Sunset Daze 2010 | TV Show Watchlist
A reality show following adventurous residents of an Arizona retirement community.
Premiered: April 28, 2010
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It's prom week in Surprise, Arizona, and everything old is new again. Ann and Eileen compete in a golf cart race. Gail officiates and Eileen takes the gold. The prom committee convenes, headed by Linda. Everyone volunteers their talents in areas in which they are uniquely suited. Ann will book the photographer, Ron will hire the musicians, Gail will be the emcee, and Jack will perform stand-up comedy. Joanne and Sandy will head the decorating team, while LaWanda will be in charge of dancing. Linda sets off to look for a location and immediately finds the perfect locale at a Country Club. She books the largest hall with the manager, Michael. Sandy and Joanne hit up the party supply store, having a blast while buying paper plates. Joanne asks her husband Jim to accompany her to prom, and he accepts. Sandy makes a call to Mark, hoping he will be her date. Unfortunately, he is busy that evening and she will have to go stag. LaWanda and Ann help Linda paint a banner. Linda receives unwelcome news: the country club has been double booked! She will have to find a new location for the prom, ASAP. Linda tours a high school gymnasium, thinking that retro might be the way to go. When she discovers the no alcohol policy, she knows it isn't the right fit. Always resourceful, Linda has another place in mind. Gail and Ron visit their salons as Sandy, Joanne, and LaWanda get pedicures. Prom commences and everyone has a blast, chit chatting, drinking, and dancing. Gail emcees, Jack performs stand-up, and Eileen and Gary dance up a storm, winning the dance contest. Joanne plays matchmaker for Sandy and Linda, sending them to talk to men. Linda makes the mistake of speaking to Dick, Sandy's one-time blind date. Jack and Sandy are crowned Prom King and Queen, and Jack and Kimberlee share a sweet moment. Sandy, Joanne, and their gal pals strip a rowdy Dick and throw him in the pool. Dick takes Sandy with him, and they both end up soaked.
While practicing their swings, Joanne's husband Jim proposes that they renew their wedding vows, and Joanne happily accepts. When Joanne tells Sandy the big news, she offers to help plan the event, enlisting Linda, the local party planner. Joanne, Sandy and a group of girlfriends are out for cocktails when they get the idea to go to an adult toy store. The ladies try on wild outfits and giggle at most of the products. Sandy uses the opportunity to purchases some racy gifts for Joanne and Jim's honeymoon night. Linda and Sandy get to work decorating a houseboat for a lovely reception. While they tie bows, Sandy tells Linda about her newest scheme: to throw a Senior Prom! Linda loves the idea and gladly agrees to do the planning. The wedding is fast approaching though, and the reverend set to conduct the service is nowhere to be found. Sandy goes out searching, leaving Linda to put on the finishing touches. Sandy finds the reverend just in time, and everyone arrives lakeside for a beautiful renewal of vows. After the "I do's" are said, the newly re-weds travel to the houseboat to find their friends waiting. The night is a tremendous success, and as the party continues on the deck, Sandy sneaks downstairs to leave her naughty gift basket in the honeymoon suite. Jack is still testing the dating waters after his breakup with Kathleen. While out for a drink, Jack runs into Kimberlee, a former acquaintance. The two hit it off and spend the evening dancing and reminiscing. Jack is smitten, but Kimberlee has a secret... she is the mother of seven year old twins! Kimberlee springs this news on Jack when she brings her kids along on their mini-golf date. Though taken aback at first, Jack is a natural family man and quickly warms to the children. Jack decides to take his relationship with Kimberlee to the next level, and after a romantic picnic at sunset, he asks her to accompany him to the upcoming Senior Prom.
Following her rave cabaret review, "The Actress" Gail's lands an audition in Los Angeles thanks to her pianist, Jim. In her youth, Gail turned down an opportunity to audition for famed agency, William Morris, but she isn't going to let her big break slip away this time. She packs her bags, kisses her dog Pumpkin goodbye, and heads to Hollywood with her son Cary. After landing in La La Land, Gail gets her hands on a star map and tears around the hills and other tourist hot spots. She gets headshots made and then makes her way to audition for a big time casting director. Though she's nervous, she nails it. Will Gail soon star in her own commercial? Back in Surprise, Cary's partner George has been tasked with watching Pumpkin. The sneaky dog gets loose though, and George must hunt to find her before Gail returns. Enlisting the help of Gail's friends Sandy "The Wild Child", Ann "The Ex-nun", LaWanda "Hot Legs", and Mort, the seniors scour Sun City for Gail's precious pooch. LaWanda finds Pumpkin and returns her to the backyard... but forgets to tell George! When Gail and Cary arrive home, George breaks the news to Cary that Pumpkin is still gone. The two men prepare to brave Gail's wrath, but are relieved to find her happily petting Pumpkin in the backyard, safe and sound. After Ann's exciting experience skydiving, she is anxious to check off another bucket list item. This time, she'd like for John to join her. While gardening, she asks her husband what he would like to do. John discusses his physical limitations, such as his weight and failing eyesight. He would however, love to drive a racecar. Ann has also long had a need for speed, and the two plan to go racing together... just as soon as John passes his driving test. Ann waits anxiously as John takes the exam. Despite his degenerative eye condition, he passes! The pair make their way to Bondurant, a racing school, to tear up the track.
Jack takes stand-up comedy lessons, but performing is harder than it looks. LaWanda organizes a flash mob with her dance troupe. Gail impersonates Marilyn Monroe at a surprise party for Eileen's husband Gary.
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- Premiered: April 28, 2010
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- Premise: A reality show following adventurous residents of an Arizona retirement community. (more)