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Remember when The Unit was a part of our lives for that brief time last winter? No? Allow us to refresh your memory.

On Jersey Shore Season 5, The Situation wanted back-up in friend form to defend his stance that he and Snooki hooked up while she was with Jionni. So he called the resourceful Jonny “The Unit” Manfre. There was just one small-ish problem: The Unit got so drunk while out at Karma that The Situation had to escort him home in a drunken public promenade.

The local cops pulled up, arrested The Unit, and later it was revealed that he had actually been arrested on drug possession-related charges.

Fast forward to the present, where The Situation is sober and happy to be back in Seaside to film Jersey Shore Season 6. Unfortunately, as The Huffington Post reports, The Unit will be back as well for “a court hearing next week … [The Unit] was charged with trying to bring drugs into the Shore house, according to his lawyer, who is challenging the grounds for arrest.”

Sources have told Wetpaint Entertainment that The Situation has been able to attend support group meetings while filming. Do you think Mike will be able to show up to court to support his friend? Or should he avoid anything that might trigger unwanted stress? We’ll keep our eyes and ears peeled!

Miss Jersey Shore? Catch the premiere of Snooki and JWOWW’s new spin-off on Thursday, June 21 on MTV.

Source: HuffPo

Molly Friedman is an editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow her on Twitter @MollyFriedman.

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