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The Rainbow of Her Reasons 

Sarah O'Connor's best friend and Nate's first love Fiona Lenore Kleinschmidt falls down a mountain on a hiking trip with Sarah, causing she and her friends to stay a few days at the Fishers... See full summary »

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David Fisher
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Claire Fisher
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Federico 'Rico' Diaz
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Keith Charles
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George Sibley
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Brenda Chenowith
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Billy Chenowith
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Maggie Sibley
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Sarah O'Connor's best friend and Nate's first love Fiona Lenore Kleinschmidt falls down a mountain on a hiking trip with Sarah, causing she and her friends to stay a few days at the Fishers' and giving Ruth a good excuse not to show up to George's apartment for a few days...until Maggie notes she's put nothing of hers in the place. Claire applies for a temp agency job but the blandness of it is disappointing, especially with an art grant's rejection at about the same time. Anthony's older brother Durrel proves a rebellious, trouble-making thorn that Keith is all too eager to rid himself of but David wouldn't mind adopting, causing tensions to quickly mount as the social worker's visit nears. Vanessa's housekeeper Donna proves to have issues so Rico is unexpectedly asked to return to help with work. When Ruth finally does make it over to George after Sarah, Bettina, and the other drinking, smoking mourners have cleared out, he coolly reveals he knows her plan and breaks off with her, ... Written by brainybrailler@comcast.net

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Kathy Bates was quite ill during the filming of this episode and had actually been told to go home by her doctor. She was only partly present in many of the scenes she appears in, the rest of the time her presence being covered by writer Jill Soloway doubling for her in a wig. See more »

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In the episode where Nate's first lover Fiona dies, he says that he was 15 and she was 32. However, Fiona's birth year was listed as 1952, and Nate was born in 1965, which means that when he was 15 she would have been around 28. See more »

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Vanessa Diaz: Donna, you cannot bring strange people home. This isn't Canada!
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References Magnolia (1999) See more »

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You Ride Up My Thighs (You Light Up My Life)
Performed by Lauren Ambrose
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17 August 2007 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

While hiking with Sarah in the Topang Canyon, Fiona Lenore Kleinschmidt stumbles and falls over a cliff. David and Keith have troubles with Durrell and Anthony. Ruth leaves George alone in his apartment, and celebrates with Sarah and her friends smoking pot and drinking wine during the funeral of Fiona. Claire finds a job in a conservative company, and her coworkers seem to be very friendly. Brenda is worried with Billy, and her brother keeps going to her house bothering Nate and her missing Claire. Vanessa hires a maid from Canada, but she has problems with the attitude of the girl, and in the end she invites Rico to return home. George understands that his relationship with Ruth has ended.

In this episode, the unbalanced Billy returns to his medications and misses Claire, who is insecure whether she is an artist or not. Nate recalls his first sexual intercourse with Fiona. David unexplainably insists in keeping the troubled boys against Keith will. I hope the dysfunctional and insecure Ruth ends this series alone in a shelter for elders, since I really hate this character. In the end, it seems that things go wrong because there is evil in the world. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Prece aos Anjos" ("Prayer to the Angels")


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