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Old 02-19-2011, 12:47 PM
Kim o the Concrete Jungle Kim o the Concrete Jungle is offline
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Originally Posted by stretch View Post
Never saw a pilot where he was married and ran from his wife. That would make no sense!
Hence my problem with it. In the pilot movie he actually has a good reason for being grumpy, ranting and raving in some rather entertaining ways. It was all of the how could she have cheated on me and why didn't I see it coming? kind of stuff. He's a sympathetic schlub.

Come the first series, and the wife is completely out of the picture. But hey, the Doc isn't acting like a new divorcee who'd just uprooted his entire life. There's none of the depression, or soul searching, or desperate "what the heck do I do now?" kind of stuff you might expect. He's still just cranky, and a bit of a douche with it. Not insane "my life is falling apart" kind of cranky, like in the pilot, just low-level background assholishness.

It was a complete disconnect.

Last edited by Kim o the Concrete Jungle; 02-19-2011 at 12:50 PM.