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Old 02-19-2011, 12:29 PM
stretch stretch is offline
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Never saw a pilot where he was married and ran from his wife. That would make no sense!

The developed fear of blood makes perfect sense for him to give up being a surgeon and moving to be a GP where the only person who cares for him, Auntie Joan, lives. During in the series we discover:

His mom and dad are asses and his mom hates and resents Martin for being born and causing his father to lose interest in her.