Pearce and the two creeps, come out of Emelio’s restaurant (why does that restaurant ring a bell?) Anyway, they know Rollo has been captured, they don’t believe he will talk, and they are discussing Mrs King’s buyer.. “the price of the King woman has gone up even higher than before. I spoke to the buyer this morning, told him about your little escapade last night. Mrs King’s spirited performance appeals to him, he feels that will make her an even better leader for his collection” – wha? that doesn’t make any sense.. and ewww eww ewwww… Yep, Pearce, that is classy!!!!! – as if a woman is going to just accept being the leader of his ‘collection’. No way!! If Lee gets in the way again- they’re going to get rid of him!
Meh.. Too much time spent on the icky catering business in this episode!!
Moving on, Back at IFF Ms Walker is still roaming the streets (That poor woman! I guess she needs a man to tell her what to do.. Not!! 😉 )
Lee and Francine are having a discussion.. Francine: Well I find that pretty hard to believe! I think you’re just covering for her myself.
Lee: What Amanda?
Lee: I’m telling you she fought back! What did you think she’d do?
Francine: faint! sort of a suburban swoon!
[Ohhhh My!!! Just listen to Lee go!!] ..She was great! She even took one out with a lamp! [Awh!! he looks so proud of her!!]
Francine: A lamp? I would never use a lamp.
Lee: I know.. we’ve got to watch our nails! [Go Lee!! ]
Francine: hey, I’ve decked guys for a lot less!
Lee: Mmmm first dates are rough huh! [Good one! :lol:]
Francine: ahhh but they always come back for more! [sad.. deluded Francine…but I do like how she’s ready with a comeback! ] Lee just has a chuckle in response to this.. I think they are just bickering and don’t really mean it.. Siblings!!
This is new!! did you notice? Lee is sticking up for Amanda!! To begin with in this show, Lee went along with Francine’s criticisms.. then he didn’t join in.. and now- he is telling Francine how great Amanda was!! whooo!! My goodness – I think Lee’s turned a corner here! I find this to be very significant!!! Francine is the same as always.. diminishing Amanda.. and IMO it shows beautifully how Lee is changing- by contrast!
Given Francine’s dig at Amanda here-about the suburban swoon- aren’t you glad Amanda didn’t faint like the script originally said??!!! Take that Francine!!
Lee and Francine fight over who is going to get to play with Rollo! hehehee.. Listing all their prior achievements ( all OS by the way oh how impressive and ridiculous sounding! how do they deliver their lines with straight faces? Panama! Singapore! ugh!!) They’re very competitive with each other aren’t they! .. I bet it makes you appreciate Amanda doesn’t it Lee? she doesn’t compete with you, she helps you – compliments you!! (in the sense she is complementary to his strengths and weaknesses, as well as the fact that she does tend to give him lots of appreciation and praise! hhehee) Seems Lee has had a play date with Rollo before, so Francine thinks it should be her turn.. Next to Francine, Amanda is looking very attractive as a partner right now, isn’t she Lee!
Interesting here.. Lee is making assumptions about how Francine will approach the interrogation.. (I never realised how rife with Gender issues smk is!!) and Francine defends herself and being a woman – Hmm very interesting.. do you think this is a part of the episode’s whole theme here? That woman have a job to do.. as much as any man?? [for me.. knowing that Francine’s errr uniquely icky solo interrogation of Rollo is coming up diminishes any kind of point she was making here though..can I skip that scene?!] Still, interesting that Lee assumes Francine’s approach will be ‘subtle’ and ‘delicate’ .. and Francine challenges that stereotype declaring he has no idea what kind of approach she is going to use..
Daddy errr I mean Billy interrupts the children’s coin toss and makes an uncharacteristic executive decision! hehehee.. Love Francine’s next line, She blasts that stereotype to shreds now she is playing with Rollo Francine: Shut your face Bozo!
– ohhh I laughed and laughed!!! [I think that is one of few laughs this episode has given me!] I guess Bozo is Francine’s version of Lee’s Pal! “Scuzzball” Francine? Love how she uses the name Lee gave him when they were debating who should interrogate him! Ouch!! bet that hurts! (hmm looks like Lee is playing good cop to Francine’s bad cop- come on Lee! offer to bring him a pillow! heheheee… ) They’re getting nowhere with Rollo, so Francine and Lee discuss with Billy what to do next.ROFL!! Billy actually says to Lee and Francine: Well children, we only have 12 hours to get that microdot. Any suggestions? ROFL!! Billy calls them children! that is too funny!!! and very appropriate 😉
Lee suggests they let him go..Billy says “take him out the back way” – and Billy is left with a grin on his face – I like that look- that he is enjoying Scuzzball Rollo and what they have planned for him! hehehee.. Go Billy!
Well I shall finish up there for now.. There are signs Lee has turned the corner in his acceptance of Amanda in this part of the episode
Hope you are enjoying this episode! I am guessing people either love it or hate it.. although, I do hope for those who hate it that maybe discussing it will improve your opinion of it!! There’s lots of good stuff coming!! [Not that you have to change your opinion, but if it is improved a little well that is not such a bad thing tee heee]
A whole post with no Amanda? weird!! but.. well at least Lee was bragging about how well Amanda fought back! ( hey, you may as well do it with your own lamp – anyone remember what that is reference to?!) What do you think of Lee and Francine’s fighting in the hallways?? ok, byeeee for now!!