Aug 08, 2006
Season 3 Episode 17
Dog, Beth and the posse are off to the Big Island for their wedding. Dog and Beth hope to relax for a few days and take care of final details before the wedding but it turns out Leland has a fugitive he needs to capture - and despite the limited time, Dog nor Beth can resist the opportunity to bring a fugitive to justice. From the patio of their Bridal suite, Dog phones the fugitive, Aiden, and gives him a chance to do the right thing by calling the court and making a date to appear before the judge. But Aiden doesn't call the court. So despite the stress caused by final dress fittings, meetings with their preacher and solving a wedding ring disaster, Dog and the team hunt Aiden who is definitely running - hard. Now it is the day before the wedding, and just two hours before the big rehearsal and dinner, Leland gets a hot tip from an informant. So despite Beth's protests, Dog and the boys go out and grab Aiden, and Dog just makes it to his rehearsal. The next morning, on what should be the most joyful day of Dog and Beth's life together, tragedy strikes. Dog learns that his eldest daughter, Barbara, has been killed in a horrific car accident hours earlier. Dog is bereft - family means everything to him. He and Beth talk to their preacher about whether or not to go on with the wedding. So, in the face of death, Dog and Beth decide they must choose life. The day is marked with both sorrow and joy as they celebrate their love and are married, as Dog says, "in front of God and the world.