Season 5, Episode 8
Mary's future may be resolved, but the rumor mill surrounding her situation runs rampant. Congregational gossip irks Eric, while Lucy wrestles with high-school hearsay. Meanwhile, Simon uses his sister's “bad girl” image to his advantage, Ruthie spreads phony tales to draw attention away from Mary, Matt's infatuated with a beautiful stranger and Annie goes out with an old boyfriend. Lucy: Beverley Mitchell. Simon: David Gallagher. Eric: Stephen Collins.
Original Air Date: Nov 20, 2000