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A Happy Refrain 

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Claire's personal life takes an unexpected turn; Gordon makes an unusual grooming suggestion to Bortus.

Director:

Seth MacFarlane

Writers:

Seth MacFarlane (created by), Seth MacFarlane
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Seth MacFarlane ... Capt. Ed Mercer
Adrianne Palicki ... Cmdr. Kelly Grayson
Penny Johnson Jerald ... Dr. Claire Finn
Scott Grimes ... Lt. Gordon Malloy
Peter Macon ... Lt. Cmdr. Bortus
Jessica Szohr ... Lt. Talla Keyali
J. Lee ... Lt. Cmdr. John LaMarr (as J Lee)
Mark Jackson ... Isaac
Chad L. Coleman ... Klyden
Mike Henry ... Dann
Chris Johnson ... Cassius
Norm MacDonald ... Yaphit
Kai Wener ... Ty Finn (as Kai Di'Nilo Wener)
BJ Tanner ... Marcus Finn
Blesson Yates Blesson Yates ... Topa
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Claire's personal life takes an unexpected turn; Gordon makes an unusual grooming suggestion to Bortus.

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

The production code was 2LAB05. See more »

Goofs

Isaac says "Reset table" while in the holodeck, but fails to ask the computer to do it, so how would the computer know he's talking to it? See more »

Quotes

Lt. Gordon Malloy: I just think if it had a little more kick when I hit the gas it would feel better. You know?
Lt. Cmdr. John LaMarr: You undetstand this isn't a Porsche, right? This is a quantum-drive engine that makes a thousand trillion calculations every milli second.
Lt. Gordon Malloy: Yeah, I know that.
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Connections

References Singin' in the Rain (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

Singin' in the Rain
(uncredited)
Music by Nacio Herb Brown
Lyrics by Arthur Freed
1) Played by the Union Symphony Orchestra in the shuttle bay
2) Sung by Gene Kelly [from the movie soundtrack of the famous "drenching rain" scene]
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Excellent
1 February 2019 | by jhart05See all my reviews

Great episode.

This show just continues to get better and better.

Aside from the strangely placed S02E02 from last year, every episode this season has been strong.


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