God appears to Joan as Rocky, the young boy that she babysat with Cystic Fibrosis. He asks her to read the paper and it turns out to be his obituary. At the cemetery after the funeral, Joan and her mom run into Adam and his father. When Joan learns how Adam's mother died and that Adam is no longer making his art she becomes concerned. Meanwhile the Chief is feeling the ramifications of the FBI corruption investigation. The governor dissolves the city government of Arcadia including the police force and the Sheriff's office will be taking over. While the Sheriff makes Will a job offer, he'd rather do something he's more suited to but there's the problem of supporting his family. Further complicating things, Kevin has finally decided to get back into sports with wheelchair basketball but ends up in the hospital. There he encounters his boss and they finally acknowledge the sexual tension between them. Finally, there's Luke who has to find a new science fair project after is computer is ... Written by
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[reading Adam's mom's suicide note
"Dearest boy, my Adam. I dreamed a dream, you and I facing each other in a tiny yellow boat on green water under a blue sky. Me and my son and a yellow boat. And we laugh, and the boat rocks and the ripples spread from the boat to pond to sea to sky and nothing can stop them, and nothing ever will. When you think of me, Adam, know that in a world of pain, you were, and always will be my joy. Love, Mom."
The ripples were good!
Across the Universe
Written by John Lennon
and Paul McCartney
Performed by Fiona Apple See more