Gus Polinski first appears in the Scranton airport when Kate is trying to get a flight to Chicago. Upon hearing about her dilemma, Gus offers her a ride, which Kate gladly accepts.
Gus later appears in a Budget truck, and he and his band, the Kenosha Kickers, are playing their version of the song “Deck the Halls” while Kate listens. At one point, Gus stops playing the clarinet, offers it to her and asks her if she plays; she shakes her head. When he tries to get her to blow a tune, Kate refuses to do so. Gus accepts this and keeps playing the clarinet while Kate listens, liking the song… read more >