On this week’s Cougar Town, titled “Feel a Whole Lot Better,” Andy gifted former corporate attorney/now stay-at-Jules’ home mom Ellie with a nanny for their son Stan. No way, they have a son? This was a HUGE relief for Ellie, even though sometimes we don’t even see him. I always find myself struggling to remember if those two really have a child and then chalking that confusion up to the booze I need to get me through this show. Anyway, Laurie tortured Ellie for pretending to suddenly have a job as Commissioner of Red Wine for the Cougar Town Parks Department, but later Laurie confessed to Ellie that Ellie is her hero. Take a longer look at photo to your right and this should come as no surprise. When Laurie has a baby, she will have a whole team just to wear the uniforms she has designed. (If they’re anything like the AMAZING red and blue print dress she was wearing with that giant gold bird necklace, sign me up to buy all of them.)
Meanwhile, it turned out Jules really had slept with Grayson, but instead of keeping consistent with his recent tendency to make I-totally-love-you moon eyes at Jules whenever she’s in his vicinity, he asked if she could be his Friend With Benefits. Has he ever met her? Of course she could not. “I feel like we’re so in sync lately,” she observed while waving a red flag with one hand and using her hand gun to shoot herself in the foot with another. “I feel like you’re putting out a real relationship-y vibe,” he replied. But don’t worry! We won’t have to wait years while Jules gradually uses wine and cheese and margs and wine to turn Grayson into a “fat bastard” who will beg to have her back. At the end of the episode, Paper Buddy strode confidently from his driveway over to Casa Vino for a meaningful, relationship-y kiss. “Why not?” Indeed.
–Barb pops in!
–Andy walking straight into a pole while chasing the balloon
–“I think that people respect my ideas more when they think they came out of magazines.” (Laurie)
–Laurie calling out Ellie for stealing the plot of Erin Brockovich
–After Laurie told Ellie she’d rather be like her than Jules because Ellie has it all and Jules is still a strung-out workhorse, Travis and Bobby showed up to take her out to dinner. People love and support her, too! We all have families! Now let’s have a drink.
What were your favorite moments? Anyone else feel like busting out of the office and chasing a red balloon around town?