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Old 11-03-2009, 08:06 PM
Lamia Lamia is offline
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Originally Posted by Lamia View Post
I've seen the show several times and I know a bit about Asperger's Syndrome, and Doc Martin doesn't come across as an "Aspergian" to me at all. I think he really is just an arrogant jerk, although a basically good-hearted and well-intentioned one.
It's been long enough since I posted the above that I've seen quite a few more episodes of the show, and I now feel I could believe that Martin does have (pretty mild) Asperger's Syndrome. I doubt this was intended by the writers, but it's a plausible take on the character.