|Heart to Hart|
|Season One, Episode Seventeen|
|Air date||April 9, 2012|
|Written by||Rina Mimoun|
|Directed by||Tim Matheson|
Tributes & Triangles
Bachelorettes & Bullets
TIM MATHESON DIRECTS / GARY COLE GUEST STARS AS ZOE'S FATHER - Zoe has conflicted feelings about seeing her estranged father, world-renowned surgeon Ethan Hart , who has agreed to travel to Bluebell to perform surgery on George 's father (guest star Eric Pierpoint) as a favor to Zoe . Fearful of losing George , Lemon decides she must befriend Zoe in order to prevent her from telling George about Lemon 's affair with Lavon . Meanwhile, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Rammer Jammer , the owner (guest star John Marshall Jones) hosts a signature cocktail contest between Wade and Shelley (guest star Deborah S. Craig). Series regular Tim Matheson directed the episode written by Rina Mimoun.
- According to the Petition for Change of Name form that Zoe's father finds, Zoe's birthday is October 24, 1982.
- Ethan Hart's flight to Alabama was Flight 1425.
Zoe Hart: "See that? Made of steel, baby."
Wanda: "I can help you if you want. I'm real good at drinkin'."
Harold Tucker: "You're a good son."
George Tucker: "You know what, Lemon? From now on just keep all that nonsense to yourself, alright? 'Cause I don't want to hear it."
Wade Kinsella: "Oh, you are going down like China town...not 'cause you're Asian, 'cause it rhymes."
Clora Tucker: "You are an angel sent from heaven."
Lemon Breeland: "We have to bring Zoe Hart down once and for all."
Addie Pickett: "That man is your father. Don't matter what some blood test says."
Zoe Hart: "I've never seen drunk Lavon. He's so cute!"
Zoe Hart: "Even when I was mad, I never stopped being your daughter."