The Chris Isaak Show Season 3
S03 E01Jan 8, 2004
The Family of Man Jan 8, 2004 A happy Chris begins building his cabin in the mountains near Bear Valley, only to discover a Native American artifact during the construction. The contractor stops all work until it can be verified if they're excavating sacred Indian land. Nervous that he may lose his land because of the find, Chris agrees to perform at the nearby Kahoosh Indian casino in hopes of enlisting support from his indigenous neighbors. He also wants to impress singer/songwriter Bret Michaels, who, because of an earlier misunderstanding, thinks he's selfish.Meanwhile, Anson's on the warpath when he discovers that his recently identified Native American ancestors met a gruesome fate, and goes hunting for retribution.On the rebound after breaking up with her boyfriend because he allows his family to control his life, Yola meets Ben â€“ a handsome guy completely without familial ties. Unfortunately, after meeting some of Ben's friends, Yola soon discovers that some patterns might be just too hard to break...
S03 E02Jan 15, 2004
Candidate Jan 15, 2004 Chris's sense of civic duty is aroused when his favorite free parking spot at the public beach he frequents is suddenly designated a red zone. Chris vows to fight for the public's civil liberties and, with the support of Michelle Branch and his band, decides to run for parking commissioner â€“ much to Yola's chagrin...Meanwhile, Yola's maternal instincts are awakened when she volunteers to look after Megan, her six-year-old stepsister, for a week. Though anxious to put her parenting skills to the test, she soon finds that the job is hardly the walk in the park she thought it would be.Anson comes into a bit of money and suddenly finds himself in a constant state of worry over what to do with it. When the guys in the band bombard him with unsolicited advice on how to protect his cash, he's consumed with worry and indecision, until he comes up with his own stellar solution.
S03 E03Jan 22, 2004
Let the Games Begin Jan 22, 2004 As a long-time baseball fan Chris, who often tries to meld his American boy-next-door lifestyle with his rock-star profession, revels in his newfound friendship with star Oakland A's pitcher Barry Zito. That is, until he discovers that Barry can do just about everything better than he can. He's startled by Barry's musical aptitude when he joins in on a band rehearsal, and after surfing, jogging, mountain biking, and even boxing with him, Chris wonders if there is anything Barry isn't good at. Chris tries hard to be a good sport, but is secretly frantic to find something he can beat Barry at.Yola, meanwhile, has her own plans for the Cy Young Award winner... not the least of which involves trying to get to second base. She's mesmerized by Barry's movie star looks, unpretentious attitude, and unwavering discipline. When he plays his guitar, she's inspired by his gift for singing and songwriting and, much to Chris' chagrin, considers signing him. But, little by little, Yola's adm
S03 E04Jan 29, 2004
Home Improvement Jan 29, 2004 After hearing about Brian McKnight's luxurious home, Chris feels pressured by the band to improve his homely house and decides to install a state-of-the-art steam room. He soon comes to regret the decision when the project begins to take on a life of its own.Meanwhile, Yola and Cody have very different reactions when the office receives a gift of designer brownies from Mike, the long-haired drummer from local band, Cannabis Nation.Anson, frustrated that his credit card has been canceled, decides to launch his own website, ansoncam.com, as a means of making some extra cash. After outfitting his entire apartment with mini cameras, he learns (to his dismay) that he's attracted a very devoted, yet captive, audience.
S03 E05Feb 5, 2004
The Little Mermaid Feb 5, 2004 Chris receives an extra $20 when he visits his local bank's automatic teller machine, and feels as though he won the lottery. But when he shares the happy news with Mona, she annoys him by insisting the money be returned. Believing he came by his windfall honestly, he refuses. Later, Chris is shocked to discover that Mona has vanished from her lair. When he runs into a girl named Stacy, who looks just like his missing muse, he wonders if Stacy is really Mona, determined to give him a morality lesson.After moving into a new house, Cody hires Yola's housekeeper, Mihaela, after Yola recommends her for the job; unaware that she only did so out of spite. Much to her dismay, however, Yola finds out that Mihaela and Cody might be a better fit than she'd originally anticipated...Meanwhile, Anson and Tanya wake up in their Las Vegas hotel room after a night of hard partying to find that part of the evening's activities included a wedding...
S03 E06Feb 12, 2004
A Little Help From My Friends Feb 12, 2004 Chris is in for quite a jolt when Gloria Estefan arrives in San Francisco to perform with him and the band. During rehearsals she showers the guys with compliments, impressing them with her kindness and lack of pretense. Though initially flattering and supportive, the real reason for her visit is soon revealed, though not before the seeds of rebellion have been sown between Chris and the band. To make matters worse, Chris, who always shuns caffeine, is tricked into drinking Gloria's special blend of Cuban coffee, and now can't seem to function without it.Yola, meanwhile, has her hands full dealing with a pizza company that has illegally used one of Chris' songs in their advertising spots. As she works to prepare Chris for his deposition, she notices his erratic, caffeine-induced behavior, and suspects it may be linked to Gloria. By the time she arrives to take him for his all-important deposition several days later, her worst fears are realized... Chris' Cuban coffee addiction ha
S03 E07Feb 19, 2004
Rivals Feb 19, 2004 When Michael BublÃ© stops by to perform at Bimbo's with Chris and the band, his beautiful manager, Olivia, immediately catches Chris' eye. Though clearly attracted to one another, both initially have concerns about mixing business with pleasure. Chris shares his interest in Olivia with Yola, whose lukewarm response to the match is taken as approval by a love-struck Chris.Yola, meanwhile, is distraught over the disappearance of her dog, Jimi, after he runs out of her apartment when the front door is accidentally left open. As Jimi begins a dog's-eye tour of the city, Yola calls Chris and enlists his help to look for the runaway. It soon becomes apparent though, after the pair spends several days ringing doorbells, talking to strangers, jumping over fences and falling in mud puddles that little Jimi may not really want to be found.Anson also has issues of his own to deal with, at the moment. It seems his dad volunteered him to help an opera singer prepare for a recital; something h
S03 E08Feb 26, 2004
Criminal Favors Feb 26, 2004 Chris and Olivia's relationship is going great, until he meets her good friend - and ex-husband - Neal.
S03 E09Mar 4, 2004
Home Fires Mar 4, 2004 Chris is pressured into having a yard sale and inadvertently sells his vintage Chess record collection to singer Cyndi Lauper, who intends to use it to decorate the walls of her guest bathroom.
S03 E10Mar 11, 2004
Run, Yola, Run Mar 11, 2004 Chris must do some damage control when his girlfriend, Olivia, arranges for Richie Sambora to perform with him, without checking with Yola first.
S03 E11Mar 18, 2004
Taking Off Mar 18, 2004 While stranded on a plane with Blake Shelton, Cody and the band, Chris and Yola try to deal with the emotional consequences of their first kiss.
S03 E12Mar 25, 2004
Braveheart Mar 25, 2004 Chris, wanting to impress Yola with his intellect, agrees to appear on the TV game show ""Pop Whiz.""
S03 E13Mar 25, 2004
Suspicion Mar 25, 2004 Chris and Yola plan a secret, romantic getaway together and unwittingly end up cast in a murder mystery game at an inn in Napa. To their surprise, the guys in the band and Cody happen to be staying at the inn that weekend too.