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Call Him Johnny

Present: Rene represents a white couple prevented from adopting their black foster daughter; M.E. has an ectopic pregnancy which leaves her feeling a mixture of sadness, guilt, and relief; Rene tells M.E. about getting an abortion while she was in law school; M.E. starts an internship at a local paper. Past: Johnny gets grounded for taking M.E. and Rene to a drive-in for a soda and then protesting when the manager refuses to serve Rene; M.E. feels responsible for her father's migraine after she wishes he would get a new brain that wasn't hateful; after Johnny becomes ashamed when he concurs with his girlfriend's bigotry toward Rene, he stands up to Uncle Jimmy's racism and asks M.E. to tell Rene that he's sorry; Uncle Jimmy threatens the O'Briens with Klan retaliation over M.E.'s friendship with Rene.

Name Type Role
Annie Brunner Writer
Chaz Monet Guest Star
Brian Cousins Guest Star
LaTanya Richardson Guest Star
Skip O'Brien Guest Star
Cindy Katz Guest Star
JoAnna Garcia Swisher Guest Star
Elise Horn Guest Star
Michael Holden Guest Star
Kiki Shepard Guest Star
Artie Mandelberg Director