Hot Dogs (Veronica Mars)
|Veronica Mars episode|
|Episode no.||Season 1
|Directed by||Nick Marck|
|Written by||Dayna Lynne North|
|Original air date||April 19, 2005|
|List of Veronica Mars episodes|
"Hot Dogs" is episode 19 of season 1 of the television show Veronica Mars.
The episode centers around a previously unknown Neptune student, Mandy, having had her dog stolen. Veronica investigates the case, which she initially believes to be dog-napping.
Logan asks Veronica for help in finding the identity of his sister Trina’s boyfriend, who appears to have abused her. It transpires that he will be coming for dinner at the Echolls house. When Veronica and Logan arrive there in order to confront him, they find Aaron savagely beating him.
Logan and Veronica kiss again and express their affection for each other. This prompts Veronica to end her relationship with Deputy Leo, in order to concentrate on Logan.
- Weevil breaks into Lilly's room and steals a pink "spy pen" that Lilly used to hold secret messages. He gives it back to Veronica, but it's empty.
- Keith discreetly takes hair samples from Veronica in order to test her DNA in relation to his.
- Aaron's violent nature is highlighted.
- Logan's claims of being abused by his father as a child are made more likely by Aaron's behaviour. Also, Aaron himself remembers being beaten and abused by his own father during childhood.
Quotes and trivia
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Kristen Bell's dogs show up at 38:30 in this episode. Veronica calls the dogs Shakes and Lola, which are the real names of Bell's dogs.
- Veronica: I'll be at home. With the only sane member of the Mars family.
- Keith: The one who eats from the garbage and keeps bringing me dead birds?
- Veronica: That's the one.
- Trina: Good morning, bro. Pop-Tart?
- Logan: Hmm, a tart from a tart.
- Trina: He of the sickle wit. Can I ask you something?
- Logan: Hmm. Will you look at that? There was a string attached to my Pop-Tart.
- Veronica: And it's time for the international language of…
- [She blows an air horn.]
- Veronica: How old are you?
- Hans: Eighteen, why?
- Veronica: Community soap.
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