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Better With You: Better with a Bargain

Joel works his bargaining skills and goes to extremes to get Mia the high-end baby stroller of her dreams. Meanwhile, an unemployed Maddie wonders if she's losing the passion it takes to be a lawyer.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x21
Production Number: 2J5821
Airdate: Wednesday May 04th, 2011
Special Airtime: 08:30 pm

  • Currently 7.8/10
7.8/10 (5 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Peter MacKenzie
As Neil
Todd Stashwick
As Miles
Bob Morrisey
As Mr. Straf
Susan Boyajian
As Patrice
Terry Rhoads
As Gerard

Co-Guest Stars
Hannah Smith
As Young Maddie
Anthony Holiday
As Lawyer #3
Doug Simpson
As Lawyer #1
Jeffrey Muller
As Lawyer #2
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 and Casey opening their fortunes from the cookie. Mia says that hers says that she will come into some money soon. Casey tells her that she has to eat the fortune or it won’t come true. He says that it worked for him when he got one that said that he would meet the woman of his dreams. She eats the paper and then Casey realizes that it is the cookie that she was supposed to eat. Maddie and Ben get the fortune cookies and Maddie’s says that love is around the corner. Ben gets upset and says that love is right beside her. She opens another one that says that she will meet a tall dark stranger. Ben gets up and tells her that she can leave him and storms off. Vicky and Joel eat their fortune cookies and Vicky’s is blank. She says that she say this in a movie and she only has two weeks to live. Joel tells that her fortune is on the other side and she reads the fortune. It says that she will live until an old age and she says that doesn’t sound good either. ..

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Episode Quotes
Mia: Hey. Notice anything different?
Casey: You're wearing new underwear.
Mia: I was showing you my new shirt, but I am wearing new underwear. How did you know?
Casey: Because there's no way you still fit in the old ones.
(Mia gives him a look)
Casey: Oops.
(Mia gives him another look)
Casey: Love you.

Episode Goofs
The price tag on the Mackenzie stroller mysteriously disappears, and then reappears, when Joel is haggling over its price.

Warning: Better With You season 1 episode 21 guide may contain spoilers
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