The Best Years
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July 3: â€œShadow of a Doubtâ€ – Samantha’s birthday is ruined by the unexpected return of her Uncle Patrick â€“ a.k.a. the man who abandoned her to the foster system after her parents died. Meanwhile, Dawn prepares for her big opening night of â€˜Macbeth’ but Trent is wrapped up with concern for Sam and is painfully oblivious to her need for attention.
July 10: â€œAll that Heaven Allowsâ€ – Devon surprises Sam when he reveals his true feeling for her; Sam is blindsided by her visit from Uncle Patrick and his real agenda for reconciliation; Noah turns up the heat with Prof. Grant and can hardly believe his luck; Kathryn is crazed when she hears Beau has misplaced her â€˜special tape’.
July 17: â€œReality Bitesâ€ – Sam is confused about her feelings for Trent and still hasn’t told Devon about their kiss; Uncle Patrick attempts to reconcile with Sam after he discovers her past; Dawn is shocked to find she is cut from the play and is livid with Sam over the kiss; Trent tries to push Sam into admitting her feelings for him.
July 24: â€œCruisingâ€ – Sam is enraged when Professor Fisher makes a case study out of Crazed College Girls that offers an all-expenses paid trip to Cabo; Kathryn and Shannon are all over the competition – letting loose, leading men on, and dressing sexy; Sam learns the truth about her family history.
July 31: â€œGuess Who’s Coming to Dinnerâ€ – Sam and Trent continue to dance around their relationship status; Trent scores some major points with Sam when he enlists the help of his lawyer father in Sam’s search for information about her family background; Professor Fisher puts two and two together, and realizes the â€œother manâ€ who has ruined his marriage is his star student, Noah Jensen.