As Marilyn leaves for a three-day 11+ family reunion,
Joel threatens to fire her for leaving in the middle of a hayfever epidemic.
And when Eugene asks him to pitch in and
help rebuild Hayden's house, he has no
sympathy. Later that night, Rabbi Schulman appears like the ghost in A Christmas
Carol to show Joel Yom Kippur past, present and future. The "ghost of Yom Kippur"
reveals the effects of his callousness toward others and, the next day, he apologizes
to Marilyn and goes out of his way to help Hayden rebuild his house.
is determined to impress Lady Anne Reynolds, the guest of honor for this year's
foxhunt, with a fox he has shipped in from England for the hunt. When the fox
escapes into Ruth-Anne's sympathetic hands and she gives him sanctuary in her
rabbit pen, he feels outmaneuvered and humiliated. As she is leaving town, Lady
Anne reveals her frustration with Maurice for not being forward with her and
being so concerned with her aristocratic heritage.
his own need for atonement, Holling sends Jackie, his troubled older daughter,
a plane ticket hoping a visit with Randi will help her. When he learns that
she cashed in the ticket, he is heartbroken and tormented by guilt for not being
around to nurture and raise her properly. As a shaman-in-training, Ed wants to help heal Holling's pain and discovers a way to also have Maurice's
Using the story
Joel told him about "The Day of Atonement" where the high priest would symbolically
place the sins of the community on the head of a goat and turn it loose in the
desert, Ed runs as the fox to turn loose Holling's sin.
The tea of choice: Grace Superb 6000, a second flush Darjeeling grown exclusively
on estates above 6,000 feet.
Guy Le Fleur has
Chris sports a
new, cropped hairdo.
Lady Anne Reynolds
can trace her ancestors back to Agincourt. Her great-great-great grandfather
fought at Trafalgar.
wardrobe includes ancient robes and a ceremonial hat (Pharisee look), a white
talit and kepah and a somber, three-piece suit, homburg and sunglasses.
Rabbi Schulman's business card and Joel's shofar (ram's horn).
Quote: "A girl doesn't travel half the world merely to follow the hounds, Maurice..."