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No Ordinary Family: No Ordinary Mobster

Jim tries to help George by going after a mobster that has eluded capture. Things backfire when the mobster sees Jim's face while he uses his superpowers. Meanwhile, Stephanie continues to investigate Volson's research, Daphne blackmails JJ into helping her impress a boy, and JJ tries to find Katie the perfect man.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x7
Airdate: Tuesday November 16th, 2010

Director: John Polson
Writer: Marc Guggenheim

Alternate Airdates:

UK (WATCH) Feb 15, 2011

  • Currently 8.2/10
8.2/10 (21 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Josh Stewart
As The Watcher
Recurring
Amy Acker
As Amanda Grayson
Recurring
Jean-Luc Bilodeau
As Bret Martin
Recurring
Mimi Kennedy
As Susan Volson
Jon Sklaroff
As Silvan Luka

Co-Guest Stars
Hilda Boulware
As Foreman
Angela Chee
As Reporter
J. Downing
As Luka's Lawyer
Brian Gaskill
As Maitre'd
Brooke Nelson
As Kristy Duncan
Main Cast
Michael Chiklis
As Jim Powell
Julie Benz
As Stephanie Powell
Kay Panabaker
As Daphne Powell
Jimmy Bennett
As JJ Powell
Autumn Reeser
As Katie Andrews
Romany Malco
As George St. Cloud
Stephen Collins
As Dr. Dayton King

Recap

Jim and Stephanie arrive at a restaurant to set up for a surprise birthday party for George. Once the maitre'd leaves, Stephanie starts setting up at superspeed. Once she's done, Jim leaps up to the roof to staple some decorations. Stephanie has Jim call and try to set up the fake get-together, but she's unaware that George already knows, and that Jim knows that George knows...

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Episode Quotes
Stephanie: Well, she wants to--date you, I mean.
George: How do you--how do you--how can you tell?
Stephanie: Throbbing carotid, light moisture on her epidermal layer, dilated pupils. All classic signs of pheromone emissions. Ooh. I've been hanging out with Katie a little too much.

Katie: Everyone says that Internet dating is for, like, geeky, socially awkward types, but I meet a lot of people just like me.

Katie: I mean, this might be my only chance to tutor a burgeoning Lex Luthor, or... oh, even, say, a young Reed Richards. Okay, work might not be the only reason I'm single.

Jim: Everything all right, Daph?
Daphne: Uh, this modernist art crap--how did you learn it all?
Jim: Well, it helped not to think of it as crap, for one thing.



Cultural References
Katie: I mean, this might be my only chance to tutor a burgeoning Lex Luthor, or... oh, even, say, a young Reed Richards.

Lex Luthor is the scientific genius and businessman who opposes Superman in the comic books. Reed Richards not only has the power of super-stretching, but possesses an innate genius.

Katie: So you're like A Beautiful Mind meets Memento.

A Beautiful Mind is a 2001 film about Nobel Laureate John Forbes Nash, Jr., who overcame paranoid schizophrenia to master economics. Memento is a 2000 film about a man who is unable to store new memories, and tries to decipher the events leading up to his murdering a man he doesn't remember.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorGreg Berlanti  |  Jon Harmon Feldman
Executive ProducerGreg Berlanti  |  Jon Harmon Feldman  |  David Semel  |  Morgan Wandell
Co-Executive ProducerAllison Adler  |  Michael Chiklis  |  Zack Estrin
Supervising ProducerJoe Hartwick, Jr.
ProducerRa'uf Glasgow  |  Samantha Thomas  |  Michael Cedar
Co-ProducerCarl Ogawa  |  Sonny Postiglione  |  Jennifer Lence
Consulting ProducerTodd Slavkin  |  Darren Swimmer  |  Marc Guggenheim
Associate ProducerJoanie L. Woehler
Production DesignerMaria Rebman Caso
EditorTirsa Hackshaw
CastingJennifer Cram  |  John Papsidera
Unit Production ManagerMichael Cedar
First Assistant DirectorJohn Pontrelli
Second Assistant DirectorAthena Alexander
MusicBlake Neely
Music EditorZed Starkovich
Music SupervisorLiza Richardson
Costume DesignerWendy Greiner
Camera OperatorCharles Papert  |  Scott E. Fuller
Set DecoratorErnie Bishop
Location ManagerK.C. Warnke
Transportation CoordinatorJ. Smith
Property MasterGary Antista
Construction CoordinatorTim Jackson
Production Sound MixerSteve Nelson
Script SupervisorBabette Stith
Production CoordinatorNiki Delone
Assistant EditorYoshie Ishiguro
Post Production SupervisorBeth Redick
Supervising Sound EditorPaula Fairfield  |  Joe Schultz
Re-Recording MixerTodd Beckett  |  Adam Sawelson
Director of PhotographyOliver Bokelberg
Stunt CoordinatorDanny Weselis
Art DirectorDavid Potts
Costume SupervisorKathy Kann
Visual Effects CoordinatorJames Baldanzi
Visual Effects SupervisorMark Kolpack
Production AccountantJanet Latham
Chief Lighting TechnicianJeff Hall (2)
Department Head HairMary Ann Valdes
Department Head Make-upRebecca Alling
Special Effects CoordinatorBruce Minkus
Production StaffAmy L. Disarro  |  Nancy Stimac  |  William Munroe  |  Christopher T. Silverman  |  Skee Betsch  |  Mike Staudt
Visual Effects LeadJon Terada
 
Warning: No Ordinary Family season 1 episode 7 guide may contain spoilers
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