Army Wives and Client List June 2013 Spoilers . . . Season Finales!
Included in this post are the spoiler for “Army Wives” and “Client List” for June. Note, the “Army Wives” finale is June 9th, and “Client List” has a double episode finale June 16th. Then “Drop Dead Diva” should be returning! There are also no new shows for Memorial Day Weekend, so after tonight’s shows for both there is a gap until June . . .
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Army Wives and Client List Thoughts . . . April 2013
These are just some of my random thoughts on both “Army Wives” and “The Client List.”
As much as I like Maggie, the other new wives are still failing to click with me and I’m really missing the friendships of the original wives. At this point Denise just seems to be stuck in stories here and there, which I think is unfortunate.
I do like Gloria and Pamela, and the conflict it brought between her and Jackie was interesting, but short lived. They made up awfully fast. I’m hoping the conflict between Hector and Patrick will be more exciting.
Brooke Shield’s joined as the Air Force captain/colonel/general/whatever and is already on Michael and Joan’s bad side with her spoiled ass behavior, doing whatever it takes to get her way. I hope they don’t plan on rushing Michael into a relationship with her character as Claudia Joy’s barely cold. However my guess is that is where this will eventually lead.
Over on “The Client List,” Reilly finally went all the way with a client as she was floundering in bills and couldn’t resist a 50,000 dollar payday. What I want to know is how she thinks she’ll be able to fly under the radar with all this spending money? The feds were watching her like a hawk, suspecting Kyle gave her money from his illegal activities. He did, but she gave it back. Now she’s got a boatload of cash that she’s spending. Shouldn’t they be questioning where this is all coming from?
Army Wives May 2013 Spoilers!
Below are spoilers for “Army Wives” for May! Read on for them . . .
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Army Wives and Client List Thoughts
The latest episode of “Army Wives” definitely brought the drama back, and began to endear me a little more to some of the newer wives.
Gloria and Hector signed their divorce papers, and Gloria moved in with Holly. Holly needed a roommate to split expenses, plus she was lonely with her husband in the field. Gloria needed a place to live until she found something more permanent. Gloria also met a new guy at The Hump, Patrick. He asked her out, but she didn’t want to rush into dating again. However Jackie pushed her, so she accepted. Little does either of them know, the guy is Jackie’s “favored son” Patrick! Oh Boy! Not only that, but he dropped the bomb on his mom that he’s enlisted and is going to be shipping out ASAP. Of course he’ll be joining the same division where Hector is, and I’m sure it won’t be long before they both realize they have photos of the same girl. Oh boy!
Once again Joan, Latasha and Maggie’s sons got themselves into trouble! Joan went a little bit overboard and berated both mothers for not being around and watching the kids, when she sends David to their house she expects supervision. Latasha let her have it later on, telling her she never expected such a blasting from a fellow army wife, a fellow sister, and from “Ask Colonel Joan” who she respected. I think this was the first time I liked her, and Joan got the memo loud and clear and later apologized. I do however want to talk about Latasha’s son . . . Deuce. Could we not come up with a better name for this kid? I’m sorry but every time I hear it, I just think of what it’s slang for . . .
The drama between Maggie, Eddie and their kids continues. Eddie’s daughter is a spoiled brat who needs to be put in her place, and Eddie feels Maggie’s son and his troubles reflect badly on him. Both kids need to just be grounded!
“The Client List”
On “The Client List” I am loving the interaction between Selena and the new male masseuse Derek. Who thought I’d ever like Selena? Derek is pretty nice to look at too!
Lacey and Dale, who have been trying to get pregnant for awhile now, got devastating news. Lacey’s eggs are the issue and they have a 10% chance of getting pregnant. Why oh why do I see them asking Riley to be a surrogate at some point?
Riley meanwhile called it quits with Evan after her daughter saw them kiss and became upset. She felt she for some insane reason owed it to her kids and to Kyle not to fully give up on him, their family and marriage. Oh brother!
Army Wives and Client List April 2013 Spoilers . . . .
Spoilers for both shows below the jump. I’ll update the “Army Wives” spoilers soon with longer descriptions when I get them.
Sneak Peaks before the full blown spoilers . . .
On “Army Wives,” Gloria moves on with a new man, Maggie faces tension from Eddie’s daughter Caroline, the group works to raise money for a memorial garden for Claudia Joy, Brooke Shields joins the show and butts heads with Michael.
On “Client List,” Selena and the new male masseuse Derek seem to have chemistry, Riley remembers a long forgotten dream, Evan continues in the the police academy and grows close to a fellow cadette Shelby, Kyle remains in jail and winds up in trouble for fighting, Riley and Evan part ways!
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Army Wives: The New Tribe Bonds . . .
The latest episode of “Army Wives” served to be a bonding moment for the new wives, and the ascension of Denise and Jackie’s roles in a way.
Denise is taking care of the Burton kids while Roland is at John Hopkins. David befriends Maggie and Latasha’s son’s ant school, and they all get into trouble for making a makeshift bomb on the playground out of an MRE, and have to do a project together. This brings them, as well as Maggie and Latasha to Denise’s house one evening.
That evening the news comes out that there is an explosion at the base in Afghanistan. Kevin had just returned to the field too! Jackie high tales it to Denise’s house, and eventually Gloria (worried about Hector) and Holly (worried about her husband, played by Jessie McCartney) show up as well.
All the girls sit around and talk. Denise basically becomes the new Claudia Joy of the group, and Jackie assumes Denises old role. Of course this is ironic as Jackie is technically Claudia Joy and the head of the FRG now that CJ is gone. My guess is it won’t be long before Denise is appointed her co-chair. Denise takes their minds off the news and gets them all to tell how they met their spouses. This all helps the new tribe bond.
Michael meanwhile is working to find out the truth for everyone, and Maggie’s husband Eddie is assigned to work with him. We knew he had gotten himself into some kind of trouble before, which is why he didn’t want to make waves about the housing situation. We learned a little more about that this week. Michael noted at his old base he was a rank higher, what happened? Eddie didn’t want to talk too much about it yet, but said it involved his ex-wife. We learned she had some issues, and he took this job to move their daughter away from her basically, even with a downgraded rank.
By the end of the episode none of the tribe had lost any spouses, a suicide bomber blew himself up. A lot of misinformation made it around the net and the news. The girls bonded, and Jackie got Maggie and Eddie into a house finally. They became Latasha’s next door neighbors. So it’s a redux of Pamela and Roxie in a way, though Holly is the new Roxie and Maggie is more Pamela’s type.
To be honest, Maggie is the only one of the new wives I actually have warmed up to and feel an attachment to. She definitely reminds me of Pamela a lot. I think that is why I like her.
Army Wives: Meet The New Wives!
The second part of the two-parter season seven premier aired tonight, which finally introduced us to the new wives, while saying goodbye to others.
Denise, Pamela, Roxy, Roland, Emmalynn and Michael gathered to say goodbye to Claudia Joy. As requested, no big service was held, nobody wore black. They said goodbye, reading a letter she wrote just in case, and spread her ashes into the water.
Shortly after the funeral Pamela had to hop a plane back to L.A., while Roxy stuck around a little longer. By the end though she too had to go. Trevor is apparently still driving across South Dakota with the boys.
Denise and Roxy helped Michael and Emmalynn deal with things. Emmalynn once again wanted to take a semester off, much as she did before with Claudia Joy and her many health scares, but Michael wouldn’t have it. He sent her back to college by the end of the episode.
Throughout the episode we met the new batch of wives. First there was the very young Holly. She’s 18, just married, and her husband is in Afganistan. She shows up at The Hump with a home baked pie hoping they might want to sell them. Gloria gives her the cold shoulder, saying they don’t do desserts, but takes it to basically get rid of her. It’s Roxy who later eats it and decides to have her bake their desserts as it’s the best pie she’s ever eaten.
Maggie (Melissa from Pretty Little Liars) is a hard-ass retired Airborne Ranger who is newly married to an Army Staff Sergeant who apparently has some blemishes on his record. They each come to the marriage with two kids. They’ve been stuck in a one room hotel because the base housing is backed up due to the air force and army bases mergers. She goes to a town hall meeting, run by Jackie, to complain about this.
At the meeting is also Latasha. She comes off as a very well dressed, and clearly pampered wife in some respects. She’s at the town hall to complain about how long it takes dropping her kids off at school because the base doesn’t have enough personel to keep one of the gates open, which would make her commute easier. She thinks someone can volunteer for the rush hour to do it!
Latasha and Maggie end up going to The Hump together to get some drinks after they think their complaining has fallen on deaf ears. At the bar Holly is enjoying herself with some root beer and the juke box when some truckers hit on her and won’t take no for an answer. Maggie comes to her aid, a fight breaks out, and all the wives (Gloria and Roxy included) wind up in the hospital where Denise is the nurse! She wonders what went on.
Elsewhere, Roland gets a job offer at John’s Hopkins and plans to move himself and the kids there. It’s only temporary, and he’d be back before Joan’s current tour ends. She wasn’t initially happy about it, but agrees to let him do this as he is the one on the homefront and not her.
Next week the new and old wives are brought closer by news of an explosion over in Afganistan that rocks the base their men are at.
Army Wives Season 7 Spoilers, Client List Season 2 Spoilers
Spoilers for March shows for “Army Wives” and “The Client List.” Highlights include . . . .
- On “Army Wives,” Joan is ordered to return home from combat early, while Kevin is ready to return.
- On “The Client List,” Riley hires some new girls at the spa, including a male masseur! Oh and Trevor Donovan (Days, 90210) guests!
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Army Wives Season 7 Premier!
And it happened, no beating around the bush, Michael arrives at Denise’s in the middle of the night with the news that Claudia Joy had died. She laid down for a nap and never woke up … It was heart failure from the stress of the diabetes and transplant. Michael blamed himself for letting her go on the trip she was on when she passed. Denise said it could have happened anytime and anywhere. With Denise by his side, Michael called Emma Lynn to give her the news.
One by one, everyone around the base learns of the news. The other wives (and Roland) worked to help Michael with the preparations. Pamela was flying in for the funeral, but Roxy couldn’t make it as she was still traveling across the country with her family.
Michael brought Emma Lynn home. The show was filled with flashbacks of all their times with Claudia Joy. As everyone heard the news, they had their own memories of her. Cue the flashbacks!
Denise took charge of the funeral to help Michael cope with all that had happened. Before her kidney transplant, Claudia Joy had told Michael what she wanted in case anything went wrong. Therefore she didn’t want a large funeral, she wanted a small gathering that would scatter her ashes. Emma Lynn wanted her mom buried with Amanda, but Claudia Joy wanted her ashes out in the world where she knew Michael and Emma Lynn would be.
Denise got a call from Frank. They landed in one piece after the whole plane ordeal cliff hanger ending of last season. Denise had to give him the news about Claudia Joy. In Afghanistan Frank and Joan were shocked by the news.
Despite the news she couldn’t come, Roxy showed up with the twins. She got Trevor’s blessing and rented a car to return home. She helped Denise and others with the funeral preparations as guests were about to start arriving.
What was supposed to be a small gathering was anything but. The Holden house was filled with many people come to tell michael how sorry they were. This was not the funeral, just the gathering in her honor. Claudia Joy wanted no church service and no one in black. Denise was at Michael’s side basically letting him know who everyone was as they came to give condolences.
Pamela arrived for the funeral. As the original wives reunited, they learned Emma Lynn had flown the coup. Denise knew where she’d be and found her at Amanda’s grave. Emma Lynn didn’t think this was fair at all. Emma felt her mom was alone, she died alone. She wanted her mom here with her and her dad, not at this so called better place everyone keeps telling her about. Emma Lynn said her mother wouldn’t be at her graduation, her wedding, or meet her grandkids.
Later that night, Frank called Michael to tell him how sorry he was, and how he wished he could be there. Michael told him to focus on the mission and bring them all home safe.
Pamela and Roxy bonded, promising to call each other every week and to visit each other every year no matter what.
After several mishaps with foreign policy, Claudia Joy’s body was delivered to a local mortuary. Her closest friends gathered to say goodbye before the cremation.
As Michael and Emma Lynn bonded alone; Denise, Roland, Pamela and Roxy all got together to toast their friend. They remembered how they all met one another thanks to Claudia Joy’s big party at which Pamela, who was serving as a surrogate to make money, went into labor.
The show ended with the original wives (and Roland) remembering Claudia Joy …
To be continued!
Army Wives Spoilers! Season 7 . . .
Spoilers from the TV Listings, I’ll update these as more official information comes out, likely as the season begins along with the season premier . As you can see the first episode is being kept fairly “secret,” though we all know what happens at this point. RIP Claudia Joy!
March 10 – Ashes to Ashes
The people of Fort Marshall mourn the loss of one of their own.
March 17 – From The Ashes
The group comes together to say goodbye to a loved one.
Roxy and Gloria befriend a young Army wife.
Roland is offered an opportunity to expand his research work.
A fight breaks out at the Hump.
March 24 – Blowback
Denise has her hands full.
Latasha, Maggie and Denise are brought together when their boys get into trouble.
Jackie worries about Kevin’s return to battle.
Joan is surprised by her new orders.
News of an explosion rocks Fort Marshall.
March 31 – Home and Hearth
Joan is disappointed to be pulled from combat.
Latasha’s son is rushed to the emergency room.
Gloria receives her divorce papers.
Maggie and Eddie adjust to their new home.
The men are moved to a dangerous outpost in Afghanistan