BubbaKanoosh wrote:He is the father...
Had an affair with some psycho it looks like, and for the Lizzy's safety gave it to her dad to look after..
The greatest scene is the Red and the hubbie had that face to face...
The hubbie knows who Red is, and Red knew the hubbie knew him...
subtle threats... great ep. A lot of moving forward.
Man, Andrew Dice Clay look like hell.
Why on earth would you assume from that scene that the hubs had any idea who Red was? If he did, why wouldn't he have spoken plainly?
The problem I have with this show is not isolated to this particular series; things that seem obvious to me in many shows are often meant to be subtle, and right now, the obvious thing is that Red is her pops. It seems so painfully obvious that it's as if they are beating the audience over the head with the mighty hammer of distraction.
In other words, it seems too obvious to be correct. But maybe it just seems too obvious to me because, hey, I've seen Star Wars. Maybe the writers think it's not obvious at all, and maybe that's the direction they wish to go. I can no longer tell with TV shows because I'm not representative of their baseline audience member.
I think about this shit as a writer, and if I were writing this story, I'd probably throw out an obvious clue to distract the audience with a premature conclusion. Or, I'd hit them with the obvious reveal, only to throw an unforeseen twist into it.
So...is Red her daddy? If so, it seems rather early to do that storywise. But maybe the writers are unaware of exactly how obvious it is.
But as I said earlier in the thread, I cannot imagine any other relationship between Red and Lizzy which would successfully cause me to give a shit. It just wouldn't have the same impact for me if he's, oh, her uncle. Or if they are both aliens from a planet that blew up and they're the last survivors. Or if they were both created in a lab using shark and tiger DNA.
...Actually...that would be quite compelling.