...while elsewhere, Peggy is babbling excitedly about the nude photos to Joey, who I wish would get a subplot, but I'm still happy to see any time. Joey indulges her patiently, but when she asks if he knows Malcolm X was shot last Sunday, he sighs, "Do you ever read the stuff between the ads?" Heh. One of the girls then comes in with an envelope and says they're sending a bottle of champagne to the Campbells, and Joey says he'll sign the card. She sniffs that she was hoping for a contribution, and Joey replies, "No, thank you!" Hee. When Peggy sees the card with a stork on it, she chokes out, "Trudy's pregnant?" You... care now? I know we're getting the hard sell about Peggy wanting to get married, but I still don't believe it, sorry. It's been too long, both in dramatic and actual time, and on top of that, it's inconsistent with the way Peggy is living her life. I'm not saying she should have zero feelings about it, but I don't buy her giving the card back without signing it and looking like she's about to vomit; I think they're trying to shoehorn her into this "rejected" theme this episode has going on, as well as punish her for being so unsympathetic to Allison earlier, and I'm just not really convinced. Luckily, Joey isn't paying any attention as he muses that he can't believe Trudy's married to Pete. "I would get her so pregnant." I'm surprised Roger hasn't adopted Joey as his son-around-the-office, because he cracks me up with the best of them. Peggy gets up...
Episode Report CardCouch Baron: B | 1881 USERS: B-
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