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|tomsawyer||Dec 21 2012, 11:48 AM|
I agree and it doesn't make sense to me since EJ's actions themselves are not nefarious. My only thought is that this is Tomlin's lame way of trying to make the triangle legitimate while somewhat retaining EJ's "personality." That is, it's a legit triangle because EJ isn't really doing anything bad to keep Safe apart, but they want EJ to seem sneaky since that's his character so they write these surfacey allusions to it. It's stupid, but it's the only thing that makes sense to me.
What I don't get is why don't they make it a legit triangle that highlights the contrast between the men based on REAL actions, as supposed to shallow mis-characterizations of what they're doing. They could keep the triangle legitimate by not having EJ do underhanded things to win Sami, but at the same time have him trying to convince Sami to do underhanded things for CW to beat the competition. EJ could be the devil on her shoulder who is trying to bring out the bad girl while Rafe is the angel trying to get her to walk the straight and narrow, but with both men being honest with Sami about who they are and what they want from her. I'd actually be interested in that story and it would be an effective way to resolve the triangle once and for all.
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