Video Store - Cruel Summer
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The events of the episode take place during July 4th in 1993, 1994, and 1995.

In 1993, Jeanette is doing a magazine quiz about dating. Cindy encourages her to get contact lenses.

In 1994, Cindy Turner is watching a news report about Kate doing an official story. Cindy is worried that Kate's rumors will hurt their family. Derek reveals that the town has already started turning on them.

In 1995, Kate and Jeanette are both at a red light together. Kate gets out of her car and demands Jeanette get out so they can fight. Kate drives away to avoid her.

In 1994, Derek tells Greg that Jamie hit her. They confront Jamie about what he did and told him to leave Jeanette alone. In 1995, the police bring Jamie back home after he was reported loitering around Jeanette's house.

In 1993, Mallory swiped contraband for her, Jeanette, and Vince to smoke. Vince and Jeanette don't want to smoke, but Mallory is mad that they won't do it. When Mallory goes home, Jeanette plans to destroy the weed and flush it.

In 1995, Jeanette watches a news report about two anchors talking about how she's a menace about suing them. In 1994, police officers come to Jeanette about wanting to speak with her; Greg agrees to go with her and Cindy.

In 1995, Vince calls Ben. Vince is worried about being deposed by lawyers, but Ben wants him to stop calling him. Jeanette is cleaning spray paint off her car/

In 1993, Mallory is mad at Jeanette for flushing the weed and potentially getting her grounded.

In 1994, Cindy is mad about the police bringing Jeanette to the station to interview her about Kate. In 1995, Jeanette watches a late-night talk show about a house making fun of her; she practices a speech after watching a LIfetime movie.

In 1994, during the police interview, the officers show her the necklace. Jeanette explains she threw away the necklace because she had a falling out with her friends. At home, Cindy is positive the necklace is the same one Jeanette has; she thinks Jeanette is lying about the kidnapping. Greg confronts Jeanette about not telling her about Jamie hitting her.

In 1995, Kate enters the video store where Mallory and Vince already are. Kate is renting Silence of the Lambs, Misery, and Groundhog Day. Vince is surprised by the movie selection; Mallory wants to hang, but Vince has plans to help out a friend.

In 1993, Cindy Turner tells Jeanette about how she was popular in high school and the men interested in her in life. She claims Rod was interested in her too. Jeanette wants to skip the fireworks.

In 1995, Vince gets into a car with Ben to go somewhere. At Jeanette's house, Derek returns home to do laundry. Jeanette plans to go out to dry, but Greg claims that Jeanette was the one who leaked the news of the lawsuit early.

In 1994, Cindy overhears all the whispers about Jeanette and her family. In 1995, Vince tells Ben that he believes Jeanette wasn't lying about the Kate situation.

In 1993, Jeanette sneaks into Martin's house; she uses the key to break in.

In 1994, Vince and Ben go to a secret party they found on an online forum. They're both secretly dating each other and need space together.

In 1994, Jamie tells Jeanette that they need to end. He isn't sure who to trust, but he can't end things with Kate since she's back. Jamie believes Jeanette knew Kate was missing based on what she told him.

In 1993, Jeanette is searching through Martin's house and found out he's from Widow Falls. She swipes his yearbook and gives it to Mallory as a gift to remove another item from their list. In 1995, Jeanette breaks into the abandoned home of Martin.

In 1993, Mallory and Jeanette make amends. In 1995, Vince finds Jeanette in the basement; Jeanette wants to find out if she unleashed something bad into the world. Jeanette wants things to go back to where they were before people wanted her dead.

In 1995, Vince completes his deposition. He lies to them about Jeanette not being in the house, but the truth is that Jeanette loved to sneak into Martin's house to get the rush.

In 1993, Jeanette kept a joint in her music box.

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Cruel Summer
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3
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Cruel Summer Season 1 Episode 3 Quotes

Vince: I need to ask you something, and you need to tell me the truth. Jeanette, how many times have you been in this house?
Jeanette: A lot. I got addicted to the rush of it.

Jamie: Jeanetteā€¦
[Jeanette turns to Jamie]
Jamie: You were the one that told me that Kate went missing, remember? How it seemed like at the time you were the only person who knew before anybody else did. How was that?
Jeanette: Screw you.
[She turns to leave]