mscranky2003 (mscranky2003) wrote in nip_tuck_rants,

This Week's Rant

Was it me, or did it feel like something was wrong with this week's episode? While I don't mind the spa storyline, it really felt like a spin off where they were going to do a second show about Gina, Liz and Julia running their own spa. If they wanted to turn Nip/Tuck into more of an ensamble show it should have been done a bit more gradually, and had the spa as a background plot running from at least the start of the season. If this were my first time watching I would think this was a show about the three ladies running their spa, and not about the practice of two plastic surgeons.

On that note, what made them feel the need to rip the heart of this show out, the practice of McNamara Troy? Doing it so quickly, was very jarring. I wonder if there isn't friction behind the scenes between Julian McMahon, Dyaln Walsh and perhaps some of the other cast members? Upon a close inspection, one will notice that there was not one face to face interaction between Sean and Christian in this week's episode. Neither was there any between Sean and Julia, or Sean and Dr. Costa. They seem to have very quickly dropped the arc about the Carver and Matt, no mention of either this week. What prompted Ryan Murphy to do this?

On that note am a bit glad that were not quick to shove Dr. Costa down our throats and have storylines about him right off the bat. I still wonder if he is intended as Julian's possible replacement.
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