It's nearing the end of November in wintery Minneapolis. A new management directive at the station means that Mary has to take her annual vacation within the next three weeks or forfeit the vacation time altogether. Based on her own recent vacation, Jackie, the newsroom's dark room girl, convinces Mary that she can take a nice and inexpensive beach vacation in Puerto Lorenzo, Mexico. Mary, in turn, talks Rhoda into accompanying her on this vacation. Their plans go awry when the inexpensively priced resort where Jackie stayed is fully booked. Overhearing their problems, Gustavo, the owner/waiter/chef at the newly opened local Mexican restaurant, informs them that he can make arrangements for them at a better and equally inexpensive place in his hometown of San Leon, which is just down the coast from Puerto Lorenzo. Mary is skeptical since they don't know Gustavo, but they decide to trust Gustavo to come through for them. They begin to regret it when, as a favor in return, Gustavo asks ... Written by
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In this episode, Mary and Rhoda are planning a trip to Mexico. Mary says that she knows how to speak French, however, she denies knowing any Spanish. In the season one episode entitled, "Divorce Isn't Everything," Mary claims the opposite is true. While the ladies are discussing a possible trip to Paris, Mary says she is fluent in Spanish, as oppose to knowing any French. See more
Mary, I came to Minneapolis because of the cold. I figured if I was frozen I'd keep better.
References Viva Zapata!
Love Is All Around
Written and performed by Sonny Curtis See more