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The Wonder Years: How I'm Spending My Summer Vacation

As seventh grade comes to an end, Mr. and Mrs. Cooper decide to get a divorce and Miss White announces that she is getting married.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x17
Production Number: B88517
Airdate: Tuesday May 16th, 1989

Director: Michael Dinner
Writer: Jane Anderson


 
Guest Stars
Lynn MilgrimLynn Milgrim
As Mrs. Cooper
Recurring
Lynn MilgrimLynn Milgrim
As Mrs. Cooper
Recurring
Ben SlackBen Slack
As Mr. Ermin
Recurring
Robert PicardoRobert Picardo
As Coach Cutlip
Recurring
Robert PicardoRobert Picardo
As Coach Cutlip
Recurring
H. Richard GreeneH. Richard Greene
As Mr. Cooper
Recurring
H. Richard GreeneH. Richard Greene
As Mr. Cooper
Recurring
Ben SteinBen Stein
As Mr. Cantwell
Recurring
Wendel MeldrumWendel Meldrum
As Miss White
Recurring
Bentley MitchumBentley Mitchum
As Brian Cooper
Recurring
Raye BirkRaye Birk
As Mr. Diperna
Recurring
Ian FriedIan Fried
As Nerd
Recurring
Danny McMurphyDanny McMurphy
As Greaser
Danny McMurphyDanny McMurphy
As Greaser
Main Cast
Fred SavageFred Savage
As Kevin Arnold
Fred SavageFred Savage
As Kevin Arnold
Dan LauriaDan Lauria
As Jack Arnold
Dan LauriaDan Lauria
As Jack Arnold
Alley MillsAlley Mills
As Norma Arnold
Alley MillsAlley Mills
As Norma Arnold
Olivia dOlivia d'Abo
As Karen Arnold
Olivia dOlivia d'Abo
As Karen Arnold
Jason HerveyJason Hervey
As Wayne Arnold
Jason HerveyJason Hervey
As Wayne Arnold
Danica McKellarDanica McKellar
As Gwendolyn "Winnie" Cooper
Danica McKellarDanica McKellar
As Gwendolyn "Winnie" Cooper
Josh SavianoJosh Saviano
As Paul Joseph Pfeiffer
Josh SavianoJosh Saviano
As Paul Joseph Pfeiffer
Daniel SternDaniel Stern
voiced Adult Kevin Arnold
Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
ChordettesNever on Sunday 
The DoorsLight My Fire 
The FlamingosI Only Have Eyes For You 
the Percy Faith Orchestra; Theme from "A Summer PlThyme 
The PlattersSmoke Get in Your Eyes 


Episode Quotes
Narrator: It was amazing. It was our first kiss since that day last fall in Harper's Woods, the day Winnie's brother Brian died. I'd been waiting to kiss her again all year. And now that it had happened, I felt as confused as ever. There was only one thing I was sure of ... I was a man on fire.

Narrator: She wasn't helping her parents, she wasn't doing anything, she was just standing there. OK, enough was enough, the game was over, let's lay out the cards. And then, for the first time that night, I looked around. The music was playing. Couples were dancing, holding each other tight. But not everybody. And suddenly I began to understand. I wanted to tell Winnie I understood what was happening to her family. I wanted to say something that would give her comfort, something incredibly wise ...
Kevin: Sorry.
Winnie: Will you write to me when I'm away?
Narrator: That summer, kids everywhere swam, water-skied, and sailed, while Winnie Cooper struggled to keep her head above water, in a family torn apart by anger, and grief.

Narrator: What do you say after a kiss?
Winnie: What's that smell?
Kevin: Huh?
Winnie: It smells like ... a saddle!
Kevin: Oh, I ... guess it's my after-shave lotion.
Winnie: Really?
Kevin: Yeah. Well, I mean, I didn't actually shave, I just, sorta, put it on.



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