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Better With You: Better with Crying

Once the very pregnant Mia realizes her condition won't let her take part in all of her wedding festivities, she and Casey decide to reschedule the wedding until after the baby is born. As they go about trying to get their deposits back, the bridal shop manager refuses to refund Joel's money. Also, Ben finds that out that Joel is trying to keep from crying while preparing his wedding toast. He tries everything possible to make Joel shed some tears to get him back for the time Ben was ridiculed for crying when his childhood dog died.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x20
Production Number: 2J5819
Airdate: Wednesday April 27th, 2011
Special Airtime: 08:30 pm

  • Currently 7.4/10
7.4/10 (5 Votes cast)
Co-Guest Stars
Emma Hall
As Young Mia
Valorie Hubbard
As Bakery Manager
Indira G. Wilson
As Bridal Shop Manager
John Brantley Cole, Jr.
As Flower Shop Manager
Lauren Benz Phillips
As Other Bride
Laurie Landry
As Bridal Shop Employee
Main Cast
Kurt Fuller
As Joel Putney
Josh Cooke
As Ben Coles
Joanna Garcia
As Mia Putney
Jennifer Finnigan
As Maddie Putney
Debra Jo Rupp
As Vicky Putney
Jake Lacy
As Casey Davenport


The scene opens with Mia having the hiccups. Casey tells that the doctor called and they are having twins. Mia is shocked, but Casey tells that it’s not true, but her hiccups are cured. However, the baby now has them. Joel has the hiccups and Vicky tells him to go to the bathroom and turn on the shower so that she doesn’t have to hear them. Maddie has the hiccups and Ben tells her to sit on the couch and allow him to breathe in her nose and curse them. Ben tells that a guy at work did that to him. Maddie asks if the guy used his tongue too and Ben tells that was only special for her. Later, Maddie and Vicky tell that they are going to see another fitting and Joel tells them to say that Mia looks great so that he doesn’t have to pay for another altering. They leave and Joel asks if he can run his toast by Ben and he tries to get out of it, but Joel starts anyways. He starts to get emotional and then stares blankly. Ben asks why he does that and he says that he has to switch to a manly emotion so that he can push the emotions down. Ben asks what emotions are there and Joel tells that anger, arousal and itchy. ..

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