Bob's career takes some huge leaps, while Gwen struggles to overcome personal and professional setbacks.
Did You Know?
Joan Simon tells Gwen that she knows that she is dying of cancer, even though her doctors told her husband and not her about her diagnosis. To modern ears this sounds like gross malpractice, but it was not uncommon for physicians to talk only to husbands about their wives' medical conditions. One famous example from this era was Lurleen Burns Wallace, the wife of Alabama's infamous segregationist governor George Wallace. In 1961, Lurleen was diagnosed with cancer, but her doctors only told George, who failed to see to it that she had any follow-up treatment. Several years later, she sought treatment on her own for a different medical condition and was told at that time that she had had uterine cancer for some time. She started a course of radiation therapy even as her term-limited husband encouraged her to run for governor in his place, but the cancer was too far advanced and Governor Lurleen Wallace died in office in 1968 at the age of 41. See more
When you get home, let's have a dinner! Just you and Neil, and me and Ron, and Bobby and whatever-her-name-is-this-week.
Well, okay, fine! You're uninvited.
It's lousy enough I have to coddle Neil. Please don't make me coddle you as well.
[Gwen is stunned
I'm not a child, Gwen. I know I'm never coming home.
References The Partridge Family
I Guess I'll Miss The Man
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Performed by Blake Baumgartner See more