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Drop Dead Diva: A Mother's Secret

Deb's mother requests Jane's help with a legal matter; Kim and Grayson work on a custody case involving a dueling couple's pet chimp.

Source: Lifetime

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x7
Airdate: Sunday July 25th, 2010

Director: Arlene Sanford
Writer: Josh Berman

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Oct 19, 2010

  • Currently 5.5/10
5.5/10 (8 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Ben Feldman
As Fred
Sharon Lawrence
As Bobbie Dobkins

Guest Stars
Jaime Ray Newman
As Vanessa Hemmings
Erik Jensen
As Mr. Trilling
Leelee Sobieski
As Samantha
Robin Givens
As Ann Simpson
Sprague Grayden
As Faith Nolan

Co-Guest Stars
Margo Moorer
As Judge Donaldson
Rhoda Griffis
As Paula Dewey
Brian LaFontaine
As Nick Coleman
Bryan Brendle
As Public Def. Nevins
Buckley Hubbard
As Judge Alfred Malloy
Christian Hydrick
As Police Officer
Joe Nemmers
As Ryan Trilling
Main Cast
Brooke Elliott
As Jane Bingum
Margaret Cho
As Teri Lee
Jackson Hurst
As Grayson Kent
Kate Levering
As Kim Kaswell
April Bowlby
As Stacy Barrett
Josh Stamberg
As J. Parker


Jane has brought donuts to work and Fred tells her that Deb's mother is in the office and he reminds her that she belongs in the past, she's no longer her mother. She goes into meet her and they talk. She says she still misses Deb more than anything, but she's fine. She says that she is hoping that she can help her get her friend Samantha Colby out of trouble. She is being blamed for stealing money from her company...

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorJosh Berman
Executive ProducerJosh Berman  |  Craig Zadan  |  Neil Meron  |  Alex Taub
Co-Executive ProducerRobert J. Wilson (4)
ProducerDauri Chase
Consulting ProducerDavid Feige  |  Morgan Gendel  |  Jeremy R. Littman  |  Wendy Engelberg  |  Amy Engelberg  |  Mimi Friedman  |  Jeanette Collins
Associate ProducerSarah Rath
Production DesignerCraig Stearns
EditorAugie Hess
CastingCarol Kritzer  |  Eric Dawson  |  Robert J. Ulrich
Unit Production ManagerMark Tobey
First Assistant DirectorJohn Pontrelli
Second Assistant DirectorRobert Ballentine
MusicScott Starrett
Costume DesignerAgata Maszkiewicz
Set DecoratorAmy McGary
Property MasterRich Hobaica
Production CoordinatorCarol Ann Thomas
Director of PhotographyJules Labarthe
Story EditorJeffrey Lippman
Art DirectorKorey Washington
Atlanta CastingLisa Mae Fincannon  |  Craig Fincannon  |  Mark Fincannon
Warning: Drop Dead Diva season 2 episode 7 guide may contain spoilers
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