Chapter 17

Episode Notes:

  • Abbey And Claire Follow Through With Their Decision to go to Kentucky for a Few weeks.
  • Ray Begins Looking for a Suitable Engagement Ring, So That He can Propose to Tammy.
  • Mitch Takes Abbey And Claire to The Train Station. A Woman Then Returns To Claire, A Travel Pillow That She Had Dropped In The Station. The Train Then Arrives, And Abbey/Claire Depart.
  • Mitch Sees The Woman That Returned Claire’s Pillow, Being Arrested.
  • Mitch Learns That The Woman Is Being Arrested For solicitation (Jennifer) . Mitch Then Agrees To Represent Her.
  • Jennifer Tells Mitch That Her Dad Owes Money To The Mx-9 (A Dangerous Drug Cartel).
  • Jennifer Tells Mitch That The Mx-9 Told Her if She Would Smuggle Drugs Into The U.S. For Them, Then They’d Let Her Family Live.
  • Jennifer Reveals That She Smuggled The Drugs By Ingesting Them. The Police Don’t Know About The Drugs, and They Are Still Inside of Her Body. The Drugs Appear To Be Taking a Toll On Jennifer, Because She Looks Sick.
  • Mitch Begins Trying to Figure Out How He’s Going to Get Jennifer Released From Jail.
  • Ray Picks Out an Engagement Ring For Tammy, and Proposes To Her. Tammy Says Yes.
  • Mitch Pulls Some Strings With Sonya, And Convinces Her To Lower Jennifer’s Charges.
  • Mitch And Jennifer Goes To The Trial, And Sonya Tells The Judge That She Has Agreed To Lower Jennifer’s Charges. The Judge Then Asks Jennifer How She Pleads (Guilty/Not-Guilty) On The Charges, But Before She Can Answer, Jennifer Collapses.
  • Jennifer Is Rushed To The Hospital, Where Doctors Remove Four Balloons Of Heroin from Her intestine. Apparently One Of  The Balloons Had Ruptured.
  • Once Abbey And Claire Arrive In Kentucky, Abbey’s Father meets Them at Their Hotel. Apparently Abbey’s Mom Has Been Fighting a Bug, and Couldn’t Make it to The Hotel.
  • Sonya And The Police Arrive At The Hospital, and Jennifer Is arrested.
  • As Abbey’s Dad Departs The Hotel, Abbey Sees Him Getting In a Car With Her Mom. Apparently Abbey’s Mom Isn’t Sick, But Instead, She’s Avoiding Abbey.
  • Mitch Goes To Clean Out His Office And Kinross & Clark.
  • While Cleaning Out His Office, Mitch Runs Into Nick Kinross (Senior Partner of The Firm). Nick Says That It Wouldn’t Surprise him If Alex Was Involved With Stack’s Conspiracy. Nick Invites Mitch to a Partners Meeting, That Is Happening at The Firm.
  • Mitch Sets Out To Prove That Alex Was Involved With Stack, So He Enlists Ray To Find Anyone That May Have Saw The Two Having Meetings Outside Of Work, Etc.
  • A  DEA Agent Tells Mitch That if Jennifer Co-Operates Fully, She Will Get Full Immunity, And She (As Well As Her Family) Will Be Able To Enter Witness Protection.
  • While Looking Through Her Divorce Papers, Tammy Learns That Her Ex (Elvis) Didn’t Sign Them.
  • Abbey Goes To Her Mom’s House To Talk.
  • Abbey’s Mom Says That She Didn’t Go To The Hotel, Because She Didn’t Want Her Emotions To Play Out In Front Of Claire.
  • Abbey’s Mom Invites Her And Claire Over For Dinner.
  • Ray Goes To Talk To The Doorman Who Works At The Building Where Stack Lived.
  • The Doorman Gives Ray Security Footage Showing Alex Entering Stack’s Building.
  • A Man (Mr. Montaine) Shows Up At Mitch’s Office And Tries To {nonchalantly} Bribe Mitch, So That He Will Advise Jennifer Not to Testify.
  • Mitch Refuses The Bribe From Mr. Montaine.
  • Mitch Tries To Convince The Judge to Dismiss The Drugs From Jennifer’s Case (Under The Doctor-Patient confidentiality Act.)
  • Ray learns That The Engagement Ring He Bought, Is a Stolen Ring, And The Owner Wants It Back.
  • Abbey’s Mother Suggests To Abbey, that The Reason She Came To Kentucky, Is Because Her and Mitch’s Marriage Is Crumbling.
  • Mitch Presents The Security footage from Stack’s Building, at The Partners Meeting. The Security Footage Proves That Alex and Stack Were Romantically Involved.
  • Alex Is Kicked as Senior Partner, And Fired From The Firm.
  • Mitch Advises Jennifer Against Signing The immunity Agreement. (Due To His Own Tragic Experience In The Witness Protection Program.)
  • Jennifer Decides Not To Sign The Agreement.
  • The Drugs In Jennifer’s Case are Deemed inadmissible, and The Case Is Dismissed.
  • Tammy Tells Ray About Her Divorce Papers, And He Tells Her About The Ring. They Both Understand, and Aren’t Angry.
  • After The Trial, Mitch Accepts Mr. Montaine’s Money, And Then Hands It Right Back To Him, As Payment For The Debts That Jennifer’s Dad Owes. Mr. Montaine Confirms That Neither Jennifer, Nor Her Family, Will Be Harmed.
  • Mitch Calls Abbey, But She Ignores The Call. (Could Their Marriage Rally Be In Trouble?

Favorite Episode Quote(s):

1)  “Alexandra, That Clark Refers To Me, Not You.”   – Mr. Clark

2)  ” I Have Some Anger Of My Own.”    – Abbey

3)  ” I See You Lurking, Mcdeere.”    – Sonya

4)  ” It’s Not About You.”   – Abbey

5)   ” Well, They’re Different, They’re…. Rich,”    – Ray

Chapter 18

Episode Notes:

  • Mitch Is Finally Able To Get In Touch With Abbey.
  • Abbey Begins Stealing Her Mom’s Prescription Pills.
  • Mitch Takes On a Case (Handed Down By Nick) Involving a Novelist who Is Suspected Of/Charged With Murder.
  • While Visiting a psychiatrist (Dr. Wilson.) Who Is a Colleague Of  Her Mother’s, Abbey Steals a Sheet From The Man’s Prescription Pad.
  • Mitch Meets With The Novelist (Henry Kettle) The Man Is Suspected of Murdering His Sister, Margaret. Henry Claims That He’s Innocent.
  • Henry’s Agent (Gordon) Claims That Henry Became Angry At Margaret, After She Stole One Of His Novels That He was Working on. He Became Angry, Because He Didn’t Want Anyone Reading it.
  • Henry Tells Mitch To Ask The Judge To Permit Him To Be Absent During The Medical Examiner’s testimony. Apparently Henry Is Highly Emotional, And Can’t Endure The Testimony.
  • The Judge Tells Mitch That Henry Will Be Required To Sit Through The Testimony.
  • Abbey’s Mom Begins To Suspect That Abbey Is Stealing Her Pills.
  • During The Medical Examiner’s Testimony, Henry Begins Discreetly Shoving a pen Into His Own Leg. (Could Henry Be Mentally Ill?)
  • It’s Revealed That The Eyewitness Who Saw Henry Leaving The Scene Of The Crime (Mr. Mackenzie), Was Romantically Involved With Margaret.
  • Robert Frane ( the CEO Of a Publishing Company) Is Called To The Stand.
  • Robert Reveals That Margaret Mailed Henry’s New Novel To The Publishing Company.
  • Robert Also Reveals That The Novel Was mediocre At Best, It Contained Numerous Grammatical Errors, Etc.
  • The Prosecution Begins To Suspect That Henry Didn’t Want Anyone Reading His New Novel, Because He Knew That He was a “Washed-Up-Talent, And He Knew That The New Novel Was Terrible.
  • Abbey Returns the Prescription Pad Sheet To Dr. Wilson. Abbey Also Tells Dr. Wilson About Her Experience In The Witness Protection Program, As Well As Her Addiction To Prescription Pills.
  • Mitch and Ray Learn That Margaret Had a Key, To a Room Located at a Place Called “The Vault”. When Ray arrives At “The Vault”, he Learns That It Is a 10 Room Lodge, where Writers Go To get Their Work Done.
  • While Searching Margaret’s Room, Ray discovers a New Novel That Margaret was Working On.
  • It’s Revealed That The Novel Margaret Was Working on, Tells The Truth About How Henry Became a Famous Novelist. apparently, The Award Winning Book That Made Henry Famous, Was Written By Margaret.
  • It’s Revealed That Margaret Published The Book Under Henry’s Name, Because She Had Numerous Phobias, And She Lacked People Skills. She Thought That Henry Would Be Able To Handle The Publicity Better Than she Could.
  • Henry’s reveals that Once Margaret Learned That He Was Writing a Novel of His Own, She Became Angry and Stole it. she Then sent It To The publishing Company in an Attempt To embarrass Him. Henry says That Afterwards, He went To Find Margaret, and They Got into an Argument. However, Henry maintains That He Did Not Kill Margaret.
  • Abbey And Dr. Wilson Share an Intimate Kiss. (Will Abbey And Mitch’s Marriage Survive?)
  • Mitch Begins To Suspect That Gordon Killed Margaret To Keep Her From Going Public With Her Knew Book. If  Henry Was  Discredited, Gordon Would’ve Lost An Exponential Amount Of Money.
  • Mitch Seizes Gordon’s Wedding Ring, and Discovers Blood Under The Stone of The Ring. Gordon Admits That He Killed Margaret.
  • All Charges Against Henry are Dismissed.
  • Henry Reveals That He Plans To Publish Margaret’s Novel, So that Everyone Can Know The Truth About Him.
  • Abbey Once Again Ignores Mitch’s Phone Call.
  • Joey Miralto Shows Up At Mitch’s Office And tells Mitch That He Doesn’t Want To Kill Him, But Instead, He Wants To Hire Him. (What Could This Mean?)

Favorite Episode Quote(s):

1) “I Want Us To Be Okay Again”    – Mitch

2) ” You Honestly Think I’m Crazy?”   – Henry

3) “Are You Saying He’s Guilty?”    – Murder Trial Judge

4) “Is Boycotting Your Only Daughter’s Wedding a Sign Of Disapproval?”    – Abbey 

5) “See, Some Things are Better Than a Laptop.”  – Abbey’s Mom

6) “If You Take Her Side, I Am Going To Throw You Off Of This Balcony.”   – Abbey

Tonight’s Double Episode Of The Firm Was Great. The Episodes Didn’t Contain A Lot About Mitch taking down Alex, But Instead, They focused On The Individual  Cases (Much Like Law & Order Does.) These Episodes Had Conspiracy, Action, and Mystery Packed into Them, Which was Great. These Episodes Also Contained The Moment That We’ve Been Waiting On all Season: Joey Miralto Confronting Mitch. I Can’t Wait To See The Next All New Episode Of  The Firm. Watch The Firm Live: Saturday’s at 9/8C. On NBC.

~ Scott R.

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