Laura Ashley wuz here. We pull up to the front of Trish's exceedingly well-appointed home in the Atlanta suburb of Eeeeeevil (it's like the Paul's Valley of Buckhead), where we meet her mother, her father, and her sister Susan. Susan is shorter, blonder, and more adopted than the rest of the siblings. We're immediately at dinner, Trish and Jesse seemingly complaining about the structure of the show they're still on, and Jesse noting that they had to throw themselves into a deep conversation fourteen seconds after they met each other, basically following up "nice to meet you" with "do you want to have kids?" Susan, not getting the point, busts in to note, "I think that's a great way. Why waste a year?" Jesse, the master orator, keeps the conversation on point by dismissing any opinion that doesn't dovetail conveniently with his own, bulldozing, "The point is, I mean, that is awkward." Not as awkward as watching the fictions families tell themselves to continue mattering as a family, including Trish's father's retelling of a story we've never heard him tell before, but knowing all the while he tells it with a frequency of "on the 1's," or something: "When I met her mom, I knew right away I was going to marry her...I knew it within one week." Which is why it wasn't until five years in that you discovered she was a man. Sorry. Cheap shot. But seriously...look at him.
Episode Report CardDjb: C | 623 USERS: C+
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