Swingtown Episodes

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Swingtown Episode: "Running on Empty"

Season 1, Episode 10
Episode Synopsis: Bruce and Susan plan a trip to the cabin to spend time with each other and their kids, but Laurie has her own plans to meet Doug; Janet and Roger visit a therapist.
Original Air Date: Aug 8, 2008
Guest Cast Pat Crawford Brown: Norma Romy Rosemont: Dr. Gardner Latarsha Rose: Michelle
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Season 1, Episode 10
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Length: 02:15:26
Aired: 8/8/2008
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"Running on Empty" Season 1, Episode 10

I'm still working on this week's recap, folks, but I wanted to give you a timely place to post your thoughts on this week's episode of Swingtown. One initial theme: Visits!

-The Millers visited the cabin.
-The Thompsons visited a shrink.
-The Deckers revisited the idea of monogamy.

Discuss. I'll have my full recap up shortly. show less
OK I realize youre probably all watching the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics right now as you should but I hope youll stop by some time this weekend and share your thoughts on this weeks episode of Swingtown Running on Empty wasnt the most eventful of episodes but it was rich with subtext At first blush this weeks stories seemed to be about one thing but ended up being actually about something entirely different Read onGoing to the cabin It seems to be about getting the Miller family coughcough Laurie back on the railsAfter last weeks comedy of errors Bruce forces his family to go to the cabin an idea that appeals to nobody especially Laurie who wants to go to the Jackson Browne concert with Doug Susan advises caution concerned that Bruces inflexibility may alienate their rebellious daughter I do not need to be careful I am her father he blusters pretty much telegraphing the resolution of the episodeBut its actually about133 read more

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Premiered: June 05, 2008, on CBS
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