Young Americans

Season 1 Episode 2

Our Town

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Jul 19, 2000 on The WB
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Our Town
Achieving his life-long goal of escaping the wrong side of the tracks, Will thought his life would be perfect once he began at Rawley Academy. But trying to reconcile his new life with his old ties tests his growing friendship with Scout. Scout and Bella test the waters of their own newly platonic relationship and the end of their love affair, but Scout's jealousy over an admirer leads to a bloody brawl. Meanwhile, Hamilton and Jake work though their own weird moments and find a common ground of friendship.moreless

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    John Haynes Walker

    John Haynes Walker


    Guest Star

    Delaney Williams

    Delaney Williams


    Guest Star

    Deborah Hazlett

    Deborah Hazlett

    Susan Krudski

    Guest Star

    Matt Czuchry

    Matt Czuchry

    Sean McGrail

    Recurring Role

    John Driscoll

    John Driscoll


    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (12)

      • Hamilton: It's 9 o'clock.
        Jake: What, he gets off work?
        Hamilton: No, Felicity comes on. He never misses an episode. He even cries sometimes, I swear. Sshhh. like clockwork, just be real quiet, he won't notice.
        Groundskeeper: What are you doing? God, Ben's in love with you, not her!

      • Hamilton: We're recovering your motorcycle, not lifting the Mona Lisa. Come on. I know the grounds keeper has it. I used to come down here and steal the lawnmowers, ride them around the lake.
        Jake: High times at Rawley. Didn't know I was a partner with a juvenile delinquent.
        Hamilton: You should talk.

      • Jake: God, where's the pink of it all?

      • Scout: Oh so, what am I? The token Rawley geek?

      • Will: Sorry man, I was at the diner, working.
        Sean: Good to see you keeping in touch with the little people. Or is that what you're doing now?
        Will: Funny. So tonight, looking forward to your big bash?
        Sean: Remember where I live or do you want me to draw a map?
        Will: Funny again. You taking this act on the road?

      • Scout: I promised my father I'd get a summer job. It's character building.
        Will: That's funny. That never occurred to us poor kids.

      • Will: Have you told your dad?
        Scout: What exactly am I going to say? 'Dad, I met this girl, her name is Bella, I fell in love with her and you're her father too.'
        Will: It's so Jerry Springer.

      • Will: Dating your sister isn't socially acceptable.
        Scout: Yeah, I already had that conversation with her father.

      • Scout: You know, I've been watching you, I mean, watching you work at the gas station. Have you considered postioning of your sign or maybe even a bigger sign to help maximize the clientel?

        Bella: You ever thought about turning off the Coke machine to minimize the spillage?

      • Sean: (to Scout) What are you doing here, community service for stealing your dad's Ferrari?

      • Will: I'm so Jerry Springer.

      • Hamilton to Jake (who Hamilton still thinks is a boy)
        Hamilton When you kissed me, I could've decked you but I didn't, but if you ever try that again, I will.

    • NOTES (2)

      • This episode is also know under title Some Good Times.

      • Featured Music:
        "Things Behind the Sun" and "Northern Sky" by Nick Drake
        "Goodbye" by Crash Poets
        "Cloudy" by Goldo
        "Coming Up Roses" by Mustard Seeds
        187" by G-Sleep
        "Coming Around Again" by Dragmetic
        "Happy Time" by G Tom Mack
        "I've Heard Everything" by Cal Hallow.

    • ALLUSIONS (3)

      • Sean: Hey, Sundance.
        Will: Whats up Butch?

        This is a reference to the film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

      • Sean: (to Scout) What are you doing here, community service for stealing your dad's Ferrari?

        This is a vague reference to the movie Here on Earth (2000), in which Chris Klein's rich boy character has to do community service after crashing his dad's new Mercedes into the local town diner.

      • Hamilton apparantly watches The WB's Felicity.

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