7th Heaven
America's Most Wanted
Season 1, Episode 13
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Air date January 27, 1997
Written by Brenda Hampton
Directed by Mark Jean
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"America's Most Wanted" is the thirteenth episode of the 1st season of 7th Heaven. On its original airing, this episode scored 3.21 million viewers.


Mary is elected to steal a drinking glass from a teen hangout called "The Varsity" as part of her school basketball team ritual, but when Matt attempts to take the glass back, he is charged with theft and faces jail time. Lucy is stricken with guilt after she cheats on a school assignment. Simon helps Ruthie sing "The Star-Spangled Banner."


Goofs & Errors[]

  • After Annie reads "Little Boy Blue" to Ruthie, she turns the page backwards.
  • Matt and Mary both changed from their school clothes into nicer clothes when they went to court while Lucy went to court in her school clothes. Why didn't Lucy change when Matt and Mary had time to change?

Opening Credits[]

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