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They Shoot Mothers, Don't They? 

In this two-hour episode, Jo recruits Jake to help her search for her missing baby after Emily, who's working for the Carters, snatches it away. But when Jo finds the Carters, they shoot ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Correll

Writers:

Darren Star (created by), Dee Johnson | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Josie Bissett ... Jane Andrews Mancini
Thomas Calabro ... Dr. Michael Mancini
Laura Leighton ... Sydney Andrews
Doug Savant ... Matt Fielding
Grant Show ... Jake Hanson
Andrew Shue ... Billy Campbell
Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Allison Parker
Daphne Zuniga ... Jo Reynolds
Heather Locklear ... Amanda Woodward
Jasmine Guy ... Caitlin Mills
Antoinette Byron Antoinette Byron ... Emily Baldwin
David James Elliott ... Terry Parsons
Matthew Faison Matthew Faison ... Insurance Company Representative
William Frankfather ... Judge David Johnson
Penny Fuller ... Marilyn Carter
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In this two-hour episode, Jo recruits Jake to help her search for her missing baby after Emily, who's working for the Carters, snatches it away. But when Jo finds the Carters, they shoot her down. After Jo gets a threatening visit from the evil Mrs. Carter, she finally realizes that she can never win this war and makes a painful choice to give her baby up for adoption. Meanwhile, Peter and Caitlin are revealed to be having an affair in which they plot to get Amanda fired by tampering with her drug tests so they can have D&D all for themselves. When news of a rent increase circulates at Melrose, Sydney welcomes Rikki, a mysterious young woman to help her in paying the increased rent, and who introduces Sydney to her guru, Martin Abbott, a motivational speaker. Elsewhere, Alison accompanies Terry to a football game in Miami and gets engaged with him. Amanda asks Billy and Matt's help to prove her innocence from drug charges, but a desperate move, Peter makes an attempt to kill Amanda by... Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 1995 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Spelling Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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[Rikki and Sydney watch Billy from a distance]
Rikki Abbott: He's cute. Ever do him?
Sydney Andrews: No!
Rikki Abbott: Why not? He looks ripe for the picking.
Sydney Andrews: I don't know. I never thought about it.
Rikki Abbott: Well, you need to start thinking more like me, 'cause I'm planning on the two of us getting into a lot of trouble togther, Sydney.
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References They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) See more »

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