An intense episode final week noticed Sully lose his mood on Maggie’s step-father, Walter, inflicting Maggie to depart Sullivan’s Crossing and head again to Boston. Tonight’s episode shifted focus from Sullivan’s Crossing to Boston, as Maggie ready for her deposition whereas making an attempt to fold again into her life within the huge metropolis. In the meantime, the parents at Sullivan’s Crossing have been reeling from her departure, not realizing whether or not or not Maggie would return.
Maggie’s preliminary return to Sullivan’s Crossing was a dream come true for Frank, Edna and Sully who thought they’d by no means see her once more. Now it’s just like the previous has come again to hang-out them. Maggie has left once more and this time, she could not return. Sully is struggling within the aftermath of Maggie leaving and Edna is just too offended at him for shedding his mood and driving Maggie away, to spend a lot time feeling sorry for him. Edna tries to speak sense into Sully and tells him to name Maggie and get her again, however his stubbornness reigns supreme and he retorts that nothing he can say will deliver her again, selecting to wallow additional into his distress as an alternative of creating any try and reconcile together with his daughter.
At first, it seems that Maggie is true again residence in Boston, even referring to it as her residence, however after having breakfast along with her mom and Andrew, the place he introduced he could be taking the job in Boston and remaining there completely, Maggie appeared to develop uneasy. The awkward household breakfast demonstrated how controlling Phoebe is over her daughter and highlighted simply how a lot Andrew doesn’t find out about Maggie’s life. After Maggie overhears some workers from the hospital gossiping negatively about her upcoming deposition, she turns into panicked and runs out of the restaurant. Andrew follows her and reassures her that it doesn’t matter what occurs with the case, they’ll get by way of it collectively. Maggie agrees, however she doesn’t seem satisfied. Andrew isn’t understanding how a lot the lawsuit is affecting Maggie. It isn’t one thing she’s going to simply be capable to transfer on from. regardless of the result.
As Walter assists Maggie along with her deposition, he tries to get Maggie to detach herself from feeling sorry for the deceased’s mom. As an alternative, he tries to get her to consider that it’s the mom’s fault that he died within the first place, as a result of he was driving her automobile. Walter is a crafty lawyer, devoid of empathy and it reveals. Maggie, nonetheless, genuinely cares about her sufferers and their households and is delay by Walter’s suggestion. Though Maggie retains saying that she is joyful to be again in Boston, it clearly isn’t agreeing along with her. Her nervousness is at an all time excessive and nothing appears to be going proper for her. Being again within the metropolis has pressured Maggie to come back head to head along with her issues and she or he is realizing that issues in Boston weren’t as fantastic as she had satisfied herself they have been.
Again at Sullivan’s Crossing, Cal is getting ready to move on a tenting journey, however he can sense that Sully isn’t doing effectively with Maggie’s departure. He tries to have interaction him by providing to assist him are inclined to some tasks he’s been that means to get to, however Sully isn’t all for doing something aside from wallowing in his distress and he asks Cal to spend a while with Roy as an alternative. Roy could also be struggling well being sensible, however he nonetheless has his wits about him and is extraordinarily perceptive. He tells Cal that he and Maggie make a cute couple and though Cal denies that they’re something greater than mates, it’s obvious from his lack of ability to get Maggie out of his thoughts that he’s feeling much more than that. Lola invitations Cal to remain for supper, throughout which she confides in him that Sully took her and her mom in when her mom was going by way of Most cancers therapy. Every part about Lola’s actions at dinner felt like there was an ulterior motive. Lola already appears to take pleasure in that her bond with Sully is way stronger than his bond together with his personal daughter, and now it appeared she was attempting to make the strikes on Cal as effectively. No matter Lola’s motives, Cal solely has one individual on his mind- Maggie. After dinner, he makes an attempt to textual content Maggie. Sadly, the textual content is intercepted by Andrew, who jealously deletes it from Maggie’s telephone.
Though Cal is battling being other than Maggie, it seems that she hasn’t given him a second thought since she’s been again in Boston, even partaking in a love making session with Andrew that absolutely had viewers rooting for a Cal and Maggie joyful ending, experiencing some nausea.
Regardless of Maggie reconnecting with Andrew, he isn’t prime of thoughts as she heads into her deposition. Feeling pressured, she is in want of a pleasant voice and calls Cal. He calmly reassures her and reminds her to search out her centre, which is simply what Maggie wanted to listen to. Sadly, Maggie’s deposition takes a foul flip, due to a sworn affidavit by the top nurse through the night time of the accident, stating that Maggie missed a vital step in her examination. Maggie is
badgered by the opposing lawyer and begins to lose her cool. Throughout a a lot wanted break from the interrogation, Maggie practices the grounding train that Cal taught her. She goes again into the room a lot calmer, till the deceased’s mom lashes out at her and brings her proper again right into a panic.
After the deposition, Maggie calls the outpost at Sullivan’s Crossing to fill Edna in on what occurred, however Sully solutions. Though he’s relieved to listen to her voice, he can by no means appear to search out the fitting phrases to say. He finally ends up upsetting Maggie and she or he hangs up on him. Annoyed with himself and satisfied that he has ruined any probability of his daughter returning residence, Sully heads residence and drowns his sorrow in alcohol. Feeling defeated, he finally ends up portray over the tree on Maggie’s bed room wall, the final reminder of Maggie left in his residence.
In the meantime, Maggie is surprised when Andrew will get down on one knee and proposes to her. It’s obvious she is under no circumstances excited in regards to the proposition. She virtually seems relieved when her mobile phone rings and as an alternative of ignoring it and staying within the second, she solutions and broadcasts to Andrew that she is heading again to Sullivan’s Crossing as one thing dangerous has occurred. The main points of what occurred weren’t made clear to viewers but it surely must be one thing huge to make her determine to return. Regardless of the case could also be, going again will hopefully assist Maggie discover some readability about what she actually desires in life. Hopefully she’s going to notice that her and Sully want one another and that Sullivan’s Crossing is the place she belongs.
I’d love to listen to your ideas on the episode. What do you assume occurred to trigger Maggie to return to Sullivan’s Crossing? Will she lastly make amends with Sully? Will she notice that her coronary heart is happier with Cal than it’s with Andrew? Share your ideas under and comply with me on Twitter @MiddleofCanada.