Mary Kay Place and Holly Hunter, Saving Grace
Tonight, Saving Grace
returns from a three-month
break with the first of
four new episodes, as a twister
hits Oklahoma City. Mary Kay Place guest-stars
as Dorothy, a bus-company secretary tied to a deadly crime. She's stuck in a collapsed building with Holly Hunter's hard-living
cop, a scenario that, naturally, results in plenty of soul-searching
for both Grace and her imperiled companion.
"She's the last woman you'd expect Grace to have a connection with," says series creator Nancy Miller. "Dorothy is trapped physically and metaphorically because of what she has done, and Grace is there to help her in ways other than being a cop." But Grace and Dorothy aren't the only ones looking for a way out. Death-row inmate Leon Cooley makes a spiritual choice that could impact his future relationship with Earl the Angel. "This is our episode to prove we are nondenominational — that we are not saying this is the way you have to do it," Miller explains. "It's all about the questions; our show is not about any answers."
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