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116 - (DG)     Daddy's Girl     02/14/00
Finally fed up with Jake's broken promises, Lily hires a divorce attorney and prepares to declare war. Meanwhile, Grace meets a boy who miraculously seems to see the world the way she does. Guest starring are Paul Mazursky as Phil and Robert Richard as Jared. Directed by Barnet Kellman and written by Liberty Godshall.

WRITER: Liberty Godshall     DIRECTOR: Barnett Kellman
 Brooks-Manning Lily    Grace    Zoe
 Sammler Rick    Eli    Jessie
 Ex's Jake    Karen
 Other Family Judy    Phil   
 Significant Regulars Naomi    Jared   
Annie - Grace's friend
Pierce - woman, apparently a decorator hired by Jake for the restaurant opening
Family Law Attorney

Lily's house
Rick's house
Phil's Restaurant
My Sister's Bookstore
  Upton Sinclair
 Japanese Restaurant - Grocery Store that Lily goes to (twice in this episode)
Smoothie Store - Place where Jared works

Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte

Harry Potter
by J.K. Rowling. We see this held by Lily who apparently read some of it to Zoe in bed.
Women's Soccer: The Game and the World Cup - Jim Trecker (Editor), Charles Miers (Editor), Hank Steinbrecher (Contributor), John Polis (Contributor)

Divorce Handbook - James T. Friedman

Grace: ... by Junior High, you have to decide ...
Grace: In books, you know.
Grace: It would take away their power ...
Grace: That can't be right.
Grace: I think they should invent a new word ...
Grace: ... when a bird decides it can fly.
Grace: The great thing about writing ...

W.G. Snuffy Walden Production/incidental music

Rick meets Phil
Rick comes to Lily's house and is greeted by Phil. The ensuing moments are awkward as Phil asks Rick his "intentions", and then tells him that he loves Lily so, prompting Rick to awkwardly reply "You're not alone in that", just before being interrupted by Grace's return. More awkwardness.

Announcing Divorce Proceedings
Lily ends up doing this several times. First to herself, then to Phil (who loans her the money for the attorney), then to Jake.

Valentine's Day
Rick brings Lily a gift to "help her where she's going" It is a live cricket to live in her house. Old Chinese custom to bring good luck.

Grace's First Kiss
In the High School Library, after a conversation about how Jane Eyre helps calm her, Jared and Grace kiss. This in interspersed with a black-and-white interview with Grace when she's talking about why a first kiss deserves a name of its own.

The first lie
Grace catches Jake lying about her writer's camp application fee. This is apparently the first time Grace recognizes that Jake openly and easily lies to cover himself.

The Restaurant Opening
Phil's reopens after remodelling.


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Niagra Falls
Lily wears a yellow T-shirt with "Niagra Falls" on the front through most of the first half of the episode.

Forgotten Dinner Invitation
Lily had invited Naomi over for dinner and forgot, having to feed Naomi with leftovers. It is during this event that Naomi recommends a divorce lawyer to Lily.

Restaurant Reopening
This occurs on Valentine's Day

Not-so-Average Joe
Grace announces to Lily that Jake has hired this "totally outrageous band, Average Joe" to play at the opening of the restaurant. "Average Jo" is actually the name of Shane West's band, although the band in this episode is nothing like them.

Jared and divorce
Jared's parents have been divorced for about 2 years

Smooth Jared
After school, Jared works in a smoothie store.

"Red" Jared's friends, who we see twice, call him by the contraction "Red"

Writer's Camp
Grace's Writer's Camp is to be held in Northwestern. It also costs $400 to sign up.

Seeing the Name
This is the first episode in which we actually see the sign for the restaurant. It is simply "Phil's"

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