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1999

6 Jan. 1999
Death & Violins
Just to spite Kitty, who brought the family for a dignified visit to Edward mother's deathbed, Beatrice Montgomery gives her priceless Stradivarius to Dharma, who even doubts playing a violin requires training, but joins a kids class. Greg demands Dharma should respect his family's non-demonstrative way, but she keeps encouraging 'last fun' and pressing for a reconciliation in the 'feud' since Edward married a 'mere' millionaire' daughter. When Greg finally drags Edward to 'Bea', it's too late, but she had just promised the heirloom engagement ring Kitty never got...
 
20 Jan. 1999
Dharma & Greg on a Hot Tin Roof
Dharma and Greg masquerade as a southern couple to impress a judge before whom Greg is arguing a case.
 
3 Feb. 1999
Dharma and the Horse She Rode in On
When Dharma meets Kitty's fox-hunt horse Capital Loss, the devilish stallion and she get spontaneously along, and more: he even escapes to follow her home... Meanwhile Greg has to work late with his ex Barbara Colfield, and makes Pete pretend he's just with him, but the secret is hard to keep, and when Dharma finds out and the birthday gift he hid for her...
 
10 Feb. 1999
See Dharma Run
When Dharma persists putting money in other peoples parking meters, even after a warden's warning that's illegal, she gets eight tickets but ignores Greg's advice not to fight the city, only to find red tape in city hall runs long enough to wear down anyone dumb enough to try. After Jane suspects her boy-friend in jail has another and Pete admits his girl Eileen is invented, they decide to celebrate Valentine's day by- getting married... Greg tells Dharma complaints on principles should go before the board of supervisors anyhow- which turns out to be a parade of ...
 
17 Feb. 1999
Run, Dharma, Run
Dharma runs her campaign for San Francisco Supervisor the 'democratic' Finkelstein way: hippie nonsense rules by drawing tasks from a hat, with no regard for any capacity, nor for the logic and tricks of campaign efficiency, so when Greg takes a week off to help, his experience as congressional candidate is put to no better use then licking stamps! Then Karen Love steps into the race- Dharma just worries about the name ("'care and 'love' are all we stand for") but Greg warns the no-nonsense college graduate will make mince meat of ignorant Dharma in the first debate ...
 
24 Feb. 1999
See Dharma Run Amok
In the final phase of her electoral campaign for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Dharma gets a gut full of honesty harvesting lukewarm or negative crowd reactions and learns from Greg to tell what people want to hear without actually saying anything. She gets addicted to the applause, enough to lie to everyone and be believed as she has no record. The effort causes her to get a terrible, uncured cold, rendering her ugly and bitchy, so she turns down an offer by competitor Karen Love to become her advisor, and breaks down during a TV debate, calling herself a ...
 
3 Mar. 1999
Everybody Must Get Stones
Fearing they'll never get to spend time with Greg as Dharma keeps involving him in her loony world, Kitty drags Edward along to a forest retreat couples relation weekend, but back home -on foot- after seeing Larry leaving the only latrine. Inside therapist Chapman's tests, in which couples earn stones in a basket based on indications of compatibility, absurdly suggest constantly bickering Pete and Jane would be the best match, Greg and Dharma the worst, so frustrating they even cheat...
 
24 Mar. 1999
Dharma Drags Edward Out of Retirement
Edward is miserable in retirement, no more work or purpose, just dragged along by Kitty, who feels her best years finally started. Dharma made Greg give her a stock investment account, but was stupid enough to waste all on a tip from Larry, eDrag.com which sells dresses to men and got listed to launch itself internationally. Desperate to get something out of the dodo, she enlists management expert Edward's help to put the firm on the market. Hoping to escape such pastimes a Kitty's book club, he does a great job and enjoys life again, but Kitty explodes now Dharma has...
 
5 May 1999
It Never Happened One Night
After six weeks of marital hell, Pete and Jane decide to get divorced, and Dharma presses Greg to plead Jane's case, which he ethically can't accept given the conflict of interest, being Pete's friend, but just advising her ruins that terrible lawyer's chances. The couple's furious fight for their meager assets takes a surprising turn... Now Dharma's six month trial period in the socialite charity committee is over, she is put in charge of a ball where Kitty is to get an award, but instead of following 'suggestions' writes the speech herself and is declared persona ...
 
12 May 1999
Bed, Bath and Beyond
Greg is in hospital, and Dharma tortures the worried Montgomery parents by telling them in inconsistent flashbacks how it all happened. It started when her dad Larry came help repair some loose tiles in the bathroom, but they made a huge hole in the exterior wall; every attempt by Greg to get some damage undone results in worse throughout the apartment, a contractor he asks for an estimate can't even come within a reasonable time yet charges $435 for an hour doing nothing and beats Greg up, so it's back to do-it-yourself with or without loony Larry...
 
19 May 1999
A Girl Can Dream, Can't She?
Because of a dream, Dharma is convinced that the flight Greg and Pete are going to take to Washington will crash. Nothing can convince her otherwise, not even Abby's admission after reading tarot cards the dream probably has another meaning, such as sexual frustration. She therefore tries anything to stop him going, from hiding all his cloths to taking the door out of its hinges, but he still goes and arrives fine, only Peter was worried sick Dharma would be right. Then Dharma's real problem becomes clear: she can't sleep alone without Greg, and makes life impossible ...
 
26 May 1999
The Dating Game
Greg remarks he and Dharma missed something as they didn't date before wedding, so they decide to pretend to be unwed lovers. Even Larry plays the 'real dad'. Of course the date goes wrong, but his argument presenting themselves to his parents is too weird, even for her, makes her start a row and return to her wacky parents, yet like a love-sick puppy he willingly goes to extreme lengths to be 'forgiven', stripping on the goat's lawn.
 
21 Sep. 1999
One Flew Over the Lawyer's Desk
Greg questions his reason for becoming a lawyer and begins a journey of self-discovery.
 
28 Sep. 1999
Welcome to the Hotel Calamari
Eager to please everyone, Greg has finally cracked under the pressure of Montgomerys and Finkelsteins tug-of-war. Greg runs away to search for himself, spending some time on his own, masquerading as a bearded hippie in boarding in the measly Calamari hotel. Back home, the fighting goes on about who to blame. Dharma worries until Greg calls, but he promises her not to say where he is. Meanwhile Greg talks to New York Portorican neighbor Trina. Dharma goes salmon-fishing with Edward, Greg takes a fish cleaning job. Then it's truth time...
 
5 Oct. 1999
Dharma's Inferno
Now Greg is home, still searching himself, having quit his prosecution office job, he insists on economizing on domestic expenses by doing his own washing and cooking. Dharma, meanwhile, works odd unskilled jobs to make ends meet. Kitty tempts Dharma with money. Kitty and Dharma go to the opera, meanwhile Greg is being persuaded among suited men to sign on with a tycoon. The Faust opera plot inspires Dharma, to a suddenly desperate change of mind...
 
12 Oct. 1999
Play Lady Play
Greg is being terribly argumentative to the point of being insufferable, eruditely pointing out the tiniest details and driving everyone nuts being right and uses each available avenue, everywhere, even building a documented case his parents did a bad job raising him. The Finkelsteins insist Dharma must argue with Greg to prevent him seeking this satisfaction elsewhere. Ironically the only one who is naturally as smart, pedantic and sweet a gentleman as Greg, pizza delivery-boy Donald, invites Dharma to play in his band as the drummer is sick. Greg comes along, and ...
 
19 Oct. 1999
I Did It for You, Kitty
Kitty enters the menopause and becomes very emotional, scaring everyone off literally at a safe distance, or in Edward's case hiding in his car. Dharma, counseled by Abby to run, decides to help make Kitty's dream (winning a beauty pageant) come true. Dharma gets what she deserves: endless chores as dogsbody to take care of fickle whims. On the big night things go wrong, especially Edward's ode to Kitty as he reads out the inappropriate comments he also wrote down amongst the dictated text...
 
26 Nov. 1999
The Very Grateful Dead
When Doris Haviland, a lonely old woman from their building, dies, a mere draft at her funeral -only them and the reverend- convinces Dharma the ghost is contacting her, and in the Finkelstein world that must mean some unfinished business, such as her sexual frustration, compensated for by a hat collection. Various 'possessed' scenes follow, not in the least in poor Greg's nightmares, which drive him out of bed in his underwear, even to the cemetery. Meanwhile Greg's parents enjoy dressing up for Halloween scarecrow-style: in everyday Finkelstein hippie-rags!
 
2 Nov. 1999
Fairway to Heaven
Greg acts as indignant as Dharma when his parents ask them to dinner only to nag him for 'wasting his life', having been unemployed for months, but back home he breaks down with guilt. When he tells Dharma his plan, even she thinks its crazy. Greg wants to train to become a professional golfer, but this will take 18 years. Nevertheless she joins him on the golf course - with Jane as their caddy. Montgomery Enterprises offers him a cushy job in Scotland, and even the taste of haggis doesn't put him off. Dharma resorts to a diabolical ploy.
 
9 Nov. 1999
Tie-Dying the Knot
Larry and Aby finally decide to get married, and Dharama offers to throw a 'simple' party. Abby's ideas about romantically ideal ceremonies are as frustratingly inconstant as some are bordering on impossible. Larry's obsession with big brother requires Greg's help to prove he exists legally and prevent the wedding making him traceable. Meanwhile Greg's search for himself brought him back to practicing law, but in secret so Dharma shouldn't find out.
 
16 Nov. 1999
Law & Disorder
Greg is starting his private lawyer's practice, but Dharma keeps chasing his clients by giving them alternative non-litigant advice, even after he takes a shabby office to get away from home where her loony nature is obvious at first sight. When Pete asks for legal advice concerning their common landlord Mrs. Spinoza, Greg hands the case over to Dharma. She gets what she deserves for believing the greedy shark to be a sweet old lady. Meanwhile Larry's childish fight with his neighbor gets so desperately out of hand that he becomes Greg's despairing client.
 
23 Nov. 1999
Thanksgiving Until It Hurts
Greg and Dharma experience a physical downside to being on good terms with both families: their parent pairs each insist on hosting Thanksgiving parties. Abby tearfully 'murders' a turkey and Kitty actually cooks- so badly even she can barely recognize the courses. As if that weren't enough assault on their digestion, Dharma volunteered both of them for a homeless shelter's turkey dinner, and 'almost her own son' Greg couldn't deny popping in at Montgomery maid Celia's first Thanksgiving with her recently immigrated parents.
 
30 Nov. 1999
Lawyers, Beer and Money
Greg launches his practice with a dignified TV commercial, nevertheless the end of civilization according to Kitty. Alas the only interested reaction all day is - for Dharma, whose endless bumbling cost over 150 takes, for a beer commercial. Greg feels even more miserable when the loony job earns her a small fortune, which she spends on a giant TV 'for him', which he can't even turn on as it symbolizes his loss of bread-winner status, so he tuns it in and buys a small one.
 
14 Dec. 1999
Looking for the Goodbars
When another nasty row between Pete and Jane makes them bail out of an Aerosmith rock concert, Greg and Dharma are stuck with two extra tickets. Looking for alternatives they realize they don't really have friends their age, but finally meet a charming couple, Doug and Cynthia, with whom they get on well. Suddenly the Goodbars seem unwilling to meet Greg and Dharma anymore, so they start guessing what the other did to scare them off and sort of spy on them.
 

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