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GCB: Forbidden Fruit

Heather brings Sheryl Crow to perform at the annual church fundraiser with a little help from her client and new love interest, Andrew, but it's Gigi who steals the show with Burl, while Carlene and Amanda find another reason to disagree with each other.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x5
Airdate: Sunday April 01st, 2012

Director: Randall Zisk
Writer: Laurie McCarthy

Alternate Airdates:

SE (Kanal 5) Apr 24, 2012
AU (Seven) Sep 03, 2012

  • Currently 7.8/10
7.8/10 (4 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Tom Everett ScottTom Everett Scott
As Andrew Remington
Eric WinterEric Winter
As Luke Lourd
Tyler Jacob MooreTyler Jacob Moore
As Pastor John Tudor
Bruce BoxleitnerBruce Boxleitner
As Burl Lourd
Hartley SawyerHartley Sawyer
As Bozman Peacham
Sheryl CrowSheryl Crow
As Herself

Co-Guest Stars
Mackinlee WaddellMackinlee Waddell
As McKinney
Alix Elizabeth GitterAlix Elizabeth Gitter
As Alexandra
Erin AlexisErin Alexis
As Sapphire
Jesiree DizonJesiree Dizon
As Hot She Cop
Main Cast
Leslie BibbLeslie Bibb
As Amanda Vaughn
Jennifer AspenJennifer Aspen
As Sharon Peacham
Marisol NicholsMarisol Nichols
As Heather Cruz
Miriam ShorMiriam Shor
As Cricket Caruth-Reilly
David James ElliottDavid James Elliott
As Ripp Cockburn
Mark DeklinMark Deklin
As Blake Reilly
Brad BeyerBrad Beyer
As Zack Peacham
Annie PottsAnnie Potts
As Gigi Stopper
Kristin ChenowethKristin Chenoweth
As Carlene Cockburn


The episode begins with Amanda driving to Bitsy's funeral. When, a bee flies in her open window, much to her shock and horror, she freaks out and swats it, and in the process completely loses control of her vehicle. Which is when she promptly hits the car in front of her; much to her shock and horror. She grabs her insurance card and gets out of the car, to settle the issue. The driver tells her to not freak out and gets out of the car. He's wearing a shirt, and nothing else, as evidenced by the pixels, much to Amanda’s surprise. He steps into shorts and tells Amanda that she is not his first accident of the day, and also tells her to relax and not worry too much about the whole situation. ..

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