Special Sub-Topic: The Undomestic Goddess
|What is the name of the heroine?|
Samantha Sweeting. Samantha's life could be described as insane. She works all day, and stays up all night. Samantha can't even remember the last time she went out for dinner with her mother.
|What is the name of the handsome gardener Samantha falls for?|
Nathaniel. Nathaniel saves Samantha's butt a couple times when she first arrives at the Geiger residence. He knows the ins and outs of the garden, and a lot more about cooking and cleaning than Samantha does.
|What was Samantha's profession before she made an expensive mistake and got fired?|
lawyer & law. Samantha was about to be made a partner at her firm when the unthinkable happened. She made a 50 million dollar mistake. Luckily she cleverly proves that she was set up, and was not at all to blame.
|Why does Samantha visit the gardener's house for the first time?|
She is taking cooking lessons from his mom. Samantha tells the Geigers that she is a chef, graduated from Cordon Bleu. (Which of course she isn't) Luckily once again Nathaniel saves the day by offering lessons from his mom.
|What quote makes headlines of British newspapers following Samantha's rejection for partnership?|
"I'd rather clean loos.". Although Samantha didn't actually say this, it swept the country. The truth was that Samantha didn't want to go back to the high stress job that she once dreamed of. She would rather keep her job as a housekeeper.
|The law firm Samantha worked for was _________|
Carter Spink. Samantha worked for Carter Spink, one of the top firms in the business. She was even offered partnership, but she rejected the offer so she could live her own life.
|Samantha intended to become a housekeeper.|
f. Samantha had no intention at all of becoming a housekeeper. She was simply stopping to ask for a glass of water and is mistaken for an applicant.
|Who hates lawyers?|
Nathaniel. Nathaniel hates lawyers because they indirectly caused the death of his father. Samantha is scared to tell him that she formerly practiced law, thinking that he will hate her.
|What breakfast does Samantha say she is famous for?|
Eggs Benedict. Once again Samantha tells a lie, as she has no idea how to make Eggs Benedict. Fortunately Samantha gets out of it because Trish won't allow Mr. Geiger to eat something that's bad for his heart.
|What does Samantha do accidentally that became part of her routine at the Geiger's?|
curtsy. Samantha curtsied without realizing what she was doing. Mrs. Geiger was shocked and amazed and asked her to continue doing so.
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