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Hart Of Dixie: The Crush & The Crossbow

When her celebrity guest has to drop out of hosting Bluebell Junior League's annual turtle race, Lemon is reluctantly convinced that the mayor is the perfect replacement as her co-host. Zoe is asked out on a date by a handsome local veterinarian, Dr. Judson Lyons. Wade has an unexpected visitor who stirs up all kinds of trouble for him.

Source: The CW

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x7
Production Number: 2J6156
Airdate: Monday November 14th, 2011

Director: David Paymer
Writer: Leila Gerstein

Alternate Airdates:

UK (REALLY) Jun 11, 2012
IE (TV3) Jun 22, 2013


Guest Stars
Eisa DavisEisa Davis
As Addy Pickett (New Receptionist at the Practice)
Mircea MonroeMircea Monroe
As Tansy Truitt (Wade Kinsella's Wife)

Co-Guest Stars
Wes BrownWes Brown
As Dr. Judson Lyons (Veterinarian from Mobile)
Deborah S. CraigDeborah S. Craig
As Shelley Ng (Waitress at the Rammer Jammer)
Ross PhilipsRoss Philips
As Tom Long (Has a Crush on Zoe)
Kevin BerntsonKevin Berntson
As Coach Scott
Eve GordonEve Gordon
As Delia Ann Lee (Turtle Derby Founder)
Kaitlyn BlackKaitlyn Black
As Annabeth Nass (Friend of Lemon Breeland)
John Eric BentleyJohn Eric Bentley
As Sheriff Bill
Dawn DidawickDawn Didawick
As Old Lady #1
Esther ScottEsther Scott
As Old Lady #2
Cary Wayne MooreCary Wayne Moore
As Todd 'Colt' Gainey Jr. (Childhood Friend of Wade Kinsella, Tansy's Fiance)
Hugh DaneHugh Dane
As Mailman
Nancy DalyNancy Daly
As Carrie Anne

Courtney CariniCourtney Carini
As Junior League Lady
Main Cast
Rachel BilsonRachel Bilson
As Dr. Zoe Hart
Jaime KingJaime King
As Lemon Breeland
Cress WilliamsCress Williams
As Lavon Hayes
Wilson BethelWilson Bethel
As Wade Kinsella
Scott PorterScott Porter
As George Tucker


The episode begins with Lavon and Zoe taking a walk around town. They run into the mailman on the way, and he hands her a package from her mother. It’s a cashmere shawl. She feels her mother has sent her the shawl with an agenda, which is to basically make her feel she doesn’t have a life in Bluebell. Lavon reminds her that she doesn’t have much of a social life. She on her part tells him that she only wants to concentrate on her work. At home, Lemon is shown talking to Brian Vickers. Brian tells Lemon he can’t do what she is asking, as he doesn’t have time. George then comes in and Brian asks him to tell Lemon that he is sorry, and leaves. ..

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Episode Notes
Ratings: 1.62 Million Viewers

Trivia: Wade asks George if he remembers the time he blocked a hit during football that would have put George in a wheelchair. In the show 'Friday Night Lights' Scott Porter's (George Tucker) character was hit in a football game and paralysed.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Billy D. and the HooDoosBye Now 
Danny MyrickSweet Love Grows 
Gloriana(Kissed You) Good NightZoe and George talk about her past relationships
Grace PotterParis (Ooh La La)LeVon and Zoe discuss her upcoming date
Jason JonesPut Your Good Time On 
Matthew MayfieldEase Your MindLemon and George cuddle
Sonia LeighRibbon of Red 

Episode Quotes
Wade: We're getting a divorce! Tucker, give us the papers.
George: Well hello Wade. Hey, Tansy. Uhh, let me just grab them real quick. Alright, I'm assuming not much has changed since I drew these up four years ago? Still no children, still no...
Wade: Right. Which is why I hope you're working on commission today.
George: Yeah, that's right buddy. We'll just add it to your tab.

Addy: You okay?
Zoe: Addie, you were right. With the right person, it does just flow.

Tansy: But Wade, you deserve to be happy, too. Move on from Zoe Hart. A girl like that is never going to end up with someone like you. It's her loss, but it's the truth.
Wade: I don't know what you're talking about. Zoe Hart drives me crazy.
Tansy: Yeah, you used to drive me crazy, too.

Zoe: Thanks for taking me home. It was much better than the bus.
George: It was my pleasure. I had a really great time tonight.
Zoe: Me too.

Tansy: We weren't doing nothing.
Zoe: What is that thing anyway?
Tansy: It's a crossbow, what planet are you from?
Wade: Go ahead, Todd. Go ahead, shoot me. I dare you.
Zoe: Are you insane?
Tansy: Wade, shut up he will!
George: Colt, I need you to think here 'cause you're not thinking.
Wade: His name ain't Colt, it's Todd Gainey Jr. and if you need any proof he's a degenerate, look at him now!
George: Do not listen to him, look at me. Colt, look at me. I'm a lawyer and I can tell you that what you are about to do is commit a serious felony. I'm talking major jail time. Now, whatever it is that you think Wade has done, even if he did it --
Wade: Which I didn't!
George: Shut up, Wade. He's not worth it.

Cultural References
Avatar: Zoe says that when she gets back to New York she will be "like one of those astronauts in Avatar."

Avatar is a science fiction film from 2009.

New York Times: Zoe is sent a clipping of her friends engagement announcement from the New York Times.

The New York Times is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851.

Woody Allen: Addy tells Zoe that people outside of New York don't really watch Woody Allen.

Woody Allen is an American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, playwright, and musician.

Twilight: On Zoe's list of conversation starters for her date she has the question "Team Jacob or Team Edward?"

Jacob and Edward are both characters from the Stephanie Meyer book series Twilight.

Casablanca: The morning after Zoe's day with George she is watching Casablanca on TV.

Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama film.

Episode References
Season 1, Episode 5: Zoe says to Lavon "Who am I going to date, Crazy Earl?" Crazy Earl is Wade father, who in 1x05 "Faith & Infidelity" had to be talked down from jumping off the roof.

Season 1, Episode 4: Shelley tells Zoe to hook up with Wade, like she "almost did a couple of weeks ago." In 1x04 "In Havoc & In Heat" Zoe and Wade almost slept together during a heat wave.

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