Friday, February 11, 2005

A VERY BRADY NIP/TUCK

There's nothing like keeping romance all in the family.

There's not a soul my age who's unaware of the famous "Barry Williams/Florence Henderson" date that shook the very foundations of the Bradyverse (until, as Ethan Hawke's character pointed out in "Reality Bites," Mr. Brady died of AIDS).

And now FX's Nip/Tuck is having its own "very Brady moment."

Joely Richardson and John Hensley, co-stars of the plastic surgery dramedy Nip/Tuck, are dating. (They've apparently been linked since October, and no one breathed a word to me.)

On the show, Hensley plays an 18-year-old (whose most recent involvement was with trans-sexual life coach played by Famke Janssen). But he's really 27. And Richardson, who plays his mother, is 39.

Maybe one of the actors out there can explain to me how two actors can fall in love and have a passionate personal romantic relationship, and then return to set and act like mother and son. I know, I know. It's called acting. Is it ok that that's not a sufficient explanation for me? What if they decide to get married? Isn't that weird for the chemistry of the show?

One thing I will say. I love this show, and not just because everyone in the cast is so damn hot. I think we get new episodes in June.

"Excuse me, Dr. Television? The patient is all prepped and ready for her brain surgery. Your scalpel, sir."

5 Comments:

At 3:57 PM, February 11, 2005, Blogger Z said...

Hey Esther...before I check out for the day, I wanted to say "You GO girl." I think you know to what I am referring :)

 
At 5:31 PM, February 11, 2005, Blogger Caryn said...

I LOVE nip/tuck. I've only seen the first season (cuz it's on DVD). Can't wait to see the second. Julian McMahon is so hot.
As for the mother/son thing ... Eh. I don't care so much.

 
At 7:07 PM, February 11, 2005, Blogger Denise said...

Um, that's just wrong. I don't care that they're just acting on the show...still wrong.

 
At 12:07 AM, February 13, 2005, Blogger Lisa Chau said...

Just found your blog. Great name!

 
At 8:39 PM, February 13, 2005, Blogger LilRed said...

I LOVE Nip/Tuck. Can't get enough.

But as far as the John Hensley/Joely Richardson thing goes ... I think she could do better. He's looks a little elfin to me.

Maybe he's just a good guy.

 

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Friday, February 11, 2005

A VERY BRADY NIP/TUCK

There's nothing like keeping romance all in the family.

There's not a soul my age who's unaware of the famous "Barry Williams/Florence Henderson" date that shook the very foundations of the Bradyverse (until, as Ethan Hawke's character pointed out in "Reality Bites," Mr. Brady died of AIDS).

And now FX's Nip/Tuck is having its own "very Brady moment."

Joely Richardson and John Hensley, co-stars of the plastic surgery dramedy Nip/Tuck, are dating. (They've apparently been linked since October, and no one breathed a word to me.)

On the show, Hensley plays an 18-year-old (whose most recent involvement was with trans-sexual life coach played by Famke Janssen). But he's really 27. And Richardson, who plays his mother, is 39.

Maybe one of the actors out there can explain to me how two actors can fall in love and have a passionate personal romantic relationship, and then return to set and act like mother and son. I know, I know. It's called acting. Is it ok that that's not a sufficient explanation for me? What if they decide to get married? Isn't that weird for the chemistry of the show?

One thing I will say. I love this show, and not just because everyone in the cast is so damn hot. I think we get new episodes in June.

"Excuse me, Dr. Television? The patient is all prepped and ready for her brain surgery. Your scalpel, sir."

5 Comments:

At 3:57 PM, February 11, 2005, Blogger Z said...

Hey Esther...before I check out for the day, I wanted to say "You GO girl." I think you know to what I am referring :)

 
At 5:31 PM, February 11, 2005, Blogger Caryn said...

I LOVE nip/tuck. I've only seen the first season (cuz it's on DVD). Can't wait to see the second. Julian McMahon is so hot.
As for the mother/son thing ... Eh. I don't care so much.

 
At 7:07 PM, February 11, 2005, Blogger Denise said...

Um, that's just wrong. I don't care that they're just acting on the show...still wrong.

 
At 12:07 AM, February 13, 2005, Blogger Lisa Chau said...

Just found your blog. Great name!

 
At 8:39 PM, February 13, 2005, Blogger LilRed said...

I LOVE Nip/Tuck. Can't get enough.

But as far as the John Hensley/Joely Richardson thing goes ... I think she could do better. He's looks a little elfin to me.

Maybe he's just a good guy.

 

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