Nice to see that Leslie and Ben have still got the hots for each other. They might not be able to discuss Sandra Bullock’s skirt length, but Leslie still wants to “jump [Ben’s] bones,” so they go do that instead.
Ron continues his fatherhood journey as he tries to get some time away from Doc McStuffins (which is apparently a real children’s show), and instead finds himself watching after the 30-year-old child who fell off the monkey bars (aka, Andy Dwyer). Although he wanted some peace and quiet away from his children, he realizes that Diane (who appears in the show less than adults in Charlie Brown TV specials) probably wants some time away too. It was a simple story, but it was nice to see the change in Ron from the every-man-for-himself sort of attitude he’s had, to accepting his role as a caregiver and a partner. It was also a nice reminder that Andy hasn’t changed a bit, nor will he ever do so.
In a piece of exciting news for some and “couldn’t care less” news for others, the show returned to its old format of three acts and a tag, instead of its newer three act + little fourth act structure. It may seem like a small thing, but it’s feels more natural in this form. Anyone else notice or care? Or am I the only one who’s a sucker for tags?
Line of the week goes to Leslie for her desperate attempt to be cool when talking to April: “ What’s the 411 little momma? What’s the hot goss? Who you crushin’ on these days?”
What did you think of the episode? Was it nice to see Ann again, or would you prefer Leslie stay away from her favorite beautiful tropical fish? Do you think Leslie will make a new best friend? My money’s on Ethel Beavers.