacher, a flood of bad memories causes him to try to get them to change the name. The whole town, including his father and brother, try to dissuade him from being so bull-headed, and finally after being re-introduced to his old teacher he gives in.

Trudy is having a terrible time at her new job, but realizes that she really doesn't see going back to Nelson as an option. Marcus becomes her knight in shining armor, and as he's developing a crush on her, Trudy realizes she can use him to make Dennis jealous.