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'The Smoke': Episode 2 SPOILER Discussion Thread
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anteros_lmc From: anteros_lmc Date: March 2nd, 2014 12:05 am (UTC) (Link Me)
Definitely agree re Mal and Asbo. Also I think Trish's bracelet suggest that she's had a baby rather than lost one. Could be wrong though :}
zegeekgirl From: zegeekgirl Date: March 2nd, 2014 03:39 am (UTC) (Link Me)
No I agree with you; the baby bracelet said 2002. So she wasn't pregnant when Kev was injured, this is a kid she had years before she even met Kev, most likely. My best guess is she got pregnant very young and put the kid up for adoption. And this is where the mystery of "Socks 'n' Sandals" comes in; who was that guy? I don't think the baby died because the severity of Trish's sister's "you need to tell him" makes me think this is a kid who is still out there somewhere. So maybe, because she knows she won't be having children with Kev but she does still want to be with him, she's suddenly wondering about the daughter she gave up and trying to find out what became of her?



Edited at 2014-03-02 03:40 am (UTC)
anteros_lmc From: anteros_lmc Date: March 2nd, 2014 11:30 am (UTC) (Link Me)
Yep, I could get behind that theory! I'd completely forgotten about "Socks 'n' Sandals" guys :}
asta77 From: asta77 Date: March 3rd, 2014 01:20 am (UTC) (Link Me)
Between the bracelet and the mystery guy leaving her place, I assumed she's trying to track down a child she gave up for adoption before she met Kev. I'm kind of curious how this will play out because, right now, I'm feeling like it's an unneeded plot development in a show that already has a lot going. Personally, I would have liked her declaration to Kev that she didn't want children, even before he was injured, to stand. Too many TV shows and movies go to the 'If your a woman you obviously want to have kids' well.
zegeekgirl From: zegeekgirl Date: March 3rd, 2014 06:07 am (UTC) (Link Me)
It's a little too early to tell whether it is going down that route, though; TBH Trish's declaration may still be valid, just that she knows this is something she's going to have to come clean to him about before they move forward with a marriage. Jodie did say in the Sky cast interviews that Trish has "quite a checkered past," so there may yet be more layers to this than we realize.
zegeekgirl From: zegeekgirl Date: March 2nd, 2014 03:09 am (UTC) (Link Me)
I can't believe they put Kev on probation WTF. And that crappy joke about the compensation paying for a cruise, I just wanted to hit him.

I can believe it. TBH, for what he did at the ceremony if circumstances were any different he'd most likely have been fired the next day. But they can't fire him; as Nick pointed out point-blank in the cafe in the first episode, part of recommending the counselor to Kev is because he's got a list of things he's required to do, given that Kev still has probable cause to sue the living shit out of them if he decides he wants to. If they fired him, it could look even worse for them in court. So probation it is! ;)

Edited at 2014-03-02 03:34 am (UTC)
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