7th Heaven

Season 10 Episode 1

It's Late

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Sep 19, 2005 on The CW
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Episode Summary

Martin receives a visit from Sandy, a college student he has spent time with over the summer, and she has some unfortunate news for him. Lucy speaks about parenthood in her first sermon at the church, and most of the congregation is angry about the message she sends across. Also, Ruthie sets out to gain the attention of a boy who is already dating one of her friends.moreless

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Garrett Strommen

Garrett Strommen


Recurring Role

Alan Fudge

Alan Fudge

Lou Dalton

Recurring Role

Christopher Michael

Christopher Michael

Captain Michaels

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Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (0)

  • QUOTES (4)

    • Sam: We love playing soldier with the Colonel.
      Eric: Yeah, your mother and I just love seeing the three of you pretending to shoot each other.

    • Sandy: It's late.
      Martin: What do you mean "It's late.
      Sandy: I mean it's late.
      Martin: You don't think think that's the reason, do you?
      Sandy: Yeah, I do.
      Martin: I have nothing to do with this (starts walking away)
      Sandy: (starts walking quickly after him) Yeah, except for the fact you have everything to do with this.
      Martin: I don't even know you! Look, you do what you want. (starts to walk away completely)
      Sandy: If you don't talk to me, I'll talk to someone else.
      (Martin turns around and slowly walks toward Sandy. She looks satisfied and both turn and walk away)

    • Sam: (to Annie, loudly in church, about Lucy) Is she done yet?

    • Eric: She's not going to be another Mary!

  • NOTES (8)

    • Music:
      "Young Emotions" by Ricky Nelson

    • Although the title does not show it the episode ended "to be continued..."

    • Season 10 premiere marks 7th Heaven's 200th episode.

    • Sarah Thompson (Rose), Haylie Duff (Sandy) and Megan Henning (Meredith) are added to the opening credits.

    • This episode features some cuts from Stephen Collins' new CD, The Hits of Rick Nelson, which is being released by The Gold Label and which is also being released to coincide with this episode.

    • This episode marks a major milestone for the series. Beginning with this episode 7th Heaven has currently become the longest running family drama on television beating out Little House on the Prairie and The Waltons, both of which had nine seasons.

    • Barry Watson's (Matt) appearance this season is limited as the former 7th Heaven series regular will star in another TV series for ABC called What About Brian as a main character.

    • David Gallagher (Simon) comes back full-time for the entire 10th season beginning with this episode. Previously in seasons 8 & 9 David Gallagher was recurring throughout the series.