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S02E18-Sturgis family

"Glenn's Kids"
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Season: Two — Episode: 18
Director: Ruben Fleischer — Writer: Sierra Teller Ornelas — Aired: April 6, 2017 — Viewers (millions): 3.08
Summary: Glenn brings his kids to work where Jonah develops an interest in his daughter Kristen, the kids affect the staff's lives.

Cast

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Main Cast
Featured

Also see Season Two minor employees.

Plot

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Glenn, I don't want to tell you how to parent, but one of your kids is drawing on the back of Mateo's head.
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— Amy
In the Break Room, Glenn has brought his foster children to the store in order to have a family picture taken for his wife Jerusha. The staff and kids are together and Leo draws a penis on the back of Mateo's head. Timur is undergoing therapy in which he constantly holds onto Glenn's belt and Marcus asks about Glenn's 25 year old daughter Kristen and then makes a creepy suggestion. T'Oliver won't stop eating Jonah's breakfast. In the store, Mateo is blue over his break-up with Jeff and in talking to Dina and Amy finds that neither thought he was attractive. Jonah entertains Leo, T'Oliver and Zoe (the three kids) with a magic trick which Kristen finds adorable. She introduces herself and she and Jonah hit it off.



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I don't think he can hear you.
In the Warehouse, Glenn is retrieving a back drop for the family photo while talking to Cheyenne. She offers to take care of little Bobbie Sue. Mateo asks Marcus if he thinks Jeff is attractive to which he responds with an emphatic no. The three kids tell Mateo they could set up a display faster than he could so he lets them do his work for him. Glenn sees Jonah and Kristen flirting and flags down Amy. He confides that they dating would be a disaster as she is in school and Jonah would distract her from her studies too much. Cheyenne is playing with Bobbie Sue and turns away to talk to Garrett. When she turns back, Bobbie Sue is gone and she begins a frantic search. In the Surveillance Office, Cheyenne and Garrett are looking for Bobbie Sue when Dina catches them and offers to join in the search. Bobbie Sue is at a checkout playing with the scanner. (♫ Spin Doctors - Little Miss Can't Be Wrong ♫)



S02E18-Dina Cheyenne Garrett in surv office
Statistically speaking, she might be dead.
Jonah seeks advice from Amy on dating Kristen. Amy warns him that she is the boss' daughter but Jonah thinks Amy wants to keep him for herself. Cheyenne and Dina search the store while Garrett makes an announcement on the P.A. system that there's free candy at the front for Bobbie Sue. (♫ Vampire Weekend - A-Punk ♫) An Asian man presents himself to Garrett for free candy whose name is Bobby Suh. Dina and Cheyenne have looked everywhere. Bobbie Sue is hiding among many dolls. (♫ Dead Eye Dick - New Age Girl ♫) As Glenn is setting up the photo display, Jonah asks him if he can date Kristen while Amy and Timur eavesdrop. Glenn says yes even though he doesn't want to. He asks Amy to talk to Kristen to stop her from dating Jonah as he doesn't want to be the bad guy.



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A doll among the dolls.
At café, Amy tries to discourage Kristen from dating Jonah. She describes several of his true, annoying mannerisms which doesn't phase Kristen. She finally lies that he smokes crystal meth. In the toy department, Dina, Garrett and Cheyenne set up a trap baited with candy and make toddler calls over the P.A. system. Bobbie Sue is trying on lots of jewellery. (♫ Hall & Oates - Rich Girl ♫) In produce, Mateo has the three kids cleaning the floor under shelves. Leo finds Mateo's keys with the key chain that Jeff gave him for Valentine's Day. He starts to talk about Jeff to the kids. Jonah confronts Amy about her lie to Kristen. Amy explains that Glenn doesn't want him dating Kristen even though he said yes. Bobbie Sue steals a customer's fries at the café. (♫ Mr. Mister - Kyrie ♫)



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He talks way too much about cheese.
Jonah tries to find out Glenn's true feelings about him dating Kristen and tells him the conversation he just had with Amy. Glenn says that Amy is lying and has a crush on Jonah. Jonah leaves and Glenn rues his lie to Timur. Bobbie Sue skips behind a pallet being pulled by Tim. (♫ The Soup Dragons - I'm Free ♫) At the photo backdrop, Jonah gathers Kristen, Amy and Glenn to find out the truth. Glenn and Amy both say the other is lying and argue back and forth until Kristen asks Glenn if he is meddling in her life. Seeing how anguished Glenn is, Amy relents and says she was lying and that she does have a crush on Jonah (even though she wasn't lying). Timur finally speaks and tries to tell the truth but Glenn shuts him up.



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She's a sassy little liar!
At the café, Mateo is still talking to the kids about Jeff but stops, saying that they wouldn't understand his loss. Leo tells Mateo how his mom abandoned him in a store and this puts Mateo's loss into perspective. Zoe says there are four boys named Jeff in her class and Mateo takes this to mean there are plenty of other men for him to date. Dina, Garrett and Cheyenne still can't find Bobbie Sue when Glenn announces over the P.A. system for his kids to come for the photo. Cheyenne says she'll have to tell Glenn she lost Bobbie Sue when she comes into sight caught in the trap. Cheyenne hugs her while Bobbie Suh is seen eating a candy bar. Cheyenne brings her to the photo setting where everyone is dressed as characters from "Willow". While Marcus keeps messing up taking the photo, Jonah tells Amy he knows she was covering for Glenn. Glenn invites Jonah to be part of the photo and whispers to him that if he hurts Kristen, he'll murder him.



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Out of the mouth of babes.

Running Gags

References

  • Glenn indicates that some of his foster kids are now in prison so he'll have to Photoshop them into the family picture.
  • Jonah sarcastically says to Kristen that his true passion is to mark down Martin Lawrence DVDs.
  • Glenn mentions to Cheyenne that the photo studio has back drops that include the living room from Seinfeld. When giving her instructions on how to care for Bobbi Sue, some are from the movie Gremlins.
  • Marcus asks some of Glenn's kids if they like Batman and then does a bad impression.
  • Mateo checks Jeff's Instagram account.
  • Cheyenne tells Garrett that she liked Step It Up 5 but not 6.
  • Leo mentions his Mom left him in PetSmart.
  • The Sturgis family photo has everyone dressed up as characters from the movie Willow but Garrett thinks they are dressed as characters from Lord of the Rings.

Trivia

  • Kristen debuts in this episode.
  • The Warehouse, Surveillance Office and Coffee & Bakery make an appearance.
  • Actor Tom Yi who plays Bobby Suh made a one time appearance in another NBC show "Community" where he played a rabbi who was Señor Chang's brother.
  • Goof: When the Sturgis Family is introduced in the Break Room, a young boy with dreadlocks is seen. Later, he is missing from the family photo shoot. In addition, nine of Glenn's kids are seen in the Break Room while there are thirteen in photo shoot. Lastly, Bobbie Sue has three different hairstyles and adornments. Cheyenne might have been responsible for the hair changes but she had very little time for the last one as she needed to get Bobbie Sue to the photo shoot.

Quotes

Oh, come on. You're talking about Jonah. Who doesn't fall in with Jonah? So gorgeous.Glenn

Gallery

Video

Superstore Season Two Episodes
OlympicsStrikeBack to WorkGuns, Pills, and BirdsSpokesman ScandalDog Adoption DayHalloween TheftElection DaySeasonal HelpBlack FridayLost and FoundRebrandingLadies' LunchValentine's DaySuper Hot StoreWellness FairIntegrity AwardMateo's Last DayGlenn's KidsSpring CleaningCheyenne's WeddingTornado

Season2 DVD

Season OneSeason TwoSeason ThreeSeason FourSeason Five
ve Dina nametag Superstore Season Two Episodes
Olympics11    "Olympics" August 19, 2016
Directed by: Ruben Fleischer - Written by: Jonathan Green

Amy gets the opportunity to meet her childhood idol; Glenn struggles to balance his excessive patriotism; Jonah discovers a secret about Mateo's past; Dina works to create a memorable closing ceremony. (Viewers: 9.67 million)

Strike    "Strike" September 22, 2016
Directed by: Victor Nelli, Jr - Written by: Jackie Clarke

A full-fledged strike ensues when a group of Cloud 9 employees walk off the job to protest the firing of Glenn. Jonah tries to help Amy negotiate with corporate; Garrett meets a gorgeous woman on the picket line. (Viewers: 5.45 million)

S02E02-Marcus cuts off thumb    "Back to Work" September 29, 2016
Directed by: Michael McDonald - Written by: Eric Ledgin

A workplace accident threatens Amy's plan to impress the district manager; Glenn tries to come off as a strict boss; Jonah tries to help Dina win over the co-workers she betrayed in the strike. (Viewers: 4.39 million)

GPAB    "Guns, Pills, and Birds" October 6, 2016
Directed by: Matt Sohn - Written by: Matt Hubbard

Jonah is assigned to the gun section of the store and refuses to sell to anyone he deems suspicious. Glenn tries to buy the store's entire stock of morning-after pills. (Viewers: 5.18 million)

S02E04-Kyle standup    "Spokesman Scandal" October 13, 2016
Directed by: Ken Whittingham - Written by: Gabe Miller

When the company's spokesperson is accused of a crime, Glenn begins to worry he should know more about his employees; Amy and Jonah challenge each other to a series of dares; Cheyenne annoys Garrett and Sandra with her baby talk. (Viewers: 4.39 million)

Dog    "Dog Adoption Day" October 20, 2016
Directed by: Betsy Thomas - Written by: Josh Malmuth

Cheyenne and Bo fight, prompting Amy and Glenn to give them advice in very different forms; Mateo and Jonah oversee dog adoption at the store; Garrett taunts Dina when she refuses to adjust his time card. (Viewers: 4.18 million)

S02E06-Staff in costumes    "Halloween Theft" October 27, 2016
Directed by: Alisa Statman - Written by: Karey Dornetto

After an apparent theft, Dina launches a store-wide investigation interrupting everyone's Halloween plans; Jonah and Cheyenne attempt to bond; Garrett tries to defend himself in Dina's theft probe. (Viewers: 4.21 million)

Election    "Election Day" November 3, 2016
Directed by: Tristram Shapeero - Written by: Bridget Kyle and Vicky Luu

The store becomes an official polling place; Dina and Glenn are stuck in a cover-up; Mateo hides his undocumented status. (Viewers: 3.58 million)

Seasonal    "Seasonal Help" November 10, 2016
Directed by: Geeta V. Patel - Written by: Jackie Clarke

Glenn hires Amy's husband, Adam for extra help during the holidays; Jonah and Garrett grow frustrated with the seasonal temps; Glenn looks for the perfect store Santa. (Viewers: 5.19 million)

S02E09-BF crowd    "Black Friday" November 10, 2016
Directed by: Victor Nelli, Jr - Written by: Eric Ledgin

The staff comes down with food poisoning; Jonah documents the day with home video; Glenn's disposition changes; Mateo and Cheyenne discover a lucrative Black Friday side business. (Viewers: 3.79 million)

S02E10-Lost and Found bin    "Lost and Found" January 5, 2017
Directed by: Jay Chandrasekhar - Written by: Sierra Teller Ornelas

Amy walks away with a huge wad of cash from the lost and found bin and is pressured to spend the money various ways; Dina and Garrett deal with their fling; Glenn tries to stave off staff depression. (Viewers: 4.43 million)

S02E11-Rex fingers up    "Rebranding" January 12, 2017
Directed by: Bill Purple - Written by: Matt Hubbard

VP Rex brings a rebranding and is part of Jonah's past, Dina hunts a snitch, Cheyenne hides discounted products. (Viewers: 4.33 million)

S02E12-The Charhouse    "Ladies' Lunch" February 2, 2017
Directed by: Todd Biermann - Written by: Vanessa Ramos

Glenn accidentally tells the employees the real reason Amy has been late to work lately. Meanwhile, Dina tries to cheer up Amy by kidnapping her for a "ladies' lunch". Jonah and Garrett invent a game to pass the time, tricking Glenn and Mateo in the process. Cheyenne helps Amy take a fearless step with a dramatic new look. (Viewers: 3.99 million)

S02E13-Miles dancing    "Valentine's Day" February 9, 2017
Directed by: Tristram Shapeero - Written by: John Kazlauskas

A well-intentioned Amy and Glenn get caught up in the Valentine's Day spirit, quickly learning what happens when you try and force love. Meanwhile, Jonah goes undercover to try and catch a serial shoplifter and ends up getting closer to her than Dina would like; Mateo begins to unravel as Sandra's relationship with Jeff takes a new turn. (Viewers: 3.54 million)

S02E14-Brett and Sam enjoy the cold    "Super Hot Store" February 16, 2017
Directed by: Michael Spiller - Written by: Joe Barrasas

A store-wide heater malfunction magnifies angry tensions between Amy, Jonah and the Warehouse employees after both sides refuse to clean up a spill; Dina and Garrett get close. (Viewers: 3.67 million)

S02E15-Amy and Emma hooky    "Wellness Fair" February 23, 2017
Directed by: Alex Reid - Written by: Owen Ellickson

Amy sees Mateo out on a secret date with Jeff; Glenn resents Jonah for outshining him on the store's Wellness Fair; Dina tries to prove Amy faked being sick; many relationship secrets are revealed. (Viewers: 3.51 million)

Integrity    "Integrity Award" March 16, 2017
Directed by: Linda Mendoza - Written by: Gabe Miller

Jonah accompanies Amy on a trip to help her mom and dad move out of her childhood home. Glenn desperately wants to win the new Cloud 9 Integrity Award but starts to worry that Garrett has a better chance of winning. Dina tries to take advantage of Mateo's relationship with Jeff to fix problems in the store and Cheyenne gets caught up in Glenn's self-serving campaign. (Viewers: 4.17 million)

S02E17-Mateo and Cloud 9 sign    "Mateo's Last Day" March 23, 2017
Directed by: America Ferrera - Written by: Jonathan Green

When Mateo faces complications with his transfer to a Cloud 9 Signature store, he becomes desperate to resolve his undocumented status. Amy helps Glenn battle an Internet troll, Jonah and Cheyenne try to give Mateo legal counsel, and Dina and Garrett take issue with corporate over their relationship. (Viewers: 4.15 million)

S02E18-Sturgis family    "Glenn's Kids" April 6, 2017
Directed by: Ruben Fleischer - Written by: Sierra Teller Ornelas

Glenn invites all of his kids to the store causing disorder among the employees. Jonah develops a romantic interest in Glenn's 25-year-old daughter, and Amy gets caught in the middle. Garrett, Dina and Cheyenne struggle to keep track of one of the toddlers and Mateo tricks the kids into working for him as he grapples with life after Jeff. (Viewers: 3.08 million)

SpringCleaning19    "Spring Cleaning" April 20, 2017
Directed by: Geeta V. Patel - Written by: Josh Malmuth

Amy and Garrett embark on an investigation as they sift through abandoned photos during the store's spring cleaning. Jonah goes out of his way to befriend Glenn in hopes of gaining his approval in dating his daughter. Cheyenne's fiancé Bo starts working at the store for some fast cash, taking advantage of Dina and Mateo's store knowledge. (Viewers: 3.15 million)

CheyennesWedding11    "Cheyenne's Wedding" April 27, 2017
Directed by: Michael Weaver - Written by: Vanessa Ramos, Bridget Kyle, Vicky Luu

It's Cheyenne and Bo's dream wedding, but not everything goes according to plan. Relationships unravel as Amy and Jonah confront their feelings. Glenn tries to change Jeff's mind after learning of upcoming layoffs, Dina talks her way into the wedding party and Mateo dodges Jeff throughout the wedding. (Viewers: 2.77 million)

S02E21-Brett and tornado    "Tornado" May 4, 2017
Directed by: Matt Sohn - Written by: Justin Spitzer

Everyone in the store is on edge as Glenn tries to figure out which employees to lay off. Jonah struggles with the fallout of an admission he made to Amy, Garrett and Dina spar, and Mateo forms alliances to keep his job. A tornado warning goes into effect at the worst possible time, forcing the staff into uncomfortable groups. (Viewers: 2.91 million)

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