Never mind that the psychology teacher is trying to dodge all calls from Chris. if screaming at your ex-boyfriend to “fuck off” is talking. The next day, things unravel more in psychology class.
After this, Chris pops in to see his Mary Kay Letourneau, leading to one of my personal favorite scenes: To Tony, however, Michelle’s reaction to his cheating is just a game. Naturally, Tony is presenting on the role of sex in power relationships.
He even screws around with boys “so you have that in common”. Almost as much as I love Abigail’s face when she comes unhinged. She ends things with the creep Josh and goes crying to Jal. In the midst of all her relationship drama, her mother’s current husband (step daddy number 3 but who’s counting? Michelle is left to deal with her heartbroken mother. Best Fashion Choice: Michelle’s yellow blazer Best Plot Progression: You know, I didn’t hate Chris and Angie’s scenes this episode. Best Song: “First Day of My Life” by Bright Eyes and “The One You Really Love” by Magnetic Fields. 4, if you count her disembodied voice in the psychology class scene.
After this Tony finds Michelle sitting on a park bench deleting pictures of them from her Razor phone (so 2007). Step 5: Text pictures to all of Josh’s contacts from Josh’s phone. Michelle and her mother are frighteningly similar in how they deal with relationships; they both blame themselves for how things ended. Best Parental Interlude: Who cares about Michelle’s mom and her weird husband Malcolm.
Maybe it’s the show’s humor, its ample cursing, its British accents, or its never ending steam of debauchery of every form.
Honestly, it’s probably all of those elements put together, because without them, Some can argue that Tony has sociopathic tendencies.
But Tony is a jerk off who cheats on Michelle, who either turns a blind eye to it or doesn’t notice. She blames Jal for never telling her about all the girls Tony has been with (it’s way more than just Abigail) and ever accuses Jal of wanting to sleep with Tony.
Until Tony decided to go down on their friend Maxxie… Tony, naturally, has no idea that Michelle caught on his philandering ways so he is shocked when Michelle clocks him in front of their friends. Okay, Michelle, I know you’re hurt but that’s ridiculous. And Maxxie asks Michelle to forget the whole thing so people don’t get the wrong idea about him. That you’re a dirty little slut who fucks around with other peoples boyfriends?I don't think I know anything more about Michelle than I did before, but it was still gratifying to see her stand up for herself, even in the face of Tony's latest manipulations.And speaking of which, I'm gratified to see the producers allow Tony to be this much of a bastard.So Tony tells Sid to go for it because, hey, he's bored or whatever.So when Sid actually, you know, get close with Michelle during a sultry slow dance...”) His hook up with Tony, the shortest hook up in the history of TV show hook ups, meant nothing to him. He’s manipulated her emotions for his personal enjoyment and so he can stand under her window, reciting . Sid defends Michelle (something Tony scoffs at), grows a pair, and punches Tony in the face.