Veronica Mars

Blast From the Past

Season 2, Ep 5, Aired 10/26/05
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  • Episode Description
  • Despite the fact that she dislikes Jackie, Veronica helps her find out who stole her credit card by going on a local psychic TV show. Meanwhile, Wallace's world is turned upside-down when his real father returns home, and Veronica gets a huge piece of new evidence in the bus case.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Enrico Colantoni

    Keith Mars

  • Jason Dohring

    Logan Echolls

  • Kristen Bell

    Veronica Mars

  • Percy Daggs III

    Wallace Fennel

  • Teddy Dunn

    Duncan Kane

  • Fan Reviews (19)
  • Review

    By cavanagh15, Aug 29, 2008

  • The amazing stream of episodes continue.

    By PabloExobar, Aug 21, 2008

  • Veronica helps Jackie find out who stole her credit card.

    By amfarley84, May 29, 2007

  • Veronica helps Jackie find out who stole her credit card by going on a local psychic TV show. Wallace's world is turned upside-down when his real father returns home, and Veronica gets a huge piece of new evidence in the bus case.

    By andrada_charmed, Feb 22, 2007

  • WOW! My faith is restored!

    By pandacharmed, Jul 06, 2006

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (13)

    • (Veronica has just pulled apart Jackie and Logan who were dancing and flirting) Veronica: If you want to lock horns with me, duck and charge. But if you think I'm gonna let you break Wallace's heart for sport you have grossly underestimated my wrath. Jackie: God, Veronica. What is your problem? You really can't make up your mind, can you? Just pick one of them, God! How many guys here do you expect to want only you?!

    • Wallace: You okay, Veronica? Veronica: Compared to how your girlfriend's gonna be feeling, fan-friggin'-tastic. I hope she really got a kick out of tonight's little performance. Wallace: What are you talking about? She was worried for you. Veronica: If by 'worried,' you mean 'enjoying the fruits of her evil labor,' yeah. Wallace: What? What makes you think sh-- Veronica: The boob cream thing! She used to be the only person alive who knew about that! It's time to pick a side, Wallace. Wallace: No, Veronica! How about you doin' me a favor for once?

    • Veronica: Oh. Tell me more of this thing you call 'Homecoming.' Duncan: I haven't asked you yet. I'm such a dope. Of course I want you to go with me. You're my woman. Veronica: See? Was that so hard? Okay, I'll be needing an orchid wristlet, preferably in the fuchsia family, a Rolls Royce limo... and some Kane Software stationery. Duncan: Seriously? Stationery? What for? Veronica: You're here for your looks. Why don't you leave the heavy thinking to me, sugarpants? Now go make yourself pretty.

    • Mr. Wu: As you know, Homecoming season is upon us. Veronica: Much like the plague.

    • Logan: There's always Winter Carnival. (gasp) Veronica can be an Ice Princess! Jackie: Can we skate on her?

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    Notes (3)

    • Francis Capra (Weevil), Ryan Hansen (Dick) and Kyle Gallner (Beaver) don't appear in this episode despite being in the opening credits.

    • Music: "Press Record Then Play" by Lake Holiday "No Sleep Tonight" by The Faders "Whatever It Takes" by The Faders "Papa Was A Rolling Stone" sung by Percy Daggs III, originally performed by The Temptations

    • In the scene where Wallace confronts his biological father, the extra in the background dressed as a store clerk and reading a magazine is Percy Daggs' mother.

    Trivia (1)

    • Recorded on Jackie's TiVo is Cupid (another show created by Rob Thomas) and Sunset and Vaughn, a fictional show from Cupid.

    Allusions (3)

    • Veronica: Can I guess? You got a sweet love hangover and you don't need no cure? Veronica is both quoting and paraphrasing from Diana Ross' 1976 top of the charts single 'Love Hangover', from her self-titled album Diana Ross. In addition to the title quoted, in the song Diana also sings about the "sweetest hangover" and she claims "I don't need no cure".

    • Veronica: (answers phone) Chesty LaRue. Hey, Duncan. I'm fine. I'm slathering up my boobs as we speak. Chesty LaRue is a reference to Seinfeld episode, "The Gum". Seinfeld character Elaine gains the nickname Chesty LaRue after losing a shirt button and revealing her breasts to two other characters.

    • Veronica: So, your biological dad is like some sort of Donnie Brasco, Renegade Cop? Donnie Brasco was the alias of undercover FBI agent, Joseph D. Pistone, who spent years trying to infiltrate a mafia family. Two books - Donnie Brasco, My Undercover Life in the Mafia and The Way of the Wiseguy - and the film Donnie Brasco detailed the experiences that Pistone, aka Donnie Brasco, had whilst undercover.

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