Grosse Pointe

Season 1 Episode 16

Passion Fish

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Aired Friday 8:30 PM Feb 16, 2001 on The WB
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Marcy develops a friendship with Buffy, the Vampire Slayer star Sarah Michelle Gellar through yoga class, leaving Hunter feeling left out. The network begins pressing Rob to come up with a celebrity guest star to boost ratings, so he persuades a reluctant Marcy to ask Sarah Michelle to appear on the show. She agrees, provided that she can kiss Marcy's character. Hunter convinces Marcy that Sarah Michelle has a crush on her. Marcy tries to kiss her during an evening out, leaving Sarah Michelle extremely bewildered. She explains that she is not gay, and simply saw a lesbian storyline as an opportunity to garner an Emmy nomination. She backs out of the guest appearance because she is now uncomfortable around Marcy. Johnny begins paying an inordinate amount of attention to Marcy after Hunter convinces him that Marcy and Sarah Michelle are involved. Quentin accidentally hits an old woman with his car while racing back to the set with Courtney. Because there were no witnesses, Quentin is hailed as a hero for coming to the woman's aid. He gets caught up in his new hero image and offers a $100,000 reward to anyone who can bring the hit-and-run driver to justice. Although he ignores Courtney's pleas that he confess the truth, he finally decides to come clean because he feels his pig has lost respect for him. When he goes to visit the woman in the hospital, he discovers that she has pinned the crime on her nephew. She does not press charges, but now feels that she is entitled to the reward money. Kevin helps Rob through his writer's block by suggesting that he incorporate storylines from famous movies (which Rob had never seen before). After Rob hogs all the credit, Kevin complains that his boss does not take him seriously. Rob insists that he respects Kevin, but then turns Kevin's impassioned speech into a scene on the show.moreless

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Al Santos

Al Santos

Johnny Bishop/Brad Johnson

Irene Molloy

Irene Molloy

Hunter Fallow/Becky Johnson

Kyle Howard

Kyle Howard

Dave May

William Ragsdale

William Ragsdale

Rob Fields

Lindsay Sloane

Lindsay Sloane

Marcy Sternfeld/Kim Peterson/Lynn

Bonnie Somerville

Bonnie Somerville

Courtney Scott/Laura Johnson

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Herself

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Dona Hardy

Dona Hardy

Lucille Wolf

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Rachael Harris

Rachael Harris

Reporter

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Michael Hitchcock

Michael Hitchcock

Richard Towers/Ted Johnson

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