Medium: Season 3, Episode 7

Mother's Little Helper (3 Jan. 2007)

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Interconnected dreams begin when Allison and Ariel stumble across a murder scene, and Ariel's resentment grows as she's needed to help catch the killer.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Patty Chase
Mr. Wallaby
Joel Anderson ...
Ben Radley
Janet (as Maité Schwartz)
Claire Chase
Katie Cecil ...
Celeste (as Kaitlyn Cecil)


Ariel has hopes to attend the big spring dance at school an has a particular dress in mind. When she and Allison go to the dress shop how they find that the shop owner and her teenage daughter have both been shot dead. Subsequently, both Ariel and Allison start having dreams; Ariel from the teenager's point of view and Allison from the mother's point of view. We learn that the mother had recently ended her relationship with a married man and that her daughter was receiving nasty e-mails from someone unknown. As the dreams follow their day to day life in the shop - including having to deal with irate customers - the solution to the murder can only be found when Ariel and Allison combine the information they have. Written by garykmcd

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At the beginning of the episode when Allison closes the fridge the magnets spell out "HARLOW" which is a reference to Patricia Arquette's real daughter. The name "Enzo" can also be seen through out series 1 which is a reference to her real life son. See more »


References Carrie (1976) See more »

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