Originally Posted by dteowner
Unfortunately, shows live and die by ratings. If you don't help out the moronic masses a little, you end up cancelled.
Oh, they captured that just fine. It's the "why" that they've failed dismally on. Unless you've got a degree in psychology or the drive to spend a few hours digging on WebMD just for fun, you're left with the choice of her just being generically fucked up or a complete bitch. Neither of which is good for the character, the show, or your desires for education.
Certainly a possibility. Subtle wouldn't be considered a trait of my carefully constructed online persona.