It had been an off-hand comment. Passionate, but completely unrehearsed.
They’d just finished watching the opening show of the new Mad Men season, and Bob turned to his wife Janice, and said, “you know, I really don’t think you could improve upon this show. This really is the best thing on television right now. No scratch that. The best thing NEAR television. There’s no way you could make it any better. I mean, it’s historically accurate. It’s dramatic. God-damned it Janice, it’s just fucking exciting. It’s the best thing ever, I tell you!”
Grinding her teeth, Janice thought, “Wait ’till you get back from work tomorrow … I’ll show you exciting…”