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    Only MITM could think of a storyline like that (the guy in the store) - i thought it was a good one for malcolm (which i like to see happening) and also the dewy growing taller thing was funny.

    Wat a scene tho with the butterflies a good bit of CG work. I think it was kinda nice to see reese care - however the fact that lois said he hadnt shown that before is a little unfair cuase he clearly cares for his family and we have seen in various epsidoes even if he does beat his brothers up sometimes.

    What do you think guys?
    (im sure appanah will have sumfin to say )


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    It was nice to see Dan Butler (the guy who played Norm) back on the TV. I haven't seen him in ages. Does anyone remember him? He used to play Bulldog in "Frasier".
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    OMG seriously - wow i didnt realise that - quite a different char3ector he played
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    I'm hanging on to it by a thread. But I like it.
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    For the first time, appanah, with all due respect I disliked your analysis. It's not that I disagree of it; rather, I disapprove of it. Before I begin my argument, I want to make it clear that I don't want to offend you and hope you'll continue posting them.

    That said, I think you've dug too deeply into this episode. If the butterfly effect happened in this episode, there are a number of different episodes---nearly every episode--in which this theory could have played a large role. Take Billboard; if one little thing had changed, the boys wouldn't be sitting atop that billboard. I don't think that we need to make that connection merely because the name of the episode happens to be butterflies.

    Unlike some of the past episodes, this one has tried to be a bit funnier than the last. I'm not saying episodes like Ida Loses a Leg weren't funny, because it was, but in a different way. I sincerely feel that the premise behind the butterflies was meant to be sheer funniness rather than part of an elaborate scheme; however I am impressed you counted the number of seconds the butterflies were on-screen.

    Furthermore, to be perfectly honest, I think that the chrysilis theory for the man at the Lucky Aide is just goofy. When he goes under the shelves, he has already completed his transformation; he's not in the midst of it. The man is very helpful to some, but he's a hazard that doesn't follow the rules to others, and no matter how good these rule-breakers are, they need to be punished for breaking the rules. Even if the rules are being broken for a good purpose, they are still being broken, and if you go about breaking the rules, then there's really no point in having them in the first place, is there?

    It was an interesting change for Reese, but we've seen it before. Reese has always had an odd soft side for animals. Take Vegas, when he became obsessed with his rabbit, and put his heart and soul, even his finger, into keeping it alive and making it fatter. This is merely a character trait of Reese, not a transformation, as you suggested.

    I really enjoyed this episode, but I do not believe it conveyed the amount of symbolism you inferred.

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    I hope I didn't make you feel bad. I was harsher than usual. It's not that your comments weren't good....

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    I'm glad I didn't offend you, I wasn't sure if maybe my words were too strong.

    I was surprised when you had already posted it on Monday; usually it's Wednesday before you reveal your latest work.

    The connections you make from a mere sitcom are absolutely amazing, and this is teh first time i've felt you even remotely took it over the top. I look forward to reading your second attempt.

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    I really liked this episode and I think that malcolm's storyline in this episode was brilliant. Reese's storyline was also good. Infact I liked this episode a lot so I give it a 10
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