Danny negotiates with Elaine's kidnappers; Detective Donohue confesses his love for Jessica; and Jodie's marriage to Carol is called off by the absent bride.



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Jimmy Baio ...
Jay Johnson ...
Rod Roddy ...
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Ellen Blake ...
Lady on Phone
Frank Coppola ...


The kidnappers let Danny speak to Elaine; he tells her he loves her and she tells him she loves him. Dutch and Eunice find the farmhouse is a pit; there is no indoor plumbing but there is a black widow spider. Jessica asks Benson to help her work the Ouija board for answers. Det. Donahue professes his love for Jessica. At the wedding, everyone is happy, telling Jodie it is the happiest day of his life but a letter from Carol changes the festive mood and cancels the wedding. Jodie is a class act and leads everyone to the reception. Written by LA-Lawyer

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14 December 1978 (USA)  »

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Episode 37
27 April 2010 | by (Youngstown,Ohio) – See all my reviews

Episode 37 begins with Danny promising to deliver the ransom,once he speaks to the kidnapped Elaine.Eunice and Dutch arrive at his grandmother's deserted farmhouse,empty for ten years,complete with an outhouse in back.Detective Donohue is determined to find Chester,because he's fallen in love with Jessica and would rather "compete with a man than with a memory." The Campbells prepare for Jodie's wedding to Carol,and Mary fears that he'll move out and she'll never see him again(he says "Ma,I moved out months ago!") After a delay of several minutes,Jodie receives a note left by Carol,calling off the ceremony("we seem to be missing a bride...the flower girl offered to marry me,and her mother said no!")

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