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A Happy Refrain 

Claire's personal life takes an unexpected turn; Gordon makes an unusual grooming suggestion to Bortus.

Director:

Seth MacFarlane

Writers:

Seth MacFarlane (created by), Seth MacFarlane
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Seth MacFarlane ... Capt. Ed Mercer
Adrianne Palicki ... Cmdr. Kelly Grayson
Penny Johnson Jerald ... Dr. Claire Finn
Scott Grimes ... Lt. Gordon Malloy
Peter Macon ... Lt. Cmdr. Bortus
Jessica Szohr ... Lt. Talla Keyali
J. Lee ... Lt. Cmdr. John LaMarr (as J Lee)
Mark Jackson ... Isaac
Chad L. Coleman ... Klyden
Mike Henry ... Dann
Chris Johnson ... Cassius
Norm MacDonald ... Yaphit
Kai Wener ... Ty Finn (as Kai Di'Nilo Wener)
BJ Tanner ... Marcus Finn
Blesson Yates Blesson Yates ... Topa
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Storyline

Claire's personal life takes an unexpected turn; Gordon makes an unusual grooming suggestion to Bortus.

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Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

During their dates, it is revealed Dr. Finn is from Baltimore, Maryland. Penny Johnson Jerald, who plays Dr. Finn, is from Baltimore. See more »

Quotes

Isaac: Ah, you are home. It is about time.
Dr. Claire Finn: Isaac? What are you doing?
Isaac: I am awaiting my dinner. This has caused me to become displeased.
Dr. Claire Finn: You don't eat. And what the hell are you wearing? Is that underwear?
Isaac: Affirmative.
Dr. Claire Finn: I thought we were going out tonight. I was looking forward to trying that butter cake at Mooska's.
Isaac: The last thing you need is more dessert.
Dr. Claire Finn: Excuse me?
Isaac: As I am incapable of stuttering, I must conclude that you heard me.
Dr. Claire Finn: Okay, you're going to tell me what's going on right now, beginning ...
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Connections

References Singin' in the Rain (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

Singin' in the Rain
(uncredited)
Music by Nacio Herb Brown
Lyrics by Arthur Freed
1) Played by the Union Symphony Orchestra in the shuttle bay
2) Sung by Gene Kelly [from the movie soundtrack of the famous "drenching rain" scene]
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Great Episode
1 February 2019 | by wrinklednineSee all my reviews

Started off a little weird, but by the end everything fell into place and it was amazing.


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