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Zoe has conflicted feelings about seeing her estranged father, world-renowned surgeon Ethan Hart, who has agreed to travel to Bluebell to perform surgery on George's father as a favor to Zoe. Fearful of losing George, Lemon decides she must befriend Zoe in order to prevent her from telling George about Lemon's affair with Lavon. Meanwhile, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Rammer Jammer, the owner hosts a signature cocktail contest between Wade and Shelley.
The episode begins with Zoe waiting for her dad Ethan Hart to land at the Mobile airport. She is charting the course of the flight on her computer. She plans to give her father the cold face after he reaches the hospital. She wants her father to think that, if he doesn’t care about her she doesn’t care about him either. She plans to let out all her frustration on him, but only after he has operated on George’s father. Meanwhile, Lavon asks Lemon if she got a chance to talk to George about their relationship. She in turn tells him that his father just had a heart attack hence now is not the right time. ..Read the full recap
Ratings: 1.20 Million Viewers
Trivia: According to the Petition for Change of Name form, Zoe's birthday is October 24, 1982.
Zoe: Hey, cup of coffee. Make it strong. I need to stay mean for the next few hours and caffeine keeps me edgy.
Wade: Somehow I don't think it's in my best interest to make you any meaner.
Zoe: Oh, don't worry. All of my anger today will be focused on dear old dad.
Dr. Brady: Dr. Hart doesn't currently have privileges at this hospital.
Ethan Hart: Well then, get her some.
Addy: Alright, now just remember. Keep it short and simple and after the surgery, that's when you hit him with the big punches.
Zoe: That's him.
Ethan Hart: Zoe, it's good to see you. Wasn't sure you'd be here.
Zoe: Well I am.
Ethan Hart: I'm glad you are.
Lavon: I need a drink.
Wade: How about, an artisanal cocktail, celebrating spring in Alabama.
Lavon: I don't want to celebrate spring.
Wade: Try that.
Lavon: (takes a sip) NO, NO, NO! That's nasty!
Wade: I thought it was good?
Lavon: Go ahead, try that.
Wade: (takes a sip) Ohh, hell no. No I did not make that.
Wanda: It was Shelly. She's putting stuff in your drinks, I saw her do it.
Shelly: Can't talk now, very busy.
Wade: Oh, you are going down like China town...not 'cause you're Asian, 'cause it rhymes.
Zoe: I've never seen drunk Lavon. He's so cute!
Tom: Tastes like a cupcake.
Shelley: That was the idea.