Reg, an altogether too groovy hippie-looking-dude -- one who would put Mr. Rosso to shame -- delivers Dean's coffee. Please don't assume that the eye-bleed inducing horror that is his ensemble is exaggerated simply because this is a horror show. People really did look like that back then. Not everyone, but more than enough people. Most of the rest looked like this or this. Not me. I'm Baby's contemporary, so I was in kindergarten and looked like this. Dean says, "Thanks," then gets a second look at the guy and deadpans, "Nice threads. You know Sonny and Cher broke up, right?" The face on the swell fellow next to him simply crumbles. "Sonny and Cher broke up?" He looks at Dean, discerns the boatload of issues our boy is carrying with him, and looks to Reg. Reg looks back as if to say, "Baaaaaaaad trip, man." Dean finally catches on. Hurrah! He takes a moment to look around the diner and actually see the people. And their clothes. And their hair. And their clothes. The nice young man next to Dean has turned his attention to his copy of The Lawrence Herald. What we can see of the headline reads: "Nixon accepts resignation of top...." And more importantly, there's the date: "Monday, April 30, 1973." He blinks to take it all in and we hear an older man's voice call out...
Episode Report CardCindy McLennan: A- | 2726 USERS: B+
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