Growing the Big One

Synopsis: Seattle radio talk-show host Emma Silver inherits grandpa Walt's pumpkin farm in Valleyville. She didn't plan to respect his last will, which was to run the farm, but loses her job and is forced to accept hosting a new 'green' program. In order to keep it, she must pay off a $75,000 mortgage. To that end, she hopes to win the pumpkin growing contest using grandpa's winning seed line and cultivation log. Neighbor Seth Cullen, the town's handyman (and actually a Stanford engineering graduate), has a hard time convincing her they need to team up.
Genre: Romance
89 min


It's hard to believe,

but we have come to the end

of another week

of Seattle pulse!

We still have a minute left,

and you all know

what that means.

I will answer as many questions

as you can throw at me

in 30 seconds.

Caller one, you're on.

I have two words--

"natural metallics."

Spring sale at shoe inc.

Caller two!

Best steak house

for the in-laws

coming in

from Pittsburgh?

Well, that's a no-brainer.

Make sure to ask

for a patio table.

Caller three!

Local wine to serve

with sea bass?

Chateau St. Michelle

chardonnay, 2006.

All right, that is it

for Seattle pulse,

the heartbeat of the city.

This is Emma silver,

reminding you

to smell the coffee,

drive carefully,

and, of course,

join us again on Monday.


great show.

Oh, thanks.

You got a sec?

For you, ed, always.

[Chuckles warmly]

Well, I'll just

cut to the chase.

We are now part of

the worldmedia merger.

I'm not really sure

i like the sound of that.

Read my lips,

nothing's going to change.

Well, how can you be so sure?

Kbmu's been around

for 40 years.

They're not going to tamper

with success.

I uprooted my life in New York

to move here for this job.

I know.

I invested my savings

in a condo.


I have a dentist,

i have a hairdresser,

I have a nail salon

that actually

understands my cuticles.

Are you done?

I have a three-year

iron-clad contract.

"Nothing's going to change"

did you miss?

Enjoy your weekend.

I'll do my best.

See you later.

Emma, you have

a call on line two.

He said

it's important.


Yeah, this is Emma silver.

[Ed humming merrily]



oh, hey.

Uh, I...

I-i got a call,

and I won't be in

on Monday.

I have to go

to valleyville.


My grandfather died.

Aw, geez, Emma.

I'm so sorry.

So I'm going to make

a... list of, uh, encore shows

for you to air while I'm away--

okay, don't worry.

I'll take care of things here.

You just do what

you have to do, huh?

I'm so sorry.



Is it supposed to rain?

That's what

they're saying.

I don't think so.

Anybody know?

I'm not sure, though.

Hey there, hon,

are you lost?

I think I have

the wrong address.

I'm looking for a law office.

Oh, well...

You must be Emma.


My condolences.

I'm Bobby Ellis.

I called you.


I thought you said

that you were

an attorney?

But a man has to have

a lot of irons in the fire.


If you want to

follow me,

my office is

out back.

So that's Walt's


Are you out of

your mind?

Walt's granddaughter

used to come up here

she had short hair

and freckles.

When she was

12, maybe.

12, wasn't that

about the time

you learned to read?

Don't make me

hurt you, Hank.

It's funny, we've

lived here 15 years.

Never laid eyes on her,

have we, Jeff?

Yeah, she stopped

coming by

after the accident.

What accident?

Her folks.

Real good people.

No, no, no,

not good people.

Emma was away

at college,

and they were coming

in from the city

no, no, it was


Their anniversary's

in the summer, fool--



there was a storm,

and their car

missed a curve...

It was real tragic.


Okay, I think this is...

Yup, Walt silver...

The file.

So, uh...

How do I go about

making the arrangements?

Well, there's no need.

As soon as Walt

found out he was sick,

he took care of


He left a very specific

set of instructions.

I didn't even know

that gramps was ill.

For the last six months, yeah.

If he'd told me,

i would've been here.

Emma, you were

very precious to Walt.

He bragged about you

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