Interesting, no? I think there is a rat and I think it's large, but I also think that people do change. Never as much as they say they do, because life in part is a story that we're telling everybody else, but still. So the question is always, "Are you just being really enthusiastic, or was this a legitimate epiphany? Will you still be 'normal' tomorrow? Does this stick this time?"
And that's a compelling thing to wonder, because you have to love them either way, but sometimes seeing somebody fool himself or herself makes you feel the grossest of all, like you're seeing something you shouldn't be seeing. Some embarrassing thing they didn't even know you caught a glimpse of, because they're still believing whatever story they're trying to tell. I hate that so, so much.
THINGS GET WORSE
Celeste: "Oh, Mr. Florrick! Hi! Big fan! I came here especially hoping to bump into you!"
Peter: "Well, that's a horrible thing to say to a person."
Celeste: "I think you know Will Gardner?"
Peter & Will: Friendly noises. Man noises. Throat-clearing, Batman-growling noises.
Celeste: "You two have so much in common, don't you?"
Peter & Will: Suspicious and queasy.
Celeste: "Will and I worked at the same firm, and dated. My first threesome was with Will!"
Peter & Will: "Yes, that's the most appalling thing you could've said."
Peter can't tell if she's trying to fuck with Will, or flirt with him, or flirt with them both, or what her game is. What, logically, she is trying to do. But how on earth can you explain Celeste Serrano to somebody like Peter Florrick? Some motherfuckers just want to see the world burn. There is more crazy in Celeste Serrano than is dreamt of in your philosophy, Brother Isaiah.
Celeste: "So, Alicia Florrick, huh? Well, she works with Will, she's married to you. Must be quite an arrangement. Discuss."
Peter & Will: Want to kill her. Want to kill each other. Want to die. Just fall down dead and die, so they don't have to be in this location at this time.
Celeste: "...ANY AWKWARD MOMENTS?"
Peter, verbatim: "You mean besides this one?"