7th Heaven
And the Home of the Brave
Season 3, Episode 6
And the Home of the Brave
Air date November 2, 1998
Written by Brenda Hampton
Directed by Harry Harris
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"And the Home of the Brave" is the sixth episode of the 3rd season of 7th Heaven. On its original airing, this episode scored 6.67 million viewers.


Annie's father, Charles is getting married to his girlfriend Ginger. The wedding reception is supposed to be at the Camdens' house and Annie is the one in charge of preparing the menu but Annie is not enthusiastic about the wedding and the reception. On her way to the grocery store, she meets a homeless veteran and invites him home. He is the one ending up preparing the menu since he was a chef for 40 years. Also, Matt and Mary are taking a little road trip, which ends up being very long when they get a flat tire. Simon is spending the day with his new girlfriend Deena. Lucy is spending the day with Jordan, the guy she can now call her boyfriend. Lastly, Ruthie is feeling lonely, so she pretends her imaginary friend Huey is back the whole day.


  • This episode celebrates the holiday, Veteran's Day.
  • In this episode, David Gallagher actor shots from the opening theme from the previous season are updated .


  • Nicole Cherie makes her first of many guest appearances as Deena Stewart, Simon's first serious girlfriend, beginning in this episode.
  • Annie's father, Charles, and Ginger get married on Veteran's Day.
  • Wade Carpenter reprises his role in this episode as Jordan Johansen, who has been absent for a couple of episodes up until this one.

Opening Credits[]

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