As part of the child custody battle, Jack endures a lengthy, brutal deposition by his wife's divorce attorney, during which his wife, Maria (recurring guest star TALIA BALSAM), unexpectedly arrives. Maria's cutthroat lawyer uses Jack's childhood traumas, his past affair with Samantha and his dedication to his job against him. Written by
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Some of the flashbacks in this episode go back to times around season one and two, before Jack cuts his hair. Therefore, in each of these scenes the character's hair should actually be quite long, unlike the buzz-cut from season three. See more
[in regard to the Katan case, where Maria and the girls were confronted
Let me ask you, if you want to get sole custody of Hanna and Kate, how can you be sure nothing like that will ever happen again?
I can't be. Any more than you can be sure you won't get hit by a bus when you walk out of here.
So you're not concerned about it?
About you being hit by a bus? Not really.