Hi Everyone.. the fun continues!
Lee exits the coat elevator..
Lee: Hello Mrs Marston.
Mrs Marston: Amanda King’s been trying to reach you.
Lee: I’ll bet she has.
Lee starts climbing the stairs..
[I’m worried. Mrs Marston has a baddie phone.]
Amanda suddenly enters.
Amanda: Good morning, Mrs Marston and…
(without pausing she addresses Lee)
… don’t you say anything that might make me say something that I would soon regret.
Amanda says with a sweet smile.. lol.. but she is mighty annoyed..
and.. Lee knows her well enough to know this..
He goes to say something…
and rethinks it..
Hmmm how to deal with this one?
Ah! I know.. avoidance!
As Lee walks back down the stairs –
-we can see at the top of the shot, the shadow of the sound boom moving out of the way. LOL I think they had a work experience kiddie holding the sound boom this week of production!
Lee: You know, I have never understood that expression. If you’re mad enough to say it, why should you regret it huh??
Oh no. Lee going for cute isn’t going to cut it!
Amanda: Well let me just tell you something…
…I have a property tax bill that’s going to be due in a few days,
…my lawnmower and my station wagon have made a suicide pact with each other, and my two small boys…
[Flippin hilarious! Amanda holds her fingers up to show how small her boys are
Oh my gosh! Look how small they are! whahahaha Hold on to that Fisher Price toy phone a little longer Amanda! 😉 Why is it I can imagine Amanda saying this very same thing in ohhh about 20 years time?!]
…are going to have to put their tiny little goldfish on the auction block,…
[Love how everything is exaggerated.. the fish are not small or tiny.. or little. they’re tiny little!]
…all because somebody who was supposed to give me a ride to the bank this morning to see the loan officer, forgot to pick me up.
(We can see Lee nodding his head throughout.)
[Hmmm maybe the ID phrase here needs to be ‘Hold me’!
Interesting Amanda assumes Lee forgot. He didn’t forget. He had a run in with the boys and girls in blue ]
Lee: I’m sorry…
…Look, why don’t you try the Agency credit union?
[There’s an agency credit union? oh boy.. I bet it’s right up there with the agency insurance company.. don’t go there Amanda! Baddies will infiltrate it eventually!]
Amanda: They won’t give me a loan—
Lee: Better rates.
Amanda: —you have to be a full-time agent.
Lee: We could work it out. [Yeah! make her full time!]
Amanda: Oh, come on!
Lee (quietly and calmly): I’ll co-sign.
Amanda is visibly taken aback.
There’s silence for a moment…
And Amanda, realising where they are and that they have an audience looks down at Mrs Marston taking in the whole show!
Mrs Marston looks from Lee,
to Amanda –
with a : Wow!!! well how about that??!!!
kind of reaction! Who knew Mrs Marston would be a romantic
Amanda turns back to Lee.
Amanda: You would?
…I sure would.
Amanda: Well, thank you very much—
[lol Amanda looks like she could burst!]
…I can’t do it right now…
…I’ve got a little ID check to make…
…See this fella here? As of right now he is a John Doe.
Amanda: Oh. [rofl. how could anyone be ID’d based on that photo?! Do you recognise these nostrils???!!!]
Lee: Now, none of the agencies have anything on him, but we’ve got three leads, so follow me. I could use your help.
[‘I could use your help’ sounds like it was added post production.. IMHO. The side of his face doesn’t move when he talks and it sounds really different! I must say.. I like this addition and am glad they added it! After last week’s episode ‘follow me’ would be a bit jarring! ]
Lee starts to walk off. but Amanda stays put. Instead she points to him stating matter of fact: You have lipstick on your face.
Amanda: Lipstick, yeah.
Lee: Oh, ah —
[Bashful Lee tries to wipe it off his cheek]
(Lee starts making his way back up the stairs..
Amanda takes a guest pass [GRRRRR] off Mrs Marston)
Amanda: Thank you very much, Mrs Marston.
Amanda follows Lee up the stairs.
Lee: Ah, really,…
…it’s very innocent.
[I love how Mrs Marston continues to watch on in fascination!! ]
…It was something— well, it was a—
Amanda: It’s okay, it’s not your colour anyway.
[Good one Amanda! A few good one liners in this ep so far! Though LOL…Lee the trannie… the stuff of nightmares for us fans who swoon over Lee]
(hearing this Lee turns to look at Amanda pausing a little in their walk up the stairs..)
Amanda: Go ahead, go on.
(Amanda encourages Lee to not pause and keep going)
[ lol maybe she doesn’t want to have this conversation in front of Mrs Marston.. but then, maybe she should have waited to point out the lipstick ]
She seems to flick Lee on his lower back with her guest pass to keep him moving forward up the stairs.
I can’t get a clear shot.. I think it’s his lower back.. what do you think?
Kiwismh noted when transcribing- Amanda “ taps him on backside with her name tag – never noticed that before!” Can you see it?
Ahhh what fun things we can notice when transcribing. If this isn’t good motivation to do some transcribing I don’t know what is haaaaa
Kiwismh also noted “This last dialog re the lipstick wasn’t in the script either. Ad-libbed maybe?”
I think it flows on well from the previous scene
Interesting to see there are now landscapes on the walls rather than a gallery of old white guys who were somehow important to the spy biz. Shouldn’t there be movie posters or documentary awards or something? I guess this isn’t the main entrance.. but still..
So moving on to the Guest Lodge Apts.
We see Crowley meeting up with some beige guy.
Crowley: The gun man was a pro. A freak accident killed him.
Beige guy: My sources indicate that was a very clumsy action to take, Crowley. Moscow is not happy.
[Ohhhhhh Moscow again huh!]
Crowley: Moscow is halfway around the world. I’ve got bigger problems right here.
Beige guyovski: Your only problem is eliminating that ludicrous King of yours. If there’s tantalum beneath Cap D’Far, we want control of the entire island without King Edmund on the throne.
[Tantalum???? Noooo really? Tantalum??!!!! wow!!!! umm.. what’s tantalum? something worth money I guess.. a metal? Is it real? anyone? ]
Crowley: Look, if the doctor’s diagnosis is correct, Eddie’s brain tumour will take care of him sooner or later.
[Oh no Eddie has terminal cancer?]
Beige guyovski: We insist on sooner. You know that.
Crowley: Later is better – trust me. It seems the King came to the States for more than the Jazz Festival and a CAT Scan.
Beige guyovski: Well, what are you saying? Does this affect our plan.
Crowley: No, Soriakhof, we’re following the same game plan but with a new wrinkle.
Beige guyovski is Soriakhof.. ah it’s always more fun when we pick the names!
So this Crowley seems to be a no good double crossing Russian.. pretty ruthless stuff.. I wish he’d been more ruthless with his wardrobe. That shirt is hurting my eyes!
One last question…If Dotty ever got hold of the paperwork for her loan- How would Amanda ever explain to Dotty that a man named Lee Stetson had co-signed her loan?! It’s all got a very ‘we’re married’ vibe here now doesn’t it! I think someone in comments of the last post said it had a very wifey kinda vibe. Sorry no time to check who it was I’ve gotta run.. – reveal yourself! 🙂 tee hee.. I thought the comment was a good call 🙂
Sorry I can’t be here much at the moment.. I’ll pause here for the moment.. looking forward to hearing your thoughts everyone who’d care to share – thanks for reading!!