Heartland Season 16 Episode 7 Recap


An thrilling new episode of Heartland aired this Sunday that noticed previous mates come to the ranch in gentle of a tragedy in addition to Amy saying goodbye to a good friend of her personal and Lou and Peter reconnecting with their daughter.

Wish to know extra? Then carry on studying this recap of Heartland season 16 episode 7!

An unlucky casualty

The episode began with a storm blowing by way of Hudson which not solely knocked the ability out on the ranch but additionally, sadly, claimed a casualty.

The morning after the storm Amy was out using Spartan to examine if the fence held up in the course of the storm. Nonetheless, Spartan appeared to wish to go a distinct path. So, after a little bit of resisting, Amy determined to take heed to Spartan’s instincts and journey Spartan’s method. And that’s when she occurred upon a circle of horses holding vigil for his or her fallen good friend.

Horses on Heartland season 16 episode 7

Sadly, someday in the course of the storm lightning hit a tree, and since horseshoes conduct electrical energy, Mallory’s horse Copper, who was standing close by, misplaced his life in the course of the lightning strike.

Copper was among the many few remaining horses on the ranch that Amy and Lou’s mother Marion saved earlier than she handed, subsequently it was further unhappy that Copper was the horse that died.

Amy: “Do you bear in mind when Mother first introduced Copper dwelling?”
Lou: “I bear in mind he was so skinny that you would see each rib in his physique. And I do not forget that we didn’t assume he was going to make it however Mother refused to surrender.”
Amy: “I simply really feel like each time we lose a horse that Mother saved we lose one other piece of her.”

So, the household determined to carry a bit of memorial for Copper the following day. And since Amy referred to as Mallory to inform her about Copper, Mallory and Jake determined to drive all night time to get to Heartland in time.

Baye McPherson as Katie, Michelle Morgan as Lou, Amber Marshall as Amy, Shaun Johnston as Jack, Jake Church as Jake, and Jessica Amlee as Mallory on Heartland season 16 episode 7

And so they did make it to the ranch in loads of time to not solely say goodbye to Copper but additionally meet up with all people and to even work out some stuff of their very own.

Hellos and goodbyes

Though the final time we noticed Mallory and Jake was in season 10 (episodes 13 and 14), they did attend Ty’s funeral which occurred off-camera. And sadly, this time round, Mallory and Jake needed to return to Heartland for an additional funeral.

But, regardless of the unhappy cause for his or her go to, all people was excited to see Mallory and Jake once more and needed to know what they’ve been as much as.

So, Mallory knowledgeable the Bartlett-Fleming clan that after their motor dwelling lastly kicked the bucket, they settled in Colorado, simply outdoors Walden. Jake has been working as a foreman at a ranch, whereas Mallory has been taking on-line enterprise lessons and dealing at a restaurant part-time. And so they had simply purchased some land that they’re hoping to name their ceaselessly dwelling.

All people was impressed with how effectively Jake and Mallory have been doing, nevertheless, after the 2 settled on the loft since Tim and Jessica have been nonetheless in New York, Jake requested Mallory why she lied about their scenario.

That’s once we started to determine that the whole lot won’t be as rosy because it appeared.

Throughout Copper’s memorial Mallory additionally talked about wishing she may return to a less complicated time when she spent her time using copper on the ranch.

Jack: “My daughter rescued Copper from a farm that had fallen on arduous instances. And although he’d had a little bit of a tough upbringing, Copper was all the time a form, light horse. And for the longest time, he discovered an ideal good friend in Mallory. Would you wish to say just a few phrases?”
Mallory: “Positive, I’d like to. Among the greatest years of my life have been spent right here using Copper. Generally I want I may return to when issues have been easier. Once I was only a horse-crazy little child earlier than I needed to develop up. Once I assume again to once I was happiest, it was right here with Copper, with all of you. Goodbye previous good friend.”

After which Mallory spent the remainder of the episode making an attempt to repair all people else’s issues together with speaking to Katie on behalf of Lou and Peter and discovering out extra about Finn for Amy (extra on this later). So, one thing was undoubtedly up.

Throughout the ordinary household dinner, Mallory lastly got here clear to all people about how they’re truly doing.

It turned out that Jake was laid off from his foreman job. The piece of land they’d was truly inherited from Jake’s uncle they usually can’t afford to do something with it as a result of the property taxes are slowly drowning them, so that they put it up on the market. And Mallory needed to stop enterprise faculty to tackle extra shifts on the diner she labored at so they might keep afloat.

However even now that their struggles have been out within the open, Mallory had new issues to cope with.

She was feeling sick on a regular basis. Due to this fact Lou instructed she take a being pregnant check that got here again constructive. And since Mallory and Jake weren’t in the very best of locations each financially and in any other case, the timing simply plain sucked.

Fortunately, Amy and Lou have been there for Mallory and instructed that although the timing is dangerous, she ought to simply inform Jake her information and see how that goes. So, that’s what Mallory did.

Jessica Amlee as Mallory and Jake Church as Jake on Heartland season 16 episode 7

Jake and Mallory lastly talked and it turned out that Jake had turned down the supply they’d for his or her land as a result of Jack had put in phrase with a good friend down in Colorado who’s going to tackle Jake as a foreman. So issues have been already wanting up. And when Mallory broke the information about her being pregnant to Jake, her husband couldn’t be extra overjoyed.

So, the 2 mentioned their goodbyes and left to begin the brand new chapter of their lives promising to go to Heartland quickly.

I actually love how along with introducing new characters ever so usually the present brings again previous ones as effectively. And what a deal with it’s each time a fan-favorite character turns up on the ranch for one cause or one other.

Saying goodbye once more

Whereas Mallory and Jake’s go to and saying goodbye to Copper was the primary story of Heartland season 16 episode 7, Amy had a goodbye of her personal on this episode.

Whereas Amy was working with Harley who was distraught in regards to the loss of life of his buddy Copper, Finn stopped by the ranch. He had some dangerous information for Amy – he was going again to Kindersley.

Amy was curious as to how lengthy Finn can be gone on condition that he has pulled a disappearing act earlier than, so Finn knowledgeable her that this time it’s going to be for an extended whereas since he has to get again to his household.

Understandably, that upset Amy. However she wasn’t mad as a result of Finn was leaving as soon as once more, she was indignant that he didn’t trouble to elucidate why precisely he was leaving. In any case, they’re alleged to be mates but mates don’t simply up and go away with out an evidence.

Due to this fact, on prime of Copper dying, Amy now needed to additionally take care of tough emotions towards Finn. And it didn’t assist that Mallory was questioning Amy about Finn, too.

After Jessica’s artwork present failure, her footage had been despatched again to the ranch. So, early within the episode, we noticed Mallory take a look at a few of them and the one with Amy and Finn gazing at one another caught her eye.

So, when Mallory noticed Finn go away the ranch, she went to ask Amy what was occurring between the 2 of them. Amy was already indignant from her dialog with Finn, so Mallory’s meddling didn’t assist her temper. But, Mallory did recommend one good factor – since Finn is being imprecise about his causes for leaving, she may look into Finn for Amy.

Amy, after all, requested Mallory to not, however that didn’t cease her and Mallory did discover out just a few issues that shed some gentle on who Finn is and why he’s the best way he’s.

A little bit Google search later and Mallory realized that Finn doesn’t have household in Kindersley. She additionally discovered an article about Finn that she thought Amy ought to undoubtedly see.

And though Amy dismissed Mallory and the article at first, Mallory despatched her the hyperlink to it anyway.

So, the following day Amy went to the loft to take a look at the image Mallory was speaking about of Finn and her. And whereas there she additionally learn the article Mallory discovered.

Apparently, Mallory uncovered that two years in the past Finn had been concerned in a deadly automotive crash that killed his good friend. So, when Finn got here by later to inform Amy that he discovered one other farrier for the Youth Heart, Amy confronted him about it.

At first, he was evasive and defensive, even telling Amy that he’s not one of many damaged horses that she wants to repair.

However after Finn had a while to chill off, he lastly determined to divulge heart’s contents to Amy about the whole lot.

Finn informed her that his good friend, Jay, died within the automotive crash and that he felt responsible as a result of he was driving that night time. He additionally informed Amy that Jay’s dad is the household in Kindersley he retains referring to. And that when Jay’s dad obtained sick final 12 months, he wanted assist operating his farm so Finn stepped up. Nonetheless, though Jay’s dad obtained higher earlier than, now he wants one other operation subsequently Finn wants to return there.

And eventually, Amy understood Finn and the motivation behind his actions. So, she thanked him for telling her all that and informed him that she’s going to overlook him.

The 2 hugged and even shared a short kiss however Amy pulled again earlier than it may flip into something extra telling Finn that he ought to go. In any case, he’s leaving for who is aware of how lengthy and she or he needed to shield her coronary heart from getting damage once more.

Robert Cormier as Finn and Amber Marshall as Amy on Heartland season 16 episode 7

That’s undoubtedly not how I believed the Finn storyline goes to finish. And I’m not even positive it has ended. However I’m glad that not less than for now they’re on good phrases and that Amy additionally dared to open her coronary heart as much as somebody once more after Ty. As a result of even when this romance was short-lived, it’s going to assist Amy to be open to the precise one when it comes round.

At that age

Whereas the final huge storyline of Heartland season 16 episode 7 needed to do with Lou, Katie, and Peter!

After being talked about all season, on this episode, we lastly noticed Peter on the ranch once more.

Lou, Peter, and Katie had simply gotten again from visiting Georgie in Florida, so all people have been readjusting to being at dwelling.

On prime of that, Lou was nonetheless reeling from Georgie’s accident (apparently, the physician had mentioned that if Georgie had landed simply inches to 1 facet or the opposite, she may have been paralyzed or worse), so Lou was undoubtedly searching for a distraction. Which she discovered within the type of Katie.

That night time when Lou was up in Katie’s room gathering her daughter’s soiled laundry, Lou occurred upon Katie’s journal which was left open underneath Katie’s pillow. And that’s how Lou discovered that Katie has a crush on an older boy.

That despatched Lou right into a tailspin, she even woke Peter up simply to inform him about Katie’s crush.

So, the following day Lou confided in Mallory about Katie’s crush and Mallory took it upon herself to seek out out the 411 on the boy Katie likes. However that didn’t work both so Peter and Lou have been again to sq. one.

That’s when Katie herself got here to her mother and father about one thing that’s been on her thoughts these days and that she’s been afraid to ask her mother and father. And simply as Lou and Peter have been able to take heed to their daughter about how she has a crush on a boy, Katie requested her mother and father if she may get her ears pierced.

That threw  Lou and Peter however they awkwardly agreed, Lou even promising to go together with Katie subsequent week. And the whole lot appeared positive once more till Lou put her foot in it and began speaking about how Katie’s at that age when she would possibly begin having crushes on boys or ladies.

Which, after all, clued Katie in on the truth that Lou had learn her journal. And though Lou tried to elucidate that it was open and that she learn simply that one line, the harm was achieved.

Baye McPherson as Katie, Michelle Morgan as Lou, and Gabriel Hogan as Peter on Heartland season 16 episode 7

Thankfully, the following day Peter and Lou apologized to Katie saying that she deserves her privateness and that they overreacted. So, Katie accepted their apology and all was effectively once more of their little household unit.

Though Katie informed Parker in episode 1603 that she doesn’t have a crush on Logan, it nonetheless makes me marvel if that crush Katie was writing in her journal about is on Logan in any case. Though Peter did have another potentialities like the brand new busboy at Maggie’s or the child on the deli counter so that you by no means know, perhaps it’s a boy we haven’t even met but.

Breath of recent air

What was Jack doing this episode, you marvel?

Effectively, for a lot of the episode Jack was making an attempt to get his previous generator to work because the ranch was left with out electrical energy after the storm that took Copper.

Jack being Jack wouldn’t even hear of shopping for a brand new generator, even after a number of individuals instructed it and the generator itself stopped engaged on a number of events.

However he didn’t surrender on the previous factor till lastly, Lou purchased a brand new generator for the family to make use of simply as the ability got here again on.

Nonetheless, Jack’s actual objective on this episode, after all, was to be everybody’s shoulder to lean on.

And it was very true for Mallory. I bear in mind the particular bond Jack and Mallory had within the early seasons and this episode proved that though time had handed, the 2 nonetheless can have a real heart-to-heart.

Jessica Amlee as Mallory and Shaun Johnston as Jack on Heartland season 16 episode 7

I additionally cherished how on the finish of the episode Mallory informed Jack that he drinks an excessive amount of espresso which was a pleasant callback to season 1 when Mallory tried to get Jack to stop ingesting espresso.

And when Mallory informed Jack that she’s pregnant, he was overjoyed.

Mallory: “You drink an excessive amount of espresso, Jack.”
Jack: “Oh, I do know. I nonetheless bear in mind the grand speech you could have me about it whenever you have been 12.”
Mallory: “I used to be such an annoying child.”
Jack: “Nah. You have been a breath of recent air and you continue to are.”
Mallory: “So, um, subsequent time I come to go to I’ll have somebody so that you can meet. Hopefully, you’ll assume they’re a breath of recent air, too.”
Jack: “Are you saying what I feel you’re saying?”
Mallory: “Yeah.”
Jack: “Effectively, isn’t that one thing? Our little Mallory’s gonna have a bit of certainly one of her personal. And now I really feel actually previous.”

And Jack’s face after Mallory mentioned goodbye mentioned all of it – he was pleased with the lady she’s develop into whereas additionally being unhappy to should say goodbye so quickly.

Final ideas on Heartland season 16 episode 7

It was so nice to lastly see Peter and Lou again collectively. After all of the will-they-won’t-they’s of the previous few seasons, it was good to see the 2 again on stable floor, supporting every by way of no matter life would possibly throw at them.

And I don’t know, it actually appeared like the 2 of them have been extra of a pair than ever earlier than. Which I like as a result of I all the time favored the pairing between Lou and Peter.

Additionally, nice information for all you Georgie Fleming-Morris followers on the market as a result of because of Alisha Newton’s Instagram Tales I can now verify that we are going to see Georgie this season in any case.

Though it’s going to simply be for a single episode, will probably be nice to have Georgie again on the ranch interacting with all people. Particularly, after her scary accident in Florida and us not having seen her since Heartland episode 1410.

Promo for Heartland season 16 episode 8

And right here’s the promo for the following Heartland episode:

Titled “Working Down a Dream” and airing on November twentieth, Heartland season 16 episode 8 will see Amy educating Lyndy (and Caleb!) the best way to barrel race. Logan’s father may even unexpectedly arrive on the ranch. Whereas Jessica can be searching for a distraction after coming back from New York. And Katie will get her ears pierced which is able to, for some cause, trigger a battle together with her mother.



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