"One Angry Veronica" is episode 10 of season 2 of the television show Veronica Mars. It had an estimated audience size of 3.42 million US viewers on its first airing.
Just as Meg wakes up, Veronica is called for jury duty. She dutifully presides over the jury in a case of two 09er boys beating a prostitute, a simple case which turns out to be not so simple. Meanwhile, Keith investigates the disappearance of the Lilly Kane
sex tapes. At the end of the episode, Meg sadly dies of a blood clot, but her baby is saved, and Veronica rings in the new year with Wallace
by her side.
- The Aaron Echolls/Lilly Kane sex tapes are stolen from the evidence locker by Deputy Leo who needed money because his sister has Down syndrome. Instead of selling them to the tabloids, Leo sells them to Logan who erases them.
- The letter Duncan found was to Meg's aunt. Meg was going to go there to have the baby until the bus crash.
- Meg is awake and apologizes to Veronica. She then tells her that if anything happens to her she doesn't want her parents to get control of her baby.
- Meg dies but the baby lives.
- Wallace returns.
Writing and acting
Quotes and trivia
- Lamb: You know, Keith, you really shoulda done more to push fitness when you were here.
- Keith: Yeah, I was gonna get to that, but the crime fighting kept getting in the way.
- Veronica: I'm not questioning your integrity, I'm just asking for a logical response to the points I've raised.
- Jury member: Logical? Look Barbie, I've had a belly full of your snide little digs.
- Keith: I'm sorry, I was looking for my apartment, but I seem to have stumbled upon some sort of magical winter wonderland instead. Why, perhaps this elf can help me.
- Keith: You know, elf, we might not be the richest family in town, but we can afford normal-sized birds once a year or so.
- Veronica: Game hens. They were just so cute. Plus this way, we won't have to eat leftovers on New Year's.
- Keith: Well, that's smart thinking. Come on, what do they taste like?
- Veronica: I don't know. Dense little turkeys?
- The title is reference to the Sidney Lumet movie "12 Angry Men", which also deals with twelve jurors who have to deal with a case where they have to prove the guilt or innocence of a boy who's accused of murder. Initially, only one juror is not certain beyond a reasonable doubt that the young man is guilty.
- Ed Begley was one of the actors that starred in this movie and he is also the father of Ed Begley, Jr., who plays Cyrus O'Dell, the dean of Hearst College, in the third season of Veronica Mars.
- The original ending of the episode was quite different and would have sent the story arc into another resolution completely.
Ratings are based on Nielsen Media Research data and are obtained from Mediaweek.