Season 4 Episode 8

Dinner and a Showdown

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Nov 19, 2001 on CBS

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  • Beng cheap!

    Reggie asks Becker to pretend to be her boyfriend on a date with her friend Sara and her husband.....a woman she despise.

    Reggie has a brief fling with Richard who is married to Sara, and though they did bond on an emotional level, I was happy that Reggie ended it.

    Because,Becker, is so cheap he will commit gluttony just so he can get back as Sara for stiffing him with a big check the first time they went out.

    It was fun seeing Becker and Reggie act as a couple, even though it was for a short time.

    Overall, a great episode.
  • Reggie gets John to double date with her, Sara, and Richard.

    At the diner, Bob is eating other people's leftovers, since it was just going to be thrown out. Sara comes in with photos from her vacation. She invites Reggie out on a double date. As Sara leaves, John comes in and is asked by Reggie to go out with her with Sara. John's not interested in going with her.

    Linda walks into the office, only to be yelled at by Margaret since she's late. Linda's got a bit of an attitude, which makes for somewhat of a confrontation with Margaret. Reggie comes in to see John. She asks him to go out with her, but he's still not interested until she begs him.

    At dinner, everyone's eating, and chatting about John and Reggie. John bails on Reggie when he gets a page, so Reggie runs after him. Reggie asks him for his credit card to cover his part of dinner. Since Sara is watching, Reggie asks John to kiss her, so he reluctantly does.

    At the diner, Reggie and Richard are chatting, when they start flirting and make out.

    At the diner, John comes in and asks where his credit card is. Reggie gives him the credit card and some money from her. The dinner was $240, so they split it. Sara seems to have ordered quite a bit of food. When John leaves, Reggie talks to Jake and Bob about the night. They can't believe what happened with Reggie and Richard. Reggie's also having lunch with him later that day.

    At the doctor's office, Linda's attitude is driving Margaret and the patients crazy.

    At the diner, Reggie comes in, while Jake stands behind the counter. Reggie says that there's nothing going on with she and Richard. John comes in and asks for coffee. Sara then comes in, and is hit on by Bob. Sara apologizes for wanting to leave early last night. She wants to get together again sometime, so John volunteers to go tonight. John wants to end up sticking her with the bigger half of the bill

    At dinner, Reggie and John are waiting for Sara and Richard. When they show up, they start ordering. Richard and Sara order light, while John orders a bit more than they do. Sara then decides to order lobster, so John asks about side dishes. Reggie and Richard walk away, where they chat about themselves, and Reggie says how they shouldn't be doing this. At the table, John and Sara are going at it, ordering more and more expensive food. Back to Richard and Reggie, who are still talking about being friends. Back at the table, the waiter reads off the enormous list of food Sara and John have ordered. Richard and Reggie come back, and sit down. Reggie says that she isn't hungry after all.

    At the diner, Reggie and John talk about she and Richard, while John isn't feeling so well, after eating all of that food.

    Although not my favorite plot, this was a very funny episode. The whole competition thing at dinner was pretty silly.