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Running Wilde: Basket Cases

In the series finale, Steve's dad (Jeffrey Tambor) visits in the wake of an oil spill and gets Emmy to spearhead cleanup efforts, but Steve is suspicious of his father's true motives.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x13
Airdate: Saturday May 21st, 2011
Network: FX

Director: (Unknown)
Writer: (Unknown)

  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (3 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
David Cross
As Andy Weeks
Jeffrey Tambor
As Steven's Father
Main Cast
Will Arnett
As Steven Wilde
Keri Russell
As Emmy Kadubic
Mel Rodriguez
As Migo Salazar
Stefania Owen
As Puddle Kadubic
Peter Serafinowicz
As Fa'ad Shaoulian


The scene opens with Puddle browsing through a book of luxury cars for children, and is enthusiastic about getting Emmy’s permission as Steve has promised to buy her one of those cars. However, Emmy is busy with a discovery she has made about oil spills in Peru. Andy comes on a low-speed video message and complains about Steve’s father, who is responsible for the oil spills. He tells Emmy to ask ‘little pig’ to tell “daddy pig” to fix the problem. Emmy checks out Steve’s dad’s commercial on the oil spill, where he says accidents do happen, spilling a milk glass, but nature has a way of solving them, showing a cat that licks up the milk. ..

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