When his Uncle Manny dies of a stroke, Joel needs ten Jews for the recitation
of the Hebrew prayer for the dead. Because Joel has to stay in town to monitor
a flu epidemic, Maurice and the rest of the gang
take on the mission of bringing ten Jews to Cicely. While Joel appreciates the
effort, he feels no common bond with these paid strangers and decides to defy
tradition and sit shiva with his friends in Cicely.
brother Bernard (guest star Richard
Cummings, Jr.) is in town visiting, the Miller brothers from West Virginia
show up to resume a feud that goes back generations. Bernard, the ultimate pacifist,
is appalled at Chris' excitement about the rumble. Yet, with encouragement from
Chris, he soon learns the thirst for blood and pain. Right before the fight,
however, Bernard discovers that the feeling of anticipation is better than any
victory and they all decide not to fight.
Meanwhile, Holling becomes a little light on his feet when Marilyn picks
him to be her new dance partner. Shelly is jealous
of his sudden fascination with dancing and all the time he spends with Marilyn.
Luckily, Marilyn isn't satisfied with Holling's aura and returns to her old
Joel used to spend Sundays together with Manny, who was childless. They listened
to Yankee games on the radio.
Joel is dealing with a
flu crisis in Yellowknife. Joel was bar mitzvahed. He shows Maggie the pictures.
Chris' last run-in with
Bobby Miller was twelve years ago. They faced off at the Deer Run Drive-In.
Bobby broke Chris' nose.
Ed sets a precedent -- knocking on Joel's door.
In Joel's cowboy dream scene, there are two brothers "Coen Brothers - Ethen
and Joel". Inside joke, I guess?
is Marilyn's dance partner she had fired and rehires in the end. Marilyn does
the Cajun Two-Step.
Learn the cajun two-step here.