Pauley Perrette’s Jackie Goes on a Blind Date on ‘Broke’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Pauley Perrette as Jackie on

During Broke
Season 1, Episode 5 (titled “Dates”), Jackie will get arrange on a blind date. Elizabeth
and Javier really feel it’s time for her to consider her happiness and get again in
the courting sport. Here’s the whole lot Showbiz Cheat Sheet is aware of about this
upcoming episode.

Jackie isn’t doing so effectively in life

Pauley Perrette as Jackie on 'Broke.' | Cliff Lipson/CBS via Getty Images
Pauley Perrette as Jackie on ‘Broke.’ | Cliff Lipson/CBS through Getty Images

Jackie is a single mom struggling to handle her
son, Sammy. Things are robust for Jackie and Sammy. There are instances the place it
looks as if Sammy is underfed. During season 1, episode 4, Sammy’s face lights
up after he spots a pickle that fell on the ground. He rapidly reaches down and
eats the pickle. Jackie can be so broke that she and Sammy recurrently go to the
retailer to eat samples of the meals. Although there’s laughter from the viewers
when he does this, it’s unhappy to see how dire their state of affairs is.

Making issues worse, Sammy’s father, Barry, is behind on baby help. During season 1, episode 1, we see Jackie yelling at Barry on the telephone as a result of he missed one other baby help fee. His verify bounced, in order that leaves Jackie struggling to make ends meet.

Jackie’s love life might use a lift

Pauley Perrette with Natasha Leggero and Jaime Camil | Sonja Flemming/CBS via Getty ImagesPauley Perrette with Natasha Leggero and Jaime Camil | Sonja Flemming/CBS via Getty Images
Pauley Perrette with Natasha Leggero and Jaime Camil | Sonja Flemming/CBS through Getty Images

Javier and Elizabeth determine to set Jackie (and Luis) up on a blind date. Apparently, they assume Jackie is lonely and wishes some love in her life. She has been targeted on caring for Sammy, so that they motive it’s time for her to have a bit of enjoyable and get again on the market. Jackie additionally spends loads of her time working on the bar, in order that doesn’t go away a lot alternative for a social life.

Javier tells Jackie she wants somebody to “share her dreams with.”
However, Jackie disagrees. She says she doesn’t have to go on a date, and he or she doesn’t
have to share her goals. “I don’t have time for dreams or dates,” says Jackie.
“I’m a single mother and I have enough on my plate.” Javier provides to look at
Sammy in order that Jackie can pursue a romantic relationship.

It’s doable Jackie is hesitant to this point once more as a result of she’s
afraid she might be upset by one other man. Barry was unreliable, so she’s doubtless
afraid the following individual she meets will break her coronary heart and Sammy’s.

Jackie’s blind date

Elizabeth normally focuses on herself, however this time she
takes a second to assist Jackie prepare for her date. She buys her a bagful of
gadgets, together with a set of false eyelashes. Elizabeth units Jackie up with Ron, a
single dad who drives a pickup truck. Jackie appears enthusiastic about the truth that
Ron appears laid again like her.

 Guest stars on this
episode embody Winston Story as Charles, Christopher Thornton as Max, Reggie
Austin as Ron, Darryl Stephens as Jeremy and Michael Shen because the policeman.

Broke airs Thursdays on CBS at 9:30 p.m. Eastern.

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