She stops at the door and starts tearing up over how her dad would have forced her to put on a sweater and lecture her on how boys only wanted one thing, and she breaks down crying.
My husband and I checked the audiobook out from the library when we went on a road trip.
We lasted about halfway through the first cassette (yes, I said cassette), and I just had to turn it off because it was such a load of sexist crap!!!
The half-hour sitcom format is almost ideally unsuited to depicting profound loss and raw wounds.
Even in this longer episode, some things seemed too neatly contrived.
All three children reacted differently to the news, but by episode's end, all three had rallied, found some measure of peace and were able to provide one another and their mother with loving support.