Queen of the Willis (season 3)

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Queen of the Willis (season 3)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 24
Original channel First-run Syndication
Original run September 5, 2008 (2008-09-05) – May 8, 2009 (2009-05-08)
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List of Queen of the Willis episodes

This is a list of episodes from the third season of Queen of the Willis.


Broadcast history[edit]

The third season premiered at 8:00 PM Eastern Time on September 5, 2008 on NoSirGifts Fantasy Television Stations flagship station WXXC, an independent station in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and ended on May 8, 2009 and consists of 24 episodes. The third season was the first to air in HD.


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Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production
34 1 Ava Gets Dianed

Holly Everman Ava Zinn & Holly Everman

September 5, 2008 (2008-09-05)
Ava is devastated when Peggy's Mercedes is given to Ava's cousin Diane (voice of former Indianapolis anchorwoman Diane Willis), but when Diane and Clyde Lee show up at Ava's house to play practical jokes for a reality show taping, it is more than Ava can bear.
Guest stars:
35 2 Ava and Angela Willis: Celebrating 20 Years

Ava Zinn Ava Zinn

September 12, 2008 (2008-09-12)
Fearing that they may be getting too old to be "cool", Ava and Angie spend their anniversary hiking, which comes to an abrupt end when Angie's water breaks. Meanwhile, Tom, Deanna, Heather, and Rags go skydiving.
36 3 Tom and Deanna Tragic Adventures

Ava Zinn Ava Zinn

September 19, 2008 (2008-09-19)
Tom and Deanna struggles to regain their strength following their skydiving accident. Peggy takes over Tom and Deanna's physical therapy in exchange for help getting a burial plot in the Indiana State Cemetery, but Heather discovers a discrepancy about Pegggy's service in the Academy. Meanwhile, Angie goes into labor and begins to deliver sextuplets.
37 4 Baxter's Rules for Fools

Ava Zinn Holly Everman

September 26, 2008 (2008-09-26)
Fed up with Ava's demands, Baxter moves out of the Willis' den—and into a house with a trio of even more aggravating college-aged deadbeats.
38 5 And then there were 13!

Holly Everman Angie Zinn

September 26, 2008 (2008-09-26)
Ava delivers Angie's six children (three sons named Brian, Ronald, and Stuart and daughters, Hillary, Luanne, and Emilie) but things get rusty as the sextuplets are the first new children since Deanna's birth in 1990.
39 6 All Ava Wants to Do is Work

Robyn Hurd Robyn Hurd

November 14, 2008 (2008-11-14)
When Ava suffers a back injury at work and none of her doctors can fix it, she tries the healing powers of yoga. At first, she finds it a little too wacky, but thanks to the help of Yogi Victoria, she realizes that it actually works. However, Ava's insurance company uses this to prove that Ava is taking unfair advantage of her workers' compensation. Meanwhile, Angie fights to keep the old Karsh market open by returning to her old job as a bagger.
40 7 Ode to Deanna

Holly Everman Holly Everman

November 28, 2008 (2008-11-28)
Angie gets more than she bargained for when she joins the rodeo, albeit by cheating, which gets the best of her when she is raped by a bull at a rodeo. During the occurrence, Heather meets the editor for a magazine, starts following Tom and Deanna as research for an article on young adult life. Heather reveals Tom's secret to Angie and Ava, who forbid him from seeing the female inmate. Lana then breaks out of jail and tries to hide in the Willis family home. Ava alerts Tiffani, who apprehends the criminal. Tiffani also arrests Tom for harboring a fugitive, and he is sent to the women's prison, despite now living as a man. Meanwhile, Connie and Deanna go to their high school prom, and gives her the time of his life. In the excitement, Deanna ends up raped and falls into a coma. Deanna awakens from her coma and suffers from amnesia. This causes her to forget everything about her life, including her family. Connie and Ava decides to reintroduce Deanna to her old self, in an attempt to jog her memory. Later, Deanna mistakenly believes herself to have sexual relations with men and women. Deeply angered, Connie decides to end the friendship and leave Deanna. Trevelle takes the opportunity to finally pursue a relationship with Connie. Three months later, Deanna regains her memory while Tom returns home a hardened criminal and abuses his family and friends. Heather warns Deanna and Angie about this development. Wanting to start a new life away from home, Tom ambushes Heather in her car and forces her to drive to the pharmacy to rob the store. In an attempt to stop him, Heather shows Tom and Deanna the article she wrote, in which she describes Tom and Deanna as "far sweeter and kinder" than the typical American transgendered boy and girl. Touched by this, Tom and Deanna returns home and thanks Heather.
41 8 Harsh Tom

Kendra Ray Kendra Ray

November 28, 2008 (2008-11-28)
After Tom and Deanna pull a prank on Ava by Deanna taking Ava's hormone therapy, Melissa repalces the medication with vodka and Pamhouser becoming attractive to Ava. Ava becomes malicious (without her hormones) and plots to replace Angie completely. Meanwhile, Angie does an impressive keg stand and becomes a sorority sister.
Guest stars: Melvin Runecraft as Evil Ava.
  • First appearance of Evil Ava
  • This is the first episode in which Ava Zinn doesn't voice Ava Willis.
42 9 A Quillsville Christmas

Alexandra Moffitt Alexandra Moffitt

November 28, 2008 (2008-11-28)
In this second Christmas episode, Tiffani becomes more depressed than usual as it's the anniversary of her husband leaving her. Ava, Melissa, Heather and Pamhosuer decide to watch Tiffani in case she threatens to commit suicide, but when Ava yells at her for being a burden, Tiffani's depression turns into delusion when she begins dressing in drag and impersonating her estranged husband, Ken.
43 10 Indiana Blizzard

Robyn Hurd Shanna Ryder

February 27, 2009 (2009-02-27)
When a blizzard threatens the town, the Quillsvillians gather in the communal shelter: the Babyface High gym. When Ava is stranded, lest she risk the bursting and blanketing the entire city, the crowd does not get the full story and turns on her, led by Tiffani, who uses the people's panic to make herself feel important. Meantime, the kids go wild in the yearbook office, Angie begins acting childish, and Melissa schemes to build an ark to float her family to safety.
44 11 Death Picks Craven

Robyn Hurd Robyn Hurd

March 6, 2009 (2009-03-06)
March 13, 2009 (2009-03-13)
(Part 1) Tina Craven and her husband Crob Bob separate, and Tina dumps her secretary/paramour Jack Grund (Seth MacFarlane) -- and Ava becomes an object of desire for Crob Bob while Jack plots to murder Tina Craven. Meanwhile, Angie becomes the proprietor of Sweetheart's Barbecue Restaurant and finds Joe Grund's dead body in a Dumpster.
(Part 2) Angie continues her experiment in running Sweetheart's, while Ava inadvertently tries marijuana and becomes a person of interest in Joe Grund's murder -- until a state trooper discovers the truth behind Joe's death.
45 12 Pretty Fly For Angie

Robyn Hurd Robyn Hurd

March 20, 2009 (2009-03-20)
Rochelle King (guest voiced by Jennifer Hudson), a prostitute from The DTN hires on at Craven Gifts, moves in with the Willis, and encourages Angie to add spice to her own life, but things heat up when Rochelle's ex-pimp Gavin Duvall (guest voiced by Ice Cube) comes to Quillsville and mistakes Ava for a pimp trying to steal Rochelle away from him.
46 13 Ava's Nasty Business

Robyn Hurd Katy Walsh

March 27, 2009 (2009-03-27)
While purchasing a new dryer, Ava discovers that her credit is bad, thanks to a video store clerk who accuses Ava of renting a pornographic video and never returning it.
47 14 Econom-Fascism

Robyn Hurd Holly Everman

April 3, 2009 (2009-04-03)
Quillsville's City Council forces Ava to buy low-quality goods against her wishes when The Great Recession hits town. Ava's anger leads her to join the local ordinace, which she discovers is rife with corruption.
48 15 New Colt on the Block

Alexandra Moffitt Alexandra Moffitt

April 3, 2009 (2009-04-03)
A washed-up former Indianapolis Colts player moves into the neighborhood, and no one, not even Ava, can admit that he is a jerk—until the man starts harassing Ava.
Guest stars:Pete Ward as Kelvin Rhodes
49 16 Ava Fixes Everything

Alexandra Moffitt Alexandra Moffitt

April 10, 2009 (2009-04-10)
Tina Craven hires the cast from the show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (who voice their roles) to perform at Craven Gifts in order to win a price war with Iveyland, then gets into a price fixing conspiracy with the other floral companies in Quillsville which attracts the government's attention—centered on Ava.
  • First Apperance of Ray Grissom.
Where There's Pressure, There's Affairs

Season Atkins Garfield Everman & Holly Everman

April 17, 2009 (2009-04-17)
April 24, 2009 (2009-04-24)
Lilly's husband Lando starts an affair with Ava and is secretly caught red-handed by Angie and Heather. They eventually inform Lilly, who encounters Lando. Lando leaves Lilly because he feels she is too soft. Because Lilly responds in her usual mild-mannered way, Angie decides to teach Lilly to express her true emotions. When one of her methods finally works, Lilly becomes mad and intends to kill Ava. However, when Lilly locates Ava, Lilly realizes she can not kill another human being, even though Lando, a transman, did sleep with Ava, a transwoman. Lando divorces Lilly for his behavior and sexual intercourse with Ava.
52 19 Heather The Bachelorette

Holly Everman Holly Everman

April 24, 2009 (2009-04-24)
Angie, Maribel and Stephanie try to help find Lilly a new boyfriend after her break-up with Lando. Angie takes her to auditions for the show Love Connection, but Heather eventually ends up being cast, after Angie and Maribel are caught on a ridiculous manner. Heather does not like the show and only joins for a vacation. However, she discovers he has a lot in common with the bachelor, Brandon. He eventually picks Heather, but all the romance is gone once the cameras are turned off. Meanwhile, Tom befriends with a talking pimple on his face, who orders him to make mischief. The pimple gets Tom into breaking property of Maribel's Sabo Pharmacy. When Tiffani discovers that Tom is the person behind the crimes, Angie chases Tom with a belt as Tiffani joins the chase and Ava shattering in tears. However, Tom decides to go to a dermatology clinic, the pimple threatens him with a gun, but Tom is eventually able to "kill" it.
53 20 Cable TV Fascism

Holly Everman Ava Zinn

May 1, 2009 (2009-05-01)
When the Quillsville City Council bans the satellite and over-the-air television, Sweetheart's Restaurant goes out of business. Tina Craven's solution to the problem is to sell her delicious, carnival foods on an recreational vehicle so she can evade the law. Soon enough, other competitors come along, and with help from Stephanie, Ava blackmails Mayor Kelso into repealing the TV ban.
  • This episode is inspired by the WISH-TV/Bright House carriage dispute from October 2 to October 29, 2008.
  • This was ranked as Ava Zinn's second favorite episode.
54 21 Back Home Again in Indiana 2

Season Atkins Jacqueline Roberts

May 1, 2009 (2009-05-01)
Rags becomes obsessed with a kids' show and runs away to be part of the cast only to find out that a cat, Shushu is in the cast, and Heather gives chase in an attempt to bring him and Shushu back. Meanwhile, Ava and Angie go on Wheel of Fortune, where Ava reveals she knows nothing about the show, much to Angie's humiliation.
  • First apperance of Shushu Willis
  • This was ranked as Ava Zinn's fourth favorite episode.
  • This was ranked as Holly Everman's favorite episode.
55 22 Graduating and Marriage

Season Atkins Season Atkins

May 8, 2009 (2009-05-08)
Tom Willis and Trevelle Abhrams tie the knot in the third season finale.