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That's Life Season 2 Episodes

Season 2 Episode Guide

13 Episodes 2001 - 2002

Episode 1


Fri, Sep 28, 2001 60 mins

Lydia (Heather Paige Kent) deals with having to choose a major while vowing not only to run a 5-K race, but beat her high-school record in the process; Jackie (Debi Mazar) announces her pregnancy, but fears Victor may take off because of it; Paul (Kevin Dillon) shops for an engagement ring but only finds trouble. Dolly: Ellen Burstyn. Frank: Paul Sorvino.

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Episode 2

Something Battered, Something Blue

Fri, Oct 5, 2001 60 mins

At the sports clinic, Lydia discovers that a physical-therapy aide is assisting the school's football coach in getting an edge over the competition. Elsewhere, Jackie has an unpleasant encounter with Victor's prim and proper mum; Paulie and Plum consider eloping when Dolly doesn't accept their engagement. Dr. Eric: Titus Welliver. Frank: Paul Sorvino. Dolly: Ellen Burstyn.

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Episode 3

The Devil and Miss De Lucca

Fri, Oct 12, 2001 60 mins

Everyone is happy that Lydia is dating a pro hockey player---except for Lydia, who wonders if her new boss, Dr. Eric Hackett (Titus Welliver), is really the man of her dreams. Elsewhere, Paulie looks forward to his bachelor party, until Plum makes plans of her own; and Frank hires a new busboy. Ray: Jose Zuniga. Jason: Michael Trucco. Karen Matlin: Laurel Holloman. Stovic: Brent Sexton. Adele: Tammi Cubilette. Joe: Joseph Campanella.

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Episode 4


Fri, Oct 19, 2001 60 mins

Lydia finds herself in a lose-lose situation when she discovers that her chemistry professor---Dr. Hackett's wife---is having an affair; Dolly comes under fire from Frank and the mayor for taking the law into her own hands. Elsewhere, Jackie's attempts at playing cupid between Adele (Tammi Cubilette) and the Cucina's new busboy fall flat, when he falls head over heels for her. Paulie: Kevin Dillon. Plum: Danielle Harris. Jackie: Debi Mazar.

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Episode 5

Bad Chemistry

Fri, Oct 26, 2001 60 mins

Lydia, burdened by the weight of one secret after another, struggles to keep hush-hush about Jackie's pregnancy, Paulie's marriage to Plum and Dr. Hackett's cheating wife (Laurel Holloman). Elsewhere, Dolly's political career is about to end before it even gets started when it is revealed that her beloved father was a felon. Councilman Kelley: Jack Blessing. Ray: Jose Zuniga. Priest: Nicholas Pryor. Frank: Paul Sorvino. Dolly: Ellen Burstyn.

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Episode 6


Fri, Nov 2, 2001 60 mins

Paulie gets the scare of his life on Halloween when Plum is reported missing. As he frantically searches for his secret bride, Dolly is forced to entertain Plum's neurotic mother (Swoosie Kurtz). Also, Jackie receives a lesson in parenting from a lost trick-or-treater. Ray: Jose Zuniga. Plum: Danielle Harris. Lydia: Heather Paige Kent.

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Episode 7

Plus One

Fri, Nov 9, 2001 60 mins

Slow and steady doesn't win Lyd the man of her dreams when Eric (Titus Welliver) mistakes her subtle romantic advances for acts of friendship. Also, the arrival of Plum's ex-boyfriend worries Paulie; and Jackie gets in touch with Ray's sensitive side. Ray: Jose Zuniga. Valerie: Swoosie Kurtz. Samantha: Jamie Luner. Gavin: Kristoffer Polaha. Adele: Tammi Cubilette. Joanne: Victoria L. Kelleher.

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Episode 8


Fri, Nov 16, 2001 60 mins

Paulie and Plum consider getting a secret divorce to end their secret marriage just days before they are to publicly become man and wife during a church ceremony. Elsewhere, hockey player Jason Praytor (Michael Trucco) tries to win back Lydia, much to Eric's dismay; and Jackie comes clean about her pregnancy. Samantha: Jamie Luner. Valerie: Swoosie Kurtz. Ray: Jose Zuniga. Alan Derwin: Don Stark. Stovic: Brent Sexton. Father Paul: Harry Danner. Mrs. Messina: Patience Cleveland.

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Episode 9

Oh, Baby!

Fri, Dec 7, 2001 60 mins

Frank shifts into damage-control mode as scandal rocks Dolly's campaign for City Council president thanks to a striptease by Lydia in support of child-labor laws and a rash decision by Paulie to have marital relations in a public place. Coach Lisa: Gwyn Fawcett. Leo Kelley: Jack Blessing. Jackie: Debi Mazar. Dolly: Ellen Burstyn. Plum: Danielle Harris.

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Episode 10

Sex in the Suburb

Fri, Dec 21, 2001 60 mins

Lydia gives up on romance with Eric and focuses her attention on a good-looking friend of Paulie's---just as Eric begins to rethink his future with Samantha (Jamie Luner), who has rented an apartment in town to be closer to her beau. Elsewhere, Dolly tends to the needs of a lonely voter (Tammi Cubilette). Mack: Mike McGlone. Dr. Trevor Collins: Jeffrey D. Sams. Joanne: Victoria L. Kelleher. Off. Johnson: Mystro Clark. Eric: Titus Welliver. Paulie: Kevin Dillon.

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Episode 11

All About Lydia

Fri, Jan 11, 2002 60 mins

Lydia helps an actor (Tammy Lauren) bring authenticity to the role of an Italian-American from New Jersey; and has her own share of drama while keeping her new beau a secret from Dolly. Also, Jackie's romance with Ray is in danger when his past catches up with him. Brooke Burke appears as herself in a cameo. Mack: Mike McGlone. Adele: Tammi Cubilette.

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Episode 12

What's Family Got to Do with It

Sat, Jan 12, 2002 60 mins

Jackie's friendship with Lydia hits a rocky patch, at the same time she faces a major dilemma about whether to leave for Mexico with Ray or stay in New Jersey with a visiting Abigail Leski (Tracy Alison Walsh). Meanwhile, Lyd is charmed into getting Mack's irresponsible brother a job at the sports clinic; and a generous gift from Plum makes Frank feel uncomfortable. Mack: Mike McGlone. Johnny: David O'Donnell. Adele: Tammi Cubilette. Ray: Jose Zuniga. Eric: Titus Welliver.

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Episode 13


Sat, Jan 26, 2002 60 mins

When Frank invites his nephew (Paolo Seganti) from Italy to cook at the Cucina, the young man's attitude in and out of the kitchen causes Paulie to become fed up with his role of silent partner. Also, while trying to survive a week of bed rest, Jackie witnesses what she believes to be a cold-blooded murder. Gena: Sandra Purpuro. Billy: Ken Abraham. Lydia: Heather Paige Kent. Plum: Danielle Harris. Paulie: Kevin Dillon. Adele: Tammi Cubilette.

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