Suddenly Jed explodes in Leo's face: "They were huge contributors!" Only Martin Sheen pronounces "huge" without the H. I've never heard anyone yell "yooge" before. He rants on: "How the hell am I supposed to...they were yooge contributors!" He looks pretty wound up. He walks back to his desk and pitches a file on it. He sits down, and Leo thinks about this. Wouldn't this have occurred to Leo before now? Leo finally says, "Carelessness doesn't have to exist for a mistake to be made." I wonder briefly if that's a shot at those who nitpick this show. Jed says, "What?" Leo explains, "You said it was carelessness, and I don't believe carelessness has to exist for a mistake to be made. Jake was a contributor, and he's never asked for a favour, not even now. He was a contributor 'cause he knows us and we know him, and we know that if a mistake happened in design or production at Anteras, it wasn't shoddy, it wasn't on the cheap. You know how many chips have acted up so far? One. Dollars to doughnuts, he could have gotten away with it. But he wanted to warn people they may have a problem before...I don't even know what happens when eighty million computers stop working right." There are eighty million computers that work right? News to me. I can't get even one. Leo concludes, "But tell me this isn't exactly how we want American business to behave. I know it doesn't look good -- he's a friend of ours -- but there's a reason he's a friend of ours." Jed gets up and asks, as he walks to the window behind his desk, "They're announcing end of business tomorrow?" Leo confirms this. Jed turns around again and says, "I'm not saying anything, but grab some people and put together some numbers." Leo: "Yes, sir." Jed warns Leo that he's not committing to anything. Leo thanks him and returns to his office.
Episode Report CardDeborah: B- | 718 USERS: B-
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