C.J. takes a short trip to her home in Dayton to check on her father, who is suffering from Alzheimer's Disease, and to give a speech at her high school reunion; at the Dayton airport, she meets an old high school acquaintance and they have a quick fling. Written by
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's character of C.J. Cregg returns to her hometown of Dayton, Ohio for her high school reunion. Janney's real-life hometown is Dayton, but in the episode, her character is stated as attending West Dayton High School. There is no West Dayton High School in Dayton, and the episode itself was actually filmed in Chicago. The producers originally wanted to shoot the episode in Dayton but found it more cost-effective to shoot in Chicago. See more
In the season 4 episode "The Long Goodbye", supposedly set in Dayton, Ohio, C.J.'s high school reunion is held at "Horvath's Good Food", which is located just west of Chicago, Illinois. See more
Claudia Jean 'C.J.' Cregg
[on the phone
No, I didn't mean that you have no social skills, Toby... I'm sorry if you think I was being insensitive to your... I think you're very... you're a very pretty girl, Toby.
References The Long Goodbye
Time in a Bottle
Performed by Jim Croce See more