Heart to Hart
Season One, Episode Seventeen
ZoeEthan 1x17
Air date April 9, 2012
Written by Rina Mimoun
Directed by Tim Matheson
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Heart to Hart is the seventeenth episode of Season One and thus 17th episode of Hart of Dixie


TIM MATHESON DIRECTS / GARY COLE GUEST STARS AS ZOE'S FATHER - Zoe has conflicted feelings about seeing her estranged father, world-renowned surgeon Ethan Hart , who has agreed to travel to Bluebell to perform surgery on George 's father (guest star Eric Pierpoint) as a favor to Zoe . Fearful of losing George , Lemon decides she must befriend Zoe in order to prevent her from telling George about Lemon 's affair with Lavon . Meanwhile, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Rammer Jammer , the owner (guest star John Marshall Jones) hosts a signature cocktail contest between Wade and Shelley (guest star Deborah S. Craig). Series regular Tim Matheson directed the episode written by Rina Mimoun.


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Last.fm_play.png "Just a Kiss" – Lady Antebellum
Last.fm_play.png "The Bump" – Deer Tick
Last.fm_play.png "Down to The River" – The Cadillac Black
Last.fm_play.png "Poison Oak" – Preacher's Sons
Last.fm_play.png "Sick of Me" – Miss Willie Brown
Last.fm_play.png "You're All That Matters" – Miss Willie Brown
Last.fm_play.png "Susanna" – Trickbag


  • According to the Petition for Change of Name form that Zoe's father finds, Zoe's birthday is October 24, 1982.
  • Ethan Hart's flight to Alabama was Flight 1425.

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Cultural ReferencesEdit


Zoe Hart: "See that? Made of steel, baby."

Wanda: "I can help you if you want. I'm real good at drinkin'."

Harold Tucker: "You're a good son."

George Tucker: "You know what, Lemon? From now on just keep all that nonsense to yourself, alright? 'Cause I don't want to hear it."

Dr. Brady: "Dr. Hart doesn't currently have privileges at this hospital."
Ethan Hart: "Well then, get her some."

Wade Kinsella: "Oh, you are going down like China town...not 'cause you're Asian, 'cause it rhymes."

Clora Tucker: "You are an angel sent from heaven."

Ethan Hart: "Call me Ethan."
Zoe Hart: "Ethan...that's great."

Lemon Breeland: "We have to bring Zoe Hart down once and for all."

Addie Pickett: "That man is your father. Don't matter what some blood test says."

Tom Long: "Tastes like a cupcake."
Shelley Ng: "That was the idea."

Zoe Hart: "I've never seen drunk Lavon. He's so cute!"

Zoe Hart: "Even when I was mad, I never stopped being your daughter."


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