Posted November 13 2006 - 05:17 AM
| The MINUTE Kevin told Scotty "now we're equal", I wanted to reach through the TV and slap him. After trying to pay Scotty to be his date AND telling him to shut up last week, you would think Kevin would be just a bit careful about what he said. The ending of that story-with Kevin apologizing on the phone-was really well done if only for the reason Scotty did not take him back immediately. There needs to be fallout from this. |
I too wanted to slap Kevin so hard across the face because of his thinking process. He kept belittling Scotty the past 3 episodes and I really think he needs to go back to class and take Gay Dating 101, "What Not To Say that Would Insult Your Boyfriend" courses.
You could totally tell in the second scene, that Kevin is completely in love with Scotty and is willing to change...and Scotty still loves Kevin a lot. But for now, I think Scotty probably needs some time away from Kevin.
| With the Scotty and Kevin storyline, I got the impression that Scotty's goodbye was a final goodbye...or maybe I'm just projecting that I'm going through the same thing, well something like it. |
The final bye scene is actually an "open-ended" bye. This way this gives the writers/creators freedom depending on fanfare. If the fans love Scotty, they'll bring him back. If the fans don't like Scotty, then they will introduce a new love interest for Kevin. However, I think a lot of fans really do love Scotty (and the fans love the tabloid news surrounding Luke MacFarlane, but we won't go into details here), so hopefully we won't see the last of Scotty or the actor, Luke MacFarlane. Hopefully more fans are writing to the production offices saying they love Scotty. I'm gonna be sending mine this week.
Speaking of fanfare, Rob Lowe is signed on for 6 episodes for Brothers & Sisters
, and depending on fanfare, if the fans love his character, they execs will try to extend his stay on the show, if the fans don't, then 6 eps is all he gets.
So yeah, fans do have a voice and say as to who stays and goes from a show.
As for Tommy and his wife, they are getting shortchanged a bit. It's sad since I do like their characters but they really need to do something more with them other than the baby and pregnancy part. I think Tommy will be more involved with the whole Justin going to war.
One good thing about this episode is that we **finally** get to see the order of the siblings, as written down by Sarah. And I made a mistake, and I thought Kevin was older than Tommy and it's vice versa. Tommy just doesn't come off like an older brother though.
Other good parts about this episode was all the scenes with Sally Fields. If this woman doesn't get some noms or wins for awards next year. I think I'm gonna castrate the academy.
I believe ABC plans to showcase Brothers & Sisters
through half of December (since Nov. 26, there is no Brothers & Sisters
because ABC has planned the 1st of Boston Legal
's 2 parter episode in that time slot) before coming back strong in January in time for February sweeps.