Johnny on his release from his jail joins the restaurant where Frankie works. Johnny discovered his talent for cooking when in jail. Love at first sight bites Johnny on seeing Frankie. He makes direct attempts to get her heart. But deep a wound in Frankie's heart would not let her give her heart to Johnny. Johnny's divorced wife and kids have moved to a new world of a different person. Frankie opens up her tragic story and Johnny promises to be with her in difficult times. Written by
Thejus Joseph Jose
You never choose love. Love chooses you.
Did You Know?
, who had originated the role of Frankie on stage, was passed over in favor of Michelle Pfeiffer
, a fate that often seemed to befall her stage characters when transferred to the screen, which delayed her eventual success on film. Ironically, in this case, it was Marshall's former brother-in-law, Rob Reiner
, who gave Bates her big-screen break in Misery
(1990), from which she ended up better-off, as she won A Best Actress Academy Award (Oscar) for the film. See more
When Frankie and Johnny first attempt to sleep with each other, Frankie is seen trying to remove her left shoe with her bare right foot. The right shoe is shown on the bed, already off. In the next shot, Johnny is taking the right shoe off. See more
Come on, Grandma, we go home, we watch wrestling!
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.115
CLAIRE DE LUNE
Written by Claude Debussy
Piano performance by Ralph Grierson See more